Public borrowing rises in September
Government borrowing rises in September to £11.8bn, which will limit the government's options in the run-up to next year's election economists say.

Peerage for immigration campaigner
Immigration campaigner Sir Andrew Green is among several public figures to be nominated for a peerage by David Cameron.

Clarke: Some Tories should be in UKIP
Former cabinet minister Ken Clarke says some of his Eurosceptic Conservative colleagues should be in UKIP.

'Rapid deterioration' in jail safety
There has been a rapid deterioration in the state of jails in England and Wales with cracks in the system of widening, the chief prison of inspector warns.

UK spy drones to fly over Syria
The UK will fly unmanned drones over Syria in the battle against Islamic State militants, the government says.

MPs to debate voter 'recall' powers
MPs are to debate whether voters should be able to deselect them using a "power of recall" if they commit wrongdoings.

Posters to target benefit fraud
The government is launching an advertising campaign urging benefit claimants to report changes in circumstances or face jail.

Gough Whitlam dies at the age of 98
Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, credited with transforming Australian society in the 1970s, has died at the age of 98.

Peers back revenge porn 'offence'
The House of Lords agrees unanimously to make "revenge porn" a criminal offence in England and Wales.

Europe 'will fail to protect climate'
IPCC expert says EU's plan consigns future leaders to “extraordinary and unprecedented” CO2 cuts.

Assembly votes for Trafficking Bill
The Northern Ireland Assembly votes by 81 to 10 in favour of making it a crime to pay for sex.

Mansion tax 'at least £250 a month'
Ed Balls says owners of properties worth between £2m and £3m will pay an extra £250 a month in "mansion tax" under a future Labour government - with higher rates for higher value homes.

Brits my boss, not Barroso, says PM
David Cameron promises to set out plans by Christmas to further curb the rights of EU migrants after European Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso warns of risks

Child poverty targets 'won't be hit'
The UK risks being "permanently divided" between rich and poor unless more is done to boost social mobility, says Alan Milburn, the government's anti-poverty tsar.

McFadden returns to Labour team
Ed Miliband appoints former minister Pat McFadden to his frontbench team, where he will speak on European issues.

UKIP's alliance in Europe rescued
A Polish MEP joins the UK Independence Party's Eurosceptic grouping, restoring its status in the European Parliament.

Man jailed for anti-Semitic MP tweet
A man is jailed for four weeks for sending an anti-Semitic tweet to Liverpool Wavertree MP Luciana Berger.

Hold heads high, Lib Dems urged
Nick Clegg tells Lib Dems to be proud of their record at next year's election - and unveils new mental health treatment targets in his big party conference speech.

Now what for the Liberal Democrats?
Nick Clegg has delivered his final conference speech before the general election. What do the Lib Dems do next?

Cameron pledges tax cuts 'for 30m'
David Cameron says a future Conservative government would cut taxes for thirty million people as he delivers his party conference speech.

Analysis: Primary colours
David Cameron's speech was a confident attempt to seize large chunks of Labour's traditional territory, Ben Wright says.

Miliband £2.5bn pledge 'to save NHS'
Ed Miliband tells the Labour conference he wants to recruit 36,000 NHS doctors, nurses and other health staff - partly funded by a tax on tobacco firms and expensive homes.

Did Miliband get the Downing St job?
Ed Miliband said the next eight months is a job interview. So how did he do with his party conference presentation?

UKIP promises income tax cuts
The UK Independence Party proposes cutting income tax from 40p to 35p for people earning up to £55,000 at the party's conference.

Second Tory MP defects to UKIP
Mark Reckless becomes the second Tory MP to defect to UKIP, announcing his decision on the eve of the Conservative party conference.

Greens call for £10 minimum wage
The Green Party of England and Wales is calling for the minimum wage to rise to £10 an hour by 2020, as leader Natalie Bennett addresses their annual conference.

Will Green Party ideas grab attention?
In the crowded political arena, are the Green Party's ideas for radically changing the economy enough to win votes, Chris Mason asks.

FM meets abuse cover-up claim woman
A west Belfast woman who claims republicans were involved in a cover-up of sexual abuse holds talks with First Minister Peter Robinson.

Introduction
A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.

Accountants warn over new tax powers
Devolving further tax powers to Scotland will be "more complex than many might anticipate", Scotland's accountancy body says.

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

Patients 'fleeing' Wales denial
Claims that thousands of patients from Wales are seeking treatment in England because they are not happy with the Welsh NHS are dismissed.

Introduction
A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.

Devolution: Power to the people?
How enthusiastic are the people of the East Midlands about the possibility of getting more political power from Westminster?

Calls to send foreign prisoners home
Kettering MP Philip Hollobone calls for foreign prisoners to be sent to prisons in their own country and policing minister Mike Penning agrees.

Political editors across England
Political analysis from around England

VIDEO: Culture, Media and Sport Committee
MPs are taking evidence on the future of the BBC.

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
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: UKIP Calypso 'made my ears vomit'
UKIP Commonwealth spokesman Winston McKenzie has said the song UKIP Calypso, which is performed with a mock Caribbean accent by DJ Mike Read, is "fantastic".

VIDEO: Westminster wonks and think tanks
Giles Dilnot puts on a thinking cap to look at political think tanks and their role in the Westminster Bubble.

VIDEO: Who is calling who in Rochester?
UKIP claim Tories are behind phone calls from fake political pollsters in the Rochester and Strood by-election.

VIDEO: Secret 'tapes' trip up politicians
New technology makes it easy to record private comments embarrassing politicians unaware their words would go viral.

VIDEO: Equal parental pay for civil service
All Civil Service employees will be entitled to full parental pay from April 2015, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will announce.

VIDEO: Professors on Ebola threat to UK
Prof Allyson Pollock and Prof Tom Solomon on the western reaction to Ebola and threat to the UK.

VIDEO: Warning to Labour on union funding
One of Labour's biggest donors wants the party to be less reliant on union funding and has spoken out against its mansion tax policy.

VIDEO: Barroso dismisses 'bureaucrat' jibe
Outgoing European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso dismisses Grant Shapps "bureaucrat" jibe.

One town, one month on
How does a town that voted Yes in Scottish referendum feel now?

Obituary: Gough Whitlam
The 1970s Australian PM at centre of a constitutional crisis

EU immigration - the Croatian solution?
Can migration be limited without need for new treaty?

What laws currently cover trolling?
What social media insults are against the law?

Immigration points-based systems compared
How different are the UK and Australian immigration systems?

Lib Dem conference lessons
What did we learn about the Lib Dem election manifesto?