YouGov/Sun poll tonight – Tories overtake Labour, whose score is their joint lowest: CON 33%, LAB 32%, LD 7%, UKIP 15%, GRN 7%

City A.M.

– EU brokers Russia, Ukraine gas deal after months of negotiation

– Don’t underestimate the economic benefits of investing in energy efficiency

– UK drug policy is decades out of date – it’s high time we faced up to the evidence

– Ukip targets, mapped: Are you one of the people whose votes Nigel Farage needs to win?

Daily Mail

– Confirmed: Our foreign aid fuels corruption – Official watchdog’s verdict on aid spending that Cameron has defiantly ring-fenced

– Soft justice Britain: Ministers admit 32 murderers and rapists are on the run… as figures reveal 12 sex offenders attack every MONTH after leaving prison

– Portugal decriminalised drugs. Results? Use by teens doubled in a decade with nearly a fifth of 15 and 16-year-olds using drugs

The Express

– Curbing immigration would be a ‘disaster’ Tony Blair warns as he begs Labour not to chase

– Government to begin paying off WW1 debt, announces George Osborne

– Sham wedding trial collapses after evidence blunder

The Guardian

– Ofsted struggling for credibility and must be overhauled, say councils

– Ed Miliband: Labour faces a fight to save its Scottish MPs

– Fiona Woolf re-wrote letter playing down links to Lord Brittan

– Europe is drifting and divided. This feels more like 1914 than 2014’

The Independent

– David Cameron says it would be ‘lovely’ if interest rates could remain at current low level

– Record number of prison deaths ‘due to cuts and overcrowding’

– Labour calls for inquiry into Tory tax plans​

– Green Party considering legal action against BBC after being left out of election debates

The Sun

– Crisis for Ed as party face almost total wipeout in Scotland

– Ukip on the verge of causing a major upset in Ed’s backyard

The Telegraph

– Leaving the EU wouldn’t solve our immigration problem

– Rochester by-election: Tory malcontents are whipping up a storm

– Labour’s complacency hands SNP the keys

– Aid in the wrong hands

The Times

– One in seven young Britons has sympathy with Isis cause

– Calais gang charged migrants £4,000 to enter UK in a car boot – or £800 by lorry

– Survival rates falling for some cancers

– Family-friendly test will apply to every policy, Whitehall told

Events

– 0900 BARNSLEY: Count for South Yorkshire PCC election.

– 1800: Firefighters strike.

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