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Nick Clegg on the economy.

Recovery is slow and fitful. Repairing the damage following the shock in 2008 is a gradual healing process.

After David Cameron boasted that the "good news will continue", Nick Clegg offers a more nuanced take on the economy.

Nick Clegg leaves Number 10 Downing Street after attending the weekly cabinet meeting. Photograph: Getty Images.
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The New Statesman Cover: Trump goes nuclear

A first look at this week's magazine.

18 - 24 August issue
Trump goes nuclear