1. Immigration line weakens Cameron story (Financial Times)
The UK government’s policy is economic and political folly, says Janan Ganesh.
2. In or out? It’s a question for Europhiles too (Daily Telegraph)
A referendum would give pro-Europeans the chance to win the case for democratic reform, writes Will Straw.
On the economy, Europe, tax and the NHS, the trajectory is all in favour of Ed Miliband, says Polly Toynbee. Now his party can start to dare.
4. Netanyahu: tactical genius, strategic idiot (Financial Times)
The Israeli prime minister may be returned to office in triumph next week, writes Gideon Rachman. But he risks leading Israel to disaster.
5. No one wants to be mistaken for the pub bore (Times) (£)
A tough line on Europe and shirkers may be popular, but the Prime Minister has to play the measured statesman, writes Rachel Sylvester.
6. Nothing to fear from a new deal with EU (Financial Times)
The UK should change the relationship and realign its trade relations, says Douglas Carswell.
7. Mali's Islamists are too dangerous to be ignored (Independent)
For all the difficulties of intervention in Mali, the alternatives are worse, argues an Independent editorial.
This assault on an entire social contract is what Michał Kalecki warned about, writes Aditya Chakrabortty.
9. Let’s see the top civil servants on television (Independent)
Jeremy Heywood is now with his third successive PM, writes Steve Richards. He and other officials should be held to account.
10. Benjamin Disraeli can help Cameron to a clear win in 2015 (Daily Telegraph)
It is the 'aspirers’ who deliver Tory majorities – so the PM must put himself on their side, says James O'Shaughnessy.