VIDEO: Farage speech on 'No to EU' campaign

UKIP leader Nigel Farage outlines how he believes the "No" campaign can win the referendum on the UK's EU membership.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 5:02 am

PM's migrant 'swarm' remark criticised

David Cameron comes under criticism for for his description of migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean as a "swarm".

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 4:56 am

Cameron in warning to Calais migrants

Britain will not become a "safe haven" for migrants in Calais, David Cameron warns, after hundreds continued attempts to reach the UK overnight.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 4:39 am

Farage to Eurosceptics: Stop bitching

UKIP leader Nigel Farage says it is time for No campaigners to "stop moaning, stop bitching and get off their backsides and help us win this referendum".

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 4:23 am

VIDEO: Asylum charity: Migrant crisis 'disgraceful'

Zoe Gardner of Asylum Aid calls for more ''political courage and foresight'' to solve the ''absolutely disgraceful'' migrant crisis in Calais and the rest of Europe.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 3:21 am

RBS reports £153m first-half loss

Royal Bank of Scotland, which owns NatWest and Ulster Bank, reported a loss for the first six months after setting aside more money for repaying customers and potential legal settlements.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 3:05 am

VIDEO: UKIP on migrant 'security crisis'

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said the situation in Calais was becoming a ''growing crisis'' in terms of the numbers of migrants, and security.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 2:19 am

Sturgeon hails Hong Kong carbon site

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon praises a Scottish university for "leading the way" with its new carbon innovation centre in Hong Kong.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 2:15 am

VIDEO: PM: 'Totally focused' on Calais migrants

Prime Minister David Cameron has admitted the migrant crisis in Calais was "testing" for the government - but has insisted it was "totally focused" on the problem.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 1:44 am

School asbestos 'must be tackled'

Campaigners are calling for asbestos in schools to be tackled by the Welsh and UK governments.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 12:20 am

Labour leader contender: Yvette Cooper

An at-a-glance profile of Yvette Cooper.

Posted by on 29 July 2015 | 7:40 pm

Campaign highlights elder loneliness

One out of every five elderly people in the UK who feel lonely say they have no-one to turn to, a survey indicates.

Posted by on 29 July 2015 | 6:32 pm

Cyril Smith abuse image probe closes

A probe into claims the late Rochdale MP Cyril Smith was found with child abuse images in his car boot closes because of a lack of evidence.

Posted by on 29 July 2015 | 6:00 pm

High debt fear for poorer students

Poorer students in England may be put off university by funding changes that could leave them with higher debts than middle-class graduates, a report says.

Posted by on 29 July 2015 | 6:00 pm

Corbyn backed by two largest unions

Left wing MP Jeremy Corbyn has the backing of the UK's two largest trade unions as Unison follows Unite in endorsing him to be Labour's next leader.

Posted by on 29 July 2015 | 4:22 pm

Mundell backs more powers for islands

Scottish Secretary David Mundell is to confirm a commitment to hand more powers to island communities on a visit to Stornoway.

Posted by on 29 July 2015 | 1:43 pm

PM unveils anti slave labour plan

David Cameron vows to stamp out the "abhorrent trade" of human trafficking as he becomes the first serving British prime minister to visit Vietnam.

Posted by on 29 July 2015 | 1:16 pm

Tim Farron unveils new Lib Dem team

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron unveils his team to shadow the cabinet, with former leader Nick Clegg turning down a role.

Posted by on 29 July 2015 | 5:46 am

McGuinness denies trip is a 'waste'

Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness denies that his three-day visit to the United States for talks about the Stormont budget crisis is a waste of time.

Posted by on 29 July 2015 | 12:26 am

Labour leader guide: Jeremy Corbyn

An at-a-glance profile of Jeremy Corbyn

Posted by on 28 July 2015 | 7:06 pm

Cameron plan 'won't stop dirty cash'

Not all are convinced by David Cameron's plan

Posted by on 28 July 2015 | 9:33 am

Labour leader contender: Andy Burnham

An at-a-glance profile of Andy Burnham

Posted by on 28 July 2015 | 7:07 am

Lord Sewel and House of Lords rules

What are the rules covering peers' behaviour?

Posted by on 28 July 2015 | 1:55 am

VIDEO: Osborne 'confident' of good EU deal

Chancellor George Osborne has said he is "confident" as the government bids to renegotiate the UK's relationship with the union.

Posted by on 27 July 2015 | 8:33 am

Can you make schools integrate?

How do you make schools integrate?

Posted by on 27 July 2015 | 3:58 am