Pensioners could get death estimate
Retirees could be told how long they are likely to live after stopping work, says pensions minister Steve Webb.

Don't axe 2021 census, MPs advise
It is "too soon" to decide whether to scrap the national census, and the 2021 survey should go ahead, MPs advise.

Veteran MP Mitchell to step down
Veteran Labour MP Austin Mitchell says he will step down at the next general election.

'No evidence' in Tower Hamlets probe
There is "no new credible evidence of criminality" in files covering an east London borough, to suspect fraud, the Met Police says.

Police probe Ed Balls car prang
Senior Labour politician Ed Balls is being investigated by police after his car hit a parked vehicle.

UK unemployment rate falls to 6.9%
The number of people out of work in the UK has fallen by 77,000 to a five year low of 2.24 million in the three months to February, official figures indicate.

Coulson 'heard Blunkett voicemails'
Ex-editor Andy Coulson reveals in court for the first time he did listen to private voicemail messages relating to former home secretary David Blunkett.

Spy leaks 'criminally irresponsible'
Ex-CIA contractor Edward Snowden risked the lives of secret agents by leaking documents containing their names, Conservative MP Liam Fox says.

Paedophile ring 'protected MP Smith'
Sir Cyril Smith's membership of a Westminster paedophile ring protected him from prosecution, a Labour MP claims.

Third of arrested migrants removed
A third of immigration arrests following public tip-offs resulted in deportation in 2013, says the Home Office.

MPs criticise UK over Afghan attack
The UK bears "a degree of responsibility" for the failure to prevent a raid in Afghanistan in 2012 that left two US marines dead, MPs say.

PM: Be confident about Christianity
Britons should be "more confident about our status as a Christian country", Prime Minister David Cameron says.

Fresh approach to NI past 'vital'
Any new process which examines NI's past must have a more "proportionate focus on the wrongdoing of paramilitaries" and less on the activities of the state, says the secretary of state.

A tour of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont.

Economy back to pre-recession level
Scotland's economic performance has returned to pre-recession levels, according to the Scottish Chambers of Commerce.

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

Rural centre 'flawed from outset'
A failed rural heritage centre which cost the public purse more than £3.4m when it collapsed should have been more closely monitored, a government auditor says.

A guide to the National Assembly for Wales.

UK 'too negative' towards wind farms
Britain should learn to love 'beautiful' turbines, claims chief executive of European Wind Energy Association

Devolving power to England's cities?
Devolution to England's big cities is back on the political agenda, but for how long?

Political editors across England
Political analysis from around England

VIDEO: House of Commons
The PM is challenged over his support for Maria Miller following a row over her expenses.

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: Plan to reveal life expectancy
Pensioners could soon be told how long they are likely to live under a government plan to help them manage their money better.

AUDIO: Farage: Expenses complaint 'outrageous'
Nigel Farage reacts to a complaint about how he has used his "general expenditure allowance" from the EU.

VIDEO: Lord Tebbit turns children's writer
Lord Tebbit, the former Tory minister and party chairman turns his hand to writing a children's novel, the central character being a 14-year-old boy left paralysed after a car crash.

AUDIO: Eastern Ukraine in 'dangerous situation'
UK foreign secretary William Hague discusses the crisis in Ukraine and the EU's response.

VIDEO: Defence minister confronted in Glasgow
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond warns that a 'yes' vote in the Scottish referendum could leave both Scotland and the UK "weaker".

VIDEO: Will UK get to vote on EU future?
Four European election candidates debate their party's stance on a referendum over the UK's future within the EU.

VIDEO: Salmond says vote 'not about SNP'
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond addresses his party conference with a message a vote for independence is not a vote for the SNP.

VIDEO: Suffragette film is shot in Parliament
The Houses of Parliament are for the first time being used as a set for a commercial film, as shooting for Suffragette takes place.

How MPs play the Exchequer namechecker
How MPs get saluted by the chancellor in the Budget

Rising wages change terms of debate
James Landale says latest figures will change cost of living debate

Conservatives mind the ethnic gap
Tory MPs fear the party is not doing enough to woo ethnic voters

Polish MP finds job as UK handyman
Polish MP's verdict on life as a migrant in Britain

UKIP's Farage finds new French ally
UKIP's Nigel Farage finds an ally in Paris

Latest opinion polls
See how political parties are doing in the latest opinion surveys

What is parliament and how does it work?
Find out more about the Commons and Lords and how they work