Government promises to tackle unequal pay
Britain’s prime minister, David Cameron, has announced plans to force large businesses to say how much they pay their male and female employees. Will this help to end the gender pay gap?
‘Recipe for chaos’ as UK erases road markings
Some British councils have begun removing white lines from roads. They believe the decision will help to prevent accidents, because drivers will need to take more...
Doctors to strike as row over motives heats up
Soon, around 45,000 junior doctors in England plan to stop working. Thousands of operations will be cancelled, but the doctors say they have no other choice. Is it a selfish decision?
Nelson Mandela hailed as greatest modern hero
Nelson Mandela has died. After 95 years, his life ended on Thursday December 5th 2013. As one of the most loved figures of the 20th century, what did he mean to humanity?
‘Bring back national service’ says Prince
Prince Harry has ended his ten-year career in the army by saying that everyone should have to serve some time in the armed forces. Should ‘national service’ return to the UK?
Refugees risk their lives to reach Europe
As migrants in France storm a ferry in their desperation to reach the UK, the United Nations says that Europe needs to do more to help the growing number of refugees. What can be done?
70 years on, Europe remembers the second world war
Global events this weekend will mark 70 years since the second world war ended in Europe. Do we now live in an age of peace, and how important is it to remember historical events?
The General Election 2015
The General Election is almost upon us with the Conservatives’ David Cameron and Labour’s Ed Miliband fighting it out to become the next prime minister. Who will win, and why does it matter?