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In the Guardian Peter Preston fast forwards to 2010 and the disastrous consequences of David Cameron's Euroscepticism.

Boris Johnson urges his Telegraph colleague Simon Heffer to make good on his pledge to stand for Parliament and ensure he does not "rust in his silo, an unfired nuclear weapon."

The Independent's Robert Fisk on Israel's alleged Lebanese spy ring and the risk that Hezbollah might win next week's election.

The BNP will fracture and fall into irrelevance if it wins seats in the European Parliament, predicts Ross Clark.

Jackie Ashley on why Paddy Ashdown's dream of a centre-left alliance may be closer than ever.

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The NS Podcast #135: Trident, Tories and tough love

The New Statesman podcast.

This week, Helen and Stephen talk Trident: the terrors of nuclear war and the attractions of virility symbols. We hear from George Eaton, down-the-line from the Lobby, on the latest speculation over a Tory leadership contest. And the SRSLY Podcast’s Anna Leszkiewicz joins to discuss the dark side of romcoms (Helen Lewis, Stephen Bush, George Eaton, Anna Leszkiewicz)

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