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  1. (£)Tory turncoat could open Ukip floodgates | Trevor Kavanagh | The Sun
  2. (£)Labour cannot be complacent about Ukip | Matthew Goodwin | The Financial Times
  3. (£)This power-hungry Speaker must be sacked | Melanie Phillips | The Times
  4. Cameron is exploiting our fears so that he can take away our freedom | Yasmin Alibhai Brown | The Independent
  5. David Cameron is preying on terrorism fear in shallow attempt to show stand against jihadists | Kevin Maguire | Daily Mirror
  6. (£)Don’t let the schools revolution go unfinished | Dominic Cummings | The Times
  7. Only with a new hub airport will Britain truly take off | Boris Johnson | The Daily Telegraph
  8. Jobs for the girls and why it's MEN who'll soon be suing for sexual discrimination | Dominic Lawson | The Daily Mail
  9. (£)Scotland and the wish tree | John McDermott | The Financial Times
  10. Gordon Brown's battle for Britain: 'You have to think about 100 years down the line' | Gordon Brown interview | The Guardian

Today's Five at Five

  1. It’s time for Bercow to go | Mark Wallace | ConservativeHome
  2. Pessimism won’t do. We need an energy revolution | Zoe Williams | The Guardian
  3. When it comes to the referendum, let’s remember “in unity isstrength” | Douglas Alexander | LabourList
  4. The new national curriculum will help all children excel | Toby Young | Telegraph politics blog
  5. How Parliament ignored sex abuse allegations | Barry Sheerman | Coffee House

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  1. Ice to meet Ed? Ice to meet Ed?

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  2. Labour minister hires 'eco Bank Holiday' proponent
  3. Clegg: The Movie set for Channel 4
  4. Need a babysitter? Don't call Nigel
  5. Boris gets cooking for a gouda cause

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