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Boris Johnson's speech where he praised greed and envy as essential for economy started more chatter about what he might do when he is no longer the Mayor of London.
What is the reality about Romanian migration to the UK?
Northern Ireland's first and deputy first ministers hold talks with the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as part of their four-day trade mission to Japan.
The government pledges to put another £250m into the British Business Bank to help small and medium-sized firms benefit from the economic recovery.
Wales lags behind the UK for business start-ups despite more young people being involved in their own enterprises at an early age, figures suggest.
A committee of MPs accuses ministers of "shifting the goal posts" to reduce the number of households in England classed as in fuel poverty by 800,000.
David Cameron promises to create a "partnership for growth and reform" as he visits China on a trade mission with more than 100 UK business leaders.
Ed Miliband will accuse the government of using "smoke and mirrors" over its plan to cut the cost of energy bills by an average of £50 a year.
The government's Chief Whip Sir George Young is to retire as an MP in 2015 after 41 years as a Member of Parliament.
Chancellor George Osborne has welcomed a new resident at No 11 - a bichon frise dog called Lola.
A campaign to make people aware of changes in the law affecting organ donation after death is launched in Wales.
Chancellor George Osborne distances himself from the suggestion by London Mayor Boris Johnson that different IQ levels are "surely relevant" in trying to explain economic inequality.
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls is "lovely" at home and does "all the cooking", his wife and fellow Labour politician Yvette Cooper tells the BBC.
George Osborne promises to cut average energy bills by about £50 a year by shifting some costs on to government - to be partly funded by cracking down on tax avoidance.
A Catholic bishop says Attorney General John Larkin's call for an end to Troubles era prosecutions "is worth considering".
The Shadow Chancellor, Ed Balls, has again called on the government to freeze energy bills. as the coalition announces proposals to cut bills by an average of £50
The DUP is bluffing over claims it may run two candidates in next year's European elections, Jim Allister, the Traditional Unionist Voice (TUV) leader, says.
The constituency party of Tory MP Tim Yeo vote against reselecting him to fight the South Suffolk seat at the next election.
Has UK nuclear deal got security clearance?
The minister responsible for civil service reform, Francis Maude, does not understand leadership, the former head of the service tells the BBC.