An independent investigation examining claims of historical child abuse at children's homes in North Wales has found "significant evidence of systemic and serious sexual and physical abuse."
The government launches a new way of delivering benefits on Tameside in Greater Manchester. Universal Credit is being trialled before being rolled out across the country by 2017.
Richard talks to a French nightclub owner in Damascus who describes daily life in the capital.
Archaeologist Dr Richard Miles talks about his new series on BBC2 - a show that explores how the art of archaeology itself actually began.
And Clint Eastwood's son Kyle tells Richard about his career as a musician as he begins new UK tour.