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Stat of the day
By George Eaton - 01 February 12:35

97 per cent of the jobs created since the recession are part-time.

The right urges Osborne: make even bigger cuts
By George Eaton - 01 February 11:14

The economic right has responded to negative growth by pushing for larger cuts.

Watch: Paxman drops the C-bomb
By George Eaton - 01 February 8:39

<em>Newsnight</em> presenter becomes the latest BBC figure to utter the “C-word” live on air.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 01 February 8:00

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

Andrew Neil is right
By Benjamin Fox - 31 January 18:36

It’s time to break open the political class.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 31 January 17:27

The five must-read blogs from today, on polls, protests, Blair-baiting and Glenn Beck.

Protest in Egypt: world-view

A round-up of some of the best comment and analysis so far.

The "Palestine Papers" revisited
By Lorna Fitzsimons - 31 January 15:50

Detailed analysis that tells a very different story.

Ed Mili avoids the “Cleggover”. Well, kind of . . .
By Jon Bernstein - 31 January 12:15

“I used to be good at the Rubik’s cube.”

Quote of the Day
By Jon Bernstein - 31 January 10:20

Paul "Guido" Staines, interviewed in today's

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 31 January 8:19

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

America’s missed opportunity in Egypt
By Osama Diab - 30 January 17:17

There’s no reason to believe that the uprising will bring radical Islamists to power – so why isn’t

The new Arab revolt
By Sholto Byrnes - 30 January 11:47

What if democracy brings Islamist government? And other key questions.

Balls keeps his options open on 50p tax
By George Eaton - 30 January 10:52

Shadow chancellor refuses to say whether he still wants the starting threshold lowered to £100,000.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 30 January 9:00

The ten must-read pieces from the Sunday papers.

Lawson on the coalition and why the Tories lost
By George Eaton - 29 January 13:04

Former Tory chancellor says it would be “far better” not to have the coalition.

How likely is a double-dip recession?
By George Eaton - 29 January 10:44

A quarter of negative growth is common but there hasn’t been a double dip since 1957.

Ed Balls on his stammer, a double dip and Thatcher
By George Eaton - 29 January 9:39

Some of the highlights from the shadow chancellor’s first major interview.

The perils of “Palin fatigue”
By Victoria Mitchell - 28 January 17:42

Even with growing anti-Palin sentiment, she is still a threat to the left.

Tell Theresa May: Brenda Namigadde must stay
By Thomas Calvocoressi - 28 January 14:23

The Ugandan lesbian faces imprisonment and even death if repatriated today. Sign the petition urgently!

“We have already achieved history”
By Ruth Sherlock - 28 January 11:00

A generation of Egyptians is rising up against the government in an attempt to oust Hosni Mubarak.

Where torture goes (almost) unpunished
By Sholto Byrnes - 28 January 10:20

Indonesian soldiers accused of posting torture videos on YouTube receive jail sentences for “disobey

Harman: Labour should capitalise on southern anger
By Samira Shackle - 28 January 8:54

Resources could be diverted from the north to previously unwinnable council seats in the south in Ma

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 28 January 7:44

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

Murdoch eyes the prize as BSkyB profits soar
By George Eaton - 27 January 18:14

BSkyB profits up 26 per cent as Murdoch remains in London to negotiate with Culture Secretary.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 27 January 16:00

The five must-read blogs from today, on Murdoch, Old Etonians and the shadow cabinet.

Egypt protests: in pictures
By Samira Shackle - 27 January 14:57

Unprecedented protests in Cairo, Suez and other areas against President Hosni Mubarak.

Nick Clegg’s doublethink on cuts
By George Eaton - 27 January 12:56

Clegg admits the cuts are having a “chilling effect” (but supports them anyway).

The muddled response to multiculturalism
By Jonathan Githens-Mazer - 27 January 12:39

There is a slippery slope between deciding who is moderate enough to be politically active, and tota

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