1. Cameron can’t say it, but the PM is set on another coalition (Daily Telegraph)
The electoral facts of life are stacked against the Conservatives, and the Prime Minister and his team know it, says Paul Goodman.
Clegg will struggle to get an agreement from his party for a renewal of the partnership, writes Steve Richards.
The economic case for more capacity is based on defunct data: this policy will only drag us back to the planet-burning past, says George Monbiot.
4. Hizbollah has become a state above the state (Financial Times)
Those seeking stability in Lebanon do not see what keeps the country stable, writes David Gardner.
Few elderly people will live to qualify for this Tory 'reform', writes Polly Toynbee. The task of the opposition is to make it as universal as the NHS.
6. David Cameron must woo the school-run mums (Times)
The Prime Minister’s alpha male routine may play well with some voters but it is a turn off for women, says Rachel Sylvester.
7. Facts collide with ideology on Europe (Financial Times)
The UK audit of relations with the EU is coming up with awkward answers, writes Philip Stephens.
It is this new royal prince, descended from Yorkshire wool merchants and Durham miners and labourers, who truly belongs to the people, says Michael Thornton.
9. Why Europe needs 1.3 billion immigrants (Times)
Curbs are not too lax, they are far too strict, writes Oliver Kamm.
By cutting crime with fewer officers, the police force has shown that the NHS and education can deliver more with less, argues Nick Herbert.