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  1. It would be bonkers to rewrite the constitution overnight | Boris Johnson | The Daily Telegraph
  2. Scotland’s young, feisty yes generation has nowhere to go | Paul Mason | The Guardian
  3. (£)Scotland’s No echoes Europe’s Yes to grand coalitions | Niall Ferguson | The Financial Times
  4. (£)Don’t fall into the Brussels home rule trap | Matt Ridley | The Times
  5. The voting's over, now the bickering can REALLY begin | Peter McKay | The Daily Mail
  6. Memo to Miliband: Britain’s social order is bankrupt | Owen Jones | The Guardian
  7. Ed Miliband's conference speech must show Labour has a head as well as a heart | Patrick Diamond | The Independent
  8. (£)Wage hike is simply a diversion | Trevor Kavanagh | The Sun
  9. The Way Ahead | Tony Blair | Tony Blair Faith Foundation
  10. John Kerry’s rhetoric on Isis insults our intelligence and conceals the reality of the situation in Syria | Robert Fisk | The Independent

Today's Five at Five

  1. Ed Balls: a lot of tough tackles; a few subtle passes | Damian McBride | Damian McBride
  2. After a flat speech from Ed Balls, what is Labour conference holding its breath for? | Isabel Hardman | Coffee House
  3. Ed Miliband needs to find an answer to the English question | Robert Colvile | Telegraph politics blog
  4. Whatever happened to Jobs and Growth? | Mark Ferguson | LabourList
  5. Labour's top-down command has too many echoes of the Death Star | Neal Lawson | Comment is Free

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  3. Spice Up Your Life
  4. Calling a spade a spayed
  5. Free School Truancy Officer

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