MoD land could help Calais delays
Ministry of Defence land could be made available to help relieve traffic problems in Kent caused by the migrant crisis in Calais, the BBC understands.

Anti-slavery powers come into force
Key parts of new legislation to combat slavery in the UK - including life sentences for people traffickers - come into force in England and Wales.

CWU backs Corbyn 'to oust Blairites'
The Communication Workers Union backs left-wing MP Jeremy Corbyn in Labour's leadership contest, saying the "grip of the Blairites" on the party must be "loosened once and for all".

AA joins protest at green changes
The AA joins green groups in warning that recent changes in energy policy will harm the climate.

Abuse victims' compensation reduced
Compensation has been reduced for more than 400 sex abuse victims in Britain who later committed criminal offences, the BBC has learnt.

Plaid leader denies party split
Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood denies reports of a split in the party following concern about its former leader's criticism of leadership and policy.

PM's migrant 'swarm' remark criticised
David Cameron comes under criticism for for his description of migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean as a "swarm".

Plea for help over Calais crisis
Police and social services in the UK say there are seeking urgent support to deal with the impact of the Calais migrant crisis.

Farage to Eurosceptics: Stop bitching
UKIP leader Nigel Farage says it is time for No campaigners to "stop moaning, stop bitching and get off their backsides and help us win this referendum".

Mundell backs more powers for islands
Scottish Secretary David Mundell is to confirm a commitment to hand more powers to island communities on a visit to Stornoway.

RBS reports 153m first-half loss
Royal Bank of Scotland, which owns NatWest and Ulster Bank, reported a loss for the first six months after setting aside more money for repaying customers and potential legal settlements.

McGuinness denies trip is a 'waste'
Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness denies that his three-day visit to the United States for talks about the Stormont budget crisis is a waste of time.

A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.

Referendum 'if Scotland wants it'
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon says "no politician has the right to stand in the way" of another independence referendum.

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

'Not enough nurses being trained'
Not enough nurses are being trained to meet health care demands, says the director of the Royal College of Nursing Wales.

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: Cameron: 'Swarm' of migrants crossing sea
Prime Minister David Cameron has come under criticism for his description of migrants trying to reach Britain as a "swarm".

VIDEO: PM: 'Totally focused' on Calais migrants
Prime Minister David Cameron has admitted the migrant crisis in Calais was "testing" for the government - but has insisted it was "totally focused" on the problem.

VIDEO: UKIP on migrant 'security crisis'
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said the situation in Calais was becoming a ''growing crisis'' in terms of the numbers of migrants, and security.

VIDEO: Asylum charity: Migrant crisis 'disgraceful'
Zoe Gardner of Asylum Aid calls for more ''political courage and foresight'' to solve the ''absolutely disgraceful'' migrant crisis in Calais and the rest of Europe.

VIDEO: Osborne 'confident' of good EU deal
Chancellor George Osborne has said he is "confident" as the government bids to renegotiate the UK's relationship with the union.

VIDEO: Corbyn rejects 'entryism' claims
Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn insists the influx of new members to Labour is mainly young people enthused by politics.

Who is Liz Kendall? Labour leadership contender guide
A profile of Liz Kendall.

Beware the muddled middle of politics
Are middle-ground backers missing a trick?

London mayoral election: The contenders
The shortlisted candidates for London mayor

Who is Yvette Cooper? Labour leadership contender guide
An at-a-glance profile of Yvette Cooper.

Lord Sewel and House of Lords rules
What are the rules covering peers' behaviour?

Who is Jeremy Corbyn? Labour leadership contender guide
Labour leader contender guide