The Foreign Secretary went off script, but on truth.
The Labour leadership frontrunner calls for the UK to "offer a place of safety" but won't give a figure.
My own city of Liverpool stands willing and ready to welcome refugees - if the Home Secretary will say yes, says Liverpool's mayor Joe Anderson.
Labour's been a long time dying, says Neal Lawson.
Plus: Terry Pratchett's last Discworld novel.
The forward march of the Greens, halted? A Corbyn leadership will be a new challenge for the Green party, says Rupert Read.
Tory MPs, the Sun, Labour and a growing section of the public are calling on the PM to end his refusal to take "more and more".
Parliament considers all petitions that get more than 100,000 signatures for a debate.
The death of a three-year-old boy on a beach in Europe has stirred Britain's conscience. What can you do to help stop the deaths?
How to improve key areas of democracy.
The Labour MP's tendency to seek out unsavoury comrades is a symptom of an intellectual and political malady: the long-term ideological corruption of that part of the left in which he was formed.
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