'Wrinkly' TV star wins under new ageism rules
A television presenter wins her age discrimination case against the BBC. But is the world of work ready to make room for the older generation?
Snakes and ladders with new school tables
Government changes to school league tables will mean less choice for many GCSE pupils. But will focus on new core subjects raise standards?
Teenage Soldiers – Army Schools Under Fire
A sixteen-year-old boy is too young to buy a copy of a war-themed video game. Is he old enough to join the army?
Murder in Arizona - shooting shocks USA
An American politician has been shot in Arizona. As she fights for her life the debate heats up: did angry politicians encourage her attacker?
Friend or foe? Government partnership tested
Conservative and Lib Dem politicians go head-to-head in an election this week while working as partners in the national coalition government.
Gloom, doom and cuts v barmy men hugging
A crushing cricket victory in Australia is good news for England fans. But does sport really have the power to change the national mood?
UK Drugs Trade - Smugglers Get Creative
Drug smugglers are trying inventive new tactics. Can border police stop the illegal trade into the country? And are they targeting the wrong people?
Terrible floods in Australia bring ruin and snakes
They have not seen floods like this in Queensland for over fifty years. But as the waters subside, who should be paying for the damage?
Army chief gets the boot, as Afghan war heats up
A change at the top signals a new approach to the war in Afghanistan. But can this battle really be won? And should we be fighting at all?