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  1. This time next year, we could be governed by a coalition of losers | Fraser Nelson | The Daily Telegraph
  2. Are all bets off after fresh UKIP win? | Nick Robinson | BBC
  3. UKIP and the SNP – pessimists, cynics, blamemongers and degraders of British values | Mark Fox | ConservativeHome
  4. I remain a Tory, but Ukip is a good thing | Peter Bone | The Guardian
  5. Ukip has started a class war - and is winning | Tim Stanley | The Daily Telegraph
  6. The blame is all Labour’s if it leaks a large chunk of votes to the Green | John Harris | The Guardian
  7. Let me list the reasons that the Green Party should definitely not be allowed into the TV election debates... | Mark Steel | The Independent
  8. Yesterday in Parliament: Zzzzzzz... Cameron faces the snoriest show in town | Quentin Letts | The Daily Mail
  9. (£)Dave’s Big Society has become the Big Lie | Philip Collins | The Times
  10. (£)Yes I can, says Obama | Edward Luce | The Financial Times

Today's Five at Five

  1. Ukip's not going away - its roots lie in a deep divide in our society | Matthew Goodwin | Evening Standard
  2. Carswell, Farage and Reckless – stock brokers and merchant bankers, not champions of the working class | Owen Smith | LabourList
  3. Are all bets off after fresh UKIP win? | Nick Robinson | BBC
  4. Labour’s Islington problem | Harry Phibbs | ConservativeHome
  5. We Need a More Courageous, Robust Response If We're to Save Our NHS | Caroline Lucas | Huffington Post

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  1. Council goes off-message

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  2. Clegg gets on the wrong train
  3. Danny puts Coalition on ice
  4. The teenage mother of all Parliaments
  5. Salmond to be burned in effigy - the internet reacts

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