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The leader of the SNP at Westminster, Angus Robertson, wants a June referendum on Britain's membership of the EU to be ruled out.
The UK government will not compensate Caerphilly council for costs of over £1m following a criminal investigation into three of its officers.
How will draft UK deal go down with other members
A police officer denies giving a misleading account of a meeting with MP Andrew Mitchell at the height of the so-called "plebgate" affair.
The head of the National Crime Agency was appointed amid serious concerns about her performance as Surrey chief constable, BBC News learns.
Moray Council drops its proposals to put up council tax by 18% and will now maintain the freeze on householders' bills.
UKIP members will decide the final rankings of regional candidates for May's assembly elections after a row within the party.
Stormont's leaders are selling off their nuclear bunker in County Antrim - an emergency shelter that dates back to the latter stages of the Cold War.
"World-leading legislation" to tackle climate change and manage Wales's natural resources more sustainably is set to be voted on by AMs.
Insulating buildings should be a key infrastructure priority alongside roads, rail, flood defences and energy, ministers have been told.
Labour calls for an immediate 1p increase in Scottish income tax rates in order to avoid cuts to education and other local services.
National parliaments will get new powers to block "unwanted" EU law as part of the UK's renegotiations with Brussels, Downing Street sources say.
How MPs see the EU debate
Votes for assembly elections could be cast online if Plaid Cymru wins power, the party's leader says.
How other EU countries are reacting to Cameron's reforms
Some UKIP branches plan to rebel if candidates from outside Wales are imposed on them for the assembly election, a senior party spokesperson says.
Former Fermanagh and South Tyrone MP Michelle Gildernew is dropped as a Sinn Féin candidate for the constituency in May's Assembly elections.
The UK Treasury is to make a revised offer to the Scottish government in an effort to secure a deal over new tax powers for Holyrood, BBC Scotland understands.
A police investigation into the Army's alleged top agent in the IRA must be funded centrally by the government, not by Stormont, Northern Ireland's justice minister says.
Plans to give more powers to Wales are so flawed AMs should reject them altogether, a team of academics and former senior civil servants says.