1. We may all pay a price for the crushing of democracy in Egypt (Daily Telegraph)
The junta in Cairo is bent on repeating the mistakes of the past – as I saw this week, writes Peter Oborne.
Public trust in the police is fragile. Amid the wider perception of a lack of justice, it is imperative that trust is rebuilt, writes David Lammy.
3. Dave must give the Tories back their dreams (Times)
Cameron’s idealism has been lost in the economic nightmare, writes Patience Wheatcroft. He must rediscover his inspirational vision.
A long, slow handclap for TV executives turning communities against each other, writes Owen Jones.
5. Carney must consider raising rates (Financial Times)
The Bank of England has been proved wrong over its forecasts on unemployment, writes Chris Giles.
It would be an offence against collective responsibility, but the Lib Dems jettisoned that principle long ago, says Stephen Glover.
7. Why is outsourcing shrouded in secrecy? (Daily Telegraph)
Billions in spending are at stake, and ministers should come clean about the grisly details, says Sue Cameron.
Tory claims that 1914 was a fight for freedom are absurd – but then history wars are about the future as much as the past, says Seumas Milne.
9. Jailing so many is a waste of time and money (Times)
As sex attackers and violent criminals walk free, prisons are full of the wrong people, writes Jenni Russell.
10. Asian democracy must serve the people (Financial Times)
The emergence of forces to challenge imperfect democracies is welcome – but dangerous, writes David Pilling.