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Citizenship First?

Frank Field and James Crabtree's call for compulsory civic service for all young people has provoked some heated debate. Here is a selection of the responses

Brussels diary

Now he's no longer EU president, it seems Nicolas Sarkozy can't do anything right. Plus, is the single market doomed in a recession?

Washington watch

Gaffe-prone Biden gets a beefed up role, while Clinton wonders if she has one. Plus, Obama learns lessons from socialism and ice cream