UK economic growth hits 2.6% in 2014
The UK's economy grew by 2.6% last year, the fastest pace since 2007, but there was a slowdown in the last three months, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.

Leaders in '100 days to go' battle
Labour sets out details of a "10-year plan" for the NHS and the Conservatives outline plans to lower the benefits cap as they step up campaigning 100 days from the general election.

PM: Benefit cap 'encouraging work'
David Cameron defends Conservative plans to reduce the annual benefits cap by £3,000 to £23,000 after the general election.

PM: Timing key for election debates
David Cameron makes clear he wants TV debates to take place before the election campaign starts at the end of March.

UKIP candidate in far-right inquiry
A UKIP general election candidate is investigated by the party over website messages backing far-right groups.

Fracking moratorium rejected by MPs
MPs overwhelmingly reject a bid to suspend fracking for shale gas - but agree to Labour proposals to impose new conditions.

Crime victims 'ignored and confused'
Victims of crime in England and Wales are still being let down by the justice system, says an independent review by Victims' Commissioner Baroness Newlove.

Cameron: Hoax call 'did no harm'
David Cameron says a hoax call he received from someone claiming to be the head of GCHQ did not "breach security".

Online voting 'appetite growing'
People should be able to choose to vote online in the 2020 general election, a commission set up by Commons Speaker John Bercow concludes.

UK minister makes Taiwan watch gaffe
A UK government minister apologises after giving a watch to the mayor of Taipei, not realising it was a taboo act in Chinese culture.

Cameron: People 'deserve tax cuts'
David Cameron says there is an "economic, moral and practical" case for lower taxes as the economic recovery continues.

More private students get state loans
Taxpayers financing £675m in loans to students at private colleges, new figures reveal

MPs: Ban fracking on carbon grounds
A committee of MPs has called for a moratorium on shale gas fracking on the grounds that it could derail efforts to tackle climate change.

Progress made on debates says PM
David Cameron says he is happy with changes to TV election debates but queries why Northern Ireland parties are left out.

NHS 'most important issue' - poll
A Populus/BBC poll suggests the NHS, the economy and immigration are the issues people think are the most important ones to be covered by the news ahead of the general election.

NI borrowing powers 'envy of others'
The Northern Ireland Executives's enhanced borrowing powers are the envy of Scotland and Wales, Finance Minister Simon Hamilton says.

A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.

Scots parties mark 100 days to vote
Scotland's political parties mark 100 days to go to the General Election by promoting some of their key messages.

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

Council merger plans are rejected
Voluntary merger plans suggested by six Welsh councils are rejected by the public services minister.

A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.

MP Mitchell dismisses UKIP threat
The prospect of UKIP taking the Labour seat of Great Grimsby has been rejected by Euro-sceptic MP Austin Mitchell.

Legal move on rural homes changes
Ministers face a legal challenge from rural councils wanting to ensure more affordable homes.

Political editors across England
Political analysis from around England

VIDEO: Home Affairs Committee
MPs take evidence on the child abuse inquiry.

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: Victims of crime 'feel ignored'
Police, prosecutors and the courts in England and Wales are still failing to show enough compassion to victims of crime, according to an independent report.

VIDEO: Peers try to revive 'snooping' powers
Four Labour, Conservative and Lib Dem peers try re-introduce Communications Data Bill powers to aid security services.

VIDEO: 'Huge savings' under Labour NHS plan
Labour leader Ed Miliband is to set out details of Labour's "10-year plan" for the NHS.

Uncanny political parallels with 1974
Julia Langdon on the uncanny political parallels with 1974

Labour, the NHS and social care
Hugh Pym assesses Labour's policies on the NHS

Election 2015: Thurrock the three-way battle
Matthew Price visits Thurrock and finds it's now a three-way battle

Election that is impossible to call
The 2015 general election will be unlike any other

Four imaginary hung parliament scenarios
The various scenarios that could follow a hung parliament

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