The Conservatives defied the polls to win a majority of seats in the House of Commons. What motivated people to vote Tory?
The SNP was renamed "NOPE" in the source code.
"Why did you kill Dobby?"
The current and former party leaders lined up together in central London to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
A record 30% of MPs are now women. But that does mean two-thirds are still men.
Like, where did all those Tory voters come from?
The Labour leader followed Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage in resigning after the Conservatives' surprise election victory.
The Scottish Labour leader said circumstance conspired against his party, but he will not resign.
TL;DR: everyone resigned.
The deputy prime minister has seen his party's presence in parliament reduced to just a handful of MPs.
Balls. NSFW language, of course.
People are realising there's another five years of the Tories
Farage failed in his bid to become an MP. But he may well try again.
Well, maybe not.
Miliband is about to stand down after a torrid election night for Labour. Who will be his successor?
Not everyone is pleased with the prospect of another Conservative government.
Heaven knows, he's miserable now.
A night of history. And no sleep.
It's how he'd want to be remembered.
Former Eurovision singer Ronnie Carroll won 113 votes in Hampstead and Kilburn, despite dying several weeks ago.
They had 57 MPs in 2010. But here's who's left now.
The takes, they were too hot.
Scotland went to bed with six SNP MPs – it woke up with 56.
This is not unusual behaviour for Jesse Rae.
The Conservatives outperformed expectations as Labour suffered at the hands of the SNP. The Lib Dems were obliterated.
What is happening here?
It's been quite a night. Here's what we've learned as a result.
You probably shouldn't take this quiz if you're a Lib Dem.
Despite having been the favourite to win in Bradford West, Galloway was beaten in a landslide by Labour. Oh, and he might have broken electoral law.
Everything you need to know.
He was the people's ginger rodent.
It has been an utterly catastrophic night for Jim Murphy's party.
An Ed Wedding, if you will.
The 71-year-old had held his seat since 1997.
It's probably not the surprise that they imagined.
He said it had been a "cruel and punishing night".
She's no longer the only Tory MP in Merseyside.
Honestly. Is a comb too much to ask for?
It's much worse than the party could have imagined.
It's had to be "recalibrated".
This Man Eating A Muffin In The Background Of A Labour MP's Interview Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity
He is the hero we deserve. H/T Metro.
He previously said Scottish Labour wouldn't lose a single seat to the Scottish nationalists.
Lynton Crosby and Mark Textor couldn't be happier.
The former Cabinet minister fell victim to the SNP.
The shadow foreign secretary may be gone, but we still have the memories.
Black, who is 20 years old, has unseated Labour's Douglas Alexander.
There's a whole world awaiting Jeremy Vine beyond the swingometer.
"This is the way the world ends."
Why do we always hurt the ones we love?
Things are getting weird.
It's the middle of the night and we won't know the results for a fair while. Should you just pack it all in and head to bed?
The Conservative peer's exit poll of 12,000 voters had the Tories on 34% to Labour on 31%
It doesn't look like he's very happy.
I hear Greenland is lovely this time of year.
Tom Katsumi has been cross-stitching a map of the UK overnight. Speaking to BuzzFeed News, he said: "I'm still doing it and only slept for an hour and a half!" Update: He has finished the stitching.
This man knows his goddamn polls.
It's quite a lot.
Things aren't looking good for Ed Miliband's teenage fans so far. UPDATE: Labour was crushed, and Miliband resigned – but he thanked the Milifandom for their support in his speech.
The Tories are apparently in the lead, but exit polls are fallible and this is a particularly complex election.
Rule No. 1 of politics: Don't make promises you can't keep.
The Conservatives are on 316 seats compared to just 239 for Labour.
Britain is predicted to have an historic windfall of LGBT politicians, although it remains to be seen whether the predictions will bear fruit.
The leaders of Labour, the Liberal Democrats, and UKIP all resigned as prime minister David Cameron's Conservatives won a surprise majority in parliament. In Scotland, the SNP swept the board, winning all but three seats.
Campaigners at the major political parties say that unfashionable email campaigns allowed them to reach far more voters than Twitter.
Like which political tribe thinks we're most likely to be destroyed by zombies?
First time round, it was funny. But it looks like everyone's raised their game...
Vote and do your laundry.
"Why did I think this was a good idea again?"
"Apparently you have to vote in pencil instead of pen this year... Suspicious??"
You just don't need another hashtag today.
Sleep is for wimps.
Can you make a difference in this election?
Sunderland council goes to extraordinary lengths to announce its general election results first. But how does the well-oiled machine work? And why bother?
But activist groups say the House of Commons will still not reflect the ethnic diversity of the UK.
The Tories and the Lib Dems made five pledges for LGBT people in 2010. Did they deliver?
And the rest of the BBC's election coverage, but we know what really matters.
If you made your own, what would it be?
Your vote matters – especially if you're an agglomeration of all-consuming nanobots. Find out where the parties stand on the things that matter to you.
Boris Johnson thinks the SNP are about to cause an "ajockalypse", and their supporters can't wait.
Bacon sandwich bashing went a step too far... #JeSuisEd is now here.
What a time to be alive.
Hindu Group Tells Voters To Back Tories Because They Wouldn't Legislate Against Caste Discrimination
A controversial amendment to the Equality Act would ensure that caste discrimination was outlawed. But the Conservatives think current legislation already makes it illegal.
The election is being fought over austerity and the government's economic performance. What do actual proper economists think of it?
"We need to put a face on immigration in this country. Maybe this is it."
A story of medieval knights, drama on the streets, and the obliteration of the Labour party.
We trawled through every tweet to find the most popular insults. Warning: Massively NSFW.
Unsure about whether you should vote for your first-choice party or vote tactically to keep a different party out? Our guide can help.
Before Britain goes to the polls, they've been googling the party leaders. And Nigel Farage is proving popular.
The previously unreleased 1988 Bullingdon Club photo hung on a shop wall for decades.
It involves Ed Miliband.
The Labour leader led rent strikes protesting for cheaper accommodation during his time at the University of Oxford.
BuzzFeed News joined former Conservative leader Michael Howard on the campaign trail in South Thanet, where UKIP and the Tories are neck and neck.
Puzzled by all the buzzwords that are flying about at the election? Wonder no more.
The current crop of candidates are actually a really diverse and interesting bunch.
The newspaper confirmed it was sourcing stories via the SWNS news agency.
The general secretary of the National Council of Hindu Temples has released an open letter that appears to endorse the Conservative party. The charity regulator is now investigating to see whether the NCHT has broken the rules.
There are more male MPs right now than there have been female MPs in history.
The Lib Dems have put up a 22-year-old undergraduate to fight for a major city. BuzzFeed News joined him on the campaign trail.