I am Captain Ahab, and Dan is my great white whale, enraging and mocking me in equal measure through his continued political survival.
It's hard to imagine many other countries putting up with a 25 per cent decline in GDP, a 26 per cent unemployment rate and 35 per cent salary cuts without a revolution and a public lynching of their elected officials.
A new survey of Conservative councillors lists Liz Kendall and Caroline Flint as the candidates they most fear - but a survey of their Labour counterparts show the two going down to heavy defeats.
Alexis Tsipras has conceded to all but minor aspects of Greece's creditors, but Berlin says it won't negotiate until after the referendum.
Chris Leslie says that he believes the issue has "moved off the agenda" in contrast to Yvette Cooper and Andy Burnham.
Greece has missed the deadline to pay €1.5bn to the International Monetary Fund, putting the country into arrears, while eurozone ministers refuse to extend its bailout.
The Davies Report into airport expansion has opted for a third runway at Heathrow - triggering a split at the top of the Tory party.
25 parliamentary candidates from across the country have endorsed Liz Kendall's bid for the Labour leadership.
No-one in the Labour party thinks that "one more heave" is enough. No-one thinks the party doesn't need to change. The question is: how much change?
The election victory is an opportunity to speak not just to those voters who re-elected the Tories, but to those who stuck with Labour, says Daniel Kawczynski.
Recent days show that the establishment's fracking mania can be stopped by well-organised, well-meaning people, says Guy Shrubsole.
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