Morning Call: pick of the papers
The ten must-read comment pieces from this morning's papers.
1. Monday will be the day that defines this government (Guardian)
Those on low incomes, after all the vicious talk dismissing them as cheats and idlers, will be hit by an avalanche of cuts, writes Polly Toynbee.
2. Even now, after all that's happened to Cyprus, they’re queuing up to join the euro (Daily Telegraph)
It defies belief that Poland and others are still keen on joining the economic doomsday machine of the single currency, says Jeremy Warner.
3. Abu Qatada: the law won (Guardian)
The judges who ruled against the Home Office aren't woolly liberals, says Conor Gearty. They're just doing their job.
Turn teachers into entrepreneurs and we will get the cash for the places we so badly need, says Philip Collins.
5. It’s the cold, not global warming, that we should be worried about (Daily Telegraph)
No one seems upset that in modern Britain, old people are freezing to death as hidden taxes make fuel more expensive, writes Fraser Nelson.
6. Burma in 2013 reminds me of Yugoslavia in 1991 (Independent)
Nobody thought civil war could break out then - and the same view holds strong in Burma now, writes Peter Popham. But violence this week may not be the end of it.
7. Britain can’t afford this level of immigration (Daily Telegraph)
The coalition is making headway in tackling large-scale immigration, but it needs to do far more, argue Frank Field and Nicholas Soames.
8. Cameron must listen to the Tory grassroots to stay on top (Daily Mail)
The Prime Minister's decision to appoint right-winger John Hayes to the Cabinet Office is an encouraging one, says a Daily Mail leader.
9. Europe risks going too far on moral hazard (Financial Times)
Systemic risk now poses a greater threat to lenders, says Nicolas Véron.
10. Another tug at Britain’s unravelling energy plan (Independent)
Three energy ministers in only seven months does not inspire investor confidence, says an Independent editorial.