The idea that UK Labour are out for a generation is not a given, writes Guy Rundle. Still, there's no denying things are bad...
It would be an understatement to say that election night in Britain has surprised before.
Crikey readers respond to Guy Rundle's questioning of a (seemingly inevitable) Conservative victory in the UK election, and elsewhere discuss agriculture and productivity in a rapidly drying Australia.
Good morning, early birds. The UK will head to a general election before Christmas, and Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt is set to reframe the push for an Indigenous voice to parliament. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
The long list of journos leaving Fairfax continues, and the UK papers pull out all stops for their election editions. Plus more media tidbits.
Crikey readers have their say on the UK election and other issues of the day.
It ain't no CSI:UK election as The Guardian's primo journo hits the country's capital for a little forensic digging.
Britain votes this week on its voting system, but the news today is from Canada, where Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper, after two terms of minority government, has won a majority.