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Members of the House of Lords who did not vote in the last parliamentary session claimed £100,000 in expenses, a report by the Electoral Reform Society says.
Kezia Dugdale has been elected as the new leader of Scottish Labour, telling supporters: "We are down, but we are not out."
Commemorations will take place across Wales to mark the 70th anniversary of Victory in Japan day.
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The new Scottish Labour leader is due to be announced later, with MSPs Kezia Dugdale and Ken Macintosh vying for the job.
Jeremy Corbyn's bid to become Labour leader wins support from Wales' Health Minister Mark Drakeford.
Left-wing Labour leadership contender Jeremy Corbyn brushes off criticism from his rivals, warning against the debate turning "puerile".
Lord Janner appears at a London court in person for the first time to face 22 historical child sex abuse charges.
Fracking for shale gas in Wales should still be opposed despite plans to fast-track such schemes in England, the Welsh government says.
David Cameron's summer holiday is interrupted as the prime minister is treated for a common ear infection picked up while surfing.
First ScotRail was fined £576,000 over service standards in its last year as holder of the ScotRail franchise, according to a report.
Jeremy Corbyn's "hard left" campaign to be Labour leader is rejected by former first minister Rhodri Morgan as "nothing to do" with his own "clear red water" policies for Wales.
Labour leadership contender Liz Kendall tells supporters of left-wing back bencher Jeremy Corbyn his policies are from the 1980s and are not right for the country.
Another of the Labour leadership candidates Andy Burnham has launched an attack on Jeremy Corbyn saying that Mr Corbyn's plans "lack credibility"
A man who has campaigned on the right for assisted suicide will end his life at a Swiss clinic later after being diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Yvette Cooper takes her fight for the Labour leadership to Wales, claiming only she can defeat Jeremy Corbyn.
The SNP wins by-elections in Falkirk and North Lanarkshire which were prompted by former councillors becoming MPs for the party.
As the battle over who should become the next Labour leader enters its final stages, the party's former director of communications has described the leadership campaign as "an unedifying mess".
Lord Janner is expected to appear in court to face child sex abuse charges after his lawyers lost a High Court bid to prevent him having to attend.
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