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MSPs are to debate a Holyrood report that says the plan for new Scottish Parliament powers falls short of what has been recommended.
The BBC obtains a document in which Finance Minister Arlene Foster outlines the financial crisis facing the Stormont executive.
Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are due to attend a series of events in Northern Ireland later, after spending two days in the Republic of Ireland.
Community groups could be given powers to take over and run local landmarks and facilities which are underused or likely to be sold off.
Tory MPs keep powder dry on Europe, for now
Police would be able to confiscate the earnings of illegal workers as proceeds of crime under a proposed crackdown to be announced by David Cameron.
A bill banning parking on pavements will be introduced to the Scottish Parliament for the third time.
The Chancellor George Osborne tells business leaders Europe has to carry out reforms to avoid "sleepwalking" into a future where it has priced itself out of the global economy.
In the first of a series looking behind the election result, the BBC's Special correspondent Lucy Manning examines Labour's loss.
One of the UK's big manufacturers, Airbus, warns that the UK should remain inside the EU to guarantee future investment.
An agreement allowing Russian military planes to fly over the UK should be reviewed after tension between the countries, an MP has said.
George Osborne says his focus is on boosting productivity and reducing the UK's debts as he vows not to "take his foot off the pedal" after the election.
Former Lib Dem MP Vince Cable says he lost his seat at the election because of a Conservative campaign of "fear".
Welsh business are "huge winners" from being part of the European Union, Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb says.
Wales will benefit if a trade agreement between the EU and the US gets the go-ahead, the US ambassador says on a visit to Cardiff.
The BBC's correspondent Danny Savage caught up with new MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan as she travelled from Berwick-upon-Tweed to Westminster.
Police Federation leaders are "scaremongering" over the impact of financial cuts, Home Secretary Theresa May tells its members.
The NHS in England is failing "thousands" of cancer patients by treating them too slowly, a charity warns.
Scotland's new SNP MPs swear allegiance to the Queen during the traditional oath taking ceremony at the House of Commons.
The system the UK Treasury uses to allocate funding to the Welsh government should be scrapped, a panel of experts concludes.