Politics 17 June 2010 CommentPlus: pick of the papers The ten must-read pieces from this morning’s papers. Print HTML 1. Europe has fallen for the Tories, but a quarrel is in the offing (Daily Telegraph) David Cameron has been received warmly by other European leaders, writes Benedict Brogan, but after the honeymoon, the threats to British sovereignty will persist. 2. For the Lib-Cons, this is an excuse to shrink the state (Guardian) Labour's reinvention will need to go a lot further if it is to provide a coherent alternative to the coalition's disastrous approach, argues Seumas Milne. 3. Will the right George Osborne stand up? (Times) The emergency Budget must set out a clear strategy for economic growth and reduce taxation on wealth creators, says Tim Montgomerie. Read the CommentPlus summary. 4. George Osborne must do more than reduce public spending (Daily Telegraph) Elsewhere, Andrew Haldenby argues that Osborne must go beyond temporary fixes and begin the move towards a much smaller state. 5. De Gaulle and Churchill have a message for Sarkozy and Cameron (Guardian) Nicolas Sarkozy and David Cameron must emulate Charles de Gaulle and Winston Churchill by building a Europe that speaks with a stronger, more united voice, says Timothy Garton Ash. Read the CommentPlus summary. 6. Reining in Europe's deficits is just the first step (Financial Times) European states need to fundamentally change the way they deal with public finances to avoid another debt crisis, say David Cameron and Fredrik Reinfeldt. Read the CommentPlus summary. 7. The real purpose of public inquiries (Independent) We have too many inquiries and nearly all of them fail to illuminate, writes Steve Richards. But following the publication of the Saville report, the decision to revisit Bloody Sunday has been vindicated. Read the CommentPlus summary. 8. RIP BP? (Times) The oil spill raises profound questions about BP's ability to handle other risks, says a leader in the Times. 9. China and America still march out of step (Financial Times) There is a persistent atmosphere of distrust between the Chinese and US militaries, writes David Pilling. Read the CommentPlus summary. 10. If Greece was Northern Rock, Spain is Lehman Brothers (Independent) Spain's banks are now in the sort of trouble that the British banks were in back in 2008-2009, writes Sean O'Grady. Sign up now to CommentPlus for the pick of the day's opinion, comment and analysis in your inbox at 8am every weekday. › Coalition finds Lib Dems learning to sing in an awkward new key Subscribe More Related articles Nigel Farage's exclusive Brexit plan has just been revealed and it's very telling What type of Brexit did we vote for? 150,000 Conservative members will decide Aid in whose interest?