Lamont quits after role 'questioned'
Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont resigns saying senior party members had "questioned" her role amid the "serious challenges" faced by Labour in Scotland.

Ex-first ministers hit out at Labour
Two former first ministers of Scotland have hit out at Labour's treatment of its Scottish leader Johann Lamont.

Britain must pay EU bill, says MEP
The rest of Europe expects the UK to settle a £1.7bn EU budget demand "and that's that", a vice president of the European Parliament has said.

Jones 'not afraid' of NHS scrutiny
First Minister Carwyn Jones tells Radio 4's Any Questions he is not afraid of scrutiny of the NHS in Wales.

Peer condemns 'chronic underfunding'
Successive UK governments are responsible for the "deliberate" and "chronic underfunding" of Welsh public services, says former Plaid Cymru leader Lord Wigley.

Stormont dismissed as 'lads' club'
The Northern Ireland Assembly is dismissed as misogynistic and a "lads' club", according to Sinn Féin MLA Catriona Ruane.

GDP rises by 0.7% in third quarter
The economy expanded at a slower pace in in the three months to 30 September following a 0.9% rise in the second quarter, the ONS said.

Military rents to rise, says minister
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announces that "major reforms" to funding for military accommodation will increase rents.

EU leaders agree CO2 emissions cut
The EU agrees what it calls "the world's most ambitious" deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40% by 2030, overcoming deep divisions.

Bahrain F1 complaint 'merits probe'
A complaint that human rights regulations were breached when the Formula 1 Grand Prix was staged in Bahrain "merits further examination", a UK government panel says.

Salmond considers Westminster return
Alex Salmond says he has not made up his mind whether or not to stand for a Westminster seat at the next general election.

Scotland to reduce drink-drive limit
The Scottish government announces plans to reduce the country's drink-drive limit in time for Christmas, making the limit lower than in England.

UK gives extra £80m for Ebola fight
Prime Minister David Cameron pledges an extra £80m of aid for the fight against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

NHS funds rise 'tough but possible'
Increasing NHS spending in England by the £8bn health bosses warn will be needed by 2020 will be tough but possible, the health secretary says.

Labour promises new immigration laws
Ed Miliband promises to bring in an immigration bill creating "clear, credible and concrete changes" within months if Labour wins next year's general election.

Rochester by-election candidates
A by-election is being held in the constituency of Rochester and Strood, Kent, on 20 November.

Hold heads high, Lib Dems urged
Nick Clegg tells Lib Dems to be proud of their record at next year's election - and unveils new mental health treatment targets in his big party conference speech.

Now what for the Liberal Democrats?
Nick Clegg has delivered his final conference speech before the general election. What do the Lib Dems do next?

Cameron pledges tax cuts 'for 30m'
David Cameron says a future Conservative government would cut taxes for thirty million people as he delivers his party conference speech.

Analysis: Primary colours
David Cameron's speech was a confident attempt to seize large chunks of Labour's traditional territory, Ben Wright says.

Miliband £2.5bn pledge 'to save NHS'
Ed Miliband tells the Labour conference he wants to recruit 36,000 NHS doctors, nurses and other health staff - partly funded by a tax on tobacco firms and expensive homes.

Did Miliband get the Downing St job?
Ed Miliband said the next eight months is a job interview. So how did he do with his party conference presentation?

UKIP promises income tax cuts
The UK Independence Party proposes cutting income tax from 40p to 35p for people earning up to £55,000 at the party's conference.

Second Tory MP defects to UKIP
Mark Reckless becomes the second Tory MP to defect to UKIP, announcing his decision on the eve of the Conservative party conference.

Greens call for £10 minimum wage
The Green Party of England and Wales is calling for the minimum wage to rise to £10 an hour by 2020, as leader Natalie Bennett addresses their annual conference.

Will Green Party ideas grab attention?
In the crowded political arena, are the Green Party's ideas for radically changing the economy enough to win votes, Chris Mason asks.

Case unfairly politicised says Adams
The case of Belfast woman Maíria Cahill has been unfairly politicised, says Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams.

A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.

Concerns over health board finances
Scotland's financial watchdog flags up concerns about the accounts of three Scottish health boards.

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

Benefit claims wait 'unacceptable'
A charity calls for the rollout of a new benefit payment to be halted until a backlog is cleared.

A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.

Push for city powers poses questions
England's big cities look likely to get more powers - but how much influence will their voters get?

Worcestershire's devolution debate
Worcestershire backs devolution plan for city regions as the debate over decentralisation of powers heats up.

Political editors across England
Political analysis from around England

VIDEO: House of Commons
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt responds to an urgent question on the five-year plan for the NHS.

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
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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
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VIDEO: Wood: Time for Wales to step up
The majority of people in Wales want to see their assembly take on more powers, says the leader of Plaid Cymru.

VIDEO: Farage defends EU grouping
UKIP's leader defends a decision to take on a Polish MEP in its grouping in the European Union.

VIDEO: 'Do you think I lack imagination?'
Russell Brand speaks to Newsnight about his "alternative to corporate hegemony".

VIDEO: Salmond ponders return to Westminster
Alex Salmond says he has not ruled out a return to Westminster to serve as an MP once he steps down as first minister.

VIDEO: Priorities for Juncker administration
The priorities and challenges for the Juncker administration in Brussels with reaction from MEPs.

VIDEO: Meet the neighbours: Life in Germany
Germany has the biggest EU population and Politics Europe asks about how Germans feel about being the big players.

VIDEO: What happened to Plaid support?
Devolution issues in Wales and challenges for the Welsh nationalists as Plaid Cymru meets for its annual conference

VIDEO: European week in 60 seconds
A review of the political week in the European Union, looking back at the headlines from Strasbourg and Brussels.

NHS: Where will the money come from?
Where will the money come from to fund the big changes needed?

Lunch with Len McCluskey, union baron (and Downton fan)
Unite chief on his life, Miliband and why he likes Downton Abbey

UK caught up in new EU budget row
UK budget row clouds Brussels summit

Reasons to be cheerful from IDS?
Is Iain Duncan Smith giving the cabinet reasons to be cheerful?

What about the pro-European Conservatives?
Norman Smith asks what happened to pro-European Tories

Obituary: Gough Whitlam
The 1970s Australian PM at centre of a constitutional crisis

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