‘Very rude!’ Queen and PM let the truth slip
This week, diplomatic masks slipped as the queen and David Cameron were each caught on film criticising other countries. But why the fuss? And should they come clean more often?
Author of Holocaust memoir fined for lying
A court has ruled that an author must repay her publisher for inventing a story about escaping the Nazis, while a painter faces prison for making forgeries. Are their actions really so bad?
Britain revealed as a nation of secret boozers
A new study has found that British people are drinking much more than they admit. Abuse means grave consequences for individuals and society: does the nation have an alcohol problem?
Top politician and wife brought low by lies
He was once a cabinet minister, and very nearly leader of a political party. Now Chris Huhne is a disgraced ex-MP facing jail. Why would he risk everything for the sake of a lie?