My ex couldn't manage to come out to her parents while we were together, and it hurt, writes Rosie Wilby.
2. Trade unions and Tories march to the same beat Times (£)
They think they’re opponents but really they need each other, writes Matthew Parris.
The Prime Minister made a compelling case for his great social reforms at the Conservative Party conference, writes Peter Oborne
Cameron's conference speech held out the promise that Britain can go it alone, without Europe or the US. It's an illusion, says Martin Kettle.
Our writer, a student activist, argues that though we are about to see another wave of protests across Britain, it needs to be more co-ordinated if it is to be effective, writes Matthew Brett.
6. But what if Europe follows a different map? Times (£)
The Cameron-Hague plan for a new relationship with the EU forgets only one thing — all the other members, says David Aaronovitch.
For 20 years I've known London's mayor is a gold-medal egomaniac. If he gets into No 10, I'm on the first plane out, writes Max Hastings.
8. Cash upfront for the road to serfdom Financial Times (£)
Robert Shrimsley walks an employee through the fire-at-will policy.
The Prime Minister must distil from a mish-mash of Tory policies a vision to unite the country, writes Mary Riddell
10. The Cost of Protecting Greece’s Public Sector New York Times (£)
Calls to slash a massive bureaucracy give way to the reality of the public sector’s political clout, writes John Sfakianakis.