Churchill's funeral anniversary marked

Events are held to mark the 50th anniversary of Sir Winston Churchill's funeral, with the boat that carried his coffin repeating its Thames journey.

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 2:06 pm

MP Murphy to stand down at election

Paul Murphy is to stand down as Labour MP for Torfaen after 28 years in parliament.

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 12:28 pm

SDLP 'predicts UK government role'

The leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) predicts that his party will play a role in a future UK government after May's general election.

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 12:03 pm

Migrant voters 'key' in election

Migrant voters could have a decisive impact in key marginal seats at the general election, a study suggests.

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 10:50 am

Labour and the Green Party threat

The Green Party is looking to peel off voters from Labour - but what should Ed Miliband's response be?

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 10:20 am

'Train everyone' for digital world

People everywhere need to adapt to a world being rapidly changed by digital technology, a leading academic says.

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 9:57 am

Mitchell 'turned down' libel deal

Former cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell refused an offer to settle his "Plebgate" libel case just two months before he lost, court papers show.

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 9:30 am

Bombers 'porn-driven losers' - Boris

Violent religious extremists are often tortured men with a history of using pornography, London Mayor Boris Johnson says.

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 9:29 am

Out-of-hours care to be reviewed

A review of the way people access non-urgent medical care out-of-hours is announced by the Scottish government.

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 9:13 am

School apology over UKIP racist list

A school in Bristol apologises for including UKIP in a list of far-right groups that was shown to pupils during a lesson.

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 7:49 am

Whatever you say, say nothin'!

What a new Northern Ireland minister was told to avoid saying

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 7:47 am

Abuse victims named on Commons site

Four survivors of child sex abuse say they have received more threats and online abuse after MPs inadvertently published their details online.

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 3:10 am

VIDEO: Rantzen: 'Lipman comments insulting'

Esther Rantzen says Maureen Lipman's comments over a rise in anti-Semitism are "incredibly insulting to Britain".

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 3:10 am

Behind the scenes at Westminster

A new documentary goes behind the scenes at the Commons

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 12:50 am

University applications at record high

University applications have reached record levels, according to the Ucas admissions service.

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 8:43 pm

UKIP's youth challenge

UKIP's battle to attract more young members

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 7:56 pm

Lack of oversight 'damaging schools'

MPs say problems in some more autonomous schools have been picked up too late because of lack of oversight by the government.

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 7:35 pm

Labour peer backs private role in NHS

Former Labour health minister Lord Darzi tells BBC's Newsnight it is irrelevant whether NHS care is delivered by the private or the public sector.

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 4:39 pm

Parliament: 10 facts you didn't know

10 facts you may not have known about Parliament

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 4:02 pm

The information the government won't free

The reaction when 13 departments were sent the same FOI request

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 12:02 pm

School tables branded a 'nonsense'

Government school league tables are branded a "nonsense", after numerous changes to the way grades are recognised left more schools failing.

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 12:00 pm

Ministers and marginals

Ministers and marginals: a day of visits mapped

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 10:30 am

Miliband 'not focusing' on SNP deal

Labour leader Ed Miliband says he is concentrating on winning a majority at the general election and not focusing on doing a deal with the SNP.

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 9:39 am

VIDEO: Greece 'becoming Third World country'

Greece could be forced out of the euro currency by the end of the year, predicts UKIP's leader Nigel Farage.

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 8:54 am

VIDEO: EU 'moving very much along UK lines'

Some of the big issues in the EU are "moving very much along UK lines" says a former Swedish prime minister.

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 8:42 am