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  1. Would he like to win Heywood? He would Would he like to win Heywood? He would

    Labour activists have been out on the stump in Heywood and Middleton this week, trying to ram home t... Read on...

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Today's Must Reads

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  1. (£)Britain’s next election carries a fiendish winner’s curse | Janan Ganesh | The Financial Times
  2. George Osborne’s vision for Britain is stuck in the dark ages | John Crace | The Guardian
  3. The Tories are making spiteful attacks on the lowest earners | Kevin Maguire | Daily Mirror
  4. George Osborne forgot something important in his speech, too | Mary Riddell | The Daily Telegraph
  5. The more the Tories try to be like Ukip, the worse the outcome for them will be | Steve Richards | The Independent
  6. (£)Two tribes struggle with toxic reputations | Rachel Sylvester | The Times
  7. A Conservative split may be the catharsis the party needs | Ian Birrell | The Guardian
  8. The RAF is too run-down for the campaign against Islamic State | Con Coughlin | The Daily Telegraph
  9. (£)We must embrace Putin to beat Islamic State | Paddy Ashdown | The Times
  10. Strikingly skinny, our Chancellor's been on a cuts regime himself | Quentin Letts | The Daily Mail

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  1. Who's next to join the Lords? Who's next to join the Lords?

    Political reform in Britain isn’t usually a particularly quick process. It's comforting to know t... Read on...

  2. Farage fesses up: I love Europe
  3. New bar staff at the Rovers
  4. Ed footballsed journo in charity match
  5. Willie's Yes endorsement : Vote aye or die

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