Morning Call: pick of the papers
The ten must-read pieces from this morning’s papers.
For the Tories, enemies of centralism in Europe, now to oppose autonomy for Scotland is hypocrisy, argues Simon Jenkins.
2. A Eurostate or bust – the big Brussels gamble (Times) (£)
The bailouts don't work, but they do allow the EU to build up centralised power at the expense of nation states, writes Anatole Kaletsky.
Voters have little faith in the left's ability to stand up to vested interests, warn Olaf Cramme and Patrick Diamond.
4. What sort of democracy treats losers like they're winners? (Daily Telegraph)
The Lib Dems should have less influence, not more, after their kicking at the polls, argues Simon Heffer.
5. Boris v strikers (Financial Times)
The coalition should be wary of tightening strike laws, says an FT leader.
6. Labour must target Cameron the bully, not Clegg the wimp (Daily Mirror)
Destroying the Lib Dems will be no guarantee of Labour success at the next election, writes Kevin Maguire.
7. The eurozone's journey to defaults (Financial Times)
However unpopular debt restructuring might be, the alternative would be worse, says Martin Wolf.
8. Greece will quit the euro – not just yet though (Independent)
The debt-stricken country is likely to leave the euro during the next global recession, says Hamish McRae.
9. Can't they let Princess Diana rest in peace? (Daily Mail)
Keith Allen's hateful film deserves to be cold-shouldered by every decent person, argues A N Wilson.
10. From Arab spring to boiling-hot summer (Daily Telegraph)
Iran is ruthlessly exploiting the pro-democracy movement for its own ends, says Con Coughlin.