Both sides in the Scottish referendum campaign make their final pitches to voters as the latest polls suggest the result remains too close to call.
The UK rate fell to 6.2% in the three months to the end of July, while the number claiming Jobseeker's Allowance has dipped below one million.
Grants worth £213.5m were paid to councils for waste projects even though key facilities have yet to be built, MPs say.
Nick Clegg says the scope of English MPs' voting powers should be sorted out when Scotland gets more control over tax and spending.
Passport applicants who paid £30 extra to avoid missing travel because of processing delays should get refunds, MPs say.
David Cameron rules out an English Parliament but hints that English MPs could get the final say on England-only laws.
South Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright resigns over the Rotherham child abuse scandal.
Cheaper food and fuel prices helped to push down the UK consumer price inflation rate to 1.5% in August, official figures show.
A list of candidates is confirmed for the Heywood and Middleton by-election, to be held on 9 October.
The government is failing to reduce air pollution, protect biodiversity and prevent flooding, a cross-party body of MPs says.
An influential group of major technology firms is calling on the UK to appoint "digital ministers" in every government department.
A global commission says the extra costs of tackling climate change will be 'modest', but doing nothing could put the world economy at risk.
Britain cannot send special forces to rescue a UK hostage from Islamic State militants "because we don't know where he is", UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.
Politicians in Northern Ireland pay tribute in the assembly to Ian Paisley, on the day his funeral takes place.
The House of Commons could double up as an English Parliament as part of a future devolution settlement, a Tory MP urges.
Pro-union supporters and celebrity campaigners take part in a rally in London aimed at persuading Scotland's voters to reject independence.
A US billionaire philanthropist is providing grants in Northern Ireland for shared education, dementia care and early years learning.
A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.
Unemployment in Scotland falls by 15,000 to 168,000 between May and July, taking the unemployment rate down to 6%.
BBC Democracy Live takes you on a tour of the Scottish Parliament.
On the last day of campaigning before Scotland's independence poll, Welsh politicians join the final push to win over undecided hearts and minds.
A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.
Council nurseries are the highest-rated part of England's school system yet minsters are accused of neglecting them
East Midlanders debate the question of Scottish independence at Nottingham's Speakers' Corner.
Political analysis from around England
Boris Johnson is holding his monthly question session with assembly members.
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.
Here's a full list of who is doing what job in David Cameron's new cabinet
The details of Labour leader Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet following the recent reshuffle.