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  1. Cop Stop Cop Stop

      As the row over the Commons Clerk continues, it looks like MPs have fresh grumbles over another... Read on...

  2. Ken 'n' Boris' Happy Families
  3. Look, no hands!
  4. Silly, stupid things, words
  5. Troy of the Rovers

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  1. Rotherham: a putrid scandal perpetuated by a broken system | Randeep Ramesh | The Guardian
  2. Rotherham abuse report: protection is what matters, not blame | Paul Vallely | The Guardian
  3. I was called a liar and a racist for exposing this sex gang abuse horror | Sue Reid | The Daily Mail
  4. Can Alex Salmond survive a 'No' to independence vote? | Ephraim Hardcastle | The Daily Mail
  5. When will the penny drop for Alex Salmond? | Alan Cochrane | The Daily Telegraph
  6. David Cameron has finally twigged that we should be friends with Poland | James Kirkup | The Daily Telegraph
  7. (£)Look to Syria to halt the deadly march of Isis | Richard Haass | The Financial Times
  8. Boris Johnson's proposal for British fighters in Syria and Iraq is dangerous and counterproductive | Shiraz Maher and Peter R. Neumann | The Independent
  9. (£)Cameron needs to focus on unhappy families | Alice Thomson | The Times
  10. (£)And the winner of the next election is... | Daniel Finkelstein | The Times

Today's Five at Five

  1. Nigel Farage needs to pick his fights more carefully | John McTernan | Telegraph politics blog
  2. If Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage are mavericks British politics is doomed | Owen Jones | Comment is Free
  3. Is Boris Johnson starting to get serious at last? | Matthew d'Ancona | Evening Standard
  4. Figures show major economic concerns remain | Shabana Mahmood | Central Lobby
  5. Labour have got their stats wrong again | Mary Macleod MP | ConservativeHome

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

    The Prime Minister has steered clear of the ice bucket challenge, but is the net now closing in on E... Read on...

  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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