Morning round-up: Monday 21 October

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Tory MP says he felt zero hours contract pain…as a £250-an-hour barrister [The Mirror]

Cherie Blair: give apprenticeships to stay-at-home mums [The Telegraph]

Civil legal aid banned for foreigners by next year to help stop Britain being seen as a soft touch [Mail Online]

An effort to turn lawyers into creators, not suffocators, of business [The Economist]

Ex-SRA chief: “Why do young people at the end of the second year of university have to decide whether to go to commercial law firms?” [Legal Futures]

Defence chiefs: War no time to worry about rights laws [The Telegraph]

Shirtless man throws parrot at police officer to avoid capture [Metro]

Desert Island Discs: Former barrister Jeremy Hutchinson [BBC Radio 4]