Morning Call: pick of the papers
The ten must-read pieces from this morning's newspapers.
The 2003 invasion has tainted the idea of liberal interventionism, writes Jonathan Freedland. But the people of Homs should not suffer because of that.
2. There's no place for dreaming spires in Professor Les Ebdon's world (Daily Telegraph)
Should this epitome of educational mediocrity be gatekeeper to our finest universities, asks Charles Moore.
3. False dawns and public fury: the 1930s are not so far away (Financial Times)
Saving the euro is not the only priority, writes Martin Taylor
4. Decoys in boardrooms and pulpits won't fool the women of Britain (Independent)
Tory "feminism" is just window dressing, argues Laurie Penny.
5. Abu Qatada: the evil let loose on our streets (Daily Telegraph)
His family has cost the taxpayer more than £500,000 in benefits, while his sermons are required reading for terrorists. But next week Abu Qatada could be freed from prison, say Michael Burleigh and Tom Whitehead.
Cameron admires Sweden's strong economy, yet it is based on a social compact that would be his worst nightmare, argues Lar Tragardh.
7. FA was right to blow doors off the Italian job (Financial Times)
Capello failed to realise the Terry affair was about racism, not authority, writes Mihir Bose
8. John McCarthy knows the value of history (Independent)
McCarthy's interest in history - and getting it right - is admirable, says Robert Fisk.
The Queen is one of our last links to a workaday Britain that has nearly vanished, a country that Dickens would still recognise, writes Ian Jack.
10. Andrew Marr's fawning at the Queen's cottage sums up our new Dark Ages (Independent)
Marr lurked and skulked among the royals like Uriah Heep seeking a knighthood, says Harriet Walker.
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