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Brown issues warning over UK debt
Gordon Brown says an independent Scotland would become "an international outcast" if it refused to accept a share of UK debt.

Boris Island airport plan 'rejected'
A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", looks set to be shelved, the BBC understands.

China accuses MPs of 'interference'
Chinese authorities have accused British MPs of interfering in Hong Kong's affairs by investigating tensions there, Newsnight learns.

Thousands in late rush to vote
Local registration centres say in recent days they have received tens of thousands of applications from people wanting to vote.

Terror plan 'rehash of old policies'
A former terror suspect criticises government anti-terrorism plans as "rehashing of old policies" which will "disenfranchise" UK Muslims.

Bercow 'pauses' clerk recruitment
John Bercow announces a "modest pause" in the recruitment of the next clerk of the House of Commons following a row with MPs.

Man denies assaulting MP Galloway
A 39-year-old man pleads not guilty to the religiously aggravated assault of MP George Galloway in a London street.

Baldry to end 32-year Commons career
Conservative MP Sir Tony Baldry is to leave Parliament at the next election after more than three decades in the Commons.

Umunna: Brown's denials hurt Labour
Shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna says Gordon Brown's refusal to use the word "cuts" in 2010 is still hurting Labour.

Conservative MP Kelly to stand down
Conservative MP for Dudley South Chris Kelly announces he will stand down at the 2015 general election after one term.

McGuinness urges dissident ceasefire
Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness urges dissident republicans, on the IRA ceasefire 20th anniversary, to "take that same step into politics and away from conflict".

Introduction
A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.

MP Jim Murphy resuming campaign tour
Labour MP Jim Murphy is resuming his street tour of Scotland ahead of the independence referendum, following its suspension last week.

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

Council 'not planning effectively'
Cardiff council is failing to improve its services because of "fragmented leadership and management", says Wales' public spending watchdog.

Introduction
A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.

High noon for UKIP in Clacton
As he stood outside McDonalds in the centre of Clacton, the UKIP leader Nigel Farage was clear about the importance of the forthcoming by-election.

Jarrow Crusade revived for NHS
NHS campaigners are marching the 280 miles from Jarrow to London

Political editors across England
Political analysis from around England

VIDEO: House of Commons
Speaker Bercow announces a "pause" in the recruitment of a new Commons clerk, amid a row.

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: Bercow orders clerk recruitment 'pause'
John Bercow has announced a "modest pause" in the recruitment of the next clerk of the House of Commons following a row with MPs.

VIDEO: PM 'wrong to abolish control orders'
The Labour leader has said he will offer broad support to government plans to seize the passports of terrorist suspects and stop British jihadists from returning to the UK.

VIDEO: Who wants to see MPs get a soaking?
Tory Peter Bone, Labour's Seema Malhotra, and Lib Dem Tom Brake take the ice bucket challenge on live television.

VIDEO: Why voter registration is changing
The way the electoral register is being compiled is changing with a new system to cut ballot box fraud

VIDEO: Eurosceptics win German state seats
Germany's newest party, the Eurosceptic "Alternative for Germany" (AfD), has won its first seats in the state parliament of Saxony, according to preliminary results.

VIDEO: Douglas Carswell announcement in full
Watch the full statement as Tory MP Douglas Carswell defects to the UK Independence Party. He will stand down as MP for Clacton to seek re-election in a by-election.

VIDEO: Cameron in Scotland ahead of poll
With postal voting under way in the Scottish independence referendum, the debate ahead of the ballot on 18 September is intensifying.

VIDEO: Independence battle in Labour areas
From the beginning Scottish Independence campaigners have been active in traditional Labour communities trying to persuade people that an independent Scotland would better represent real Labour values, but have they succeeded?

Northern Ireland then and now
How N Ireland has changed in 20 years since IRA ceasefire

Who's next? Tory MPs linked to UKIP
The Tory MPs being tipped to follow Carswell to UKIP

Welsh people behind the Nato summit
The people and businesses who will add some Welsh flavour to Nato talks

Will Clacton's voters opt for UKIP?
Will the seaside seat's greyer voters win UKIP its first MP?

What Commons Clerk row is all about
What is the row over a new House of Commons Clerk all about?

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

 
 
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