And the President of the European Council has the upper hand.
The Left won a partial victory in the European parliament yesterday - but the battle continues.
George Osborne has offered some reprieve on austerity. Let’s hope it gets used wisely.
Labour needs to have the strength to stand for a better approach – for a stronger economy with sustainable public finances and a fairer, less divided country.
Shadow chancellor Chris Leslie says "difficult decisions have to be made" after Osborne limits pay increases to 1 per cent.
Rabbits and dead cats.
In a crowded field, the welfare cap is the coalition's worst policy. It's a failure of courage not to oppose it, says Caroline Lucas.
Don't vote, don't get.
It's not so much the getting to university as it is the staying there. The surviving.
The Chancellor ruthlessly exploited the opposition's weaknesses and addressed his party's own.
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