He should have been enjoying the sweet smell of success.
But instead Ed Miliband's local elections triumph turned sour today as he was pelted - with an egg.
The Labour leader was on a victory walkabout in Southampton after racking up 776 new council seats - almost 100 more than expected - across the country.
But the vote predictions weren't the only thing that was smashed when the large chicken egg cracked on the leader's shoulder. Read More