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David Cameron has pledged to cut taxes for thirty million people if the Conservatives win next year's election, the Institute for Fiscal Studies has said the combined cost of the tax changes would be £7.2bn by 2020.
Former Conservative supporter Arron Banks has announced that he will donate £1m to UKIP.
Orangemen and unionists are considering staging rallies over the north Belfast parades dispute, the BBC has learned.
Lord Hill reaches out to MEPs nervous about his business links
David Ford warns that cuts could be a resigning matter for him as justice minister.
Cameron frames election choice with tax pledge and Labour attack
BBC South East political editor analyses David Cameron's Conservative conference speech.
The uncertain outcome of next year's General Elections is turning the political game of chess into a game of chance, writes Patrick Burns.
Michael Gove says Mark Reckless "assured me and others repeatedly that he was not going to defect" to UKIP.
Specialist armed police officers in Scotland will in future only be deployed to firearms incidents or where there is a threat to life.
David Cameron says the Conservatives would raise the tax free personal allowance from £10,500 to £12,500 a year.
David Cameron impersonates former party leader William Hague's famous speech to the 1977 conference as a child.
David Cameron accuses Labour of spreading "complete and utter lies" about his party's plans for the NHS.
David Cameron makes a vow to deliver "English votes for English laws" as talks of devolved powers in the UK.
The body representing Welsh councils warns of a risk of a "comprehensive failure" of essential local authority services across Wales.
Sketch writer Quentin Letts says the Tory conference "got off to a grotty start' as delegates gathered in Birmingham.
BBC footage recalls some of the highs and lows for David Cameron and the Conservative Party over the last 12 months.
Tributes are paid to George Savage, the former Ulster Unionist MLA for Upper Bann who has died at the age of 72.
The UK's nominee to the European Commission for financial services oversight, Lord Hill, prepares for tough questioning in the European Parliament.
Conservative Party donor Arron Banks is set to announce he is joining UKIP.