It is customary on nights like last night, where both Labour and the Tories have performed badly, for political journalists to trot out the trusty, if glib cliche, that voters were saying "a plague on both your houses".
The Conservatives and Labour have fallen victim to a Brexit backlash from voters in the European elections, with the Brexit Party coasting to victory.
Europe's traditional centre has been fragmented in the European Parliament elections as more voters turn to green, liberal and far-right parties.
A double bill of big box office showbiz acts came to Southampton this Bank Holiday weekend.
Marine Le Pen is claiming victory in the European Parliament election over pro-EU French President Emmanuel Macron.
Michael Gove has insisted he has "evolved" as a politician since previously stating he was "incapable" of being prime minister.
A drugs firm has agreed to pay $85m to settle a lawsuit brought by the state of Oklahoma over its role in the US opioid crisis.
Lewis Hamilton said he was "fighting with the spirit of Niki" as he hung on for a nervy Monaco Grand Prix victory.
Three French citizens who joined the Islamic State group have been sentenced to death by a court in Baghdad.
A number of revellers "collapsed" after they were forced to queue for hours to get through security gates at a London festival.
A huge rockslide containing a boulder the size of a building has fallen into a major road in Colorado, blocking all traffic.
A businesswoman is set to become the first black person to lead an Oxbridge college after she was elected Master of Jesus College, Cambridge.
Michael Gove has entered the race to be the next Conservative Party leader - as two of his rival candidates insisted the UK should be prepared for a no-deal Brexit.
A British man has died after a collision between two yachts near the French city of Cannes.
Labour will "work with anyone to block a no-deal" Brexit, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has told Sky News.
The US president has presented a special Trump trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament in Tokyo as part of his four-day state visit to Japan.
Lord Bilimoria, the cross-bench peer who founded Cobra beer and backs a second EU referendum, is being lined up as the next president of the CBI.