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Museums in the rest of the UK are being starved of cash due to the funding grip held by London, says the director general of National Museum Wales.
A row over an enforced all-women shortlist in the Labour seat being vacated by MP Ann Clwyd escalates as the local party decides to "go on strike".
James Landale on the race to be UK's next EU Commissioner
Numbers of British civil servants working for the EU are falling with fears the UK is under-represented in Brussels.
MEPs' views about the chances of Britain leaving the EU, and what it could mean for both sides of the argument.
Some of Britain's best known comics will be taking to the stage to stand up against government austerity with a gig against cuts.
East Midlands cities will lose out without new powers warns a leader at one of the councils in the region.
Reviewing the week in the European Union, looking back at the headlines as David Cameron calls Jean-Claude Juncker.
The wife of an ex-Russian minister pays £160,000 for a game of tennis with David Cameron and Boris Johnson at a Tory fundraising event.
Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin backs plans to pay senior High Speed Two (HS2) staff more than the prime minister.
Hardeep Singh Kohli on the life of the man known as the Father of India, and his 1931 visit to London's East End.
A layman's glossary for understanding Scotland
A spending watchdog calls for tighter controls at a UK-funded aid agency where bosses spent £5,000 each on air tickets.
Rising costs of new aircraft carriers
Meet the English nationalist politician who refuses to give up
The UK drew up plans to train and equip a 100,000-strong Syrian rebel army to defeat President Bashar al-Assad, BBC Newsnight has learned.
Ed Miliband reaches out to business leaders as he unveils proposals for a new body to push through big infrastructure projects and end "short-termism".
Glasgow and its surrounding area are to benefit from more than £1bn of investment from the UK and Scottish governments.
Labour's Chuka Umunna mistakenly talked about Hereford and Wichita during a BBC interview, as Chris Mason reports.
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