Six more departments agree to cuts but Defence, Business, Education, Work and Pensions and Transport are yet to settle.
The Business Secretary's review of "zero-hours" contracts is hardly distinguishable from Labour policy.
If Osborne refuses to give way in the Spending Review, cabinet ministers may choose to walk out.
To win the next election, the Tories need a left-leaning Lib Dem leader who can win over Labour voters in Tory-Labour marginals.
The Education Secretary "knows a thing or two about leadership ambitions", says Clegg on his LBC phone-in show.
No longer can David Cameron plausibly claim, if he ever could, that "there is no alternative".
An unlikely political alliance is formed as both men argue that health spending should not be protected while other services are cut.
Newly-released emails show that Vicky Pryce claimed to have told Vince Cable and others about the incident.
The PM and the Business Secretary are making diametrically opposed arguments on borrowing for growth.