Spare a thought for the Times, a newspaper with form for pro-Tory shifts, as it tried to keep up with the overnight electoral uncertainty.
The paper starts with the story of voters turned away from polling stations.
The X factor
As exit polls show the Conservatives outstripping Labour, it gets a little more ambitious.
But as the results come in, the newspaper hedges its bets and runs on Cameron’s claim to a mandate, made in his acceptance speech early in the night.
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