1. Tell them less, Ed. You'll only scare them (Times)
Matthew Parris doubts the Labour leader knows what he'd do in power and advises him to stay quiet about it.
2. David Cameron's lonely ministers have been abandoned (Daily Telegraph)
Charles Moore joins the chorus lamenting panic and cowardice in the No.10 machine.
The retiring pontiff needs to be held to account - in this life, not the next - writes Jonathan Freedland.
4. The Liberal Democrats are the only fair tax party (Guardian)
Treasury Chief Secretary Danny Alexander is unimpressed by Labour's late conversion to a Mansion Tax, among other things.
A bit of rogue filly in the filet? No harm done, says Emma Duncan.
Simon Heffer leans menacingly over the Chancellor as he does his fiscal homework.
7. More policies, Ed, you've misunderstood history (Independent)
By the equivalent stage in opposition, Blair and Brown had way more to say, according to Andrew Grice.
8. I have not felt the wrath of a special advisor - until this week (Independent)
Richard Garner agrees with the view that Michale Gove's political operation is ferocious.
9. Cyber-skullduggery threatens us all (Financial Times)
Misha Glenny on the disturbing implications of hi-tech crime.
10. Look up to anyone, just not sportsmen (Independent)
Philip Hensher is unimpressed by our athletic role models.