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Almost no progress has been made in getting women into positions of power and influence in Wales over the last 10 years, it is claimed.
The story of Ted Heath and Jeremy Thorpe's doomed deal
Council tax in England will be increased by an average 0.6% this year, the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy says.
One of David Cameron's aides, Patrick Rock, has been arrested on suspicion of an offence "relating to child abuse imagery", Downing Street says.
The Scottish first minister is to say that Scotland and England will not be "foreign" to each other even if the political union between the two countries ends.
A campaign aimed at highlighting the "humanitarian crisis" caused by poverty in Scotland is launched by a group of major charities.
MPs discuss government policy on managing flood risk, during an estimates day debate.
Control over youth justice and policing should be devolved to Wales and the number of assembly members increased, says an influential report into assembly powers.
The Archbishop of York argues the government should provide more information to deportees.
Russia will face diplomatic, political and economic pressures over its actions in the Ukraine, David Cameron says.
UK not planning Russia trade sanctions, document suggests
UKIP will get more TV exposure in the run-up to May's European elections after a ruling by watchdog Ofcom.
The first minister says Peter Hain's Commons replies on OTRs were "inaccurate".
Labour calls for tougher action by police and the intelligence services to tackle online crimes connected with child pornography and terrorism.
Scotland's deputy first minister says pro-Union campaigners' proposals for more powers "fall far short" of what is needed.
Around three in 10 parents admit making negative comments about maths in front of their children, according to a poll commissioned by the Welsh government.
Is the London mayor set for a return to the House of Commons?
Muslim children who risk being radicalised by their parents should be taken into care as victims of child abuse, London Mayor Boris Johnson says.
The Secretary of State turns down requests for a mental health charity to be compensated for the money it spent on improvements at Hillsborough Castle.
Party vows to be more vocal in general election run-up