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Chancellor's Spending Review sends clear signal the Tories will go into election as cost-cutting party
Chancellor will hand intelligence agencies extra cash today while other departments suffer £11.5bn hair cut
Clever politics by the chancellor leaves Labour's two Eds in a bind over spending cuts
Don't hold your breath for chancellor to adopt Tyrie report, which takes swipes at government 'interference'
King of Jordan endorses 'fair trial' treaty paving way for May to issue a workable deportation order
Obama now said to be 'very, very hesitant' about arming rebels, while Boris Johnson calls it madness
Margaret Hodge demands an end to 'sweetheart deals' but search giant enjoys close ties with senior pols
Move follows revelations that Tim Yeo has green interests while chairing energy committee
New calls for select committee chairmen to be banned from holding jobs and shares where there's a conflict of interest
Despite Big Brother scare, most Tories are on side over national security: but Clegg's a different story
Labour leader and his shadow chancellor want to persuade us they won't be soft on 'scroungers'
But not all Lords are leaping with joy at the idea - and some still question Cameron's political judgment
Lord Oakeshott goes on the rampage in wake of latest cash-for-access scandal to hit Westminster
Having called the PM 'despicable' and 'an arse', the only surprise is that Patrick Mercer didn't have to go earlier
Brussels says UK is already discriminating against EU nationals – never mind Cameron's tough, new proposals
Clegg said to be considering tit-for-tat threat if Tories and Labour join forces to get 'snooper's charter'
Iain Duncan Smith was ready to cut welfare by further £3bn to fund defence; no thanks says the Chancellor
Prime Minister says there will be no 'knee-jerk reaction' to brutal killing and life must go on as normal
Recall would allow government to show leadership against jihadists – and against any far-right backlash
PM says he's proud of his government's reforming style but promises to stick to 'the big picture' from now on
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