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Rotherham's former Labour MP, Denis MacShane, has told the BBC that "no constituent, no child, no family came to see me" in relation to the sexual exploitation of children in Rotherham.
Wales will host an international investment conference after the Nato summit, UK Business Secretary Vince Cable announces.
Nick Clegg has "great ability" but is "sometimes too quick for his own good", former Liberal leader Lord Steel says.
Families of missing people could take control of their absent relative's financial affairs under new powers proposed by the government.
Gordon Brown appears alongside his former chancellor Alistair Darling to call on Scottish voters to reject independence.
Measures similar to control orders should be re-introduced to tackle the threat from Britons who fight with militants in Syria and Iraq, the UK's most senior police officer has said.
Plastic bag use in Northern Ireland has fallen by almost 72% since a 5p levy was introduced last year, the Department of the Environment says.
What is the row over a new House of Commons Clerk all about?
John Bercow indicates he may be willing to split the role of Commons Clerk into two amid a row with MPs over the job.
The deputy leader of Rotherham Council has said he was "not aware of the depth and breath of child exploitation" in the town.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire faces calls to resign in light of the damning report into child abuse in Rotherham.
There are warnings that the rising primary school population in England is putting pressure on budgets and raising fears of "supersize" schools.
The Welsh Ambulance Service buys 41 new vehicles, in an upgrade of its fleet costing just under £4m.
Western Europe would struggle to defend itself against Russia because it has dismantled its military, a former Nato supreme commander warns.
EU boss seeking women for top jobs in Brussels
Finance secretary John Swinney has confirmed Scotland will not pay its share of the UK debt if it does not get a currency union after independence.
A letter signed by 130 firms says the business case for Scottish independence “has not been made”.
Nigel Farage is chosen by UKIP members to contest the South Thanet seat in Kent at the 2015 general election.
Sarah Smith presents Scotland Decides: Referendum Today, a programme looking at the issues around the Scottish Independence Referendum.
Why is the Scotland referendum debate so focused on the pound?