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Miliband backs Cameron's Scottish intervention
By George Eaton - 10 January 13:31

Labour leader says he supports Cameron's call for an early referendum on independence.

Guantánamo's imperial past on its 10-year anniversary
By Simon Reid-Henry - 10 January 12:38

After a decade, this detention centre remains on the wrong side of the law.

A new message from Miliband on welfare
By George Eaton - 10 January 10:24

Labour leader suggests he would consider freezing the winter fuel allowance.

The questions over Miliband's leadership that will not go away
By Samira Shackle - 10 January 9:24

The Labour leader will deliver a keynote speech on the economy -- but will it dispel doubts?

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 10 January 8:03

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's newspapers.

Cameron doesn’t understand the Scotland debate
By James Maxwell - 09 January 16:31

Alex Salmond isn't interested in a "binding" referendum - he’s interested in winning a democratic ma

Web Only: best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 09 January 16:15

The five must-read blogs from today, including Cameron's history of mocking people.

Why the Scottish referendum is win-win for the Tories
By George Eaton - 09 January 15:03

Labour would lose 41 seats if Scotland went independent. The Tories would lose one.

Why I think we need more politicians like Ed
By Anonymous - 09 January 14:08

Miliband has not blinked in the face of vested interests when they stand in the way of progress.

Why Cameron's Scotland plan has rattled the SNP
By George Eaton - 09 January 11:54

The PM has called Salmond's bluff by demanding an independence referendum sooner rather than later.

Tories abandon plans to abolish 50p tax rate -- for now
By Samira Shackle - 09 January 9:49

The top rate of tax will stay in place until 2015, according to the latest reports.

The right tries to blame youth unemployment on immigration -- again
By Matt Cavanagh - 09 January 8:30

MigrationWatch has been allowed to get away with irresponsible scaremongering for too long.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 09 January 7:52

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's newspapers.

Did no-one spot that Britain is leaving the EU in five years' time?
By Rafael Behr - 08 January 20:53

It didn't get much attention but a draft European treaty leaked last week maps out a course that, if

Ed Miliband cannot be radical and cautious at the same time
By Rowenna Davis - 08 January 9:50

The Labour leader indulges contradictory positions in his entourage. He needs to choose a course and

Diane Abbott, Paul Flynn and Labour's queasy tolerance of the intolerable
By Rob Marchant - 08 January 9:17

Some in the party complacently assume historic anti-racist credentials are a permanent inoculation a

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 08 January 8:44

10 must-read pieces from this morning's papers

Determination and optimism mingle in Tahrir Square
By Bel Trew - 07 January 8:41

Looking ahead to the first anniversary of the Arab Spring, Egyptians hope to finish in 2012 what the

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 07 January 8:16

Ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

Where does the European impasse now leave Britain?
By Michael Meacher - 06 January 16:46

One month on, Cameron's veto looks an even greater folly.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 06 January 16:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including how Miliband can fill the vacuum.

Miliband's week gets a little worse
By George Eaton - 06 January 14:28

Labour leader mourns host of "Blackbusters" on Twitter.

It's time to abolish the obscenity law
By Nichi Hodgson - 06 January 13:50

Obscenity law robs us of agency. And it tells us that we are depraved.

Is Lebanon immune to the Arab spring?
By Lana Asfour - 06 January 11:38

Several crises during the past decade haven’t led to outright conflict in Syria’s neighbour.

Miliband's perplexing silence
By George Eaton - 06 January 10:51

Even supporters are wondering why the Labour leader has made such a slow start to 2012.

Cameron comes unstuck on Europe
By George Eaton - 06 January 9:14

"I'm not making a great claim to have achieved a safeguard," PM forced to admit.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 06 January 7:46

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

In defence of Ed Miliband (and Maurice Glasman)
By Marc Stears - 05 January 17:00

It's time to stop looking at today's politics through the lens of the 1980s and 1990s, Blairite and

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 05 January 16:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including Boris's questionable response to the Macpherson repor

Glasman said what many in Labour are thinking about Ed Miliband
By Rafael Behr - 05 January 14:38

Anxiety in the party about the leader's strategy of creeping up quietly on the coalition is building

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