Are we breeding the wrong sorts of dogs?

A law firm has just launched a special divorce package for the over 60s - the 'silver separation suite' in response to a marked rise in divorce cases for clients in that age group over the last two years.

The pitfalls of becoming an accidental landlord. In the past five years alone there has been a rise in the rented property market and with it a massive growth in accidental landlords. How easy is it to navigate the system?

Are the wrong dogs are being bred by the wrong people for the wrong reasons? For centuries dogs were bred to work. Recently these working breeds have been further bred and refined as show dogs. Many of us want them to be good companions rather than hard workers and we can't cope with their boundless energy. So how do you choose the right dog for your family?

A Parliamentary Inquiry has been hearing about the owners of mobile home sites who've been harassing and intimidating elderly people who live there. They tell us their story.

The hybrid Vauxhall Ampera has been voted European Car of the Year for 2012. Some car buyers are underwhelmed by the decision but what do the experts say?

We take a look at the Tenant Cashback Scheme that launched this week. It's offering wannabe decorators and carpenters the opportunity to become "an apprentice in the home" - and get paid to hone their skills. Under the scheme responsible residents will have the chance to tackle everyday DIY dilemmas like leaky taps, fitting doors and painting and decorating. .

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