The surge in support for the radical left Podemos party in Spain's regional elections is the latest manifestation of a spectre haunting Europe: the rise of the anti-austerity movement.
David Cameron says lowering the benefit cap will be the first thing he does if he is re-elected in May, arguing it has succeeded in getting people into work. Has it?
It is bitterly cold, you notice a rough sleeper in a doorway and wonder what you can do. Here is how you can help.
As it raises concerns people in the UK may have lost the ability to put two slices of bread either side of a filling, the Daily Mail has sandwiched its article between two of its favourite themes.
Why should disabled people feel hard done by? Welfare Secretary Iain Duncan Smith says the UK probably spends more on the disabled and sick "than almost any other country in the developed world".
Welfare Minister Lord Freud apologises after saying some disabled people are "not worth" the minimum wage. Why did he say this and what is the reaction of disabilities charities?