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Osborne’s Budget: the front pages
By George Eaton - 23 June 10:08

Tough but fair, or a punitive Budget that hits the poor hardest? Here’s what the papers have to say

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 23 June 9:08

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

McChrystal recalled from Kabul over “candid” Rolling Stone article
By John Guenther - 22 June 19:04

Stanley McChrystal, US general, gives us a glimpse into the office politics of war.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 22 June 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today on the Budget.

The poster that the Lib Dems want you to forget
By George Eaton - 22 June 15:30

And how Osborne misled us all over his VAT increase.

Budget 2010: Live Chat
By George Eaton - 22 June 13:00

Join us now for live coverage of George Osborne’s first Budget.

Will Osborne have a drink today?
By George Eaton - 22 June 12:45

The Chancellor may opt for something a little stronger than mineral water.

Osborne’s “progressive” façade
By George Eaton - 22 June 11:26

Talk of a “fair and progressive” Budget disguises how cuts will hit the poorest hardest.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 22 June 9:00

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

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 21 June 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, on the Daily Mail, Thatcherism and Afghanistan.

Toy Story: The Wire remix
By Jon Bernstein - 21 June 16:35

When HBO’s best* meets Pixar’s finest . . .

Left and right unite to condemn planned VAT rise
By George Eaton - 21 June 15:57

Expected rise in VAT under fire from trade unions and the Taxpayers’ Alliance.

Interview: Robert Skidelsky
By Les Reid - 21 June 14:59

As George Osborne prepares to unveil his austerity cuts, the leading economist warns that the coalit

Budget 2010: Live Chat
By George Eaton - 21 June 13:11

Join us tomorrow for live coverage of George Osborne’s first Budget.

How cuts will hit the poorest hardest
By George Eaton - 21 June 11:10

New research shows how the poorest areas of the country will suffer the greatest loss of income.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 21 June 8:47

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

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 20 June 9:36

The ten must-read pieces from the Sunday papers.

Rethinking Islamism IV
By Sholto Byrnes - 18 June 18:30

What kind of Islamic state do Islamists want?

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 18 June 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today, on immigration, free schools and cuts, cuts, cuts.

Don’t make the same mistakes as Canada
By Campbell Robb - 18 June 16:58

Canada’s spending cuts solved a debt crisis but also created mass homelessness.

Language-testing spouses for visas is discriminatory
By Hina Majid - 18 June 13:46

Making spouses take language tests for visas goes against the principle that family unity is central

The coalition go on the Churchill diet
By George Eaton - 18 June 13:33

The “wholesome diet” of eating your own words.

Should Tony Hayward have got some tips from George Galloway?
By Samira Shackle - 18 June 12:57

The BP boss angered senators with his reluctance to answer questions. Perhaps this was the wrong tac

Policy Exchange is wrong on public-sector pay
By Nigel Stanley - 18 June 11:26

It is misleading to compare private- with public-sector pay -- it’s not a like-for-like comparison.

The Chartist: superpower struggle
By Alyssa McDonald - 18 June 11:24

Kyrgyzstan occupies a unique position between the US and Russia.

David Miliband shows that he’s no Blairite
By George Eaton - 18 June 10:53

Labour leadership front-runner backs a series of left-wing policies in Guardian article.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 18 June 8:59

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

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

The five must-read blogs from today, on spending cuts, the Milibands and Labour tribalism.

Cutting with care?
By George Eaton - 17 June 16:15

The coalition’s decision to cut support for the unemployed is deeply irresponsible.

Brown emerges and quashes ill-health rumours
By George Eaton - 17 June 13:31

How claims that Brown was receiving “psychological treatment” fell apart.

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