Reports in the US suggest an agent involved in helping to foil an underwear bomb plot in Yemen was British. The agent is thought to have infiltrated Al Qaeda, posing as a would-be suicide bomber. A source claims UK intelligence services played a central role in the operation.
There's speculation that Al Qaeda could be operating in Syria after two car bombings in Damascus. Up All Night speaks to two security experts in the region.
And our phone-in is the State of the UK union a day after the Queen's speech. Our question is...would each of the four UK nations be better off independent?