Labour adviser yet to meet Miliband

Bill Grimsey, who joined Labour's High Street Advisory Group in January, says he is yet to meet leader Ed Miliband.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 4:08 am

Litvinenko inquiry to be announced

An inquiry will be held into the death of the Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko, the Home Secretary Theresa May is to announce.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 3:33 am

Terrorism definition 'too broad'

The senior lawyer who reviews the government's terrorism legislation is to call for the definition of terrorism to be narrowed.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 2:59 am

Plea for Scottish firms' Wales move

A business group is writing to leading Scottish companies urging them to move operations to Cardiff if the country votes for independence.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 1:47 am

Osborne to announce £18m funding

Chancellor George Osborne will announce £18m of funding for business projects he says could help create 30,000 jobs in the Glasgow area.

Posted by on 22 July 2014 | 12:58 am

Miliband meets Obama in White House

Labour leader Ed Miliband says he had a "wide-ranging" 30-minute conversation with US President Barack Obama in the White House.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 10:17 pm

Britain to urge new Russia sanctions

Britain is expected to push for tougher sanctions against Russia when EU foreign ministers meet in the wake of the Malaysia Airlines crash.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 10:09 pm

Student loan system 'tipping point'

There are so many problems and incorrect forecasts in the student loan system that there needs to be a complete review, says a report from MPs.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 7:03 pm

Griffin defiant as he quits BNP job

Nick Griffin steps down as leader of the BNP after 15 years, saying he has guided his party "through the storm".

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 4:31 pm

Cautioned MP 'told to stand down'

An anti-domestic violence body calls for an MP to "consider his position" after he was cautioned for assault.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 3:28 pm

Key moments in Griffin's leadership

Key moments from Nick Griffin's years leading the BNP

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 3:26 pm

Independent help for new pensioners

Savers will receive free independent guidance as part of a move to give unfettered access to their pension funds from next year, the government says.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 1:57 pm

Bid to make Eid and Diwali holidays

The UK should show that it "embraces" the Muslim and Hindu faiths by making Eid and Diwali public holidays, Conservative MP Bob Blackman says.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 11:57 am

VIDEO: House of Commons

Russia will face further sanctions if it does not change course over Ukraine, the PM warns.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 11:31 am

I've not changed, says Tony Blair

Tony Blair says he is as motivated today by "making a difference", rather than financial gain, as he ever was as Labour leader.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 10:36 am

A U-turn over student loads sale?

Newsnight's Chris Cook: Why the student loans sale didn't add up

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 10:21 am

Russia: how tough a response?

Will Cameron's Russian rhetoric be matched by reality?

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 9:19 am

Clegg rebuffs Sunday Brunch critics

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg defends his decision to appear on a light-hearted Sunday TV programme after criticism from some MPs.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 9:18 am

VIDEO: Clegg: 'It's right to reach out'

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has defended his decision to appear on a light-hearted Sunday TV programme, after criticism from some MPs and Lib Dem supporters.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 8:49 am

VIDEO: The oddities of the City of London

The Corporation of London is the body that runs the City and is a quirk of centuries of history.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 7:52 am

VIDEO: Mayor: Not helpful for me in my role

The banking scandals in recent years are "not helpful for me in my role", says the Lord Mayor of London.

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 7:47 am

VIDEO: Cameron: 'World is watching Russia'

Cameron says EU leaders willing to take action against Russia if crash site not opened and Ukrainian borders compromised

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 7:32 am

VIDEO: The man who owns House of Commons

Sir Robert Rogers steps down from the role of chief executive of the House of Commons Service after 35 years

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 5:41 am

VIDEO: Assisted dying law has 'safeguards'

The bill to introduce assisted dying in the UK contains requisite checks and balances, says Former Solicitor General Lord Falconer.

Posted by on 20 July 2014 | 5:44 am

Hague on humour and his worst moment

Hague on humour - and his worst moment as foreign secretary

Posted by on 18 July 2014 | 12:48 pm