The UK economy grew 0.8% in the second quarter and has now recovered the ground lost since the downturn began in 2008, according to official figures.
Ed Miliband hits back at critics of his image and leadership style, insisting voters want "big ideas" not photo opportunities.
The government must find someone to lead its probe into historical child abuse allegations immediately, a children's charity says.
Bogus marriages have become an "industry of deceit" that is increasing at an "alarming rate", the Home Affairs select committee warns.
There was "no question" the Red Arrows would change the colour of smoke trails to represent the Scottish flag at the Glasgow 2014 opening ceremony, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says.
Prime Minister David Cameron appears to think he is speaking to people on Tyneside during an interview with BBC Tees.
A former assistant director of social services at Lambeth council claims there was a cover-up to protect politicians after allegations of abuse at a children's home.
Tory MP David Tredinnick speaks of his belief in astrology and his desire to incorporate it into mainstream medicine.
A report by MPs suggests a lack of female participation in sport has long-term health and social consequences.
The Green Party unveils plans to impose a wealth tax on people with assets of more than £3m.
Taxpayers could be hit with a £700m bill after the government reportedly loses a legal fight with Fujitsu.
The UK government wants to scrap a community veto which allows local politicians to block a future £12bn nuclear waste repository.
Police investigating sexual abuse allegations at a school in Rochdale refer themselves to the independent police watchdog over the way they handled previous inquiries.
Conservative MP David Ruffley, who received a police caution for common assault on his ex-partner, is referred to the government's chief whip.
Sinn Féin says it is now confident agreement can be reached quickly on the latest quarterly budget, known as June monitoring.
A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.
Dozens of schools across Scotland are delaying the introduction of new Highers in popular school subjects, according to BBC Scotland research.
BBC Democracy Live takes you on a tour of the Scottish Parliament.
Children with special needs in Wales will be worse off than those in England if a new law is passed, a leading education solicitor claims.
A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.
Were politics really that much different 100 years ago, as Britain faced going to war?
How a UK family firm has played its part in the £233bn F35 fighter plane contract.
Political analysis from around England
Israel's response to rocket attacks must be "proportionate", insists a minister.
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.
Links to other Parliamentary broadcasters
The Foreign Secretary, Phillip Hammond, has said he is "disappointed" that Hamas has rejected a ceasefire proposal aimed at easing the conflict in Gaza.