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Hello and welcome to the look at what the papers are ringing us


tomorrow. I have Penny Smith and Sarah Connor, economics


correspondent for the FT. Good evening. Let's have a look through


the front pages. The Independent of the BBC has lost in snake. `` highly


sensitive information relating to a military unit. Habibie says `` BBC


says it would not military unit. Habibie says `` BBC


says it be appropriate to comment. Pension incomes are rising and match


the average salary of workers. The Telegraph reports on a claim elderly


people are denied lifesaving operations because of age to scrim


the NHS. That Mirror reports a British jihadist who went to Syria


has triggered a teacher of bombs. The Guardian says cancer care in the


NHS could be privatised. The FT says government curbs and skilled


migrants have shrunk the pool of international talent available to


rigid businesses. The mail reports on the dossier of allegations are


that a paedophile network at Westminster nearly 30 years ago. The


Times says Angela Merkel's party has backed David Cameron 's opposition


to EU rules, meaning benefits paid to migrant children who live


abroad. A real mix of stories. Let's start with the i. They report on the


earning gaps hitting ?200,000. Depending on what education you have


got, depends on how much you own. Are we surprised? Not really. Is it


getting bigger? It says that privately educated children don't on


average 38% more per year and the call is for access for poor people


to education. We remember Alan Bennett, the playwright, saying that


it is essentially unfettered have people who either, with money or are


prepared to save and scrimp and send their children to privately educated


schools, it is unfair and unchristian and they should start


merging from the top down, and if you look at this, you think, I


suppose there are people who would say he has a point. `` unfair. You


have very academic, talented pupils going to not so great schools are


not getting the opportunities. As a country on a whole, we lose out. It


is the social mobility question you have to worry about. The term is


opportunity hoarding. Rich parents have the wherewithal to forward


opportunities for their children, whether or not they deserve them


intellectually. You might have a not very bright rich boy who then gets


excellent private school, excellent tutors, he gets into Oxford or


Cambridge and goes on to be an investment banker. In some way, that


is stopping perfectly bright people who don't have those opportunities


from moving further up the ladder. Every party claims to care about


social mobility, so this will be a worry. The i says calls for poor


people to access public schools, how can you do that? With things like


mercenaries or people who are bright getting in. The point is about


social mobility, we want everyone who has... 20? You want everyone to


move up, not those who are just supremely gifted. It is bizarre. If


you think there is a gap between private and state school educated


people, you don't give more access to public schools, you improve the


state schools, isn't that the more obvious solution? The cheapest


option I suppose is what we should go for. Let's move on to the


Financial Times. Here is the twist in the tail of the most hotly


discussed topic leading up to the general election, migration. Visa


curbs on highly skilled migrants hit the UK talent pool. If they all went


to really good schools, we wouldn't need them. Problem solved, let's


move on. This is a problem, isn't it? There are very skilled people


out there who could come and work here, though they can't. I have to


speak with businesses in my job a lot and this is a big complaint with


the coalition government. They are happy with falling corporation tax,


but the migration thing has been an issue for businesses. What kind of


jobs are we talking about? Engineering, software, that sort of


thing. This story is trying to dig through the figures and they have


found that the number of talented migrants coming from outside Europe


has dropped more than a third since the new, tougher visa rules came in.


