1. Miliband can build a new Labour majority (Times)
Claiming to lead a "One Nation Party", Miliband must pursue a 40 per cent strategy and build a new election-winning coalition, writes Marcus Roberts.
2. Political parties have been deserted, and no wonder (Daily Telegraph)
Today’s voters want a constant conversation, not set-piece occasions that pay them no heed, writes Charles Moore.
Another good Labour conference speech may boost ratings, but it is the day-to-day combat that will decide who occupies No 10, says Jonathan Freedland.
4. We have the Germany we always wanted (Financial Times)
Mature politics and economic power are what make the country special, writes Tony Barber.
Brown’s main allies now lead the party, writes Steve Richards. The tension has not died.
6. Embrace the hollowing out of London (Financial Times)
We should build on the city’s status as a global playground, writes Ben Rogers.
7. Give us sunny Conservatism again, Dave (Times)
The PM must renew his otimistic message and defeat Clegg’s attempt to paint Tories as panto villains, says Matthew Parris.
8. Labour Party conference: the future not the past (Guardian)
Polls have begun to show the Conservatives level pegging, and the unions, the leader and policy all need to be addressed, says a Guardian editorial.
The Iranians are spinning in the media so that the centrifuges can keep on spinning, says David Usborne.
Real issues arise out of the Snowden affair, but British security laws keep us safe without intruding on citizens' freedoms, says Malcolm Rifkind.