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Nepal could be about to see its most-crowded Everest season ever, with more than 800 climbers jostling for space. Kenton Cool, a climber who has reached the summit of Everest eleven times, and Mollie Hughes, one of the youngest Britons to ever climb Everest, discuss.
An overall cap on the UK's annual welfare spending will provide the government with "greater flexibility" to adjust how money is spent, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has said. Speaking to the Today programme, Mr Duncan Smith added that the cap will increase public accountability, with politicians having to justify any overspending.
British businesses are taking "real strides" to improve gender parity in the boardroom, Denise Wilson, chief executive of the Davies Review steering group, has said. Her comments come as a new report suggests women now account for 20.7% of board members in the FTSE 100 firms, up from 12.5% in 2011.
Energy supplier SSE expects "lower profits" following its decision to freeze domestic gas and electricity prices until 2016, the firm's chief executive Alistair Phillips-Davies has said. Speaking to the Today programme, Mr Phillips-Davies added that the "blanket freeze" on energy prices could continue beyond 2016.
Charles Kennedy and Lord Lamont discuss the upcoming debate between Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage over the UK's place in the European Union.
Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow and Coldplay singer Chris Martin are to separate after more than 10 years of marriage, the couple have said.
Too little is being done to help an estimated 60,000 children in Britain with gambling problems, a leading mental health expert is warning. The director of the NHS's first treatment clinic for people with gambling problems says there should be a similar centre for children.
The World Health Organisation says there are 26 confirmed cases of polio in Syria. The BBC's Tim Whewell has been talking to the parents of one Syrian child with polio.
Author Michael Bond says his famous bear started life as a doodle.
Find out who is taking the helm at Today over the festive period