The shadow chancellor sought to build a bridge between the past and the present by crediting the 1997 government.
LabourList's membership survey puts Andy Burnham in a strong first place for the leadership, with Tom Watson and Stella Creasy tied for the deputy leadership.
Children have been the biggest losers over the last five years - and as a new report shows, there is more to come.
Now he doesn't have those pesky Liberal Democrats to blame, David Cameron will soon find that his migration policies are a political and legal headache.
Plus, a special (out of season) Easter Egg.
Thank goodness for our failures.
Lucy Powell and Neil Kinnock expected to endorse Labour leadership frontrunner.
Labour leadership candidate backs the 2 per cent defence spending target and free schools.
So the Magna Carta does not set Britain apart from the rest of Europe. It is the expression of the common European values that we have all come to embrace, but that we must never take for granted.
The Liberal Democrats went down to an epochal defeat - and they might never recover.
The Republic of Ireland is on the brink of making history this week. But a low turnout could still sink the Yes side.
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