David Axelrod, the strategist who masterminded Barack Obama's presidential victories, will be a key adviser on Ed Miliband's 2015 general election campaign, the Labour Party says.
People convicted of commercial crimes overseas could be banned from running UK firms in an attempt to tackle "rogue directors", Business Secretary Vince Cable says.
Taxpayers' personal financial data could be shared with private firms and researchers, Revenue & Customs says, despite concerns over privacy and security.
Labour's Tristram Hunt has told teachers in Birmingham that there is no place for "cultural or gender segregation" in schools.
Work and pensions minister Mike Penning writes to schools and local authorities in England to highlight health and safety "excuses".
Some female MPs have stopped attending Prime Minister's Questions because it is so "bad", says Speaker John Bercow.
Green MP Caroline Lucas and four co-defendants are cleared of obstructing a public highway during an anti-fracking protest in Balcombe, West Sussex.
The leader of the right-wing Front National party in France says she would welcome collaboration with UKIP in fighting against the EU "with open arms".
A group backing small-scale farmers urges ministers to commit to policies that will give them better support.
Retirees could be told how long they are likely to live after stopping work, says pensions minister Steve Webb.
It is "too soon" to decide whether to scrap the national census, and the 2021 survey should go ahead, MPs advise.
Veteran Labour MP Austin Mitchell says he will step down at the next general election.
There is "no new credible evidence of criminality" in files covering an east London borough, to suspect fraud, the Met Police says.
Senior Labour politician Ed Balls is being investigated by police after his car hit a parked vehicle.
The number of people out of work in the UK has fallen by 77,000 to a five year low of 2.24 million in the three months to February, official figures indicate.
The independent unionist Northern Ireland Assembly member David McClarty has died after an illness.
A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.
Broadcaster STV becomes the latest company to leave the CBI after the employers' body formally backed the campaign against Scottish independence.
BBC Democracy Live takes you on a tour of the Scottish Parliament.
Local councils are urged to be open about whether they are using parking charges to raise income or to manage traffic.
A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.
Britain should learn to love 'beautiful' turbines, claims chief executive of European Wind Energy Association
Devolution to England's big cities is back on the political agenda, but for how long?
Political analysis from around England
The PM is challenged over his support for Maria Miller following a row over her expenses.
David Cameron delivers his long-awaited speech on the UK's relations with the EU. Here's an at-a-glance guide.
Links to political parties and other useful websites covering UK politics.
As David Cameron reshuffles his cabinet, here's a full list of who is doing what job.
The details of Labour leader Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet following the recent reshuffle.
Links to other Parliamentary broadcasters