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CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 05 October 9:00

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

Child benefit cut will hit women hardest
By Caroline Crampton - 04 October 18:40

The cuts will create gender inequality in state pension provision

The Battle of Cable Street
By Duncan Robinson - 04 October 18:12

This weekend saw the 74th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street.

Lessons for Ed Miliband from the Tory conference
By Samira Shackle - 04 October 18:07

MPs set out attack lines against the new Labour leader.

Child Benefits
By Patrick Osgood - 04 October 17:23

Honouring Dr. Robert G Edwards, pioneer of IVF treatment.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 04 October 17:00

The five must-read blogs from today on child benefit, Ireland and phone-hacking.

Osborne attempts austerity with a human face
By George Eaton - 04 October 15:04

Osborne boasts of his belief in public services. But will anyone listen to him after the cuts?

The Boris and Dave show rolls on
By Samira Shackle - 04 October 14:28

Mayor of London reiterates that he will staunchly oppose serious cuts to the capital.

The Conference Five | 4 October
By Patrick Osgood - 04 October 14:10

Best of the mainstream and blogosphere coverage.

Must try harder
By Jonathan Derbyshire - 04 October 14:09

Julian Glover deserves low marks for his understanding of "social democracy".

New phone-hacking questions for Coulson
By George Eaton - 04 October 13:12

Tory spin chief said to have "personally listened" to hacked phone messages.

Osborne buries universal child benefit
By George Eaton - 04 October 10:53

The Tories' political gamble sets out a clear dividing line with Labour.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 04 October 9:00

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

On Burma's election
By Sholto Byrnes - 03 October 12:22

What should the UK government demand?

The "bounceless" conference, part II
By Jon Bernstein - 03 October 12:07

Optimism for Miliband, maybe Cameron too.

CommentPlus: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 03 October 11:16

The ten must read pieces from the Sunday papers.

Commonwealth Games, a failure of "just-in-time" planning
By Asher Ghertner - 03 October 9:33

Delhi debacle is a warning to urban planners.

Bill Bryson: in defence of science
By Jon Bernstein - 02 October 13:29

Questions Cable's claim that cuts "screen out mediocrity".

Cameron, the Tea Party and a little backbench problem
By Jon Bernstein - 02 October 12:07

Not all Tories lament the rise of the American right.

Is this the year of the "bounceless" conference?
By Jon Bernstein - 02 October 10:22

Poll low for Miliband echoes Clegg conundrum.

Paying for the government’s privacy pathos
By Jason Stamper - 02 October 9:36

Europe sues UK over online privacy concerns.

State of emergency in Ecuador
By Ruth Collins - 01 October 18:50

Turmoil in the South American country continues, as the President, police and army all wrestle for c

Exit Rahm Emanuel. Enter "Mr Fixer"
By Felicity Spector - 01 October 17:30

Obama must do without the man he used to start and end his day with.

Sally Bercow threatened with libel suit over Sky News comments
By Patrick Osgood - 01 October 17:16

Speaker's wife reportedly threatened with defamation action by Migration Watch UK.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 01 October 17:06

The five must-read posts from today, including the influence of BAME Labour, and the welfare reforms

Religion Quiz: Results are in
By Patrick Osgood - 01 October 14:45

Our results suggest believers outshine non-believers.

Europe according to Americans
By Caroline Crampton - 01 October 11:41

Parody map labels the UK "Mummy", France "smelly people", and Iceland "Wikileaks".

Can you have faith in the law when the law bows to faith?
By Sholto Byrnes - 01 October 10:49

The Ayodhya verdict: not as satisfactory as it seems

New poll gives Tories lowest rating since general election
By Samira Shackle - 01 October 10:28

Labour are two-points ahead, as public mood begins to swing against scale and speed of cuts.

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