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By Staff blogger - 29 September 17:00

The five must-read posts from today, including ten lessons from the Labour conference, and trouble i

Miliband forgets name of Scottish Labour candidate
By George Eaton - 29 September 16:00

Labour leader refers to frontrunner Ken Macintosh as "the third candidate".

HRW declares war with Mitchell over Ethiopia aid claims
By Samira Shackle - 29 September 15:43

The powerful NGO says the international development secretary has been "disingenuous" and "misleadin

In this week's New Statesman: Which Tories is it OK to love?
By Alice Gribbin - 29 September 15:23

The left's favourite Tories | Phillip Blond on Cameron's failures | John Gray on Christopher Hitchen

How Blue Labour shaped Miliband's speech
By Rowenna Davis - 29 September 13:43

The three reasons why Miliband's speech could have been considered "Blue Labour".

Peter Oborne vs"that idiot in Brussels"
By George Eaton - 29 September 12:48

Watch last night's Newsnight EU row in full.

UK to "resist" European plans for a Robin Hood tax
By Samira Shackle - 29 September 10:22

Britain looks set to scupper a financial transaction tax, saying it will unfairly affect London.

Labour conference lookahead | Thursday 29th September
By Samira Shackle - 29 September 9:19

The who, when and where of the Labour conference.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 29 September 8:52

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

Miliband: private schools will keep charitable status
By George Eaton - 28 September 18:41

Labour leader takes the reverse position to his brother.

New Statesman cover | 3 October 2011
By Staff blogger - 28 September 17:18

A sneak preview of tomorrow's front cover.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 28 September 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including Ed Miliband's three mistakes.

What now for Scottish Labour?
By James Maxwell - 28 September 14:13

A new leader can only start the long recovery process – the party should prepare for a generation ou

Miliband sharpens his message
By George Eaton - 28 September 12:49

The five key points from Miliband's Today programme interview this morning.

Labour conference lookahead | 28 September
By James Maxwell - 28 September 9:55

The who, when and where of the Labour conference.

Miliband's conference speech: what the papers say
By Samira Shackle - 28 September 9:42

What the commentators have to say about the Labour leader's speech in Liverpool yesterday.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 28 September 8:42

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

Miliband's ambition is not yet matched by policy
By George Eaton - 27 September 17:34

He pinpointed Britain's woes with laser accuracy but struggled to identify solutions.

Ed Miliband's Labour conference speech - live blog
By Samira Shackle - 27 September 15:14

Minute-by-minute coverage of the Labour leader's speech to delegates.

Tom Watson has The Sun in his sights
By George Eaton - 27 September 14:29

Labour MP says that the tabloid was involved in phone hacking.

Miliband's welfare plan deserves the left's support
By George Eaton - 27 September 12:24

His plan to reward those in work is a reaffirmation of the founding principles of the welfare state.

Labour conference lookahead | Tuesday 27 September
By Sella Oneko - 27 September 10:03

The who, when and where of the Labour conference.

Poll shows Tories edging ahead, highlighting challenge for Miliband
By Samira Shackle - 27 September 9:54

The one-point lead is not significant in itself, but shows that Labour must work to be seen as a via

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 27 September 9:01

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

Women's suffrage: 118 years on
By Alice Gribbin - 26 September 21:08

From 2015, Saudi women will be given the right to vote in municipal elections. How much further has

The Scottish Conservative leadership race: the contenders
By James Maxwell - 26 September 18:22

The next leader of the Scottish Conservatives will have to embrace the new nationalist consensus

Glasman sticks up for Blue Labour
By Sophie Elmhirst - 26 September 17:18

The Labour peer continues to promote his particular brand of anti-managerial politics.

Web Only: best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 26 September 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, including the results of a new marginals poll.

Balls pulls it off
By George Eaton - 26 September 14:40

He had the spirit and confidence of a man who knows he is winning the argument.

Ed Balls's Labour conference speech - live blog
By George Eaton - 26 September 12:53

Minute-by-minute coverage of the shadow chancellor's speech to the Labour conference.

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