UK non-Christian claims 'absurd'
The UK is a Christian country and those who deny it are "deluding themselves" and ignoring "reality", say two senior Conservative MPs.

Blair warns West over radical Islam
Tony Blair will warn Western leaders they must put aside their differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on the threat of Islamic extremism.

Referendum pleas on St George's Day
First Minister Alex Salmond and Prime Minister David Cameron use the English feast day of St George to make Scottish independence referendum appeals.

Renewable energy projects approved
Eight renewable energy projects, expected to support 8,500 jobs, are given the green light by the government.

Firms warned on 'ridiculous' pay
Britain's top companies have been warned to exercise caution on executive pay by Vince Cable as they prepare to set next year's awards.

Pupils 'should have lunch in pubs'
Schoolchildren should sometimes be served lunch in pubs to give them "really good quality food" and ensure licensed premises are viewed in a "positive way", a minister says.

UKIP's Farage promises 'earthquake'
UKIP leader Nigel Farage predicts "an earthquake" in politics if his party wins the European elections.

Former Bank and MI5 heads join Order
The former heads of the Bank of England and MI5 have been appointed to the Order of the Garter by the Queen, Buckingham Palace announces.

Plan to change fracking trespass law
Ministers want to give energy firms the right to run shale gas pipes under private land to kick-start fracking.

New Family Court comes into being
A new single Family Court comes into being in England and Wales as ministers pledge to put the welfare of children at the centre of the justice system.

Brown: UK 'protects' Scots' pensions
Gordon Brown says Scottish pensioners are "better protected" in UK, comments the SNP describes as "ludicrous".

Co-op Bank report blames governance
A major report into the near collapse of the Co-operative Bank will say poor oversight of the organisation sowed the seeds of its troubles.

More bodies quit CBI over referendum
Six more organisations announce they are leaving the CBI business lobby group over its stance in the Scottish independence debate.

Independent MLA David McClarty dies
The independent unionist Northern Ireland Assembly member David McClarty has died after an illness.

Introduction
A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.

Council receives baby ashes report
Edinburgh City Council receives the report into Mortonhall Crematorium where babies remains were disposed of without their parents' knowledge.

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

Clwyd hospital care claims rejected
Serious complaints made by a Labour MP over the hospital care given to her husband before his death are rejected following an independent investigation.

Introduction
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

VIDEO: Farage pressed over German wife's job
UKIP leader Nigel Farage is asked by the BBC's Nick Robinson whether his German wife is taking a British person's job by working as his secretary.

VIDEO: Brown says 'keep British pensions'
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has made his first speech against Scottish independence, as part of the Better Together campaign.

VIDEO: PM says migrant job problem 'old'
Prime Minister David Cameron says the issue of immigrants coming to the UK to fill vacancies is a problem of "five or ten years ago".

VIDEO: Hunt warns against school extremism
Tristram Hunt, Labour's shadow education secretary, has warned against religious extremism in schools.

AUDIO: Axelrod 'fully in tune with Labour'
Labour's Douglas Alexander discusses the appointment of David Axelrod, Barack Obama's chief election strategist, to advise the party on its 2015 election campaign.

VIDEO: How does MEP expenses system work?
Ben Wright reports on how a lack of transparency in the European Parliament's allowances system leaves it open to abuse by members.

VIDEO: French far-right 'opens arms' to UKIP
The leader of the French far right-wing Front National party has said that she would welcome collaboration with UKIP with "open arms".

VIDEO: PMQs 'not different for women'
Former politician Ann Widdecombe has defended women MPs participating during Prime Minister's Questions.

Politicians, pulpits and God
Politicians and their tricky relationship with faith

Is the UK mending fast enough?
Are the UK's finances mending fast enough?

What women want from independence debate
What do women think about Scottish independence debate?

Black Briton aims to be Estonian MEP
British journalist hopes to become Estonian MEP

Speaker fights 'boring' stereotype
John Bercow takes on 'boring' politics stereotypes

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