1. Osborne has been disproved on austerity (Financial Times)
Nobody thought a recovery would never happen – merely that it would be delayed, says Martin Wolf.
The Labour leader’s temporary freeze on energy bills is a fair and moderate step, says Andrew Adonis.
3. The scale of Ed’s ambition is both breathtaking and terrifying (Daily Telegraph)
The Labour leader’s socialist ideas on energy prices and housing shortages are radical, coherent and – worst of all – popular, says Fraser Nelson.
There is no vacancy in the fabled centre ground, writes Polly Toynbee. Labour occupies it, and voters may no longer be fooled by red scaremongering.
5. Good news – foreigners are buying up Britain (Daily Telegraph)
The present phase of globalisation is painful for the west, but we should see it through, writes Jeremy Warner.
6. Ed can win from here. But he can’t govern (Times)
At last Miliband has defined what he stands for — it is not challenging his party’s comfort zone, says Philip Collins.
7. Only talks can reset Iran’s atomic clock (Financial Times)
The US must take risks or accept a stand-off, with Iran trundling further towards the bomb, writes Philip Stephens.
8. Beyond Europe (Times)
Senior Tories need to talk more about bread and butter issues like housing and pay, says a Times editorial.
Tesco and Asda have done the decent thing, says Alastair Campbell. But we must work to end the stigma about mental health in work, communities, friends – even the NHS.
Where are the Islamic voices raised in protest at the abuse of the system, asks Peter Popham.