UKIP outlines strategy on taxation
UKIP has set out details of the taxation strategy that will be part of its manifesto in next year's general election.

PM condemns journalist's beheading
The beheading of a US journalist by Islamic State militants was "shocking and depraved", says Prime Minister David Cameron.

Lib Dems 'changed' since Rennard row
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg says the "party has changed" after Lord Rennard has his membership restored and disciplinary measures are dropped.

DWP defends staff referendum advice
A Whitehall department denies advising its staff to vote "No" in the Scottish independence referendum.

Expenses fraud probe MEP in clear
A former Conservative MEP who was accused of expenses fraud faces no further action, police say.

Mental health care 'in dark ages'
Mental health services for young people in England are "stuck in the dark ages" and "not fit for purpose", according to a government minister.

Cut Scottish spending, poll told
Almost half of voters in Wales think public spending in Scotland should be cut if Scots vote to remain in the UK, according to a new survey.

Bercow's choice set to get top job
Speaker John Bercow's choice to take over as Parliament's most senior official is almost certain to get the job, despite protests.

Prison system is 'not in crisis'
Justice Secretary Chris Grayling says the prison service is facing challenges with violence, suicides and staff shortages, but insists it is not in crisis.

Rail fares to rise 3.5% for 2015
Regulated rail fares in England will rise by 3.5% in January 2015, following the release of inflation figures for July.

Police question Galloway over speech
MP George Galloway was interviewed by police after saying Bradford had been "declared an Israel-free zone", the BBC understands

Police need NCA 'expertise' - Ford
The Justice Minister says allowing the National Crime Agency (NCA) to operate in Northern Ireland would help police tackle human trafficking.

A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.

Think tank recommends keeping pound
An independent Scotland should use the pound without the UK's permission, says a report from the Adam Smith Institute.

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

Cancer target missed for six years
A target requiring all urgent cancer patients in Wales to begin treatment within 62 days has now been missed for six years, the latest figures show.

A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.

Can Boris-style mayors boost north?
There are calls for the government to look again at the prospect of introducing directly elected mayors to more English cities.

Breast cancer drug stand-off warning
Why will a 90,000-a-year breast cancer drug seen as "too expensive" for the NHS still be available to patients?

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

AUDIO: Rennard accuser on party 'fudge'
One of the women who accused Lord Rennard of harassment said she is "flabbergasted but really not that surprised" that his membership suspension has been lifted.

VIDEO: Farage offers couple 'mega apology'
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has visited a Thai constituent to apologise after one of the party's MEPs described her as a "ting tong from somewhere".

AUDIO: Vaz slams e-Borders 'catastrophe'
The chair of the Commons Home Affairs committee has described as "catastrophic" a 224m fine imposed on the Home Office after it illegally ended a contract with a major US corporation brought in to modernise the UK's immigration controls.

VIDEO: Grayling: Prison crisis reports 'wrong'
Justice Secretary Chris Grayling dismisses reports that the prison system in England and Wales is in crisis, in an interview with the BBC

VIDEO: UKIP MEP sorry for 'ting tong' remark
Comments made by a UKIP MEP about a Thai constituent have been described as outrageous by the woman's husband.

AUDIO: MP's concern at BBC Cliff raid 'tip-off'
A former policing minister says he is concerned that the BBC knew in advance about the recent raid on one of Sir Cliff Richard's homes in relation to an alleged historical sex offence.

VIDEO: Timelapse shows 'Big Ben' clock cleaning
Cleaners have been working on the clock face on the Elizabeth Tower for the first time in since 2010.

VIDEO: PM: 'Age ratings for online videos'
Online music videos could soon be given cinema-style age ratings, in a move to protect children from inappropriate content, David Cameron has said.

What shapes the UK response to IS?
Ben Wright on why UK response to Syria is influenced by Iraq war

What's the PM's next move on Iraq?
David Cameron discusses his next moves on Iraq

How would 'Yes' vote affect Northern Ireland?
How would N Ireland's Orangmen feel if Scotland left the union?

Thatcher's chemistry with Hodgkin
How Thatcher stayed friends with her leftwing teacher

Is Cornwall more like Scotland than England?
The echo of self-rule that is being heard 400 miles from Scotland

Fracking threatens election tremors
How big an impact will fracking have on 2015 election?

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