While public concern over immigration is relatively high, and has been increasing, it has not reached the peaks of the past.
The soap opera saga needed bringing to an end and the thwarted brother's emigration does the job as well as reconciliation.
Read the Labour leader's letter to the Parliamentary Labour Party on today's press regulation agreement.
The Labour leader's stance won't win him many friends on Fleet Street but no one should believe the press will swing the next election.
The PM's repeated references to "a hung parliament" suggest that he expects Labour and the Lib Dems to combine forces and defeat him in Monday's vote.
Labour would establish a new network of banks, modelled on the German <i>Sparkassen</i>, with a duty to promote growth in underdeveloped regions.
After a perfectly-scripted joke from the Labour leader on alcohol pricing, the PM never recovered.
The party must seize control of the debate and show a bit of leg when it comes to economic policy.
The PM has left it too late to reframe the debate over the welfare cut, not least with a phrase as clunky as his.
By declaring that low-skilled immigration is "too high", Miliband risks entering a war he cannot win.