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Labour widens lead over Tories

Labour has posted a 12-point opinion poll lead over the Tories - its widest margin of advantage in a ComRes survey for more than seven years.

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Britain must take 'hard headed' approach to EU, says Miliband

Britain must take a "hard headed" approach to problems facing the EU, thinks Labour leader Ed Miliband.

Speaking to the Sunday Telegraph, Miliband said that budget reform is needed as well as an overhaul of immigration rules and austerity measures.

Too often people have assumed that we have got to make the rise of euroscepticism about the mythology of bendy bananas and bans on chocolate, not not the fact that the European budget looks like it’s suited to the 1950s and not the 21st century.

What I would say is - never shrink from being open about the problems of the European Union.

– Ed Miliband MP, Labour leader

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