David Cameron promises to set out plans by Christmas to further curb the rights of EU migrants after European Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso warns of risks
The UK risks being "permanently divided" between rich and poor unless more is done to boost social mobility, says Alan Milburn, the government's anti-poverty tsar.
Ed Balls says owners of properties worth between £2m and £3m will pay an extra £250 a month in "mansion tax" under a future Labour government - with higher rates for higher value homes.
A Polish MEP joins the UK Independence Party's Eurosceptic grouping, restoring its status in the European Parliament.
A man is jailed for four weeks for sending an anti-Semitic tweet to Liverpool Wavertree MP Luciana Berger.
Male and female civil servants will be entitled to full parental pay from April 2015, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is to announce.
A new law that would allow terminally-ill patients in England and Wales to be given untested medicines moves a step closer after receiving government backing.
Radiographers across the UK hold a four-hour strike in the latest walkout by NHS staff in an ongoing dispute with the government over pay.
Former first minister Ian Paisley "cast an influential shadow over three generations", guests at a memorial service in Belfast are told.
The UK economy will grow by 2.4% next year, well below the 3.1% growth expected this year, forecasting group EY Item Club says.
Less than a quarter of people trust their MP to represent them, but the overwhelming majority of politicians believe they are trusted, surveys suggest.
People who post abusive messages online could face up to two years in jail under new laws proposed by Justice Secretary Chris Grayling.
The Conservatives deny they are behind "negative" phone calls about UKIP's Rochester and Strood by-election candidate.
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.
Nick Clegg has delivered his final conference speech before the general election. What do the Lib Dems do next?
David Cameron says a future Conservative government would cut taxes for thirty million people as he delivers his party conference speech.
David Cameron's speech was a confident attempt to seize large chunks of Labour's traditional territory, Ben Wright says.
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.
Ed Miliband said the next eight months is a job interview. So how did he do with his party conference presentation?
The UK Independence Party proposes cutting income tax from 40p to 35p for people earning up to £55,000 at the party's conference.
Mark Reckless becomes the second Tory MP to defect to UKIP, announcing his decision on the eve of the Conservative party conference.
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.
In the crowded political arena, are the Green Party's ideas for radically changing the economy enough to win votes, Chris Mason asks.
Leaders of Northern Ireland's four main churches are to meet political leaders at Stormont later.
A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.
The number of children in Scotland living in poverty has risen over the last year but remains lower than in many parts of the UK, a report says.
BBC Democracy Live takes you on a tour of the Scottish Parliament.
The first minister dismisses calls for an inquiry into the running of the NHS in Wales, as the Conservatives claim a survey shows strong public support for the idea.
A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.
Kettering MP Philip Hollobone calls for foreign prisoners to be sent to prisons in their own country and policing minister Mike Penning agrees.