Morning Call: pick of the papers
The ten must-read comment pieces from this morning's papers.
This is yet another euro bailout that punishes ordinary people to prop up a bust financial system, writes Aditya Chakrabortty. How long can the euro last now?
2. Press battle thaws Labour-Lib Dem frost (Financial Times)
This could in future be seen as the dawn of a new coalition, writes Janan Ganesh.
3. Across the Rubicon (Times)
David Cameron’s Royal Charter subjects a free press to Parliament and sets a dangerous precedent, argues a Times leader.
4. A Leveson deal worth backing (Independent)
It is not credible to claim that the existing form of self-regulation was working, says an Independent editorial.
5. Politicians and press regulation: a good deal on paper … (Guardian)
The political class as a whole could discover that the brokering has only just begun, says a Guardian editorial.
6. Crosby’s cunning plan for a Tory victory – no more stupid ideas (Daily Telegraph)
There will be no more nods to fashion that leave voters on the right mystified or angry, says Benedict Brogan.
In Latin America a new Inquisition has betrayed Catholic priests who risk their lives to stand up to tyrants – as I've witnessed, writes George Monbiot.
8. Europe’s leaders run out of credit in Cyprus (Financial Times)
The problem remains the gap in trust between north and south, says Gideon Rachman.
A small triumph for citizens the royal charter may be, but for now we're still stuck with the most savage papers in Europe, says Polly Toynbee.
10. Forget privacy – it’s conversation Google is killing (Independent)
Google Glass will make its users even more detached from the immediate real world, writes Dominic Lawson.