25 August 2014
The BBC's Nick Robinson reflects on the latest televised debate between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling ahead of the referendum on Scottish independence.
A letter signed by 130 firms says the business case for Scottish independence “has not been made”.
There are warnings that the rising primary school population in England is putting pressure on budgets and raising fears of "supersize" schools.
Army chief Lord Kitchener made a desperate plea to Winston Churchill for ammunition at the start of World War One, a newly unearthed letter reveals.
12 August 2014
Former prime minister Sir John Major praises immigrants for having what he calls "the very Conservative instinct" of wanting to improve their lives.
What is the row over a new House of Commons Clerk all about?
EU boss seeking women for top jobs in Brussels
Why is the Scotland referendum debate so focused on the pound?
Why anti-extremism strategy is proving controversial
Recovery fears at heart of French government crisis
See how political parties are doing in the latest opinion surveys
Latest news, background and analysis on the independence referendum
Coverage of European election results and reaction
Wyn Baptiste explores the tangled origins of Carnival
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