The UK Border Agency is planning to create a "reintegration centre" in Afghanistan for young asylum seekers. Here, a 19-year-old Afghan recounts his harrowing life story and argues that plans to return 16 and 17 year-olds to Kabul are fatally flawed.
Living alone costs singletons an extra £250,000 over a lifetime compared to couples, it is claimed. So what is the "singles tax"?
Columnist Matthew Parris has been called "ignorant" and his actions "dangerous" after swimming across London's River Thames. But up and down the country, people are dipping a toe in the trend for outdoor swimming.