Universities and business leaders call for changes in student visa rules, but the immigration minister says their criticisms are based on "myths".
Notorious police killer Harry Roberts is to be released from prison after 48 years inside. How do you adjust after so long locked up?
Increasing NHS spending in England by the £8bn health bosses warn will be needed by 2020 will be tough but possible, the health secretary says.
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Sergeant-at-Arms, Kevin Vickers, who shot dead the gunman who attacked parliament, is given a standing ovation as Canadian MPs return a day after the shootings.
Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu accuses the Palestinian president of incitement, after an attack which killed a baby in Jerusalem.
Dozens of women and girls have been abducted from two villages in north-eastern Nigeria by suspected militants despite a reported truce, residents say.
US-led air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria have killed 553 people since September, including 464 IS fighters, activists say.
A man who jumped the White House fence was attacked by dogs before being arrested, in the latest security incident at the US president's official home.
The Daily Politics meets some of the contestants, and their political owners, in the Westminster dog of the year contest.
As the annual TechCrunch event for tech start ups comes to London for the first time, David Grossman goes to investigate.
Ched Evans' rape conviction has highlighted struggles that meet rape victims who are attacked when they have been drinking.
More than 220 firefighters' jobs could be lost in north Wales if funding is not increased over the next five years, bosses warn.
Singer Joss Stone has taken part in a vigil running from sunrise to sunset at the start of this year's Poppy Appeal at the Cenotaph.
Readers' photos on the theme of "steps"
As European leaders gather for a summit in Brussels, Ben Wright asks if David Cameron use the opportunity to push for limits on the freedom of movement within the Union.
An online exhibition of cats
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have been speaking to the BBC about their new collaboration
How much will politicians spend to save the NHS?
Nato warplanes have intercepted a Russian spy plane over the Baltic Sea, the alliance says, amid heightened tensions between the West and Russia.