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Expanding Heathrow or Gatwick are the key options for increasing airport capacity in the UK according to a government commissioned report - but the issue has lost none of its controversy. Should those living in the flight paths have to swallow the noise and disruption of airport expansion for the good of the nation's economy?

Warnings from the Chief Inspectors of Prisons and Probation say efforts to rehabilitate prisoners after jail are failing. With nearly half of criminals re-offending, we'll ask what can be done behind bars to help get prisoners back into society?

In Health: How many lives does a vaccine have to save before it offers value for money? Campaigners say they hope they can change the experts' minds on a new NHS immunisation programme for Meninigitis B. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation is due to meet in a few to consider new evidence.

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Tue 17 Dec 2013 12:00