Government ministers will face a further five years of frozen pay, Prime Minister David Cameron says.
One of Europe's most senior politicians warns David Cameron to make a positive case for Europe if he wants successful negotiations with other leaders.
Former Deputy Prime Minister Lord Prescott says he is backing Andy Burnham to be the next leader of the Labour Party.
The apprenticeship system in Britain is "failing" and needs reform to address youth unemployment, a new report commissioned by the Local Government Association says.
The Bank of England confirms it is researching the financial risks of the UK leaving the EU after it "inadvertently" sent details of the project to the Guardian newspaper.
Labour leadership contender Yvette Cooper warns her party against swinging too far to the left or right after the election defeat.
Alistair Carmichael will not face any party disciplinary proceedings over the leak of a memo about First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, the Lib Dems say.
Scottish Labour MSP Ken Macintosh says the "party machine" is bullying his supporters in an attempt to avoid a leadership contest.
Ed Balls rules out an early return to frontline politics and says Labour should have been more "pro-business" in an exclusive interview with Nick Robinson.
David Cameron says he can achieve a better deal for the UK in Europe but it won't be easy, ahead of key meetings next week with Angela Merkel and Jean-Claude Juncker.
Conservative former cabinet minister Eric Pickles, who left the government at the recent reshuffle, is to be given a knighthood.
Prince Charles visits Northern Ireland's oldest peace and reconciliation centre on the final day of his visit to the island of Ireland.
A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.
Reform Scotland calls for unfair childcare policies which restrict access for pre-schoolers to be changed.
BBC Democracy Live takes you on a tour of the Scottish Parliament.
Councils across England and Wales call on the government to introduce a ban on the sale of legal highs.
A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.
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The PM unveils plans to tackle illegal immigration as figures show net migration to the UK is at its highest for a decade.
In the first of a series looking behind the election result, the BBC's Special correspondent Lucy Manning examines Labour's loss.
The Chancellor George Osborne tells business leaders Europe has to carry out reforms to avoid "sleepwalking" into a future where it has priced itself out of the global economy.
The BBC's correspondent Danny Savage caught up with new MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan as she travelled from Berwick-upon-Tweed to Westminster.
Sir Keir Starmer, the former Director of Public Prosecutions who is now a Labour MP, says the party needs a "fully-formed leader able to hit the ground running from the very start".
Germany could be a key player in David Cameron's efforts to push for EU reform as Britain's Europe Minister calls for an early referendum on Britain's EU membership.