YouGov/Sun poll tonight – Labour lead by two: CON 33%, LAB 35%, LD 7%, UKIP 13%, GRN 7%
– Ed Miliband stops short of ruling out post-electoral deal with SNP.
– The Conservatives have outlived their usefulness – it’s time for a Southern Party.
– Apprentices to get 20 per cent pay rise but George Osborne misses minimum wage goal.
Editorial: Ed must come clean about any SNP deal.
– Stiff fines for reckless bank chiefs who fail to deal with scandals: Move designed to curb irresponsible attitudes that helped trigger financial crisis.
– Guantanamo Briton MUST be set free now, MPs tell America: Politicians launch blistering attack over failure to hand inmate to Britain.
– Shock at colossal waste of £33billion each year on Brussels red tape.
– Donald Tusk warns David Cameron that EU reform is ‘mission impossible’.
– Fury at Tony Blair for insisting he was right to open UK borders to migrants.
– Foreign mothers having TOO MANY babies in Britain, minister warns.
Editorial: The Guardian view on Trevor Phillips and political correctness: right question, wrong answer.
Editorial: The Guardian view on Grant Shapps: a chancer chairman who should be fired.
– Whitehall oblivious to effects of cuts, says National Audit Office head.
– Grant Shapps’s threat to sue constituent over Michael Green post.
– Tory MP urges ‘don’t mention David Cameron or the Conservatives’.
– David Cameron prepared to recommend harsher anti-extremist laws.
– Minimum wage to rise by 20p to £6.70 per hour – the biggest since 2008.
– David Cameron gets time to be cool in Buzzfeed Q&A.
– Halifax selection row: Leaked emails reveal Labour’s war with Unite over choice of candidate.
– Undercover police probe into alleged abuse by Liberal MP Cyril Smith ‘scrapped hours after his arrest’.
– George Osborne wants to allow parents to leave homes worth up to £1million to children inheritance tax free.
– MPs say Rotherham child abuse failings mean Ofsted must inspect every council in England.
Editorial: The Russian president’s decision to finally Putin an appearance laid rest to days of speculation about his mysterious absence.
Editorial: The former Prime Minister’s eight years as Middle East Envoy have been a mixed success at best.
– Care homes facing bankruptcy because of council squeeze – admit council chiefs.
– 0930: Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) releases its lending trends figures.
– 1530 LONDON: Theresa May appears before Commons Home Affairs Committee.