Jail 'rethink' over mothers with babies

The PM calls for a rethink of the prison system in England and Wales as figures show 100 babies spent time behind bars with their mothers last year.

Posted by on 7 February 2016 | 8:44 am

Lib Dem 'wipe-out predictions wrong'

The Liberal Democrats will confound predictions that they could lose all of their AMs in May's assembly election, the party's Welsh leader insists.

Posted by on 7 February 2016 | 7:40 am

Tenants 'will be priced out of homes'

Plans to make better-off social housing tenants in England pay more rent could force thousands out of their areas, according to new research.

Posted by on 7 February 2016 | 7:23 am

Doctors' union irresponsible - Hunt

The health secretary and union leaders clash ahead of another junior doctors' strike, in a long-running dispute over pay and working hours.

Posted by on 7 February 2016 | 7:18 am

MPs challenge 'unclear' bank tax rules

Chancellor George Osborne is asked to clarify whether banks can use the cost of fines for wrongdoing to reduce the amount of tax they pay.

Posted by on 7 February 2016 | 6:44 am

PM faces grassroots anger over EU vote

Dozens of Tory members accuse David Cameron of showing disrespect to the party's grassroots after he told MPs to disregard their views on Europe.

Posted by on 7 February 2016 | 6:35 am

VIDEO: Hunt blamed for doctors' low morale

Jeremy Hunt acknowledged junior doctors' low morale but told Andrew Marr that the BMA was to blame for their concerns over contracts

Posted by on 7 February 2016 | 5:58 am

Sugar tax not taken 'off the table'

The prime minister "has not taken a sugar tax off the table", Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt tells the BBC.

Posted by on 7 February 2016 | 5:51 am

Call to retain voluntary organ donation

A former moderator of the Free Church of Scotland urges the Scottish government to look at a more efficient system for organ donation.

Posted by on 7 February 2016 | 4:56 am

Kinnock sees Euro scepticism shift

Former Labour leader Neil Kinnock likens Euro scepticism in the Conservative party to Enoch Powell "winning the argument from his grave".

Posted by on 7 February 2016 | 2:17 am

Scots 'Better In EU' chairwoman named

A Scottish-based campaign to keep the UK in the EU names Prof Mona Siddiqui as the chairwoman of its advisory group.

Posted by on 6 February 2016 | 6:05 pm

Swinney vows fiscal framework scrutiny

The Scottish finance secretary says that key documents used to agree any new funding deal for Scotland will be published for scrutiny.

Posted by on 6 February 2016 | 6:02 pm

New rules 'will silence' charities

Charities say new rules on how they spend government grants are tantamount to making them take a vow of silence by preventing them from lobbying ministers.

Posted by on 6 February 2016 | 1:07 pm

Councils should run services - Corbyn

Councils should be able to run utilities in their areas as part of moves to reverse privatisation, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says.

Posted by on 6 February 2016 | 11:07 am

Could John McDonnell ever be Labour leader?

Why John McDonnell never ran for Labour leader - and is unlikely to in the future

Posted by on 5 February 2016 | 6:05 pm

EU referendum: The view from Albion Street

Nick Robinson tests voters' views on the EU referendum

Posted by on 4 February 2016 | 6:08 pm

VIDEO: Politicians dream of Eurovision stardom

The MP Pete Wishart reveals his ambition to perform in the Eurovision Song Contest as part of MP4, the world's only parliamentary band.

Posted by on 4 February 2016 | 11:57 am

Foster supports victims over RUC claims

The first minister says she supports Shankill bomb victims in their search for the truth after an allegation the RUC had prior warning of the attack.

Posted by on 4 February 2016 | 11:01 am

Will the EU deal changes work in practice?

Focus on immigration, child benefit and sovereignty

Posted by on 4 February 2016 | 5:19 am

VIDEO: 'Biggest humanitarian crisis since 1945'

Syria's civil war is the "biggest humanitarian crisis since 1945", Gordon Brown claims, ahead of a conference seeking more financial help for those affected.

Posted by on 4 February 2016 | 5:14 am

Is the deal a dose of reality for the EU?

Is the Cameron EU deal a dose of reality?

Posted by on 3 February 2016 | 7:20 pm

VIDEO: Solberg: Schengen needs to be ‘rescued’

Erna Solberg, the Prime Minister of Norway, discusses the future of the Schengen Agreement

Posted by on 3 February 2016 | 12:04 pm

VIDEO: MEPs react to: The draft UK deal

MEPs have been reacting to David Cameron's draft deal aimed at keeping Britain in the EU.

Posted by on 3 February 2016 | 6:05 am

Cameron in full EU campaigning mode

The deal isn't done yet but the race is on

Posted by on 2 February 2016 | 11:02 am

Europe's leaders weigh Cameron's proposed EU reform deal

How will draft UK deal go down with other members

Posted by on 2 February 2016 | 7:52 am