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The eyes of the world are on Wales as the Nato summit begins in Newport bringing together more than 60 heads of state and government.
Britain is to get a Food Crime Unit to fight the trade in fraudulent foods, following last year's horsemeat scandal.
EDF Energy says that four nuclear reactors in the UK that were shut down for safety inspections could stay offline until the end of the year.
The Northern Ireland Human Rights Inquiry into Emergency Health Care will begin on Thursday with the health minister and the chief medical officer due to give evidence.
David Cameron and Barack Obama say they are determined to "confront" militant group Islamic State (IS), as they prepare for a Nato summit in Wales.
Labour leader Ed Miliband and First Minister Alex Salmond set out contrasting ways to achieve social justice in Scotland.
How a nation arrived at the crossroads
The eurozone economies are still struggling for the most part, with most relying on Germany, whose economy is still strong.
What is Nato and would a Yes Scotland join it?
Douglas Carswell has said the Conservative party is run by "out-of-touch elites", as he campaigns for UKIP in the Clacton by-election
The NHS and social care systems in England need to be merged in the most radical overhaul since they were created in the 1940s, a review says.
Scotland's deputy first minister Nicola Sturgeon says she will never support bringing in tuition fees for Scottish university students.
ON a visit to a school in Sutton, south London, Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has told the BBC she will continue to implement the reforms of Michael Gove.
The Home Office hits back at claims by a senior MP that immigrants who have failed border checks are escaping from holding pens and absconding.
Ex-Defence Secretary Liam Fox says the UK should launch air strikes against Islamic State "sooner rather than later".
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan says there are no plans to oblige secondary schools to divide pupils into ability groups.
A 45-year-old man is arrested and charged over an incident in which Labour MP Jim Murphy was hit by an egg in Fife last week.
The Liberal Democrats are promising 15 hours of free childcare for all two-year-olds in England, as they begin to set out their policies ahead of the next general election.
The second killing of a US hostage which dominated PMQs is reviewed by the BBC's deputy political editor James Landale and MPs.
The UKIP politician overlooked as the party's candidate for Clacton in the wake of Douglas Carswell's defection accuses Nigel Farage of "turning my career to dust".