David Cameron and Jose Manuel Barroso: A tense relationship at the best of times

Is the PM's migrant cap plan designed to fail?

Downing Street's immigration crackdown, dismissed by critics as a blatant bid to out-Ukip Nigel Farage, is unlikely to become reality. That may not worry David Cameron very much

TV debates are coming... and even Cameron wants the Greens in on them

Pick of the Week

David Axelrod, herbal drugs and the Green rejection

David Lammy: A new look for London

The man who would be mayor

An interview with David Lammy

Hammond: Talk of treason suggests emotion rather than reason

Hammond's unhelpful temper tantrum

Call for treason charges against Brits in Syria is inane and counter-productive

Opinion Formers

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    NASUWT supports ‘Britain needs a pay rise’

    Hundreds of members of the NASUWT will arrive in London today from across England and Wales to take part a march through Central London and rally in Hyde Park to call for a economic recovery that works for all.

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    NASUWT comments on new guidance by Ofsted

    Chris Keates: 'The publication by Ofsted of clarification for schools is a welcome development which will help to empower teachers to challenge unnecessary and unproductive practices in schools which do not contribute to securing effective teaching and learning'.

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