General election 2017: Labour promises pay rises for NHS staff

The party says it wants to tackle workforce shortages that it says are risking patient safety.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 6:53 pm

NHS contaminated blood was 'criminal cover-up' - Burnham

Former Health Secretary Andy Burnham calls for a "Hillsborough-style inquiry" into the claims.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 6:40 pm

Welsh voters weigh up their options

The BBC's political editor Laura Kuenssberg speaks to Labour voters in Porthcawl about whether they might consider switching to the Conservatives.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 4:03 pm

Election 2017: Which MPs are standing down, and who might be standing?

Who is joining George Osborne in stepping down as an MP, and who plans to return?

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 3:27 pm

Zac Goldsmith seeking re-election as Conservative MP

Local Conservative party members meet on Wednesday to choose between Mr Goldsmith and two other candidates.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 3:23 pm

MSPs condemn child tax credit reform 'rape clause'

A series of MSPs speak out against changes to child tax credits and a controversial provision known as the "rape clause".

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 12:30 pm

Snap election raises concerns for non-party campaigners

Charities fear being choked with red tape and confusing rules ahead of the snap general election.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 11:46 am

Reality Check

The prime minister says the record number of jobs is evidence of her strong leadership.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 11:06 am

Tim Farron: I don't think gay sex is a sin

The Lib Dem leader tells the BBC he does not want people getting "the wrong impression" about his views.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 10:59 am

Tim Farron clarifies gay sex views

The Lib Dem leader says politicians shouldn't pontificate on theological matters.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 10:59 am

Unexplained Wealth Order and Russian money in London

London is home to corrupt individuals buying assets to hide their illicit wealth.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 10:36 am

Cunning plan

Labour has a clear Brexit plan but some in the party would prefer more robust opposition to the Tory position.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 10:26 am

Election: Theresa May urges voters to 'strengthen my hand'

Theresa May targets Labour heartlands on election campaign visit to Wales.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 9:55 am

UKIP burka ban policy 'misguided' says party's MEP

UKIP's foreign affairs spokesman resigns his post in protest at leader Paul Nuttall's call to ban the burka.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 9:21 am

General Election 2017: Labour's 'day one' pledge to EU nationals

The party says it would prioritise jobs and workers' rights, and guarantee the status of EU citizens.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 9:20 am

Karen Danczuk wants to be Labour candidate in Bury North

She served as a Labour councillor from 2012 to 2015 in her home town of Rochdale.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 8:58 am

General election 2017: Tory MPs Tyrie and Haselhurst to stand down

Treasury select committee chairman is to stand down - as will veteran Tory Sir Alan Haselhurst.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 8:48 am

Theresa May promises 'strong and stable leadership'

The prime minister on a campaign visit to Wales says only the Conservatives offer "strong and stable leadership".

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 8:43 am

Government lacks faith in free market, says energy boss

The boss of British Gas owner Centrica hits back as the Tories propose a cap on energy bills.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 8:25 am

Voters' guide

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

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 7:56 am

General Election 2017: Lib Dems to keep 'nuclear deterrent'

Leader Tim Farron also accuses Jeremy Corbyn of being "weak and dangerous" on defence matters.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 6:58 am

Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU

A guide to how the UK will leave the European Union following the 23 June referendum vote.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 6:54 am

General election 2017: Plaid Cymru launches campaign

Leanne Wood says Labour is too "weak and divided" to stand up for Wales in the general election.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 5:08 am

Government deficit at lowest since financial crisis, says ONS

Government borrowing falls to the lowest level since 2008, but it is set to rise again this year.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 5:02 am

Tactical election

Brexit may encourage more pacts between political parties in the run-up to the general election.

Posted on: 25 April 2017 | 4:52 am