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PM and EC president hold reform talks

Prime Minister David Cameron tells European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker "British people are not happy with the status quo" in Europe.

Ex-MP Bruce: Politicians tell lies

It is not unusual for politicians to tell "brazen lies", a senior Lib Dem says as he defends the actions of ex-Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael.

Kendall gets Umunna Labour backing

Chuka Umunna backs Liz Kendall to be the next Labour leader, saying she will drag the party out of its "comfort zone".

John Healey joins Labour deputy race

Former Labour housing minister John Healey announces his bid to become deputy leader after being "dismayed" by the debate within the party since the election.

Right to buy 'to create more homes'

The government says every housing association property sold off under the right to buy in England will be replaced - but critics warn it will make the housing crisis worse.

NI first minister still in hospital

Northern Ireland's first minister Peter Robinson remains in hospital after suffering a suspected heart attack.

Sturgeon attacks UK spending cuts

In her first major economic speech since the general election Nicola Sturgeon condemns the "scale and speed" of spending cuts planned by the UK government.

UK and Russia to resume Syria talks

Senior British and Russian security advisers are to resume efforts to find a solution to the crisis in Syria, David Cameron and Vladimir Putin agree.

'Sort it' business secretary tells O2

Business secretary Sajid Javid has told phone provider O2 to "sort it out" after complaints about users losing signals on their mobiles.

Labour to back EU referendum bill

Acting leader Harriet Harman says Labour has dropped its opposition to an "in/out" vote on the UK's EU membership, and will now back the government's referendum bill.

PM announces freeze in ministers' pay

Government ministers will face a further five years of frozen pay, Prime Minister David Cameron says.

NI welfare reform debate under way

Northern Ireland assembly members are debating the final stage of the controversial welfare reform bill, despite NI first minister Peter Robinson's admission to hospital with a suspected heart attack.


A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.

Teachers 'must not be scapegoats'

Teachers must not be used as the "scapegoat" for problems in Scotland's education system, the country's largest teaching union warns.


BBC Democracy Live takes you on a tour of the Scottish Parliament.

Top scientist to head uni research

An "outstanding" professor joins Cardiff University from America to lead a research laboratory as part of a £50m project.


A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.

Budget: The East Midlands reacts

Who are the Budget winners and losers in the East Midlands?

Pre-election Budget with added catapult

A pre-election Budget, but will the catapult energise the Midlands?

Political editors across England

Political analysis from around England

Links to UK political websites

Links to political parties and other useful websites covering UK politics.

Who's who: Cameron's cabinet

Here's a full list of who is doing what job in David Cameron's new cabinet

Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet

The details of Labour leader Ed Miliband's shadow cabinet following the recent reshuffle.

European Parliaments online

Links to other Parliamentary broadcasters

VIDEO: What is the Queen's Speech?

Ellie Price delivers a quick guide to the Queen's Speech.

VIDEO: Younger voters 'should get EU vote'

Shadow foreign secretary Hilary Benn has said it was "a matter of principle" that 16 and 17-year-olds should be allowed to vote in the EU referendum.

VIDEO: Should rural England have more power?

The local government association has urged ministers to give authorities in rural areas the same powers that cities will be given.

VIDEO: Sajid Javid: 'Cut business red tape'

Business Secretary Sajid Javid says he will not be going back to the Beecroft proposals for no fault dismissals but hopes to cut over £10bn more red tape costs.

VIDEO: PM sets out immigration plans

The PM unveils plans to tackle illegal immigration as figures show net migration to the UK is at its highest for a decade.

VIDEO: The story behind Labour's loss

In the first of a series looking behind the election result, the BBC's Special correspondent Lucy Manning examines Labour's loss. News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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