Two schools in widely differing, but neighbouring areas of Lancashire illustrate the flaws of thinking the problems of one community are faced by all, says Sanchia Berg.
Baldrick's rotten borough and other remarkable constituencies
The US state of Arkansas approves a religious freedom bill similar to one that caused a storm of protest in Indiana from gay rights supporters.
What would Karl Marx make of the 21st Century?
From cannabis conspiracy to Paralympics chance
Muhammadu Buhari's victory in Nigeria's presidential election marks a hugely significant moment in the country's history, says the BBC's Will Ross.
A new tax which changes the way people pay duty on house purchases comes into effect in Scotland.
How the people of Bengal faced starvation during WW2
Natalia Antelava meets a woman living in an abandoned apartment block in the suburbs of Donetsk.
A decade of strong growth in Scotch whisky exports came to an end last year as overseas sales fell, according to new figures.
One of Scotland's most successful businessmen, Jim McColl, has called for Holyrood to have full control over its finances by 2020.
The way care is organised is radically changing across the whole of Scotland with councils and the NHS working together to streamline services.
Human rights group Amnesty International says there was an "alarming" increase in death sentences in 2014, with almost 500 more issued than in 2013.
Westminster figures will travel to Scotland on the third day of campaigning in the general election.
A massive police hunt is under way in Colombia for a man known as "Otoniel" who is said to run an enormous drug trafficking empire.
The women's fashion shop that resisted the decades
A warning 'not to change course' from senior business leaders, Labours plans for 'zero hours' contracts, and a couple of extremely fecund fathers feature in Wednesday's papers.
Andros Townsend hopes he has "silenced" his critics after his equaliser earned England a 1-1 friendly draw in Italy.
Trevor Noah fans rally after backlash
Virtual reality was shown off as a tool for immersive, empathetic journalism at the recent Ted conference - but does it have a future in film-making?