Should workers be entitled to meternity leave?

Do mothers have an unfair advantage in the workplace? Meghann Foye, an American magazine editor turned novelist seems to think so.

Meghann joins us today live from New York to argue that people who don’t have kids should still be entitled to an extended break from work – something she has dubbed meternity leave - just like their co-workers who go on maternity leave.

Voicing her thoughts sparked a storm of criticism and Meghann was forced to cancel a television appearance on Good Morning America, but she’s agreed to talk to us today to tell us her side of the story.

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Lynda Bellingham's sons on the battle over their mother's will

We want security and we want to know that what our mum wanted will be done.

– Michael Peluso - Lynda Bellingham's son

Last month it emerged Lynda Bellingham's sons are embroiled in a legal battle with their stepfather Michael Pattemore over their late mother's disputed will.

Nineteen months after the death of the 'nation's favourite mum', sons Michael and Robbie Peluso say they continue to be deprived of their inheritance while their stepfather spends thousands of pounds on exotic holidays and an eight-bedroom mansion.

They join us on the sofa in their first TV interview since their mother died in October 2014.

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Should adult children withdraw from the Bank of Mum and Dad?

This week, an Italian court ordered a father to continue supporting his 28-year-old son through university, after he forced him to get a job.

Bamboccioni translates as spoilt big babies - adults in their 20s and 30s who refuse to leave home and continue to withdraw from the so-called Bank of Mum and Dad.

So is there anything wrong with grown-up children taking money from their parents? Or should they be more independent?

We're joined by Anna May Mangan - mother of four older children who believes they should stand on their own two feet and mum of two Sally Jones who regularly pays for her children's holidays and phone bills. Welcome both.

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