It might seem like a long shot but Cable can't do anything with his party unless he believes he can make it to government.
The annual conference in Bournemouth is a much needed opportunity to regroup.
Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable claims there is no evidence that immigration impacts wages. Is he right?
What does his party stand for and what does it want to do about Brexit? Some big questions need answering, and fast.
Religious and political tension should not have been a reason for the Lib Dem leader to quit.
Who comes up trumps in tertiary education?
She faced criticism for not taking part in the BBC head-to-head, but the PM would have struggled had she done another late U-turn.
The figures don't really add up.
You need to know what each party is promising but who has the time to read through all their programmes for government? We did so you don't have to.
It's been a good while since Mark Latham has had much in common with the party he once led, but he can still boil the blood of some of its members.
There's a good reason why the PM is acting like a party with only nine MPs is a major threat.
Talk of punishing parties for their stance on the referendum may be overhyped – not least because of all the confusion about where each actually stands.
The particularities of the British electoral system make working together unrealistic.
It will take bravery and vision, but a deal between opposition parties is the only sensible way to respond to a changed political landscape.
It held on in Stoke, but Labour has suffered a humiliating defeat to the governing party in Copeland.
A tory political career ends, a Lib Dem's begins – and Labour loses its deposit.
The Conservatives held on to the former prime ministers local seat but have lost votes to their former coalition partners.
Despite the party's spectacular fall from grace, it's worth noting who is speaking and what is on the agenda.
The picture hasn't shifted much in local councils – but that will cause concern in Labour and sighs of relief among Conservatives.
Turmoil on the left led to a party split in 1983, and today's circumstances look very familiar...