Senior figures on Scotland campaign trail

Senior political figures have been out campaigning on the penultimate weekend before the general election.

Posted on: 27 May 2017 | 12:04 pm

Manchester attack: Terror threat reduced from critical to severe

The national terrorism threat level comes down to severe, meaning an attack is likely, not imminent.

Posted on: 27 May 2017 | 11:23 am

General election 2017: Osborne: Tory plans badly thought through

Former Chancellor George Osborne criticises manifesto commitments on social care and immigration.

Posted on: 27 May 2017 | 11:20 am

General election 2017: One Liberal Democrat leader and his dog

Tim Farron's dog proved a hit with journalists when they went to interview him in Cumbria.

Posted on: 27 May 2017 | 10:37 am

General election 2017: Duncan Smith demands Corbyn IRA apology

Conservative politician Iain Duncan Smith condemns Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's stance on the IRA.

Posted on: 27 May 2017 | 9:46 am

General election 2017: Corbyn says IRA bombing campaign was wrong

Jeremy Corbyn says he was "appalled" by the violence used by the IRA during the Troubles

Posted on: 27 May 2017 | 9:18 am

IRA bombing campaign 'wrong' - Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn seeks to distance himself from IRA's actions in the Troubles, as Tories step up criticism.

Posted on: 27 May 2017 | 8:49 am

Nick Clegg: Tory school meal plans 'hit children's health'

Nick Clegg says children will not get free fruit and vegetables under Tory plans for English schools.

Posted on: 27 May 2017 | 7:47 am

Manchester attack: Armed police guard bank holiday events

Vigilance is urged over the first bank holiday weekend with the threat to the UK at its highest level.

Posted on: 27 May 2017 | 4:07 am

Labour promises flexible train tickets and money for grassroots football

Jeremy Corbyn bids for the football fan vote on FA Cup Final day with a 'flexible' train ticket plan.

Posted on: 27 May 2017 | 4:03 am

General Election: Does Jeremy Corbyn back his own party's Trident stance?

Renewing nuclear weapons is in Labour's manifesto, but their leader will not say he supports it.

Posted on: 26 May 2017 | 12:25 pm

Theresa May: Online extremism 'must be tackled'

The PM says the fight against so-called Islamic State is "moving from the battlefield to the internet".

Posted on: 26 May 2017 | 11:38 am

Corbyn marks out clear dividing lines on defence

The Labour leader has made a significant intervention on foreign policy and terrorism, says Iain Watson.

Posted on: 26 May 2017 | 11:21 am

General election 2017: Social care U-turn, Manchester and UKIP launch

Jo Coburn reflects on a week when election campaigning was suspended after the Manchester attack.

Posted on: 26 May 2017 | 10:10 am

Tories and Labour not being honest with voters: IFS

The Institute for Fiscal Studies says the Conservatives and Labour should own up on economic plans.

Posted on: 26 May 2017 | 9:38 am

Reality Check: Why does the Prevent strategy divide opinion?

The government says the Prevent initiative stops radicalisation. Why do many disagree?

Posted on: 26 May 2017 | 9:02 am

Guide to the parties taking part in general election 2017

Here's a guide to the political parties and, where published, their manifestos.

Posted on: 26 May 2017 | 5:12 am

Amber Rudd: 'Police cuts not to blame for Manchester'

The home secretary denies cuts in frontline police reduced the ability to gather intelligence.

Posted on: 26 May 2017 | 4:49 am

Election 2017 poll tracker

Who is on course to win the 2017 general election? Use our tracker to see the latest analysis.

Posted on: 26 May 2017 | 2:35 am

General election: UKIP pledges to tackle radical Islam

Launching the UKIP manifesto, Paul Nuttall says the "cancer" of radical Islam must be "cut out".

Posted on: 25 May 2017 | 9:40 am

General election: What you need to know

The UK will have a general election on 8 June. Here's what you need to know.

Posted on: 24 May 2017 | 1:28 pm

General election: Why 7.5m people can't vote for a woman

More than 100 constituencies across the UK have no female candidates standing, BBC research says.

Posted on: 23 May 2017 | 7:38 pm