1. Earthquake sparks Japan tsunami warning.
2.The Chancellor delivered his Autumn statement on Wednesday. But which groups will benefit and which will lose out? Good reading for topics linked to inequality.
3. An excellent short clip from The Economist on the carving up of the Middle East during WW1 in what was called the Sykes Picot agreement. A good starter in understanding some of the factors behind the instability of the region today.
4.JAMS – the new term to describe those just about earning enough to get by in the UK. There are a lot of them. Channel 4 news clip