The SNP leader's demand for an end to spending cuts is shared with a significant number of Miliband's backbenchers.
The director general of the BCC is urging politicians to call an EU referendum next year.
An analysis by NIESR finds the party's less aggressive deficit reduction programme would boost growth.
Allowing members of members of affiliated unions to become Affiliated Supporters will give them the chance to shape the party's future.
In an interview with the NS, the shadow Northern Ireland secretary says the party's programme is "not as well developed as it needs to be".
The significant policy overlap between the two parties represents a rich programme for government.
The party's biggest opponent in Scotland is time.
There is concern within the party at the failure to agree a date for the crucial Clause V meeting.
Shadow Northern Ireland secretary says former New Labour ministers "would have been the very people lecturing others".
Miliband will not mimic Cameron's approach to Ukip and change policy direction.