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Britain is to speed up the purchase of new fighter jets under plans to be unveiled on Monday, the Chancellor confirms.
George Osborne refuses to be drawn on how he will pay for tax credit cut mitigation amid Labour claims he will target Universal Credit.
The case for British air strikes against so-called Islamic State in Syria "will be listened to" by Plaid Cymru but need an "endpoint", Leanne Wood says.
A group of Welsh celebrities write to David Cameron calling on the UK government to support Welsh-language broadcasting.
Britain is to speed up the purchase of new fighter jets to step up its "aircraft carrier punch" the chancellor says, as the government prepares to outline defence spending.
Chancellor George Osborne says he has reached a deal with all department ahead of Wednesday's Spending Review, but refuses to rule out police cuts.
Chancellor George Osborne has refused to rule out cuts to the number of frontline police officers in an interview with the BBC's Andrew Marr.
The UK's youngest MP has called for 16 and 17-year-olds to be given the vote in the forthcoming EU referendum.
The case for British air strikes against so-called Islamic State in Syria will be "listened to" by Plaid Cymru, Leanne Wood says.
David Cameron is to set out his strategy for Syria's future this week, as he continues efforts to win support for air strikes against the Islamic State group.
George Osborne's plan to raise more money than he needs to spend is "unacceptable" when he is cutting benefits, according to John Swinney.
Plans to redress differences in school funding across England are expected to be outlined by the chancellor in Wednesday's Autumn Statement.
The UK government is to create a new £1bn fund aimed at eradicating malaria and other infectious diseases.
So-called Islamic State (IS) presents a threat to the UK which must be "confronted" and "defeated", the foreign secretary has warned.
The government will allow local authorities in England to increase council tax by 2% to cover a funding shortfall in adult social care, George Osborne is expected to announce.
A comprehensive solution is needed to end the civil war in Syria so that IS can be "isolated and defeated", Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has suggested.
UK PM David Cameron will meet French President Francois Hollande in Paris on Monday to discuss the fight against terror in the wake of the Paris attacks.
Charities urge Chancellor George Osborne to protect lottery funding for community projects in Wednesday's Spending Review.
The UN Security Council's backing for more concerted international action against the Islamic State group is an "important moment", the PM says.
Peter Robinson will give his last leader's speech to the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) annual conference in County Down later.