Some 200,000 "starter homes" will be built for first-time buyers in England by 2020 if the Tories win May's general election, the PM is to say.
Lib Dem Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander is calling for an extra £1bn tax on Britain's banks to help pay off the deficit.
The US Army's most senior general says he is "very concerned" about the impact spending cuts will have on the strength of the UK's armed forces.
New regulations aimed at stamping out drug driving, including the first legal limits on cannabis and cocaine, come into force in England and Wales.
Measures to protect children's health should be put at the forefront of the general election, say doctors.
The Conservatives accuse Vince Cable of trying to water down a ban on "hate preachers" in English universities to protect free speech.
Plans to devolve even more power to Wales are not being blocked by Shadow Welsh Secretary Owen Smith, Labour insists.
Plaques featuring the union jack will mark publicly funded projects across Britain - but the SNP attacks the scheme as a "silly gimmick".
A UKIP parliamentary candidate faces a possible rebuke from the party after saying it was a shame "Jihadi John" had not killed himself.
Politicians should be "tested" on their approach to immigration, the head of the Catholic church in England and Wales says, adding he is "dismayed" it is a big issue.
Election candidates are "riding for a fall" if they do not state whether they plan to have a second job if elected to Parliament, an adviser says.
Services on the East Coast rail route between London and Scotland return to private hands after more than five years in the public sector.
The intelligence agencies are accused of using flawed tactics after it emerged they were aware of the man dubbed 'Jihadi John' before he went to Syria.
Labour is wreaking "political carnage" on the city of Cardiff by the way it is running the local council, a Liberal Democrat MP claims.
The DUP should focus on negotiations about agreeing joint unionist election candidates "behind closed doors", says UUP leader Mike Nesbitt.
A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.
Health Secretary Shona Robison urges health boards to suspend mesh implant operations until an independent review into their use is published.
BBC Democracy Live takes you on a tour of the Scottish Parliament.
Plans to generate electricity from the world's first series of tidal lagoons are unveiled in the UK, with sites proposed in Wales, Somerset and Cumbria.
A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.
The longest serving MP Sir Peter Tapsell has waded into the debate over MPs having second jobs.
Targeting, switching and swinging in Midlands numbers game as election draws near.
Political analysis from around England
MPs take evidence on the Bank of England’s Inflation Report.
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.
Links to other Parliamentary broadcasters
Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper has suggested that police officers need greater powers to help in the fight against extremism.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage ended up speaking to a near-empty hall of American conservative activists - even though he had been billed as a "serious candidate who can run England in the near future".