The week's key speeches and news briefings.
Professor Vernon Bogdanor delivering a lecture on 'The Legacy of Winston Churchill'.
Barack Obama delivering the annual State of the Union address to Congress.
Professor Philip Cowley delivers a lecture on 'The modern MP: unruly and unloved?'.
George Osborne giving the Royal Economic Society's annual policy lecture, from 14 January.
David Cameron and Angela Merkel hold a joint news conference, from Wednesday 7 January.
Ed Miliband's making a speech in Manchester on his party's policies, from Monday 5 January
A news conference to unveil Conservative Party policies ahead of the 2015 General Election
Tony Baldry delivers a lecture on 'Parliament and the Church', from Tuesday 16 December.
A speech by Labour leader Ed Miliband on the party's immigration policies.
A speech by the prime minister on Conservative plans to cut the budget deficit.
A statement by President Obama on US relations with Cuba, from Wednesday 17 December.
End-of-year news conference by President Putin of Russia, from Thursday 18 December.
Lord Mandelson delivering a speech on UK-EU relations, from Wednesday 10 December.
David Cameron delivering a speech on online child exploitation, from Thursday 11 December.
Sir Michael Wilshaw delivering Ofsted's annual report, from Wednesday 10 December.
Ed Miliband delivering a speech on the economy, from Thursday 11 December.
A speech by chief secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander, from 2 December.
A speech by health secretary Jeremy Hunt on the future of healthcare policy.
Gordon Brown making a speech in Glasgow on the future of Scottish politics.
A speech on immigration by the prime minister in Staffordshire, from 28 November.
Labour leader Ed Miliband making a speech in Glasgow on devolution across the UK.
Tristram Hunt on the relationship between private schools and state schools.
Recorded coverage of a speech by Theresa May on counterterrorism, from Monday 24 November.
A speech from Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon at the Glasgow Hydro, 22 November.
A speech by home secretary Theresa May, on police reform, from Tuesday 18 November.
A speech by shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper on immigration.
Leader of the opposition Ed Miliband makes a speech at the University of London.