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Victoria Derbyshire presents live from Caird Hall, Dundee with an audience debate ahead of Scotland's Referendum on independence.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson says plans for an airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", are not dead despite a commission looking into the UK's airport needs rejecting the idea.
The UK can take action to stop British jihadists re-entering the country without flouting the law, Nick Clegg insists.
Nick Clegg says free hot school lunches for pupils in England will have a "dramatic effect on educational performance".
Human trafficking in Cardiff is increasing year-on-year, with women being exploited for sex and children forced to work, says a new report.
Money made available to the poorest students in Northern Ireland's further education colleges is cut by over a third - falling by £1.3m over the past five years, the BBC has learned.
A former terror suspect criticises government anti-terrorism plans as "rehashing of old policies" which will "disenfranchise" UK Muslims.
Does the rest of the UK care if the Scots become independent?
Labour MP Jim Murphy is resuming his street tour of Scotland ahead of the independence referendum, following its suspension last week.
Gordon Brown says an independent Scotland would become "an international outcast" if it refused to accept a share of UK debt.
Local registration centres say in recent days they have received tens of thousands of applications from people wanting to vote.
Chinese authorities have accused British MPs of interfering in Hong Kong's affairs by investigating tensions there, Newsnight learns.
Speaker Bercow announces a "pause" in the recruitment of a new Commons clerk, amid a row.
A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", looks set to be shelved, the BBC understands.
The Labour leader has said he will offer broad support to government plans to seize the passports of terrorist suspects and stop British jihadists from returning to the UK.
John Bercow has announced a "modest pause" in the recruitment of the next clerk of the House of Commons following a row with MPs.
Tory Peter Bone, Labour's Seema Malhotra, and Lib Dem Tom Brake take the ice bucket challenge on live television.
The way the electoral register is being compiled is changing with a new system to cut ballot box fraud
A 39-year-old man pleads not guilty to the religiously aggravated assault of MP George Galloway in a London street.
The referendum is a test of "judgement over patriotism", says the chairman of the Better Together campaign Alistair Darling.