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Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont says her resignation will enable the party to have a "real discussion" about its future.
First Minister Carwyn Jones tells Radio 4's Any Questions he is not afraid of scrutiny of the NHS in Wales.
The case of Belfast woman Maíria Cahill has been unfairly politicised, says Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams.
Two former first ministers of Scotland have hit out at Labour's treatment of its Scottish leader Johann Lamont.
The rest of Europe expects the UK to settle a £1.7bn EU budget demand "and that's that", a vice president of the European Parliament has said.
A series of demands to ensure Wales has "true equality" with Scotland is to be outlined at Plaid Cymru's annual conference.
A charity calls for the rollout of a new benefit payment to be halted until a backlog is cleared.
Johann Lamont is to stand down as leader of the Scottish Labour Party, BBC Scotland understands.
A complaint that human rights regulations were breached when the Formula 1 Grand Prix was staged in Bahrain "merits further examination", a UK government panel says.
Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announces "major reforms" to funding for military accommodation will increase rents.
Scotland's financial watchdog flags up concerns about the accounts of three Scottish health boards.
The impact of public funding cuts on museums is to be reviewed by a panel of experts to try to ensure collections are protected.
Germany has the biggest EU population and Politics Europe asks about how Germans feel about being the big players.
South Yorkshire Police Commissioner election overshadowed by grooming
A review of the political week in the European Union, looking back at the headlines from Strasbourg and Brussels.
UKIP's leader defends a decision to take on a Polish MEP in its grouping in the European Union.
The priorities and challenges for the Juncker administration in Brussels with reaction from MEPs.
Devolution issues in Wales and challenges for the Welsh nationalists as Plaid Cymru meets for its annual conference
The majority of people in Wales want to see their assembly take on more powers, says the leader of Plaid Cymru.
The economy expanded at a slower pace in in the three months to 30 September following a 0.9% rise in the second quarter, the ONS said.