UK anger at £1.7bn EU cash demand
UK politicians react angrily to demands for an extra £1.7bn (2.1bn euros) contribution towards the European Union's budget due to the country's better economic performance.

GDP rises by 0.7% in third quarter
The economy expanded by 0.7% in the three months to 30 September following a 0.9% rise in the second quarter, the ONS said.

Salmond considers Westminster return
Alex Salmond says he has not made up his mind whether or not to stand for a Westminster seat at the next general election.

UK gives extra £80m for Ebola fight
Prime Minister David Cameron pledges an extra £80m of aid for the fight against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

NHS funds rise 'tough but possible'
Increasing NHS spending in England by the £8bn health bosses warn will be needed by 2020 will be tough but possible, the health secretary says.

Labour promises new immigration laws
Ed Miliband promises to bring in an immigration bill creating "clear, credible and concrete changes" within months if Labour wins next year's general election.

Tories choose by-election candidate
The Conservative Party chooses Kelly Tolhurst as its candidate for the Rochester and Strood by-election.

Dog show prompts MPs' Gove questions
William Hague defends Michael Gove against claims he is not working hard enough - before being told he was at a dog show.

Hammond: UK analysing Canada attack
British agencies are examining the attack on the Canadian parliament for possible implications on the UK, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.

MPs reject bid to scrap fixed terms
MPs reject a plan to repeal the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act that would have brought back the PM's right to choose an election date.

Lorry tax take bigger than expected
A new tax on foreign heavy goods lorries coming to the UK could rake in twice as much as the government expected, new figures suggest.

Primodos papers will be published
The government will set up an independent panel to look at evidence on a hormonal pregnancy test which some fear caused birth defects.

Military heads admit Afghan mistakes
Military leaders failed to calculate the magnitude of the conflict in Afghanistan, the former head of the British army, Gen Sir Peter Wall, tells the BBC.

Rochester by-election candidates
A by-election is being held in the constituency of Rochester and Strood, Kent, on 20 November.

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.

IRA let down abuse victims - Adams
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams apologises to sex abuse victims "let down" by the IRA during the Troubles.

A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.

Scotland to reduce drink-drive limit
The Scottish government announces plans to reduce the country's drink-drive limit in time for Christmas, making the limit lower than in England.

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

'Window of opportunity' for Wales
Wales now has a "window of opportunity" to rebalance wealth and power in the UK, Plaid Cymru's leader is expected to tell her party's conference later.

A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.

Push for city powers poses questions
England's big cities look likely to get more powers - but how much influence will their voters get?

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

Political editors across England
Political analysis from around England

VIDEO: House of Commons
MPs are debating the Self-build and Custom Housebuilding Bill.

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: 'Do you think I lack imagination?'
Russell Brand speaks to Newsnight about his "alternative to corporate hegemony".

VIDEO: Will EU back UK's immigration plans?
As European leaders gather for a summit in Brussels, Ben Wright asks if David Cameron use the opportunity to push for limits on the freedom of movement within the Union.

VIDEO: Who is the top dog at Westminster?
The Daily Politics meets some of the contestants, and their political owners, in the Westminster dog of the year contest.

VIDEO: Top MPs at political website's birthday
Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and David Cameron help political website Guido Fawkes celebrate 10 years onlline.

VIDEO: 'Need to get more serious about health'
Simon Stevens on the changes needed in the way health services are provided to help close most of the funding gap.

VIDEO: Jeremy Hunt welcomes NHS report
Jeremy Hunt welcomes a report which says drastic change is needed if the NHS is to avoid an annual shortfall.

VIDEO: Juncker firm on EU migration rules
Jean-Claude Juncker, the incoming president of the European Commission, has insisted that rules on freedom of movement in Europe cannot be changed.

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.

NHS: Where will the money come from?
Where will the money come from to fund the big changes needed?

Lunch with Len McCluskey, union baron (and Downton fan)
Unite chief on his life, Miliband and why he likes Downton Abbey

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

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

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

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