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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.
Key moments from Nick Griffin's years leading the BNP
Savers will receive free independent guidance as part of a move to give unfettered access to their pension funds from next year, the government says.
The UK should show that it "embraces" the Muslim and Hindu faiths by making Eid and Diwali public holidays, Conservative MP Bob Blackman says.
Russia will face further sanctions if it does not change course over Ukraine, the PM warns.
Tony Blair says he is as motivated today by "making a difference", rather than financial gain, as he ever was as Labour leader.
Newsnight's Chris Cook: Why the student loans sale didn't add up
Will Cameron's Russian rhetoric be matched by reality?
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg defends his decision to appear on a light-hearted Sunday TV programme after criticism from some MPs.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has defended his decision to appear on a light-hearted Sunday TV programme, after criticism from some MPs and Lib Dem supporters.
The Corporation of London is the body that runs the City and is a quirk of centuries of history.
The banking scandals in recent years are "not helpful for me in my role", says the Lord Mayor of London.
Cameron says EU leaders willing to take action against Russia if crash site not opened and Ukrainian borders compromised
Sir Robert Rogers steps down from the role of chief executive of the House of Commons Service after 35 years
Details of how £17.8m will be allocated among agricultural research projects are unveiled by PM David Cameron.
Extra training is to be given to teachers, doctors and social workers to help them to identify and assist girls at risk of female genital mutilation.