Talks between the Tories and Lib Dem negotiating teams have just restarted. Nick Clegg is meeting his MPs at 1pm. David Cameron will gather his MPs for a party meeting at 6pm.
Gordon Brown’s surreal attempts to carry on as usual – The Times
Brown’s demise looking increasingly inevitable – FT
The choreography of Sunday’s historic negotiations – George Parker in the FT
“Wonkish” David Miliband is “hungry for the top job” – Jackie Ashley in the Guardian
Don’t underestimate Ed Balls’ support within Labour and the capacity for a bitter leadership battle – Peter Oborne in the Daily Mail
Sir John Major says that desperate Labour is “offering the earth” to Lib Dems but can’t deliver – Politics Home
More election stats from last Thursday (including the fact that Tories now need a 2 per cent swing to get an outright majority). Anthony Wells in UK Polling Report