Morning Briefing: The Great Moving Left Show – Telegraph Blogs

From the Morning Briefing: subscribe here "As things stand, Ed Miliband will become Prime Minister," Dan Hannan wrotein the immediate aftermath of Douglas Carswell's defection, and it's a view that is increasingly widely held in Westminster. "Is it just me, or has the Labour lead got bigger?" was the despairing remark made by one Conservative [...] [...] Read more ...

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1 Sep 2014

Eurozone flames were doused, but those coals still smoulder

It has been two years since the eurozone crisis dominated newspaper front pages and the television news. A promise by Mario Draghi, the president of the European Central Bank (ECB), to do "whatever it takes" to stop the single currency area from breaking apart in the summer of 2012 dowsed the flames of panic in financial markets. But it would be a [...] Read more ...

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1 Sep 2014