Jonathan Freedland looks back at the career of David Miliband so far, from his days as an adviser to Tony Blair, to losing to his brother, Ed, in the fight for the Labour leadership
David Miliband is not so much making an exit from frontline politics as taking a break
Into the dustbin went some signature New Labour deeds, from the Iraq war to a deregulated City, from tuition fees to a tin ear on immigration
Ed Miliband told his party that a "new generation" at the top of his party would take the fight to the Conservative party. In a speech that stressed his optimism about the future, he told delegates that he would not oppose every coalition cut, nor would he support "irresponsible strikes".
Under Labour's weighted electoral college system, efforts by outgoing Unite union political director may have been crucial to Ed Miliband's victory
Labour's 18th leader won by a razor-thin margin because he emerged unscathed from the party's past battles
Mocking Lib Dems will bring easy laughs ? and suits Cameron. The Tories are the real enemy, cuts the real battleground
Our columnists give their verdict on Nick Clegg's speech at the Liberal Democrat conference in Liverpool
After years of being ignored, Howard Jacobson has cracked the Booker with a novel that ought to mystify non-Jews
To equate Soviet and Nazi crimes is dishonest and historically false. Why has this poisonous idea taken such deep root?