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Ten NHS chief executives whose names appeared on a letter recommending Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt impose contracts on junior doctors in England say they do not back the move.
Parish councils across England have been warned over "excessive" tax rises.
Scottish government rural affairs secretary Richard Lochhead is expected to face tough questions about payments to farmers later.
Kids Company founder Camila Batmanghelidjh denies "mesmerising" David Cameron and senior politicians to gain millions in public funding.
Amid the shouts and accusations in the first party leaders' debate of the Irish election, Sinn Féin's Gerry Adams gives some high praise to an unlikely party.
A Sinn Féin MLA who was ordered to pay nearly £50,000 damages for posting a defamatory tweet about a political rival is taking legal action against the insurance firm used by the assembly.
MSPs vote on a Scottish rate of income tax for the first time, deciding to keep rates at the current levels.
A dispute between lawyers and Northern Ireland's justice minister over cuts to legal aid payments is resolved.
Hilary Benn claims Vladimir Putin would see Brexit as a sign of "weakness" - but "leave" campaigners accuse of him resorting to scare tactics.
MPs send Theresa May back to the drawing board
Psychiatrist Adam Osborne is struck off the medical register for having a two-year affair with a vulnerable patient.
A senior civil servant admits having a "heated meeting" with the Welsh government team negotiating the price to buy Cardiff airport.
Civil service pensions mutual MyCSP "did not cope" with the workload after it took over administration from Capita in 2014, the National Audit Office has said.
Ministers are to impose a contract on junior doctors in England after a final offer was rejected by the British Medical Association.
Google's UK chief defends the search giant's tax arrangements in a hearing before MPs on the Commons Public Accounts Committee.
The deadline for a deal underpinning Scotland's future finances is pushed back as negotiations continue on the so-called fiscal framework.
A petition calling for Nathan Gill to be removed as UKIP Wales leader has been sent to the party's ruling body.
A new hybrid engine is to be built at Toyota's Deeside factory, securing jobs.
The draft internet monitoring bill has been criticised as "a dragnet approach" and "disproportionate" by former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.
Making government a bit more digital