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Welcome to our look at what the newspapers will be ringing us
tomorrow. Thank you for joining us. Time for a look at the front pages.
The Observer has claims from the Scottish National Party that the
success of the Commonwealth Games will boost the independence
campaign. The Sunday Times says Boris Johnson will tell David
Cameron that he must be prepared to leave the EU if he wants a better
deal from Brussels. The Sunday Telegraph leads on Gaza and an
interview with Philip Hammond, who says the public is deeply disturbed
by the fighting. The conflict is also the top story in the
Independent on Sunday, with the paper focusing on a row between the
Conservatives and Labour leaders. The Mail on Sunday says the UK is to
get its first NHS funded national sperm bank to make it easier for
lesbian couples and single women to have children.
This evening, we will begin with Gaza, which has been dominating our
news for the last few days. Looking at it from the Independent on
Sunday's point of view, David Cameron and Ed Miliband are in a
furious row over Gaza. A political story and one that suggests that the
two leaders are attacking each other on this. Yes, this was sparked by a
statement earlier today by Ed Miliband, bluntly criticising the
Prime Minister for not condemning what Israel is doing enough. Ed
Miliband makes the point that there should obviously be a ceasefire and
both sides are in the wrong, and he does say that there has been an
inexplicable silence from the Prime Minister on these continued attacks
on civilians in Gaza. He says the Prime Minister should show more
leadership. This is awkward as the Prime Minister has just left for a
holiday in Portugal. His office has hit back, saying it is shocked that
they see the leader is playing politics over such a serious issue.
A big fight over a very important matter. Normally, they tried to
speak with a united voice over such things. Yes, it is strange, really.
Ed Miliband is Jewish and he has come out strongly saying that Israel
is wrong and unjustified in the level of violence that it has been
raining down on the citizens of Gaza. He has also criticised Hamas
as well but his line of fire is really to attack David Cameron for
not doing enough and not being active enough in making sure Britain
takes a lead. Do you think people watching night after night this
relentless bombardment, do you not think we are all a bit unsure of
which side we should be on? I mean... I'm not sure even Philip
Hammond has got it right in the Sunday Telegraph. People now think
the balance has shifted away from Israel because they just see
innocent civilians and children in the firing line and I just
wonder... You can never get it right but people are thinking, hang on,
Israel. You have a good case but you have got to stop killing civilians.
And the graphic pictures as well. Let's look at these comments in the
It is a weekly, really. `` week Sunday Telegraph. The condemnation
It is a weekly, really. `` week lead. He has talked a little bit
about this and a little bit about that. He has talked about Ebola and
commerce to send support if any British citizens who are brought to
come infected. Given the economic recovery in the UK. `` even. He has
talked about the potential for an increase in anti`Semitic attacks in
Britain. Why should that happen? Do you really think that is going to
happen? I do not think so. It is a measure at interview. The situation
is intolerable in Gaza and something must be done. Frankly, thank you
very much, tell us something we do not know. He does not seem to have a
solution. Not really taking a strong leader that we want to see. It is
that lack of a solution that makes Ed Miliband's comments so
interesting. He is almost trying to get the Prime Minister to say he has
got a solution. He is also trying to drive a wedge between the Prime
Minister and Nick Clegg. David Cameron has been a bit more
measured. There is a little bit of political manoeuvring. He knows the
Prime Minister has just gone off on holiday. It is a bit mean. Right
now, when the world could be on the brink of war. Maybe it is not the
best time to go off on holiday. Change onto the Observer now. A much
happier story all around, the Commonwealth Games. Nicola Adams.
Who narrowly beat my fellow countrywoman from Northern Ireland.
She thinks she was robbed. A split decision. It is the friendly games,
we do not discuss these results. I think she is a wonderful athlete.
You cannot have a sport nowadays, if the men can do it, the women can do
it. This story is more about an interview with sturgeon. She
believes the record`breaking performance has led to an interest
in the country. She has a point. Any sporting triumph does have a bounce
the fact. `` effect. It is not until you get knocked out. In this
situation, the Commonwealth Games has been a great success. The lovely
weather has helped. The wonderful spread of medals. Fantastic
performances. Do the politicians actually think this will have any
effect? I do not think so. Had the games been a disaster, it might have
reinforced the no vote. The fact it has been a success, I am not sure it
could make a difference. I think probably we are looking at a no,
rather than a yes. Do you want a fiver on it? There will not be much
else happening ahead of the vote on Scottish independence. I think we
will see a lot more on this. The Observer has done rather well to tie
together a series story with what is going on with the common scams. You
will have to make your bets off BBC premises. `` Commonwealth Games.
Boris Johnson is said to be warning the Prime Minister that the only way
to win reformed is to threaten or be prepared to leave the union. Who
would thought Boris Johnson is appealing to the conservative
grassroots by saying it you should be ready to leave the EU? This is
based on one of his economic advisers. He is going to suggest
that unless major reforms happen in the European Union, Britain should
be ready to leave. That is the kind of thing that most Conservatives are
saying. He is just reinforcing that message. It is a way of getting a
popular conservative onto the front of the Sunday Times. Everybody wants
to know if Boris Johnson is to finally put up or shut up and become
an MP and eventually take over from David Cameron. Smart money was to
mark her nose. ``? Who knows. Isn't it just a bit of sabre rattling?
Just in case he ends up in the chair and it is also setting up the EU for
renegotiation. He is reminding people that he is still there. David
Cameron is in Portugal. Elsewhere on the Sunday Times. News or
speculation that the star of the apprentice will be made a Tory peer.
Lord sugar is a Labour peer. I never know where these leaks come from.
They are usually be well sourced. `` pretty. I think there has been a
good idea. She has proved herself in the arenas of sport and business and
on television. She is a thoroughly good egg, in my opinion. She might
liven up the House of Lords. I think there will be some these trembling
in the House of Lords. Alan sugar has already been on Twitter saying
it would be a great idea. Does need some younger blood. Some more
competent women. The Mail on Sunday. NHS to find sperm bank for lesbians.
`` fund. That is going to get Daily Mail readers I rate, I would have
thought. He has to think very hard how he can upset his readership, his
constituency, every Sunday. This will probably get them going. This
particular sperm bank idea will also be available for heterosexual
couples. The lion that is intended to anger is that it will be
available to lesbians. Same`sex couples are fully intended to have a
family as anyone else, why not? Interesting front page. The headline
a rather different story altogether. Allegations about Russel Brand.
Thank you very much for your input. I think Gaza will dominate those of
the papers and inside pages. Thank you both for that. Every day we
discuss the papers on BBC News. With the Commonwealth Games drawing to a
close tomorrow, it is of course the closing ceremony with Kylie Minogue
going to be the headline act. We will cross to Glasgow and have a
look at the Commonwealth Games Sportsday.