MPs and peers are to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela in Parliament later as it is confirmed Sir John Major, Tony Blair and Gordon Brown will attend a memorial service in Johannesburg on Tuesday.
Intelligence agencies would be "foolish" not to use modern technology allowing them to track terrorists, the chairman of Parliament's intelligence committee says.
Iain Duncan Smith rejects claims his flagship welfare policy will miss key targets and insists the IT system underpinning it "seems to be absolutely fine".
Plans to award MPs a pay rise of more than £7,500 are "incomprehensible" and should be reconsidered, Treasury Minister Danny Alexander says.
The OECD says Labour's plan to freeze energy bills if it wins the 2015 election could put investors in energy firms in financial danger.
A future Labour government should raise the top rate of income tax to 50%, former leader Lord Kinnock says.
David and Samantha Cameron choose a black and white portrait of the couple and their youngest daughter Florence for their 2013 Christmas card.
Members of Falkirk Labour select Karen Whitefield as their general election candidate after the row over the party's selection process.
Conservative MP Anne McIntosh is told by her Thirsk and Malton constituency officials they will not endorse her election candidacy.
A UK Independence party councillor says comments about immigrants that were attributed to her in a Sunday paper have been taken "out of context".
The majority of the 13 million people classed as living in poverty in the UK are in work, a charity's report suggests.
An international team is appointed to assess the current and future needs for children's heart surgery in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.
Alcohol is still killing the equivalent of 20 people a week in Scotland despite a fall in booze-related deaths, it has been warned.
BBC Democracy Live takes you on a tour of the Scottish Parliament.
Some patients are facing long waits in ambulances outside A&E departments, with one case involving a delay of more than six hours, figures show.
A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.
Chancellor George Osborne says in his Autumn Statement he hopes tax breaks for small retailers can trigger a revival on the High Street.
Labour's put the boot into energy supplier Npower over plans for 1,400 job cuts, but are they guilty of cheap populism?
Political analysis from around England
George Osborne updates MPs on the UK economy, and future tax and spending plans.
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
The Labour leader is "absolutely ruthless" said his former shadow public health minister who lost her job in the last reshuffle.
Adam Fleming looked at the reaction to one of the biggest days of the year in the political calendar as the chancellor updated MPs on the UK economy.
A lot of the exams pupils were sitting "were not up to scratch" said a former headteacher who is now in charge of overseeing classroom standards in England.
More working households were living in poverty in the UK last year than non-working ones - for the first time, a charity has reported.