Sky News

– On the first national offer day for primary school children, parents across England are due to find out which primary school their child has been allocated for September. Thousands to miss out on first choice school.


City AM

– Disunited Europe. Stark contrast in EU’s jobless rates put spotlight on two-speed recovery

– EU passes barrage of banking regulation.

– Nigel Wilson: How Britain can rebuild welfare with the power of individual contributions.


Daily Telegraph

– Hospital bed shortage revealed (also in Daily Mail)

– Questions for Clegg over code of conduct and £110,000 spent on taxpayer funded adviser (also in The Times)

– English rail passengers receive smallest taxpayer subsidy.

– Mary Riddell: Cameron will pay a heavy price for alienating immigrant voters 

– Viviane Reding – EU ‘Bill of Rights’ to override British law  (Ed – somebody give this woman a complimentary lifetime UKIP membership, she does so much work for the party).


Daily Mail

Squirming of the Lib Dems 

– Fury over the £3bn foreign aid to groups who waste it.


The Times

– Paul Goodman: The great NHS showdown is coming. Soon.

– Jill Kirby: First win hearts and minds. Then win elections.


The Guardian

– Editorial cartoon: Matisse inspired Nigel Farage 


The Independent

– Food poverty: the scandal that shames Britain

– Matthew Norman: Instead of issuing dire warnings, the English should throw themselves at the mercy of the Scots and beg them to vote No

Financial Times

– EU banking reforms mark biggest shake-up for 20 years

– Defenders of union under fire on tactics



The Sun

– Brits forced to endure ‘football match’ queues at Gibraltar border


And finally… (because the story belongs in the same section as skateboarding dogs and amusingly shaped vegetables)

Independent – Nigel Farage: We’re under attack from the Establishment’s mouthpiece

Independent – Farage hits back after being accused on MEP expenses

City AM – UKIP strikes back after claims that Farage misused allowance

Telegraph – Farage faces inquiry over EU expenses and his office in Bognor

Sun – Farage in sleaze probe on free rent

FT – Farage brushes off European expenses allegations

Mail – Ephraim Hardcastle column asks if Justin Webb should have declared an interest when he interviewed Nigel Farage yesterday.

Mail- Farage under attack over his EU expenses.

Guardian- Farage rejects claims he misused EU cash

Times –  ‘UKIP blocked questions over party’s EU funding’

Times – Farage urged to spell out spending 

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