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  1. Return of the Asquiths Return of the Asquiths

      It's been a long time, but there's an Asquith back in the House of Lords. Thanks to one of t... Read on...

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  1. The common manifesto that will never be written | Laura Kuenssberg | The House
  2. How Ed Miliband can build us a better Britain - and we desperately need it | Ken Livingstone | Daily Mirror
  3. (£)Forces set to overturn Britain’s order | Philip Stephens | The Financial Times
  4. Can England really walk the road to devolution? | Simon Jenkins | The Guardian
  5. Why Osborne can’t balance Britain’s books | Jeremy Warner | The Daily Telegraph
  6. The Ottawa shooting: It could just as easily happen on the streets of London | Nigel Farage | The Independent
  7. The health revolution is under way – but no fanfare, please | Fraser Nelson | The Daily Telegraph
  8. It's the scandal of Mid-Staffordshire on a grand scale | Jeremy Hunt | The Daily Mail
  9. (£)To save the NHS we must let Mrs Smith run it | Philip Collins | The Times
  10. The NHS is on life support. Can this plan revive it? | Polly Toynbee | The Guardian

Today's Five at Five

  1. I was arrested in Parliament Square – where free speech should prevail | Jenny Jones | Comment is Free
  2. The 'Saatchi Bill' is dangerous and will bring nothing but harm | Peter Oborne | The Daily Telegraph
  3. Why is the UK being asked to pay in more to the EU budget and what can it do about it? | Open Europe blog team | Open Europe blog
  4. (£)Political apathy: who cares? | Gillian Tett | The Financial Times
  5. Scarily, there is a big market for revolutionary Russell Brand’s anti-capitalist idiocy | Iain Martin | CapX

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  1. Gove's dog-whistle politics Gove's dog-whistle politics

    The long weeks of campaigning are over and the results are finally in. Rob Flello's Diesel is sai... Read on...

  2. Cats and dogs
  3. Boris hacking storm
  4. Absentee ballot
  5. Clacton-on-Seabiscuit

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