Morning Post…

Glasgow Herald: UK is officially in recession

Irish Times: Executive’s spending plans for the next two years are facing a shortfall of up to £1 billion

Glasgow Herald: Why Ulster must work with Scotland and Wales for a better deal…

RTE News: Changed economic climate to dominate North South Ministerial meeting…Irish News: Critical gap in intelligence services commissioner’s report on Omagh…

Irish Examiner: Government kills off Ryanair takeover bid…

Finfacts: Aer Lingus shares plunge 21% in Dublin, whilst BOI and AIB both rise….

Irish Examiner: Public sector monopoly good; private sector monopoly bad

Irish Independent: Malfeasance may make Anglo position worse than anticipated

Glasgow Herald: Pound Sterling losing its flavour in Scotland? (23 year low according to the FT…)

FT: Are the UK banks too big to rescue?

Economist: Blank cheques, bankruptcy, nationalisation: the options are dire

Guardian: Cameron’s four progressive conservative aims

New York Times: Obama’s weakness lies in his economic plans

Wall Street Journal: Canterbury Tales come to Washington DC

Haaretz: Towards a new civic awareness and improvement of Jewish-Arab relations

Spiked!: After Gaza: More and more people project their disdain for the modern world on to ‘the Jew’

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty