A rundown of stories from Monday 25 February including programme highlights and comment.
Insight, analysis and expert debate as key policy makers are challenged on the latest news stories.
Monday 25 February
Nick Clegg has admitted he knew years ago there were complaints about the behaviour of the chief executive of his party, Lord Rennard. John Kerry has arrived in London on his first foreign trip as US Secretary of State, with Syria a high priority. And we round up last night’s Oscars.
0857The Vatican is investigating allegations that Britain's most senior Roman Catholic cleric, Cardinal Keith O'Brien, behaved inappropriately towards four priests in the 1980s. Cardinal O'Brien has denied the complaints and is said to be taking legal advice. Yesterday he failed to attend a special service in Edinburgh to mark the end of Pope Benedict's papacy.
The union Unite have apologised for their part in a racist "colour bar" which once prevented black people working on the buses in Bristol and which led to the Bristol Bus Boycott of 1963. Guy Bailey, who in 1963 was denied an interview because he was black, reflects on the boycott.
Suggestions have been made that the US government will not recognise the results of the referendum on sovereignty that is to be held on the Falklands. Professor Stefan Halper, director of American studies in the Department of Politics and International Studies at Cambridge University, explains the American position.
BBC Panorama has uncovered evidence of abusive practice by the Afghan police force in Helmand province. The BBC’s Ben Anderson reports after spending five weeks following a group of US marines.