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1. Libya apology reveals how David Cameron is struggling to get a grip

The Prime Minister will be hoping that a lackadaisical approach by ministers is not blamed for the failings of the evacuation, says Nicholas Watt.

2. Foreign Office overseas staff cut "to a minimum"

Over at Total Politics, Caroline Crampton shares a leaked memo that reveals concerns about the scale of the cuts and their impact on staff.

3. Who's got most to worry about with their leader ratings?

PoliticalBetting's Mike Smithson flags up the data trends of approval ratings for Cameron, Clegg and Miliband.

4. The crazy economics of reducing foreign student visas

Over at Left Foot Forward, Stephen Henderson points out that non-EU students are a golden goose for the UK, so reducing their numbers will hurt our economy.

5. Yes2AV ahead by 12pts in new Reuters poll

Sunny Hundal notes the results of the latest poll on electoral reform.

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