MPs criticise UK over Afghan attack
The UK bears "a degree of responsibility" for the failure to prevent a raid in Afghanistan in 2012 that left two US marines dead, MPs say.

Independence 'risks defence jobs'
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond predicts that a vote for Scottish independence would put defence jobs at risk.

UK ready for Ukraine 'sacrifices'
The UK is prepared to make economic "sacrifices" in its efforts to prevent Russia "destabilising" Ukraine, Foreign Secretary William Hague says.

UK inflation falls to 1.6% in March
UK's inflation rate, as measured by the consumer prices index, fell to 1.6% in March, the Office for National Statistics says.

MP denies pressuring Evans accusers
Tory MP Sarah Wollaston denies pressuring two men who made sexual assault allegations against former deputy speaker Nigel Evans into going to the police.

Farage anger at allowances complaint
UKIP leader Nigel Farage rejects claims he might have abused EU expenses, describing a newspaper report as "utterly outrageous'.

UN's expert criticises 'sexist' UK
The UN's Rapporteur on Violence Against Women raises concerns about sexism in British society, describing over-sexualisation of women as "routine".

EU safer lorries plan may cut deaths
MEPs overwhelmingly back new rules to make big lorries safer for other road users and more fuel-efficient.

GCHQ names Hannigan as new chief
GCHQ - the UK's electronic intelligence gathering agency - appoints Robert Hannigan as its new director to replace the outgoing Sir Iain Lobban.

Final approval for EU banking reform
MEPs back rules for a banking safety net to minimise the risk of further EU taxpayer-funded bailouts.

Mayor resigns over offensive remark
Swindon's mayor resigns after making derogatory remarks about disabled people during a meeting.

Coulson quizzed over the 'dark arts'
Andy Coulson tells the hacking trial he should have paid more attention to the use of the "dark arts" at the News of the World when he was editor there.

President moved by UK reception
Irish President Michael D Higgins says he was moved by the reception he received as his four-day state visit to the UK ends.

A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.

Carmichael promises more isles power
Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael promises to deliver greater powers for the Northern and Western Isles.

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

Council to research Welsh decline
Cross-party report aimed at halting the decline of the Welsh language in Carmarthenshire is backed by the county council.

A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.

UK 'too negative' towards wind farms
Britain should learn to love 'beautiful' turbines, claims chief executive of European Wind Energy Association

Devolving power to England's cities?
Devolution to England's big cities is back on the political agenda, but for how long?

Political editors across England
Political analysis from around England

VIDEO: House of Commons
The PM is challenged over his support for Maria Miller following a row over her expenses.

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
As David Cameron reshuffles his cabinet, here's a full list of who is doing what job.

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

AUDIO: Farage: Expenses complaint 'outrageous'
Nigel Farage reacts to a complaint about how he has used his "general expenditure allowance" from the EU.

VIDEO: Lord Tebbit turns children's writer
Lord Tebbit, the former Tory minister and party chairman turns his hand to writing a children's novel, the central character being a 14-year-old boy left paralysed after a car crash.

AUDIO: Eastern Ukraine in 'dangerous situation'
UK foreign secretary William Hague discusses the crisis in Ukraine and the EU's response.

VIDEO: Defence minister confronted in Glasgow
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond warns that a 'yes' vote in the Scottish referendum could leave both Scotland and the UK "weaker".

VIDEO: Will UK get to vote on EU future?
Four European election candidates debate their party's stance on a referendum over the UK's future within the EU.

VIDEO: Salmond says vote 'not about SNP'
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond addresses his party conference with a message a vote for independence is not a vote for the SNP.

VIDEO: Parties bid for votes at EU elections
Four candidates were given 30-seconds each to spell out their party's message for the European elections on 22 May.

VIDEO: Suffragette film is shot in Parliament
The Houses of Parliament are for the first time being used as a set for a commercial film, as shooting for Suffragette takes place.

Polish MP finds job as UK handyman
Polish MP's verdict on life as a migrant in Britain

Routine operations: Is a crisis brewing?
The A&E system has survived winter, but at what cost?

Did Blue Arrow make bank fraud untriable?
Did a 1992 fraud trial put City titans beyond the reach of law?

UKIP's Farage finds new French ally
UKIP's Nigel Farage finds an ally in Paris

The Scottish National Party at 80
The ups and downs of Scotland's independence party

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

What is parliament and how does it work?
Find out more about the Commons and Lords and how they work