PM to check arms export licences
David Cameron vows to examine outstanding licences for the sale of arms to Russia after claims by MPs that they could breach the terms of an embargo.

'Casual attitude' to vCJD warning
The government has a "casual attitude" to the human form of "mad cow disease", MPs warn, while ministers say the issue is treated "extremely seriously".

PM won't pay back tennis donation
David Cameron rejects calls to pay back a donation to the Conservatives by the wife of a former Putin minister, insisting she was not a "crony" of the Russian president.

Assault MP speaks of 'deep regret'
The Tory Party is discussing the future of MP David Ruffley, who was cautioned by police for assaulting his ex-partner.

Lib Dem MP apology over Gaza tweet
The Lib Dems say MP David Ward has given a "categorical apology" over his widely criticised comments on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Ex-MEP on money laundering charge
Former West Midlands MEP Nikki Sinclaire is charged with money laundering and misconduct but dismisses the charges as "ludicrous".

Disability benefits flaws 'grave'
Parts of the disability benefits system require a "fundamental redesign" because flaws in the process are so "grave", a group of MPs says.

Labour wants Grieve advice published
Labour asks David Cameron to publish Dominic Grieve's legal advice on plans to give MPs a veto human rights rulings.

EU sets 30% energy savings target
Members of the European Union will have to boost their energy efficiency by 30% by 2030 according to Commission.

Stowell rejects Tory 'top-up' salary
Baroness Stowell rejects a Conservative offer to pay part of her salary, saying it would be a conflict of interest.

Labour's Frank Dobson to quit as MP
Former Labour cabinet member Frank Dobson announces he will stand down as an MP at the general election next year.

Parade inquiry call 'lopsided'
Sinn Féin label an inquiry proposed by Unionist and Orange Order leaders as "lopsided".

A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.

Killers seek to overturn voting ban
The UK Supreme Court is to be asked to overturn the ban on convicted prisoners being able to vote in the Scottish independence referendum.

BBC Democracy Live takes you on a tour of the Scottish Parliament.

Ann Clwyd reconsiders standing down
The Labour MP for Cynon Valley, Ann Clwyd, says she may yet stand at next year's general election, after announcing in February she would be standing down.

A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.

Councils warn on migrant pressures
Councils in the East Midlands seek new powers and funding to cope with an influx of migrants.

A local take on the growth agenda
Prime Minister David Cameron's recent visit to the Midlands brought into focus the political debate around localism and growth.

Political editors across England
Political analysis from around England

VIDEO: House of Commons
Israel's response to rocket attacks must be "proportionate", insists a minister.

Q&A: Beginner's guide to PM's speech
David Cameron delivers his long-awaited speech on the UK's relations with the EU. Here's an at-a-glance guide.

Links to UK political websites
Links to political parties and other useful websites covering UK politics.

Who's who: Cameron's cabinet
Here's a full list of who is doing what job in David Cameron's new cabinet

Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet
The details of Labour leader Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet following the recent reshuffle.

European Parliaments online
Links to other Parliamentary broadcasters

VIDEO: PM faces Russia links questions
David Cameron says the government will look at all outstanding arms export licences to Russia, and has rejected calls to pay back a donation to the Conservatives by the wife of a former Putin minister.

VIDEO: 'No arms sent to Russian forces'
The Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has insisted that Britain is not supplying Russia with military equipment.

VIDEO: Ward defends tweet ahead of apology
Speaking before his apology over comments on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Mr Ward said that if he was in Palestine he "would have to do something".

AUDIO: Trojan Horse report 'politically biased'
The BBC's Sima Kotecha talks to an ex-staff member of a Birmingham school, and Tahir Alam discusses the latest report into the so-called "Trojan Horse" plot.

VIDEO: Cameron pledge to stop 'evil' FGM
British Prime Minister David Cameron has spoken out against the "preventable evil" of female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced marriage, as an international summit on the issue opened in London.

VIDEO: UK wants sanctions on Putin 'cronies'
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says the UK wants to impose sanctions on the 'cronies' of Russian president Vladimir Putin.

VIDEO: Recess reading tips for political geeks
MP Keith Simpson draws up a list of recommended reading each summer to keep political types busy over the parliamentary recess.

VIDEO: Parties need to woo ethnic voters
All political parties need to do more to woo ethnic minority - sometimes known as BME - voters, says Trevor Phillips.

The Tories' biggest Russian donors
The UK-based Russians donating thousands to the Conservatives

How would the UK fare without Scotland?
How things might change for the rest of the UK

Russia: how tough a response?
Will Cameron's Russian rhetoric be matched by reality?

Key moments in Griffin's leadership
Key moments from Nick Griffin's years leading the BNP

A U-turn over student loads sale?
Newsnight's Chris Cook: Why the student loans sale didn't add up

Hague on humour and his worst moment
Hague on humour - and his worst moment as foreign secretary

Hill's outlook
What job might Lord Hill get in the new European Commission?

Latest opinion polls
See how political parties are doing in the latest opinion surveys

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