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Morning Call: pick of the papers

The ten must-read comment pieces from this morning's papers.

Morning Call.

1. Under my presidency, Chávez's revolution will continue (Guardian)

Venezuela has lost an extraordinary leader, but his democratic and socialist project of transformation is more alive than ever, says Nicholás Maduro, interim President of Venezuela.

2. Bomb North Korea, Before It's Too Late

The purpose is to neutralize a clear and present danger. That is all. (International Herald Tribune)

3. North and south are worlds apart (Financial Times) (£)

Britain's politicians must be both ambitious and realistic in response.

4. She may not have known it, but even Thatcher was not immune to art's capacity to challenge (The Independent)

David Lister on Thatcher's relationship with the arts, plus, the BBC should regret the passing of The Hour and Hytner's first class.

5. How poetry gets to the heart of the matter (Times) (£)

When verse is said aloud it transforms both speaker and audience, as the schoolchildren in our competition found, by Andrew Motion.

6. Margaret Thatcher and the scars that refuse to heal in former mining communities (Mirror)

People in Orgreave told us of a community wrecked, where drugs and drink and divorce have taken hold, and they lay the blame at Margaret Thatcher.

7. Martin Samuel at the Masters (Daily Mail)

Augusta must be barking mad for punishing Guan Tianlang.

8. Sunny! Sunny! Sunny! Out! Out! Out! (Times) (£)

Warm weather divided Britain. Southerners and Falklands islanders may miss it, but what about miners?

9. Margaret Thatcher: Her funeral is not a political act, but a moment to wish for peace (Telegraph)

After a life of striving for God and country, Lady Thatcher has earned her final salute

10. This lovefest for Margaret Thatcher spells trouble for David Cameron (Guardian)

The prime minister is damned if he's too much like her, and damned if he's not enough. Meanwhile Labour is left unruffled.