Web Only: the best of the blogs
The five must-read blogs from today, on cuts, the English Defence League and Turkey.
The FT's Alex Barker publishes data from Fitch showing that only Ireland needs to make larger spending cuts than Britain.
Richard Bartholomew blogs on rumours that the EDL could be seeking ties with Northern Irish loyalists.
Channel 4's Lindsey Hilsum says that the Turkish PM's outrage over Gaza isn't an uncontrolled outburst of emotion, but part of a strategy to reposition Turkey as an important power in the Middle East.
At Left Foot Forward, Sarah Mulley challenges Ed Balls's claim that immigration has depressed domestic wages.
Labour Uncut provides a helpful list of the 42 MPs yet to declare for or nominate a leadership candidate.