PM: Buck stops with me on criminals
Prime Minister David Cameron tells MPs the "buck stops with me" when it comes to deporting foreign criminals from the UK.

MEPs back Juncker EU Commission team
The new European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker gets strong backing from MEPs after some tough questioning.

Legal challenge over abuse inquiry
A legal challenge is launched into the choice of Fiona Woolf as the chair of the inquiry investigating historical child abuse as political pressure grows.

UK 'should review Commons security'
A former cabinet minister calls for a review of UK parliamentary security procedures after a series of shootings in Canada.

Juncker: Migration rules must stay
EU Commission boss Jean-Claude Juncker insists freedom of movement rules cannot be changed, putting him at odds with the UK.

New hereditary peer elected to Lords
The great-grandson of former Prime Minister Herbert Asquith is elected as a new hereditary member of the House of Lords.

Man thrown out of Commons at PMQs
A man is thrown out of the public gallery in the House of Commons after a disturbance during Prime Minister's Questions.

Universal credit 'in place by 2018'
Most benefit claimants will have transferred onto the government's universal credit scheme by the end of 2018, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith predicts.

DJ Mike Read withdraws UKIP song
Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Mike Read requests a song he wrote in support of UKIP be withdrawn from sale following complaints that it was racist.

Clegg targets teachers' workload
Teachers in England are being asked to examine how they spend their working day, as Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg vows to cut down on "pointless paperwork".

Whitehall in confusion, MPs warn
Taxpayers are getting poorer value for money from government projects because of "confusion" over decisions, MPs warn.

Smith: First talks 'constructive'
The Smith Commission on more powers for the Scottish Parliament has held a "constructive" first meeting, its chairman says.

MPs back 'recall' powers for voters
MPs back plans to allowed themselves to be sacked using a "power of recall" if they are found guilty of serious wrongdoing.

Hold heads high, Lib Dems urged
Nick Clegg tells Lib Dems to be proud of their record at next year's election - and unveils new mental health treatment targets in his big party conference speech.

Now what for the Liberal Democrats?
Nick Clegg has delivered his final conference speech before the general election. What do the Lib Dems do next?

Cameron pledges tax cuts 'for 30m'
David Cameron says a future Conservative government would cut taxes for thirty million people as he delivers his party conference speech.

Analysis: Primary colours
David Cameron's speech was a confident attempt to seize large chunks of Labour's traditional territory, Ben Wright says.

Miliband £2.5bn pledge 'to save NHS'
Ed Miliband tells the Labour conference he wants to recruit 36,000 NHS doctors, nurses and other health staff - partly funded by a tax on tobacco firms and expensive homes.

Did Miliband get the Downing St job?
Ed Miliband said the next eight months is a job interview. So how did he do with his party conference presentation?

UKIP promises income tax cuts
The UK Independence Party proposes cutting income tax from 40p to 35p for people earning up to £55,000 at the party's conference.

Second Tory MP defects to UKIP
Mark Reckless becomes the second Tory MP to defect to UKIP, announcing his decision on the eve of the Conservative party conference.

Greens call for £10 minimum wage
The Green Party of England and Wales is calling for the minimum wage to rise to £10 an hour by 2020, as leader Natalie Bennett addresses their annual conference.

Will Green Party ideas grab attention?
In the crowded political arena, are the Green Party's ideas for radically changing the economy enough to win votes, Chris Mason asks.

US appoints Gary Hart as NI envoy
US Secretary of State John Kerry sends former senator Gary Hart to act as his envoy at the multi-party political talks at Stormont.

A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.

Sharp fall in youth unemployment
The number of young people unemployed in Scotland is at its lowest level for six years, according to official data.

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

Miliband 'terrified' of NHS failure
David Cameron says Ed Miliband is "totally terrified" of Labour's Welsh NHS "failure" while the Labour leader accuses him of "smearing the NHS in Wales".

A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.

Worcestershire's devolution debate
Worcestershire backs devolution plan for city regions as the debate over decentralisation of powers heats up.

Devolution: Power to the people?
How enthusiastic are the people of the East Midlands about the possibility of getting more political power from Westminster?

Political editors across England
Political analysis from around England

VIDEO: Culture, Media and Sport Committee
MPs take evidence on the future of the BBC.

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 challenged on girl's hospital letter
A letter written by a 10-year-old girl to David Cameron about the West Cumberland Hospital is raised at PMQs.

VIDEO: Woolf 'clearly not suitable for the role'
Fiona Woolf is "clearly not suitable" to chair an inquiry into historical child abuse, says Labour MP Simon Danczuk.

VIDEO: Will PM stand by pre-referendum pledges?
David Cameron is asked about standing by pre-referendum pledges on more powers for the Scottish government.

VIDEO: UK Ebola planning 'excellent'
Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies tells MPs that the UK is well prepared in case of a potential Ebola outbreak.

VIDEO: Farage: 'Lord Hill should be Lord who'
UKIP leader Nigel Farage condemns appointment of UK's Lord Hill to EU Commission and says the body is 'anti-democratic'.

VIDEO: Clashes on English and Welsh NHS
David Cameron and Ed Miliband accuse each other of not answering questions as they clash over NHS services.

VIDEO: UK immigration 'far too much'
Pressure group Migration Watch UK says the level of immigration to the UK is 'far too much for what we can manage".

VIDEO: Grossman: Cut VAT on old building repairs
TV presenter Loyd Grossman makes the case for a tax cut for the restoration and repairs of older buildings.

Tories split over Juncker's Commission
Tories in Brussels split over Juncker's Commission

Reasons to be cheerful from IDS?
Is Iain Duncan Smith giving the cabinet reasons to be cheerful?

What about the pro-European Conservatives?
Norman Smith asks what happened to pro-European Tories

One town, one month on
How does a town that voted Yes in Scottish referendum feel now?

Spy chief's parting warning on online privacy
Spy chief's parting warning on online privacy

Obituary: Gough Whitlam
The 1970s Australian PM at centre of a constitutional crisis

EU immigration - the Croatian solution?
Can migration be limited without need for new treaty?

What laws currently cover trolling?
What social media insults are against the law?

Political opinion polls since May 2012
See how parties have been doing in opinion surveys

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