George Osborne’s Budget started unravelling almost as soon as he had delivered it, writes Iain Martin.
2. The great transatlantic tax divide, (Telegraph)
Any American politician who proposed our punitive tax system would be vaporised, writes Janet Daley.
Finally, Obama’s opponent has been confirmed, but can the Republican nominee mount an effective challenge? writes Michael Cohen.
Who will buy Royal Mail now that even the stamp collectors have turned against it? writes David Mitchell.
6. Boys and girls come out to play? How unusual (Guardian)
The National Trust has launched a new ‘adventure’ initiative, but maybe parents need to get more adventurous, writes Yvonne Roberts.
7. Tax: share the burden fairly or anger will grow (Observer)
Those who dutifully pay PAYE are in danger of being squeezed and squeezed again as high earners and the super-rich perform all kinds of financial somersaults, writes the Observer.
8. In the eyes of Nature, warming can’t be natural (Telegraph)
Since the fading belief that the world is in the grip of runaway man-made global warming still threatens us with the biggest bill in history, it is rather important to know how far we can trust the science which is said to support that belief, writes Christopher Booker.
The harsh truth is that the age of austerity will last for many years, and the public’s resolve will be severely tested, writes Matthew D’Ancona.
10. A ‘princess’ is made, not born, (Telegraph)
There’s nothing we Brits love more than a bad idea from America, Jemima Lewis.