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The number of working days lost to sickness is at its lowest for 20 years, at 131million days in 2013. That compares to 134m days in 2012, and 178m days in 1993.
The average worker, in 2013, lost 2.1% of their working year to sickness. London has the lowest rate at just 1.5%.
Check out how graphics below to find out whose sicker, men or women; or public or private sector workers.
WHAT'S ONBy Lucia Blash
The ceremony begins in 10 minutes. The Best Man is practising his last-minute speech. The bridesmaids are squeezing the bride into her dress.
Mum and Dad are seeing each other for the first time in years. Grandma is dressing her husband while the groom's brother is getting frisky with the maid of honour. Meanwhile, the groom is frozen.
COMMENTBy Giles Broadbent
I met a man the other day who made history. Or at least extended its boundaries.
Dr Nick Ashton of the British Museum was one of the team who identified small indentations in slab of sedimentary rock as footprints and in doing so set a new marker on this country's ancient history.
UK house prices rose 5.5% in the year to December 2012 - with London showing more than double the average at 12.3%. The south east saw a 3.8% rise.
Break down the figures in our graphics below
COMMENTBy Jim Fitzpartick
It's safe to say that if the country is in the midst of a housing crisis, we're bearing the brunt of it.
In Tower Hamlets the average home now costs almost £400,000, that's £228,000 more than the national average and 13 times the average pay in the borough.