There is nothing inevitable about the right’s supremacy or a catastrophic Brexit.
How the Lib Dems have handled the government’s penultimate financial set-piece shows us coalition is dead, at a time when it's crucial to keep it alive.
The party's plans would allow it to shield services from the worst. But for fear of appearing profligate it won't tell voters.
My informant whispered that Dirty Des is frustrated that a £1.2bn fortune has bought him everything except respect.
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Technology and turnout.
Unless Ed Miliband changes course on Trident replacement, Labour risks losing not only the general election, but losing its Scottish heartland for good.
Peter Wilby’s First Thoughts.
The problem the Chancellor now faces is that, after almost five years of emphasising the need for tough choices, the public is inclined to think the work of austerity is done. It is not.
The Conservative MP Mark Pritchard has been arrested following an allegation of rape.
A bank transaction tax would win votes.
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