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David Cameron rejects calls to pay back a donation to the Conservatives by the wife of a former Putin minister, insisting she was not a "crony" of the Russian president.
David Cameron says the government will look at all outstanding arms export licences to Russia, and has rejected calls to pay back a donation to the Conservatives by the wife of a former Putin minister.
The UK-based Russians donating thousands to the Conservatives
David Cameron vows to examine outstanding licences for the sale of arms to Russia after claims by MPs that they could breach the terms of an embargo.
Speaking before his apology over comments on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Mr Ward said that if he was in Palestine he "would have to do something".
The Lib Dems say MP David Ward has given a "categorical apology" over his widely criticised comments on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The BBC's Sima Kotecha talks to an ex-staff member of a Birmingham school, and Tahir Alam discusses the latest report into the so-called "Trojan Horse" plot.
The Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has insisted that Britain is not supplying Russia with military equipment.
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says the UK wants to impose sanctions on the 'cronies' of Russian president Vladimir Putin.
Israel's response to rocket attacks must be "proportionate", insists a minister.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has spoken out against the "preventable evil" of female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced marriage, as an international summit on the issue opened in London.
MP Keith Simpson draws up a list of recommended reading each summer to keep political types busy over the parliamentary recess.
An inquiry will be held into the death of the Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko, the Home Secretary Theresa May is to announce.
The senior lawyer who reviews the government's terrorism legislation is to call for the definition of terrorism to be narrowed.
A business group is writing to leading Scottish companies urging them to move operations to Cardiff if the country votes for independence.
Chancellor George Osborne will announce £18m of funding for business projects he says could help create 30,000 jobs in the Glasgow area.
Labour leader Ed Miliband says he had a "wide-ranging" 30-minute conversation with US President Barack Obama in the White House.
Britain is expected to push for tougher sanctions against Russia when EU foreign ministers meet in the wake of the Malaysia Airlines crash.
Nick Griffin steps down as leader of the BNP after 15 years, saying he has guided his party "through the storm".
An anti-domestic violence body calls for an MP to "consider his position" after he was cautioned for assault.