Not content with making school life even more of a misery with his Victorian-style curriculum, Tory education secretary Michael Gove wants to slash holidays.
Comments from the week's news
The Tories threw barrels of our cash at Maggie Thatcher’s funeral. But all the money in the world can’t buy respect. Most of the friends she’d have actually cared about died years ago.
Quotes from this week's news
The Troublemaker looks at the vile Daily Mail, gold iPhones and George Osborne's parking arrangements
Who lives in London’s most expensive apartments? One thing that’s for sure is that they don’t want you to find out.
Last week could have been a disaster for the government’s workfare programme. It sends unemployed people to toil for free – and takes away their benefits if they refuse.
Why Britain is suddenly short of schools and energy firms' perks and Lords lunches
Kelloggs' interest in healthy diets, Rupert Murdoch's in Ukip and the rising sales of supercars
More than 2,000 of the most appalling people in the world forked out £25,000 each for a five day booze-up in the Swiss mountains last week.
Ukip has outdone even the Tories at the old game of "I’m not racist but…"
‘I will find them. And I will kill them’
It seems there isn’t enough outrage in the world for right wing hypocrites to throw at Heather Frost of Tewkesbury.
We’ve all been there. You get a letter from the mobile phone company that says you’re massively out of pocket.
Fancy moving in the same elite circles as David Cameron, Boris Johnson and George Osborne?
Just why are so many people desperate to work in coffee shops?
Who can the people of Manchester expect to see on their streets when the racist English Defence League (EDL) tries to march there this Saturday?
Palestinian film-maker Emad Burnat thought he’d get a break from life under occupation when he travelled to the US last week.
The "truly British family" of James and Emily Bradshaw is determined to go a year without buying anything foreign. It’s not going well.