Wales TUC president sets out the achievements of Welsh workers over the past year - and looks to the battles ahead
Paolo di Canio's scanty declaration that he is not a fascist, does not support fascist ideology and respects everyone would carry more weight had it not been extracted from him through gritted teeth.
The willingness of hundreds of thousands of people to sign the internet challenge to Iain Duncan Smith to back up his boastful words by living on £53 a week for a year shows public understanding of the divisive nature of government policies.
Iain Duncan Smith would have us believe that, far from slashing people's vital benefits, the government is helping them to "break free of the welfare system."
Given the history of the 20th century, the regime in North Korea can be forgiven a substantial degree of paranoia.
Michael Gove's headline-grabbing letter to teaching unions boils down to "we can meet if you like, but don't bother saying anything because I won't be listening."
Brotherly love may explain Ed Miliband's statement that his brother David's resignation as MP for South Shields leaves British politics "a poorer place."
The 50th anniversary of the Beeching report throws up many lessons for the present and future.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage must be delirious at the spectacle of all three of major parliamentary parties' leaders dancing to his anti-immigration tune following the Eastleigh by-election.
Media moguls' outrage at the prospect of statutory oversight of the press stands in stark contrast to their notable silence on the biggest undemocratic disgrace of our time - Thatcher's anti-trade union laws.