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Patients were taken to A&Es by police in Wales more than 100 times during December, with the majority of trips taken because no ambulances were available.
The Electoral Commission warns that a lack of campaigning by mainstream political parties in British Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities makes those areas vulnerable to fraud.
Councils in the most deprived areas of England have seen the biggest cuts to their funding, a committee of MPs has said.
How pallbearers almost dropped Churchill's coffin
The Ministry of Defence will have to sell off more military land and assets to make savings in the coming years, the defence secretary indicates.
Scottish councils used covert surveillance on hundreds of occasions over the last three years, according to data obtained by BBC Scotland.
Lib Dem MP Tessa Munt resigns as a parliamentary aide to Business Secretary Vince Cable after voting against the government on fracking,
A new Holocaust memorial and education centre is announced as the UK commemorates the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
The head of the Iraq Inquiry is to be questioned by MPs next month about why its report is to be delayed until after the election.
Communities Minister Stephen Williams defends his remarks in Parliament about the threat to pubs in his constituency from population changes.
The DUP MP Ian Paisley repeats his call for the government to publish a list of the names of people who received On the Run (OTR) letters.
The grids have been drawn up, the campaign is already under way. With the forthcoming election too close to call, for the next 100 days the parties will be throwing everything at trying to win.
A Conservative MP says she does not support her party's policy on withdrawing housing benefit for young people.
Four Labour, Conservative and Lib Dem peers try re-introduce Communications Data Bill powers to aid security services.
Voluntary merger plans suggested by six Welsh councils are rejected by the public services minister.
MPs take evidence on the child abuse inquiry
David Cameron defends Conservative plans to reduce the annual benefits cap by £3,000 to £23,000 after the general election.
A UKIP general election candidate is investigated by the party over website messages backing far-right groups.
The UK's economy grew by 2.6% last year, the fastest pace since 2007, but there was a slowdown in the last three months, figures from the Office for National Statistics show.
Chancellor George Osborne says the latest GDP figures show the recovery of the UK economy is "on track".