So Britain is heading for a hung Parliament.
Here is a selection of standout quotes from a frantic election night.
Exit poll shock as Tory look set to miss majority
Election branded catastrophic mistake in wake of exit poll
SNP losing seats in Scotland
Clegg becomes of the biggest losses of the night
Osborne slams 'catastrophic' night for Tories
A second election looms?
May promises stability despite disastrous night
Corbyn calls on May to resign
Another EU referendum looms?