New anti-terror powers to be unveiled
New measures to tackle terrorism are to be published by the home secretary, days after she said the UK faces a "greater" terror threat than ever before.

Watchdog warning over benefit delays
Ministers risk racking up a multi-billion pound bill if IT systems to run their flagship benefit reform are not introduced on time, a watchdog claims.

Clegg backs EU migrant benefit curbs
Nick Clegg outlines his proposals to curb benefits to European Union migrants, during a meeting with his German counterpart in Berlin.

Blair charity award faces criticism
A Save the Children decision to give former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair an award for his anti-poverty work is criticised by some charity workers.

Learning disability care 'failing'
People with learning disabilities are being kept in hospitals too far from home for too long, a report commissioned by NHS England finds.

Labour economy commission unveiled
An independent commission which will examine the economy in Northern Ireland and investigate benefits and low pay is being unveiled by the Labour Party.

Sturgeon to outline government plans
Plans for an alternative to council tax are expected to be at the core of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's plans for the coming year.

Call for £2bn more for NHS in England
Calls for extra money for the NHS in England are intensifying after latest figures show the deficit is growing as performance deteriorates.

Labour pledges 'digital data review'
A future Labour government will review how public data is accessed digitally to ensure it is "coherent and ethical".

PM warns net firms after Rigby murder
David Cameron says internet companies must act on terrorist material, after it emerges one of Lee Rigby's killers spoke on Facebook about wanting to murder a soldier.

'100 suggestions' to chair abuse probe
More than 100 names have been suggested to chair an inquiry into historic child abuse, the top civil servant at the Home Office tells MPs.

Sport events 'give no economic boost'
A report examining the "evidence base" for policymaking suggests big sporting events have little or no direct economic benefit - and challenges other assumptions about teaching and police.

Dairy industry in 'desperate state'
The dairy industry is in a desperate state, a government committee hears.

Adams 'sorry for offensive remark'
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams apologises for using what he acknowledges was an offensive term at a public meeting but denies claims that it was aimed at "all unionists".

Duncan Smith rebuffs Labour attack
Iain Duncan Smith says Universal Credit will bring £35bn in economic benefits to the UK as Labour complains about the "glacial pace" of its roll out.

Tax relief threat to private schools
A future Labour government would require private schools to "earn" business rate relief by helping out state schools - or lose it, the party will warn.

Pope complains of 'haggard' Europe
Pope Francis warns that Europe appears "somewhat elderly" and less and less a protagonist, in a speech to EU politicians in Strasbourg.

Candidates give income tax positions
Jim Murphy calls on his party to support the full devolution of income tax to Holyrood while his rivals are more cautious.

More time needed for Iran deal - UK
Talks over Iran's nuclear programme have seen the sides "inching towards each other" but "significant differences remain", UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond tells MPs.

MP faces challenge to defend seat
MP Ann Clwyd faces a challenge from three other women to defend Cynon Valley for Labour at the 2015 General election.

Tory MP Stephen Dorrell to stand down
The veteran Conservative MP, Stephen Dorrell, is leaving the Commons after 35 years to become a consultant for accountancy firm KPMG.

Research firm got £700k SF expenses
Sinn Féin MLAs claimed £700,000 in expenses for research from a company run by the party's finance managers.

A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.

Police face more civilian job cuts
Scotland's top police officer says force support staff face further job cuts next year as it tries to meet its savings target.

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

Concerns rise over welfare sanctions
A jump in the number of sanctions given to those who receive a key benefit in Wales is "a concern", a Welsh government minister says.

A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.

Farage blasts MP Turner over recall
UKIP's Nigel Farage is calling on Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner to face the electorate over expenses allegations.

Bookies expect more MPs for UKIP
UKIP's latest by-election victory has prompted a flurry of bets on the party securing more MPs at Westminster.

Political editors across England
Political analysis from around England

VIDEO: Energy and Climate Change Committee
MPs are taking evidence on the New Climate Economy

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: Has Farage got what it takes to be PM?
UKIP now has two MPs and has been rising in the polls, but do people see the party as a serious political force or just a protest vote?

VIDEO: Editor: It looks crazy, but in fact it's not
The UK's newest newspaper was launched on Monday and The National is taking a pro-Scottish independence line.

VIDEO: MPs vote for recall powers
MPs approve plans to allow themselves to be recalled in cases of serious misconduct and face a public vote.

VIDEO: Cameron Rigby lessons to be learned
Prime minister David Cameron says "there are lessons to be learnt" from the Lee Rigby murder following a parliamentary inquiry into the killing.

VIDEO: Mellor 'an idiot' over cabbie comments
A former Sun editor says David Mellor "is an absolute ocean-going idiot" over his comments to a London cabbie.

VIDEO: Can UK change migrant benefit rules?
Open Europe says new rules over access to benefits for EU migrants in the UK might be a "perfect compromise".

VIDEO: Clegg supports new data power plans
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said he supports the matching of IP addresses in a bid to fight terrorism and cyber crime

VIDEO: Paterson on UK leaving 'new country'
Owen Paterson says EU members are planning to form a 'new country' that Britain would never join.

Millennials, not Mumsnet: Younger women and the 2015 election
Can younger women change our politics and influence the election?

Labour's message to private schools
Earn your keep: Labour's message to private schools

Gallantry in the House of Commons
MPs consider pleasantries for colleagues in the military

Profile: Mark Reckless
Profile of the serial rebel, diehard Eurosceptic and teetotaller

Who is in the new Scottish cabinet?
Who's who in the Scottish first minister's new cabinet

In pictures: By-elections since 2010
A look at the by-elections that have taken place since 2010

Manifesto watch: Where parties stand
What we know parties will be promising at next year's election

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