Boris Island airport plan 'not dead'
Mayor of London Boris Johnson says plans for an airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", are not dead despite a commission looking into the UK's airport needs rejecting the idea.

Clegg defends UK terror response
The UK can take action to stop British jihadists re-entering the country without flouting the law, Nick Clegg insists.

Clacton by-election set for October
The Clacton by-election, triggered by Douglas Carswell's defection to UKIP, is to be held on 9 October, the Conservative Party says.

December date for Autumn Statement
George Osborne is to deliver the Autumn Statement, an annual update on the state of the economy, on 3 December.

Abuse scandal force faces inquiry
South Yorkshire Police commissions an independent investigation into its handling of the Rotherham child abuse scandal, while Labour suspends four members in the town.

Referendum campaign focus on jobs
Both sides in the Scottish referendum debate focus on jobs, just a few weeks ahead of the vote on the nation's future.

Free meals served for infant pupils
Pupils up to the age of seven in England will be entitled to a free hot school lunch from this week, as schools re-open for the new term.

China accuses MPs of 'interference'
Chinese authorities have accused British MPs of interfering in Hong Kong's affairs by investigating tensions there, Newsnight learns.

Brown issues warning over UK debt
Gordon Brown says an independent Scotland would become "an international outcast" if it refused to accept a share of UK debt.

Thousands in late rush to vote
Local registration centres say in recent days they have received tens of thousands of applications from people wanting to vote.

Bercow 'pauses' clerk recruitment
John Bercow announces a "modest pause" in the recruitment of the next clerk of the House of Commons following a row with MPs.

Man denies assaulting MP Galloway
A 39-year-old man pleads not guilty to the religiously aggravated assault of MP George Galloway in a London street.

Baldry to end 32-year Commons career
Conservative MP Sir Tony Baldry is to leave Parliament at the next election after more than three decades in the Commons.

Student hardship fund 'cut by £1.3m'
Money made available to the poorest students in Northern Ireland's further education colleges is cut by over a third - falling by £1.3m over the past five years, the BBC has learned.

A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.

Campaign donation figures released
More than £250,000 was donated in the last month to groups campaigning in the Scottish independence referendum.

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

Human trafficking rises in Cardiff
Human trafficking in Cardiff is increasing year-on-year, with women being exploited for sex and children forced to work, says a new report.

A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.

High noon for UKIP in Clacton
As he stood outside McDonalds in the centre of Clacton, the UKIP leader Nigel Farage was clear about the importance of the forthcoming by-election.

Jarrow Crusade revived for NHS
NHS campaigners are marching the 280 miles from Jarrow to London

Political editors across England
Political analysis from around England

VIDEO: House of Commons
MPs are debating the Pensions Scheme Bill at second reading.

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

VIDEO: 'A complete dereliction of duty'
Rotherham council, police and other agencies failed to protect vulnerable children, the Home Secretary says.

VIDEO: Labour action on Rotherham claims
Labour suspends four members after the report into the Rotherham child abuse scandal found 1,400 children were abused.

VIDEO: Is it easy for politicians being green?
David Cameron may have made himself a hostage to fortune when pledging to lead the greenest government ever in 2010.

VIDEO: Bercow orders clerk recruitment 'pause'
John Bercow has announced a "modest pause" in the recruitment of the next clerk of the House of Commons following a row with MPs.

VIDEO: PM 'wrong to abolish control orders'
The Labour leader has said he will offer broad support to government plans to seize the passports of terrorist suspects and stop British jihadists from returning to the UK.

VIDEO: 'Free school meals boost performance'
Nick Clegg says free hot school lunches for pupils in England will have a "dramatic effect on educational performance".

VIDEO: Who wants to see MPs get a soaking?
Tory Peter Bone, Labour's Seema Malhotra, and Lib Dem Tom Brake take the ice bucket challenge on live television.

VIDEO: Why voter registration is changing
The way the electoral register is being compiled is changing with a new system to cut ballot box fraud

Does the rest of UK care if Scotland goes?
Does the rest of the UK care if the Scots become independent?

Northern Ireland then and now
How N Ireland has changed in 20 years since IRA ceasefire

What Commons Clerk row is all about
What is the row over a new House of Commons Clerk all about?

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