Daily Mail ‘I’m sorry’: Historic moment as Tony Blair FINALLY apologises for Iraq War and admits in TV interview the conflict caused the rise of ISIS.
The Telegraph reports on the £9m of funding received by the BBC “to deliver key parts of the EU’s political strategy”
The BBC is at the centre of a new row over bias in its coverage of Europe after it emerged that the broadcaster’s charitable arm has received more than £9 million directly from Brussels.
The Mail reports that David Cameron is facing another headache as EU rebels unite over the “tampon tax”
The Express has an Editorial on why Calais migrants are still a misery for travellers.
The Express on China leader Xi Jinping telling UK to stay in the EU
The Chinese foreign ministry said: “China hopes to see a prosperous Europe, a united EU and hopes Britain, as an important member, can play an even more positive and constructive role in promoting the deepening development of China-EU ties.”
The Guardian Editorial: The Observer view on Europe’s lurch to the right (strangely missed Europe’s lurch to the hard left, in Greece, Portugal and elsewhere).
The Guardian reports that Cameron insists: no means no in EU vote
Britain’s EU exit would devastate nation’s farmers, says study
A British exit from the European Union would have a devastating effect on the nation’s farmers, leaving only the most efficient 10% able to survive without the multi-billion pound subsidies currently handed out by Brussels, says a new report.
The Mirror – Footage shows MP let off tear gas in packed Kosovo Parliament chamber as part of EU protest
Janet Daly in The Telegraph on why Corbyn’s Labour are not interested in winning elections, just in discrediting them.
When the Labour leadership was in the throes of one of its recent shambolic policy re-alignments – it may have been the volte face on support for the Government’s fiscal charter, or the contradictory announcements on renewing Trident – a colleague of mine said: “Is this too serious to be funny, or is it too funny to be serious?” I think we have the answer to that question now. With the announcement last week of Seumas Milne’s appointment as head of Labour strategy and communications, there can no longer be scope for doubt. This is deadly serious.
The Guardian reports that a second peer abandons Labour benches in Lords over Corbyn’s leadership
The Independent reports that Jeremy Corbyn faces a leadership challenge from Simon Danczuk if Labour perform badly in May’s elections.