MPs to remember Nelson Mandela
Political hostilities will be temporarily halted in the Commons as politicians gather to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela.
Politicians condemn pay rise plans
Senior politicians condemned a "wholly inappropriate" plan to increase MPs' pay by 11% as they sought to avoid a damaging backlash from hard-pressed voters.
Six held in football 'fix' probe
Six people remain in custody after being arrested in connection with a second investigation into football spot-fixing following allegations that a player rigged a Championship game for cash.
Thai PM dissolves parliament
Thailand's prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has dissolved the lower house of Parliament and called for elections in an attempt to calm the country's deepening political crisis.
'Slavery' victims taken to safety
Three men who are believed to be victims of slavery have been taken to a place of safety following a series of raids by police.
Patients in ambulance wait ordeal
Some patients are being forced to wait in ambulances outside hospitals for hours because accident and emergency departments are too busy to take them, according to research.
Middle age drink-drug cases surge
People in their 40s have the highest rates of being admitted to hospital for drink or drug abuse, a report found.
Pay tipped to rise as jobs pick up
Pay is expected to increase next year as the jobs market continues to pick up, a report has said.