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Austerity cuts linked to rise in suicides

​But for government cuts, Mark Wood, a mentally ill young man, might not have died. And with suicide rates continuing to rise, austerity measures are costing more minds and lives every day. Mary O'Hara wonders why the system doesn't care

Jeremy Corbyn’s recycled lines were rejected by Ed Miliband

In his first conference address as party leader, Jeremy Corbyn recycled lines that had been published by Richard Heller, a former adviser to Denis Healey. ​In an age of jobbing speechwriters, does it matter? Blair's biographer, John Rentoul, considers the question

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Clegg: 'We've been damaged electorally but at least we have our soul'

Nick Clegg led the Liberal Democrats to power, and then to the wasteland. As the party gathers for its conference against the backdrop of Labour's upheavals, he gives his first print interview since quitting the helm to Toby James, Duncan Brack. And conviction politics is on his mind >