Balls 'not dashing back to politics'
Ed Balls rules out an early return to frontline politics and says Labour should have been more "pro-business" in an exclusive interview with Nick Robinson.

Sturgeon condemns leak 'dirty tricks'
Nicola Sturgeon calls on Alistair Carmichael to consider his position as an MP after he admits being behind the leak of a memo ahead of the election.

Cameron 'confident' of EU success
David Cameron says he can achieve a better deal for the UK in Europe but it won't be easy, ahead of key meetings next week with Angela Merkel and Jean-Claude Juncker.

Knighthood for ex-minister Pickles
Conservative former cabinet minister Eric Pickles, who left the government at the recent reshuffle, is to be given a knighthood.

Government borrowing falls to 6.8bn
UK government borrowing fell to 6.8bn in April, down from 9.3bn a year earlier, official figures show.

BBC to broadcast Labour leader debate
The BBC's Newsnight is to host the first debate between the candidates to become the next leader of the Labour Party.

Dugdale confirms leadership bid
Labour's Kezia Dugdale confirms she will stand for the leadership of her party in Scotland when Jim Murphy steps down next month.

Welsh AMs receive 10,000 pay rise
The basic salary for assembly members in Wales will rise from 54,000 to 64,000 in 2016, it is confirmed.

Tobacco firms challenge packaging law
British American Tobacco and Philip Morris file legal challenges against the UK government over plain packaging for cigarettes.

Will London's mayor put the brakes on Uber?
In a move likely to be popular with London's black cab drivers, Boris Johnson is backing laws which could restrict growth of the taxi app Uber.

Free school expansion plans launched
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan begins the process of creating more free schools, which she describes as "engines of social justice".

Charles visits NI peace centre
Prince Charles visits Northern Ireland's oldest peace and reconciliation centre on the final day of his visit to the island of Ireland.

A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.

SNP chairs two Commons committees
The SNP will chair two House of Commons select committees at Westminster, it is announced.

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

Labour at risk of 'impotence'
An ex-adviser to Welsh Labour ministers warns the party needs a "revolution" to avoid being condemned to "impotence" in British politics.

A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.

Budget: The East Midlands reacts
Who are the Budget winners and losers in the East Midlands?

Pre-election Budget with added catapult
A pre-election Budget, but will the catapult energise the Midlands?

Political editors across England
Political analysis from around England

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: PM sets out immigration plans
The PM unveils plans to tackle illegal immigration as figures show net migration to the UK is at its highest for a decade.

VIDEO: The story behind Labour's loss
In the first of a series looking behind the election result, the BBC's Special correspondent Lucy Manning examines Labour's loss.

VIDEO: Osborne warning to 'sleepwalking' EU
The Chancellor George Osborne tells business leaders Europe has to carry out reforms to avoid "sleepwalking" into a future where it has priced itself out of the global economy.

VIDEO: New MP's 'humbling' first day at work
The BBC's correspondent Danny Savage caught up with new MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan as she travelled from Berwick-upon-Tweed to Westminster.

VIDEO: Labour leader 'difficult brief to fill'
Sir Keir Starmer, the former Director of Public Prosecutions who is now a Labour MP, says the party needs a "fully-formed leader able to hit the ground running from the very start".

VIDEO: Is Germany key ally in EU debate?
Germany could be a key player in David Cameron's efforts to push for EU reform as Britain's Europe Minister calls for an early referendum on Britain's EU membership.

UK and the EU: Better off out or in?
The main economic arguments for and against Britain's EU membership.

Tory MPs keep powder dry on Europe for now
Tory MPs keep powder dry on Europe, for now

Will the Lords cause the PM trouble?
Will the Lords cause the PM trouble?

Nicky Morgan: Olive branches or burning bridges?
Nicky Morgan: Olive branches or burning bridges?

What to look out for in the new Parliament
What to watch out for in the new Parliament

MPs new and old prepare to be sworn in
What happens when new and returning MPs take an oath