Tim Harford and the More or Less team offer another numbers-eye view of the news.
Local government funding: why everything depends on Wokingham.
Inflation: who came up with the 1-3% target? Why? And why do we keep missing it?
Age-adjusted earnings: how much should you be earning if you're a 43-year-old man called David?
Correlation or causation: Are you really more likely to give birth if you live near a mobile phone mast?
And, finally, oracular Jack - our magic monkey - with his latest Ashes predictions.