The education secretary is like a "fanatical personal trainer" who urges schools to jump higher and run faster, a head teachers' leader is to say.
The SNP says UKIP leader Nigel Farage "has lost the plot" after he described protesters who besieged him in Edinburgh as "fascist scum".
A Conservative cabinet minister criticises the government time spent debating the issue of same-sex marriage.
Liam Byrne says Labour must aspire to create "full employment" and sets out plans to tackle unemployment "blackspots".
The use of dead children's identities by Scotland Yard undercover officers was "common practice", MPs are told by the chief constable leading an investigation.
Two major private security firms face an inquiry into whether they were overpaid for contracts to electronically tag criminals.
Michael Gove backs green field development provided new homes are things of "beauty", in a wide-ranging speech to a right wing think tank.
Home Secretary Theresa May says the police should confirm the identity of suspects on arrest if asked to do so by journalists.
Russia has sent sophisticated anti-ship missiles to Syria which could be used to deter future military intervention, US media reports say.
Fire and rescue services in England need to be "transformed" to become more efficient and effective, a review commissioned by the government says.
David Cameron indicates he is ready to compromise over changes to childcare, after concerns were raised by Lib Dem coalition partners.
A quarter of MPs believe there is an "unhealthy" culture of drinking in Parliament, a survey for charity Alcohol Concern suggests.
Dedicated traffic courts are to be set up in England and Wales to prosecute minor motoring offences such as jumping traffic lights or speeding.
A Conservative backbencher introducing a bill paving the way for a referendum on the UK's EU membership will have the "full support" of the party.
A doctor, who worked for the private company which assesses people for disability benefits, says its methods are "unfair".
The first and deputy first ministers have launched a plan for the agri-food industry which they say will aim to create 15,000 jobs over the next 7-years.
A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.
Highland Council plans to pilot an annual flu vaccination for schoolchildren before rolling it out for all P1 to S5 pupils.
BBC Democracy Live takes you on a tour of the Scottish Parliament.
A smoking action group calls for more legislation to cut the number of adult smokers as figures reveal a fall of just 1% in six years.
A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.
Pensions and pits: Britain's coal industry attempts a rescue bid to stay in business.
The tragedy of the suicide of a woman with financial troubles highlights the dispute over changes to housing benefit.
Political analysis from around England
Leading Conservative rebel calls on MPs to demonstrate their support for an EU referendum.
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