There has been a bit of an increase from highly skilled European


migrants, so that hasn't made up for the gap. That is why businesses are


crying out and saying, you are stymieing the ability we have to


compete in the global markets. It gives the lie to David Cameron 's


claim that he could both cast migration to the tens of thousands,


while also keeping the best and the brightest. This research shows he is


failing on both. can't be done. It dents this theory,


if it stacks up, that migrants are taking British jobs for British


people. gaps in the jobs market, they are


not being filled by British people. On to the Guardian, Tony Blair is


one of the lead stories. He is one of the lead stories. He has been


offering advice to the Egyptian President, Abdul Fattah al`Sisi, and


this is one of Tony Blair's guys is now, isn't it? One of his many


roles. He has promised to deliver huge business opportunities to those


involved, and that is what the Guardian has learned. The former PM


is now Middle East envoy, isn't it? He has supported the coup against


Mohammed Morsi, and he is going to give advice on economic reform in


collaboration with a UAE financed coalition in Cairo,


business activities are and what his peace envoy activities are. This


seems to have fallen into a great... Is not just a peace envoy,


is trying to bring stability and reforms, and that comes from


economy. Money makes the world go around. The issue with we don't


know, it is not entirely clear whether he is doing this with his


trying to be good for the world hat on, or trying to be good for my


business hat on. Maybe a little bit the Guardian was told that this is


his backing for Egypt assessing support in the international


community, which it doesn't have a lot of. Just above that story, a


rather different picture on the front page of the Guardian. Andy


Murray, after his defeat today. We have seen lots of pictures of the


royal family. It is rather an unflattering photograph of the


Duchess of Cambridge. Maybe it is a boy thing, and maybe you can both


answer this. If I had just lost something and someone patted me on


the chest like that, I really would feel quite aggrieved, and possibly


quite angry. What is wrong with just a handshake? I know they are made,


but even so, give him a hug, but don't pat him on the chest. And they


see checking that his heart rate is OK! It is difficult to tell in this


picture, because it is a snapshot, but he looks quite surprised by the


tap on the chest. He has his hand around his back, as well. What would


you feel like few pages lost a match? The first British man, 77


years, he waited a long time, he is out. He says he was outplayed, so he


hears. His mate comes over and goes, sorry about that, tap. I don't know,


how would you feel about that? I have always lost tennis so I don't


know the foot dragging moment. I know the foot dragging moment. I


thought this guy was a young gun, he was 23, and this was the new


generation coming through. Apparently he is a late developer,


23 is quite old. Let's move on to the Daily Express, and pensioners


make it onto the front page. Right, we don't have that one, actually.


This is pay`outs of up to ?884 per year, and there seems to be less of


a gap between those working for a salary and those who are looking


forward to retirement. It is also about the fact they are having to


work longer. Our pensioners but they are actually working pensioners,


that is how they make a bit more income. You think this is part`time


work, is this pension is continuing to work the longer? I don't know. Is


a there has been a huge increase in self`employment since the crisis,


and about 4/5 of that has been people over 50, and a lot of those


over 65. People working for themselves, dropping their hours,


keeping control of it, but keeping their hand in and making some extra


money to top up their pension. Nothing wrong with that! The Daily


Telegraph, Rowan Williams turns to border. To Niger this, Rowan


Williams has said he spends 40 minutes a day squatting and... It is


embracing all beliefs, isn't it? We are a multicultural world, and there


are many benefits. Have you ever tried it? I have done yoga for a


long time, and I suppose that is sort of a similar thing, we


concentrate on trying to clear your mind, and sometimes it doesn't work


and you are thinking about whether you have remembered to defrost the


chicken. Often you can zone out. It is at mindfulness of things. He


describes it as a religious experience, doesn't it? It is a time


when you are aware of your body as a place where things happen, and


therefore, God happens. I have never tried it, but it is becoming very


trendy, meditation. Lots of CEOs and business executives are getting into


it and claiming it can really help make you more productive during the


day. I don't know if that is actually the spirit of it. Why not?


I don't know if it is quite taken off in the world of journalism. I've


never seen anyone do it in the newsroom. You would have to find a


quiet spot. Which would be difficult around here. You would have to find,


I don't know... There is a very sweaty form of yoga where it is lots


of people in a very hot room. Bikram Yoga? Hole you don't want that, that


is horrible. The idea of people throwing themselves into a warrior


pose in that part of sweat going across the room. Thanks to leaving


us with more in the Daily Telegraph tomorrow, Rowan Williams turns to


border. Penny Smith and Sarah Connor will be back soon, stay with us. On


midnight we will have the latest on increased purity measures being


brought in at UK airports. Now, it is time for World Cup Sportsday.


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