Police investigate abuse 'cover-up'
Police investigating sexual abuse allegations at a school in Rochdale refer themselves to the independent police watchdog over the way they handled previous inquiries.

Government to end nuclear waste veto
The UK government wants to scrap a community veto which allows local politicians to block a future £12bn nuclear waste repository.

Greens want tax on wealth over £3m
The Green Party unveils plans to impose a wealth tax on people with assets of more than £3m.

Lorry speed limits being increased
The speed limit for lorries on single-lane main roads in England and Wales is to rise from 40mph to 50mph.

Assault MP speaks of 'deep regret'
The Conservative Party is discussing the future of MP David Ruffley, who was cautioned by police for assaulting his ex-partner.

Met investigated 18 justice campaigns
The Met Police collected information on 18 justice campaigns - including that of Jean Charles de Menezes - a report into a now defunct undercover unit says.

Labour considers sport betting levy
A betting levy to help fund community facilities and treat gambling addiction is among proposals considered by Labour in a "long-term innovative plan for sport".

Warning over NHS trust finances
Nineteen NHS trusts have been referred to ministers after auditors raised concerns about their financial health.

Former ministers receive honours
Three former ministers are to be given given knighthoods, while veteran Ken Clarke has been made a Companion of Honour.

'Casual attitude' to vCJD warning
The government has a "casual attitude" to the human form of "mad cow disease", MPs warn, while ministers say the issue is treated "extremely seriously".

Killers seek to overturn voting ban
The UK Supreme Court is to be asked to overturn the ban on convicted prisoners being able to vote in the Scottish independence referendum.

PM won't pay back tennis donation
David Cameron rejects calls to pay back a donation to the Conservatives by the wife of a former Putin minister, insisting she was not a "crony" of the Russian president.

Lib Dem MP apology over Gaza tweet
The Lib Dems say MP David Ward has given a "categorical apology" over his widely criticised comments on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

PM to check arms export licences
David Cameron vows to examine outstanding licences for the sale of arms to Russia after claims by MPs that they could breach the terms of an embargo.

Disability benefits flaws 'grave'
Parts of the disability benefits system require a "fundamental redesign" because flaws in the process are so "grave", a group of MPs says.

Parade inquiry call 'lopsided'
Sinn Féin label an inquiry proposed by Unionist and Orange Order leaders as "lopsided".

A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.

Marine protected areas to be set up
A network of 30 marine protected areas is to be established around Scotland's coastline to protect marine species and their habitats.

BBC Democracy Live takes you on a tour of the Scottish Parliament.

Big rise in council redundancy costs
Cash-strapped Welsh councils have spent nearly twice as much on making staff redundant as they did last year, BBC Wales learns.

A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.

I sat in the seat of the F35 fighter
How a UK family firm has played its part in the £233bn F35 fighter plane contract.

Councils warn on migrant pressures
Councils in the East Midlands seek new powers and funding to cope with an influx of migrants.

Political editors across England
Political analysis from around England

VIDEO: House of Commons
Israel's response to rocket attacks must be "proportionate", insists a minister.

Q&A: Beginner's guide to PM's speech
David Cameron delivers his long-awaited speech on the UK's relations with the EU. Here's an at-a-glance guide.

Links to UK political websites
Links to political parties and other useful websites covering UK politics.

Who's who: Cameron's cabinet
Here's a full list of who is doing what job in David Cameron's new cabinet

Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet
The details of Labour leader Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet following the recent reshuffle.

European Parliaments online
Links to other Parliamentary broadcasters

VIDEO: UK 'disappointed' no Gaza ceasefire
The Foreign Secretary, Phillip Hammond, has said he is "disappointed" that Hamas has rejected a ceasefire proposal aimed at easing the conflict in Gaza.

VIDEO: PM faces Russia links questions
David Cameron says the government will look at all outstanding arms export licences to Russia, and has rejected calls to pay back a donation to the Conservatives by the wife of a former Putin minister.

VIDEO: 'No arms sent to Russian forces'
The Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has insisted that Britain is not supplying Russia with military equipment.

VIDEO: Ward defends tweet ahead of apology
Speaking before his apology over comments on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Mr Ward said that if he was in Palestine he "would have to do something".

AUDIO: Trojan Horse report 'politically biased'
The BBC's Sima Kotecha talks to an ex-staff member of a Birmingham school, and Tahir Alam discusses the latest report into the so-called "Trojan Horse" plot.

VIDEO: Cameron pledge to stop 'evil' FGM
British Prime Minister David Cameron has spoken out against the "preventable evil" of female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced marriage, as an international summit on the issue opened in London.

VIDEO: UK wants sanctions on Putin 'cronies'
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says the UK wants to impose sanctions on the 'cronies' of Russian president Vladimir Putin.

VIDEO: Recess reading tips for political geeks
MP Keith Simpson draws up a list of recommended reading each summer to keep political types busy over the parliamentary recess.

The Tories' biggest Russian donors
The UK-based Russians donating thousands to the Conservatives

Europeans with an eye on Edinburgh
Eight places in Europe that also want independence

Key moments in Griffin's leadership
Key moments from Nick Griffin's years leading the BNP

Hague on humour and his worst moment
Hague on humour - and his worst moment as foreign secretary

Hill's outlook
What job might Lord Hill get in the new European Commission?

Latest opinion polls
See how political parties are doing in the latest opinion surveys