Defence privatisation plan axed
The government abandons plans to privatise its defence procurement body after only one bidder was left in contention for the contract.
Border Force neglecting duties - MPs
Poor planning and outdated IT systems mean the Border Force is failing to fulfil all of its duties, the Commons public accounts committee says.
Children add cheer to leaders' cards
David Cameron and Ed Miliband choose family shots for their Christmas cards - while Nick Clegg's children add festive doodles to a photo of their parents.
'Giant of history' Mandela honoured
Tens of thousands join world leaders at a rainswept memorial for South Africa's Nelson Mandela, with Barack Obama hailing him a "giant of history".
Same-sex weddings to begin in March
The first same-sex weddings in England and Wales can take place from 29 March 2014, Equalities Minister Maria Miller says.
VIDEO: Defence procurement statement
The defence secretary reveals that only one contractor bid to take over procurement duties.
UK trade gap narrows in October
The gap between imports and exports of goods narrowed in October, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Ministers in sport fixing talks
Senior figures from five major sports have met ministers to discuss efforts to tackle corruption amid allegations of fixing in British football.
Andrew Miller to stand down as MP
Andrew Miller, the MP for Ellesmere Port and Neston, announces that he will stand down at the next general election, which is due in 2015.
Watchdog attacks pension annuities
The Financial Services Consumer Panel says the annuities market is confusing and may not offer good value to pensioners.
Commons clash over Universal Credit
The government is prioritising the "safe and secure" delivery of Universal Credit, Iain Duncan Smith tells MPs, as he clashes with his Labour counterpart.
Abu Qatada denies terror charges
Radical cleric Abu Qatada denies terror charges at a Jordanian court, and complains the presence of a military judge means he is being denied a fair trial.
Cameron praises 'towering' Mandela
David Cameron describes Nelson Mandela as a "towering figure" as he leads MPs in tributes to the late South African president.
Spies 'can't be foolish' over emails
Intelligence agencies would be "foolish" not to use modern technology allowing them to track terrorists, the chairman of Parliament's intelligence committee says.
Ketamine 'should be made Class B'
The drug ketamine should be upgraded from a Class C drug to Class B, government advisers say, after new evidence shows frequent use can cause "disabling" bladder damage.
Ulster Bank delays MLA questions
Ulster Bank asks for the postponement of its appearance before MLAs to face questions over last week's computer problems.
A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.
Ministers quizzed on White Paper
Representatives from a number of Scottish organisations quiz First Minister Alex Salmond and his cabinet about their plans for independence.
BBC Democracy Live takes you on a tour of the Scottish Parliament.
'Lessons to learn' over NHS failings
Health boards across the country must learn lessons from failings at Wales' largest health board, assembly members are warning.
A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.
Shops and pubs in High St revival?
Chancellor George Osborne says in his Autumn Statement he hopes tax breaks for small retailers can trigger a revival on the High Street.
Npower job cuts fuel energy debate
Labour's put the boot into energy supplier Npower over plans for 1,400 job cuts, but are they guilty of cheap populism?
Political editors across England
Political analysis from around England
VIDEO: House of Commons
MPs are debating the remaining stages of the National Insurance (Contributions) Bill.
Q&A: Beginner's guide to PM's speech
David Cameron delivers his long-awaited speech on the UK's relations with the EU. Here's an at-a-glance guide.
Links to UK political websites
Links to political parties and other useful websites covering UK politics.
Who's who: Cameron's cabinet
As David Cameron reshuffles his cabinet, here's a full list of who is doing what job.
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: MPs question Universal Credit delay
MPs challenged the work and pensions secretary about delays and the cost of writing-off investment in software development for the new all-in-one benefit payment.
VIDEO: MP: I am glad that I spoke about it
An MP making a slow recovery from a ladder fall a year ago has spoken about the resulting depression.
VIDEO: Abbott: Miliband 'absolutely ruthless'
The Labour leader is "absolutely ruthless" said his former shadow public health minister who lost her job in the last reshuffle.
VIDEO: Universal credit £40m write-off
More than £40m has been written off on software and computing costs in implementing the new universal credit system.
VIDEO: Anyone remember Autumn Statement?
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.
VIDEO: 'I am independent, Ofsted is independent'
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.
AUDIO: MP sorry for Universal Credit cost
A Conservative MP has apologised to the taxpayer for money wasted on rolling out the Universal Credit System.
VIDEO: Most people in poverty 'in work'
More working households were living in poverty in the UK last year than non-working ones - for the first time, a charity has reported.
VIDEO: What do MPs think of 11% pay rise plan?
What do three think of idea of 11% increase after 2015 election?
Westminster came to love Mandela
British politicians loved Mandela - but it was not always that way
VIDEO: Archive: Mandela addresses UK Parliament
Watch Nelson Mandela's 1996 address to the UK Parliament
Q&A: EU freedom of movement
Why is freedom of movement such a big EU issue?
Latest opinion polls
See how the main parties are doing in the latest opinion polls on voting intention
Your questions on independence
Key figures in debate address your questions
What is parliament and how does it work?
Find out more about the Commons and Lords and how they work