With the Conservatives settling into the job of leading a majority government for the next five years, and the SNP fighting for somewhere to sit in the House of Commons, there’s still room to squeeze in a look at the post-election results.
The final verdict provided a result no-one had predicted, at least not until the exit poll results came out, and it left the Conservatives on an unexpected high.
Emer Nugent has taken a fresh look at the highs and lows of the campaign leading up to an election day which produced several notable casualties.
Nick Clegg tried to demonstrate his sporty side on a zip wire during his election campaign, and he was one of the few Liberal Democrats not to come a cropper on the election high wire. He did, however, resign as leader of the party.
Nigel Farage did his best to antagonise as the BBC were given both barrels during the opposition leaders’ debate before he was put in his place by Nicola Sturgeon.
The Greens offered something cool without translating that into seats and Ed Miliband tried his hand at being cool when hanging out with Russell Brand, rather than when trying to eat a bacon sandwich.