Downing Street rejects Barroso claims
A Downing Street source rejects claims made by Jose Manuel Barroso that the UK would be making an "historic mistake" if it leaves the EU.

Equal parental pay for Civil Service
Male and female civil servants will be entitled to full parental pay from April 2015, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is to announce.

Child poverty targets 'won't be hit'
Alan Milburn, the government's ant-poverty tsar, says the three largest Westminster parties all need to do more to tackle social mobility.

Untested drugs bill a step closer
A new law that would allow terminally-ill patients in England and Wales to be given untested medicines moves a step closer after receiving government backing.

Paisley 'cast influential shadow'
Former first minister Ian Paisley "cast an influential shadow over three generations", guests at a memorial service in Belfast are told.

UK growth 'to fall to 2.4% in 2015'
The UK economy will grow by 2.4% next year, well below the 3.1% growth expected this year, forecasting group EY Item Club says.

Trust in MPs 'at crisis point'
Less than a quarter of people trust their MP to represent them, but the overwhelming majority of politicians believe they are trusted, surveys suggest.

Internet trolls face longer sentences
People who post abusive messages online could face up to two years in jail under new laws proposed by Justice Secretary Chris Grayling.

Tories reject UKIP poll call claims
The Conservatives deny they are behind "negative" phone calls about UKIP's Rochester and Strood by-election candidate.

Solar farms 'blight on landscape'
Environment Secretary Liz Truss says large-scale solar farms are "ugly" as she confirms plans to cut a taxpayer subsidy for the schemes.

West urges end to Libya violence
The US and four European allies call for an immediate end to the fighting in Libya between government forces and Islamist rebels.

Labour to force vote over Lord Freud
Labour will force a Commons vote on the future of Welfare Minister Lord Freud over his comments on disabled workers.

Thousands attend pay protest marches
Tens of thousands of people march in London, Glasgow and Belfast, calling for pay increases and an end to austerity measures.

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.

Church leaders meet NI politicians
Leaders of Northern Ireland's four main churches are to meet political leaders at Stormont later.

A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.

Rise in weapons found in prisons
The number of weapons confiscated in Scottish prisons has almost doubled in a year, new figures show.

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

Hundreds of IT jobs to be created
More than 800 jobs are being created in south Wales by a Canadian IT firm and a car parts business which is expanding.

A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.

Calls to send foreign prisoners home
Kettering MP Philip Hollobone calls for foreign prisoners to be sent to prisons in their own country and policing minister Mike Penning agrees.

Labour donor in union power warning
Labour Party donor Assem Allam says Ed Miliband cannot afford to alienate business leaders.

Political editors across England
Political analysis from around England

VIDEO: House of Commons
Prime Minister David Cameron takes questions from Ed Miliband and MPs.

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: Equal parental pay for civil service
All Civil Service employees will be entitled to full parental pay from April 2015, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will announce.

VIDEO: Child poverty targets 'untenable'
Britain is on the verge of being permanently divided between the "haves and have-nots", according to the government's commission on child poverty and social mobility.

VIDEO: Belfast memorial for Ian Paisley
Family and colleagues paid tribute to the former first minister of Northern Ireland, Dr Ian Paisley at his memorial service which was held in Belfast's Ulster Hall on Sunday.

VIDEO: Barroso warns UK against EU exit
The UK would lose influence on the world stage if it voted to leave the EU, the outgoing president of the European Commission has said.

VIDEO: 'We will bring social care into NHS'
Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham MP talked to the BBC's Andrew Marr about the NHS, Labour's cancer care pledges and the role of the private sector in the NHS.

VIDEO: 'Rotten' kiss and sign off on live TV
Presenter Andrew Neil has unexpected help from John Lydon as he signs off the live political programme This Week.

AUDIO: Labour: More power for football fans
Labour proposes greater ownership powers for football fans

VIDEO: MPs debate fresh EU referendum bill
Tories make a new attempt to get legislation through the Commons for a referendum on Britain's EU membership.

Cameron faces revolt over EU Warrant
David Cameron faces Tory revolt over the European Arrest Warrant

VIDEO: Roy Hattersley: My life in politics
Lord Hattersley on Labour leaders and why he did not join the SDP

Immigration points-based systems compared
How different are the UK and Australian immigration systems?

Lib Dem conference lessons
What did we learn about the Lib Dem election manifesto?