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A law which would make it an offence to pay for sex is being put to the Northern Ireland Assembly in a draft bill. Lord Morrow, a DUP member who is putting forward the bill, and Catherine Stephens, who describes herself as a sex worker and represents the international Union of Sex Workers, debate the bill.
GCSE exams have apparently been tougher this year to counter for the past upward drift, and the target for schools has also been raised. Glenys Stacey, chief executive of qualifications regulator Ofqual shares her thoughts on whether there is a need to reform GCSEs for something more rigorous.
Head of the Eurogroup Jean-Claude Juncker is "totally opposed" to Greece being forced out of the currency. Gavin Hewitt reports from Berlin where President Hollande of France is due to talk about the euro crisis with Chancellor Merkel and the Greek prime minister.
Professor Jan Morris, head of eligibility at the international federation for athletes, and Francis Dart, a Paralympic silver medallist in Sydney, debate whether athletes with learning difficulties should be eligible for the Paralympics.
After heavy clashes between minority Alawites and majority Sunnis in Lebanon's northern town of Tripoli - a place with the same name as a Libyan city - a tentative ceasefire has been reached. Barbara Plett reports from Tripoli, and Nadim Shehadi, from the Middle East and North Africa programme at Chatham House, shares his thoughts on whether the ceasefire will last.