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'Unprecedented' chance for Wales

1 hour 50 min ago
The general election offers Wales an "unprecedented opportunity", Plaid Cymru's leader will say at the party's campaign launch.

Call to enhance human rights laws

4 hours 46 min ago
Politicians are urged to ensure human rights protections are stronger following the General Election.

Election 2015: Who won the interview contest on social media?

8 hours 2 min ago
Who won the first big election battle on social media?

Lib Dem donations referred to police

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 17:00
The Electoral Commission says it has referred two allegations that the Liberal Democrats received donations in breach of party funding rules to the Metropolitan Police.

Lib Dem held over child sex claims

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 14:21
A parliamentary candidate is suspended by the Liberal Democrats after he was was arrested over child sex abuse allegations.

VIDEO: Noisy Commons scenes over Speaker vote

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 13:53
The government is defeated over a bid to change the way a future Speaker is elected to the House of Commons.

VIDEO: How to act like Nick Clegg

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 13:51
A new Channel 4 drama charts the days leading up to the decision by the Lib Dems to work with the Conservatives after the 2010 election.

VIDEO: Tearful MP is clapped in the Commons

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 13:23
Conservative MP Charles Walker is clapped by Labour MPs after claiming he has been "played like a fool".

SNP success 'could cost Wales money'

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 13:00
"All the attention and resources" could be diverted to Scotland in the event of SNP gains at the general election, Plaid Cymru warns.

Hart warning over foreign investors

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 12:40
The US special envoy to Northern Ireland says foreign investors are not going to come without knowing what rate of corporation tax they will pay.

M4 relief road challenge rejected

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 12:36
A judicial review of the decision to press ahead with the M4 relief road is rejected in full.

VIDEO: Bercow: I am not going anywhere

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 12:22
The Speaker tells MPs that he is in the chair and is "intending to remain in the chair" in the House of Commons

Court allows Charles letters release

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 12:08
The Supreme Court says letters by Prince Charles to government departments can be published, after a campaign by the Guardian newspaper.

Statement due on infected blood

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:32
Health Secretary Shona Robison is set to make a ministerial statement to Holyrood on the contaminated blood scandal.

Farewell to Hague - and 85 other MPs

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 10:28
William Hague and the 85 others standing down

VIDEO: Party leaders' TV slots explained

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 09:33
Ross Hawkins explains the formats of the leaders' joint television appearances before the general election.

Cameron and Miliband face TV grilling

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 09:25
David Cameron and Ed Miliband will each be interviewed by Jeremy Paxman and face audience questions in the first general election TV special.

Why have Osborne and Balls neutered themselves?

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 08:51
Why have Osborne and Balls neutered themselves?

400 pensioners return fuel payment

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 08:16
Winter fuel allowance rejected by only 400 pensioners

VIDEO: La Reine le veult: What is prorogation?

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 08:12
The end of the Parliamentary session involves a few odd actions and Norman French being spoken in Westminster.