Clwyd hospital care claims rejected

Serious complaints made by a Labour MP over the hospital care given to her husband before his death are rejected following an independent investigation.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 1:30 am

Blair warns West over radical Islam

Tony Blair will warn Western leaders they must put aside their differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on the threat of Islamic extremism.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 1:30 am

UK non-Christian claims 'absurd'

The UK is a Christian country and those who deny it are "deluding themselves" and ignoring "reality", say two senior Conservative MPs.

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 9:51 pm

Former Bank and MI5 heads join Order

The former heads of the Bank of England and MI5 have been appointed to the Order of the Garter by the Queen, Buckingham Palace announces.

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 8:35 pm

Referendum pleas on St George's Day

First Minister Alex Salmond and Prime Minister David Cameron use the English feast day of St George to make Scottish independence referendum appeals.

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 7:29 pm

Firms warned on 'ridiculous' pay

Britain's top companies have been warned to exercise caution on executive pay by Vince Cable as they prepare to set next year's awards.

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 5:51 pm

VIDEO: Brown says 'keep British pensions'

Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has made his first speech against Scottish independence, as part of the Better Together campaign.

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 4:28 pm

Pupils 'should have lunch in pubs'

Schoolchildren should sometimes be served lunch in pubs to give them "really good quality food" and ensure licensed premises are viewed in a "positive way", a minister says.

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 4:14 pm

Council receives baby ashes report

Edinburgh City Council receives the report into Mortonhall Crematorium where babies remains were disposed of without their parents' knowledge.

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 3:12 pm

UKIP's Farage promises 'earthquake'

UKIP leader Nigel Farage predicts "an earthquake" in politics if his party wins the European elections.

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 2:52 pm

Brown: UK 'protects' Scots' pensions

Gordon Brown says Scottish pensioners are "better protected" in UK, comments the SNP describes as "ludicrous".

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 2:02 pm

More bodies quit CBI over referendum

Six more organisations announce they are leaving the CBI business lobby group over its stance in the Scottish independence debate.

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 12:54 pm

Politicians, pulpits and God

Politicians and their tricky relationship with faith

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 11:26 am

Plan to change fracking trespass law

Ministers want to give energy firms the right to run shale gas pipes under private land to kick-start fracking.

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 10:46 am

VIDEO: PM says migrant job problem 'old'

Prime Minister David Cameron says the issue of immigrants coming to the UK to fill vacancies is a problem of "five or ten years ago".

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 10:35 am

New Family Court comes into being

A new single Family Court comes into being in England and Wales as ministers pledge to put the welfare of children at the centre of the justice system.

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 9:45 am

VIDEO: Farage pressed over German wife's job

UKIP leader Nigel Farage is asked by the BBC's Nick Robinson whether his German wife is taking a British person's job by working as his secretary.

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 9:03 am

VIDEO: How does MEP expenses system work?

Ben Wright reports on how a lack of transparency in the European Parliament's allowances system leaves it open to abuse by members.

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 3:42 am

Co-op Bank report blames governance

A major report into the near collapse of the Co-operative Bank will say poor oversight of the organisation sowed the seeds of its troubles.

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 3:14 am

Is the UK mending fast enough?

Are the UK's finances mending fast enough?

Posted by on 22 April 2014 | 1:59 am

Black Briton aims to be Estonian MEP

British journalist hopes to become Estonian MEP

Posted by on 21 April 2014 | 7:45 pm

What women want from independence debate

What do women think about Scottish independence debate?

Posted by on 21 April 2014 | 7:02 pm

VIDEO: Hunt warns against school extremism

Tristram Hunt, Labour's shadow education secretary, has warned against religious extremism in schools.

Posted by on 19 April 2014 | 7:59 am

Speaker fights 'boring' stereotype

John Bercow takes on 'boring' politics stereotypes

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 9:07 am

Independent MLA David McClarty dies

The independent unionist Northern Ireland Assembly member David McClarty has died after an illness.

Posted by on 18 April 2014 | 7:32 am