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Osborne’s tax cuts will be swallowed up by his tax rises
By George Eaton - 23 March 11:56

The £600 rise in the personal allowance will be swallowed up by higher VAT.

The Budget – live blog
By George Eaton and Samira Shackle - 23 March 11:19

Minute-by-minute coverage of George Osborne’s second Budget as Chancellor.

Why Obama is courting his troublesome neighbours
By Simon Reid-Henry - 23 March 11:04

In a world of shifting power balances, the president is wise to re-engage Latin America.

Mugabe should “take heed” of Middle East, warns Hague
By Samira Shackle - 23 March 8:39

Foreign Secretary speaks of “ambitious foreign policy” for Britain, and compares Mugabe and Gbagbo t

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 23 March 7:55

The ten must-read pieces from this morning’s papers.

Rove on Hillary: “God bless her for doing it”
By Duncan Robinson - 22 March 16:45

George W Bush’s former adviser praises the US secretary of state for her stance on Libya.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 22 March 15:53

The five must-read blogs from today, on tomorrow’s Budget and the war in Libya.

Rumsfeld wants recognition for Iraq’s role in Libya
By Duncan Robinson - 22 March 15:22

Former defence secretary claims Saddam’s removal is the reason Gaddafi has not used WMDs in Libya.

Dude, the president gave in to a girl!
By Duncan Robinson - 22 March 13:08

Right-winger condemns Barack Obama for listening to the advice of women on Libya.

More economic woe for Osborne
By George Eaton - 22 March 12:07

Higher borrowing and higher inflation figures announced the day before the Budget.

Libya polls show that British public is divided
By Samira Shackle - 22 March 9:38

YouGov poll shows 45 per cent of people supporting action in Libya, while ComRes finds 43 per cent o

Allies divided over goals and command structure of Libya mission
By Samira Shackle - 22 March 8:45

Speed at which coalition was assembled begins to show, with uncertainty over regime change and futur

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 22 March 7:53

The ten must-read pieces from this morning’s papers.

Libya: the 13 rebel MPs
By George Eaton - 21 March 23:11

The full list of the 13 MPs who voted against military action.

Miliband embraces liberal interventionism
By George Eaton - 21 March 18:41

Labour leader says an inability to “do everything” is not an excuse to do nothing.

The Libya reader
By Duncan Robinson - 21 March 18:17

A round-up of the day’s commentary on Libya.

Why we shouldn’t intervene in Libya
By Liam McLaughlin - 21 March 18:09

Views from the five countries that abstained on UN Resolution 1973.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 21 March 16:13

The five must-read posts from today, including the anti-cuts march, salary reductions and war crimes

Libya Commons debate – live blog
By George Eaton - 21 March 15:22

Minute-by-minute coverage of the House of Commons debate on military action in Libya.

Is Gaddafi a “legitimate target”?
By George Eaton - 21 March 15:06

Fox and Hague slapped down by the generals after suggesting that Gaddafi could be personally targete

Libya war: in pictures
By Samira Shackle - 21 March 8:57

France, Britain and the US have led attacks on Libya’s army, airbases and other military targets.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 21 March 7:55

The ten must-read pieces from this morning’s papers.

Tory MP opens fire on Cameron’s NHS reforms
By George Eaton - 20 March 12:45

Sarah Wollaston warns that key parts of the reforms are “completely unrealistic” and “doomed to fail

Libya: could ground troops be deployed?
By George Eaton - 20 March 10:32

William Hague says UN resolution “doesn’t exclude every type of operation”.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 20 March 9:00

The ten must-read pieces from this morning’s papers.

Military action begins in Libya as the allies open fire
By George Eaton - 19 March 18:34

French fighter jets reported to have destroyed four Libyan tanks.

Blair gives Cameron his blessing
By George Eaton - 19 March 11:37

Former PM praises shift to a “policy of intervention”.

On video: fighter jet shot down over Benghazi
By George Eaton - 19 March 10:10

Jet shot down in Libyan rebel stronghold as the allies plan their next move.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 19 March 8:59

The ten must-read comment pieces from this morning’s papers.

Yemen crackdown: in pictures
By Duncan Robinson - 18 March 18:22

The <em>New Statesman</em> publishes the most powerful images from the protests and subsequent polic

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