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A former Labour deputy leader of Cardiff Council attacks the group, saying it does not understand how to run the city.
Scotland's children's commissioner renews his attack on the UK government's plans for £12bn of welfare cuts.
Financial incentives should not be the answer to attracting doctors into general practice, experts say.
Brandon Lewis MP, housing and planning minister spoke to BBC Breakfast about inheritance tax.
Prime Minister David Cameron says the Budget will include a package of measures to help people buy their own home and boost house building.
Councils in England and Wales call for new powers to tackle the "huge and spiralling" problem of people throwing litter from vehicles.
Chancellor George Osborne is to announce the end of inheritance tax on family homes worth up to £1m in Wednesday's Budget.
Schools are on the verge of becoming exam factories that damage pupils' mental health and self-esteem, says the NUT.
The Scottish Human Rights Commission raises its concerns about controversial police stop-and-search practices with the United Nations.
Liz Kendall says her Labour rivals won't take the party in a different direction while Yvette Cooper urges the party to champion science and high-tech jobs.
Politicians call for an investigation into a claim that a law firm had £7m in an account, reportedly earmarked for a Northern Ireland politician, after a major property deal.
The chief executive of charity Kids Company, whose funding has been withheld over concerns about its ability to manage itself is to step down.
Patients who miss appointments will be told how much they have cost the NHS, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says.
The first minister asks voters to help write Labour's assembly election manifesto, in the first of a series of public events.
The NHS lags behind other countries when it comes to preventing unnecessary hospital admissions and improving survival rates, a report suggests.
A tongue-in-cheek plan to move the entire population of Hong Kong to Northern Ireland is revealed in newly released National Archives files.
On This Week with Andrew Neil, musician Brian May and Michael Portillo clash over the fox-hunting ban.
The Cabinet Office is withholding £3m unless Kids Company moves on its chief executive, Camila Batmanghelidjh.
A system for detaining asylum seekers while their claims are speedily assessed is suspended after it was ruled unlawful last month, the Home Office says.
Britain First, an offshoot of the BNP, has topped the Electoral Commission's donations league table for smaller parties.