1. The Tory party is in agony, but Labour is also leeching support (Daily Telegraph)
If he is to win back public trust, Labour leader Ed Miliband must tell voters what his spending plans entail, says Mary Riddell.
2. The climate sceptics have already won (Financial Times)
The real and present dangers are too uncomfortable to confront, writes Martin Wolf.
Pressing the G8 to get tough on avoidance is hypocrisy while British dependencies like the Caymans still thrive, writes Simon Jenkins.
4. Why I’m ducking out of the Scottish debate (Times)
Instinctively I’m sceptical of separation but politically there’s an advantage in Labour-voting Scotland leaving, writes Daniel Finkelstein.
The IMF may today deliver good(ish) news on the economy, writes Gaby Hinsliff. Even a fake recovery would be bad news for the two Eds.
6. Stocks are booming, so beware the bust (Daily Telegraph)
The return of 'animal spirits’ usually points to better times, but it’s more complicated now, writes Jeremy Warner.
Cameron is surrounded by people who sneer at the morals and values of his party's grassroots supporters, writes Simon Heffer.
Darling and Mandy cut unlikely superheroes, writes Matthew Norman. But it's time for Miliband to bring them back.
9. Cameron is no longer a winner (Financial Times)
Activists who picked the PM in 2005 to end a losing streak now regret their choice, writes Tim Bale.
Flexible labour markets have created a growing 'precariat', who should have the right to a basic standard of living, says Guy Standing.