1. Can Labour promise real choice on economy in 2015? (Independent)
With the next election still two years away, Ed Miliband will keep much of his powder dry a while yet, says an Independent editorial. But pressure is building.
With the IMF and Osborne's favourite economists revising their figures, the pro-cuts argument now lacks intellectual support, says Polly Toynbee.
One Nation is just a slogan, writes Philip Collins. If Labour looks after the everyday issues everyone will know what it stands for.
4. Will Gove’s schools revolution be just another false start? (Daily Telegraph)
There are encouraging signs of real progress, but Labour may have other ideas in 2015, writes Fraser Nelson.
5. Obama and gun control: no, we can't (Guardian)
If ever Obama must be tempted to bypass Capitol Hill and rule by executive order, it must be now, says a Guardian editorial.
After more than 20 years in recession ritual persists in Japan, and for most people life moves along on fixed rails, writes Peter Popham.
7. Germany should face the German question (Financial Times)
Berlin must show willing to carry the responsibilities of power, writes Philip Stephens.
The blood spilled at Monday's marathon attacks is a reminder of how easy it is to build a deadly weapon, says Con Coughlin.
Consultation on the new curriculum is closed but no matter, writes David Preistland. Gove, like the rest of his government, will do what he believes in.
10. Thatcher was right – there is no ‘society’ (Financial Times)
Aid for the poor, or distressed regions, must come from the citizens of the country concerned, argues Samuel Brittan.