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Today's Must Reads

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  1. Nigel Farage is outflanking the Tories and they have no answer | Matthew Goodwin | The Guardian
  2. (£)Ukip is doomed to be the dead parrot party | Daniel Finkelstein | The Times
  3. David Cameron has little to fear from Labour | Philip Johnston | The Daily Telegraph
  4. (£)Boris and Theresa's dry run for leader fight | Tom Newton Dunn | The Sun
  5. Both the Tories and Labour can see a clearer path to defeat than victory | Rafael Behr | The Guardian
  6. (£)Why inequality is such a drag on economies | Martin Wolf | The Financial Times
  7. A flu pandemic could decide next year’s election | Matthew Norman | The Independent
  8. (£)Governing by announcement leaves us all out in the cold | John Kay | The Financial Times
  9. Why party conference speeches don't matter very much | James Kirkup | Telegraph politics blog
  10. Theresa was fierce, Thatcherish. Then Boris scuttled in like a Benny Hill character | Quentin Letts | The Daily Mail

Today's Five at Five

  1. Ed Miliband is toast. Only Nigel Farage can stop David Cameron now | Dan Hodges | Telegraph politics blog
  2. Cameron’s speech show us why he is still the Tories’ greatest single asset | Fraser Nelson | Coffee House
  3. Cameron’s pledge to scrap the Human Rights Act shows he’s legally illiterate | John Whitting | LabourList
  4. Cameron's best performance yet gives the Tories the hope they need | George Eaton | New Statesman Blog
  5. The PM has done a good day’s work. | Lord Ashcroft | ConservativeHome

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  3. Farage fesses up: I love Europe
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