Labour 'still party of working people'
Ed Miliband insists Labour remains the party of working people, while accepting one of his MPs was disrespectful to them.

Jowell plans to run for London mayor
Labour's former culture secretary Tessa Jowell says she plans to run for mayor of London in 2016 but will only formally declare her candidature after the general election.

Reckless 'sore' over migrants policy
Newly-elected Mark Reckless voices unhappiness about his treatment by UKIP amid this week's confusion over the party's stance on EU migrants.

Miliband: Flags tweet disrespectful
Ed Miliband says a Labour MP who quit her role after tweeting a picture of a house with three England flags and a white van parked outside "conveyed a sense of disrespect".

PM 'determined' to win back Rochester
UKIP's win in the Rochester by-election was narrower than expected, says the prime minister, as he vows to work to win the seat back.

Labour blames result on anti-politics
Labour's Douglas Alexander says the Rochester and Strood by-election result has sent "strong messages" to all parties and highlighted a sense of "alienation".

Lib Dems suffer 'worst ever' result
The Liberal Democrats blame tactical voting after getting less than 1% of the vote in the Rochester and Strood by-election.

Greens: Voters 'fed up' with choices
Green Party leader Natalie Bennett says the Rochester and Strood by-election result is further proof of the "break-up" of the old political landscape.

Sturgeon announces new Scots cabinet
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announces the make-up of her new senior ministerial team, with an equal split of male and female members.

British troops join Nato exercise
The British army is taking part in its largest armoured deployment to Eastern Europe for six years., in a show of support for the region, the Ministry of Defence says.

Public borrowing at 7.7bn in October
Government borrowing fell to 7.7bn in October, official figures show, down 0.2bn from a year earlier.

Parliament repairs 'could top 3bn'
Stopping Parliament becoming a "ruin" could cost more than 3bn, with the possibility of MPs and Lords moving out temporarily, Newsnight learns.

Rail deal impact 'huge', says PM
A deal agreed to electrify railway lines in the south Wales valleys will have a "huge" impact, the prime minister says.

UK drops EU bankers' pay challenge
In a surprise move, the UK government has withdrawn its legal challenge to EU legislation that caps the level of bankers' bonuses.

Consensus grows for smaller assembly
There is growing consensus amongst political parties on a reduced assembly, the NIO says, but Sinn Féin disagrees.

A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.

Lib Dems back welfare devolution
The Scottish Liberal Democrats have given their backing to the transfer of powers over welfare to the Scottish Parliament.

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

Schools' role in tackling abuse
Schoolchildren should be taught what constitutes a healthy relationship to improve deep-seated attitudes towards violence against women, a senior AM says.

A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.

Bookies expect more MPs for UKIP
UKIP's latest by-election victory has prompted a flurry of bets on the party securing more MPs at Westminster.

East Midlands mini-budget wish list
East Midlands MPs lobby for funding ahead of George Osborne's Autumn Statement.

Political editors across England
Political analysis from around England

VIDEO: Liaison Committee
MPs question Prime Minister David Cameron.

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: Labour calls for NHS investment
The Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls is calling for 1bn of banking scandal fines to be invested in the NHS.

VIDEO: "They've taken us for granted"
With turnout just over 50 per cent at the Rochester and Strood by-election, Carole Walker reports on the growing disaffection among voters.

VIDEO: Bid to 'remove worst bits' of Health Act
Liz Kendall says a Labour private member's bill would remove the worst bits of the huge Health and Social Care Act.

VIDEO: Moment Reckless wins seat for UKIP
The UK Independence Party's Mark Reckless has won the Rochester and Strood by-election, giving the party a second seat at Westminster.

VIDEO: Skinner blasts Reckless in Commons
Veteran Labour MP Dennis Skinner turns on UKIP's new MP, Mark Reckless, just moments after he is sworn into the Commons.

VIDEO: Miliband: By-election result 'devastating' for PM
Labour leader Ed Miliband says the Rochester and Strood by-election result is "a devastating result" for David Cameron.

VIDEO: Hague 'disappointed' by UKIP victory
The UK Independence Party has taken its second seat from the Conservatives, winning the Rochester and Strood by-election in Kent.

VIDEO: Farage: If you vote UKIP you get UKIP
The UKIP has secured its second directly-elected MP - leader Nigel Farage says the result sends the message, "If you vote UKIP, you get UKIP."

Profile: Mark Reckless
Profile of the serial rebel, diehard Eurosceptic and teetotaller

How a single tweet led to resignation
How exactly did the Thornberry tweet lead to her resignation?

Are all bets off after fresh UKIP win?
Nick Robinson on Nigel Farage's hopes of holding balance of power

How unusual is Rochester and Strood?
Does data suggest Rochester and Strood is unusual constituency

Who is in the new Scottish cabinet?
Who's who in the Scottish first minister's new cabinet

What type of king will Charles be?
How different will Charles's reign be?

In pictures: By-elections since 2010
A look at the by-elections that have taken place since 2010

How UKIP became a political force
The story of the UK Independence Party's rise in British politics

VIDEO: 'Boy David': Rapping and Spitting Image
David Steel recalls Africa, SDP, rapping and Spitting Image

Insights into Nicola Sturgeon
Family and friends on Scotland's new first minister

Manifesto watch: Where parties stand
What we know parties will be promising at next year's election

Political opinion polls since May 2012
See how parties have been doing in opinion surveys