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  1. Rennard's Rochester Verdict Rennard's Rochester Verdict

    They're getting used to a kicking this Parliament, but last week the Liberal Democrats suffered yet ... Read on...

  2. Mr and Mrs Rochester
  3. Migrating the Message
  4. Last Orders
  5. Anyone for Tennis?

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  1. (£)How the EU silences our voice in the world | Matt Ridley | The Times
  2. A just way to manage migration | Mats Persson | The Daily Telegraph
  3. Grotesque inequality is not a natural part of being human | Owen Jones | The Guardian
  4. (£)We risk turning UK into new eurozone | Alistair Darling | The Financial Times
  5. (£)MPs drift away from us like doomed polar bears | Libby Purves | The Times
  6. Nigel Farage is right – all general election bets are off | Lord Ashcroft | The Guardian
  7. Thanks to Emily Thornberry's tweet, Andy Burnham will be the next Labour party leader | Matthew Norman | The Independent
  8. (£) Ed is biggest loser of the Rochester vote | Trevor Kavanagh | The Sun
  9. Give Ed Miliband a Darwin Award for his Emily Thornberry decision | Boris Johnson | The Daily Telegraph
  10. Iran is shifting from pariah to possible future policeman of the Gulf | Robert Fisk | The Independent

Today's Five at Five

  1. Who are the Green party's supporters, and should Labour be worried? | Gideon Skinner | The Staggers Blog
  2. The talent we need to improve Labour’s image already lies on our backbenches | Dave Anderson | Labour List
  3. Labour are five points ahead in this week’s Ashcroft National Poll | Lord Ashcroft | ConservativeHome
  4. Can Theresa May get the right balance between liberty and security? | Philip Johnston | The Daily Telegraph
  5. It is at last time for a Fair Deal for Your Local | Greg Mulholland | Central Lobby

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  1. Clegg channels his inner Islington drain pipe Clegg channels his inner Islington drain pipe

    Never mind Notting Hill and Chipping Norton, after Islington MP Emily Thornberry’s badly-judged twee... Read on...

  2. Council goes off-message
  3. Clegg gets on the wrong train
  4. Danny puts Coalition on ice
  5. The teenage mother of all Parliaments

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