Here's a selection of some of the stories that caught my eye:
Hollande's Hard Line
French President Francois Hollande is hoping to reverse the decline in his popularity by forcing his ministers to publish details of their personal wealth.
The Socialist leader was embroiled in a scandal last month after revelations that his (now former) Budget Minister, Jerome Cahuzac lied about having a secret Swiss bank account. It
Soccer's Shameful Scenes
The ugly face of the football hooligan showed itself during the Millwall vs Wigan and Newcastle vs Sunderland.
A handful of fans started fighting each other and assaulting police following Millwall's 2-0 defeat, while Newcastle supporters took to the streets in violent protest after they lost 3-0.
I'm particularly saddened by events at the Millwall game, as Rob my plumber - and a lifelong 'Lions' fan - was excited about taking his two-year-old son to his first football match.
Both events should be taken very seriously by football authorities, clubs, the police and even fans to prevent a resurgence of the violence that tarnished the reputation of the game for many years.
The only place for English soccer hooligan is in the history books.
Action movie superstar Wesley Snipes has enjoyed his first week of freedom after being released ten days early from a three-year jail sentence following a conviction for tax offences.
Given his action man pedigree - in films ranging from Demolition Man to the Blade series - the time in prison will do little to diminish his box office appeal.
It got me thinking about how different professions deal with a 'fall from grace'.
The entertainment business has more than its fair share of well-known personalities who have been arrested, but are now (mostly) beloved by millions of fans.
If you've broken the law, but are not in the entertainment business, there's hope, seen with other notable individuals who've bounced back after straying over to the wrong side of the law.
Thoughts on customer service, communication and, of course, reputation management.