General election 2017: May says Tories would not raise VAT
The prime minister also declines to back David Cameron's 2015 pledge for a "five-year tax lock".
Tim Farron says 'I'm a bit of a Eurosceptic'
The Liberal Democrat leader is hoping his party can win votes from Remain supporters.
Triple-lock: Call for pensions policy to be revamped
Former pensions minister Steve Webb calls for pension increases that target those most in need.
Green heating system accused of causing 'fuel poverty'
The government says district heating networks should cut bills, but some say they are beset with problems.
May vows to protect pensions from 'unscrupulous bosses'
The Tories promise to protect company pensions, while Labour pledges to improve workers' rights.
David Cameron buys £25,000 garden shed 'to write in'
The former prime minister says he wants to use the shepherd's hut to write a book.
Household food waste level 'unacceptable'
Changing rules on best before dates and the sale of "wonky vegetables" could help cut waste, MPs say.
Brexit: EU demands 'serious UK response' on citizens' rights
The top EU figure puts rights centre stage as the EU-27 formally approve negotiating guidelines.
General Election 2017: May urges Scots to 'strengthen Union'
The prime minister speaks at a rally during her first election campaign trip to Scotland.
General election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn defends leadership style
The Labour leader also used his speech to urge young people to register to vote and back him.
General election 2017: UKIP leader Paul Nuttall to stand in Boston and Skegness
The UKIP leader will seek votes in the seat that recorded the highest Leave vote last year.
Jack Monroe to stand for National Health Action Party
The food blogger and activist will fight for the Tory-held seat of Southend West.
Isle of Wight MP steps down after 'gay danger remark'
Andrew Turner was said to have told sixth formers homosexuality was "wrong" and "dangerous to society".
How ministers rejected Sturgeon Brexit plan
The UK government's rejection of the Scottish government's Brexit proposals is published for the first time.
General election 2017: Key Corbyn allies not selected by Labour
Failing to get Jeremy Corbyn supporters nominated could have significance beyond the next election.
Northampton Town loan: MP David Mackintosh to stand down
David Mackintosh was facing deselection over a row about a loan to Northampton Town FC.
General election 2017: UKIP needed to stop Brexit 'backsliding'
Paul Nuttall says Brexit is a "job half done" and UKIP MPs are needed to see it through.
MP's aide Samuel Armstrong denies Parliament rape charges
Samuel Armstrong is suspended from his role as chief of staff to MP Craig Mackinlay.
UK drawing up post-Brexit sanctions plan
The powers to apply an asset freeze or trade embargo are due to disappear when Britain leaves the EU.
Boris Johnson's sister Rachel 'joins the Lib Dems'
Rachel Johnson reportedly had talks about standing as an election candidate for the anti-Brexit party.
Doing a deal
UKIP and the Greens are making electoral pacts with rival parties - what's going on?
The UK will have a general election on 8 June. Here's what you need to know.
There is a stark difference between a strong leader and a strong leadership, says Archie Brown.
A father and son's experiences of starting out on the housing ladder
Repeat to fade
The Tories crammed 16 mentions of their election slogan into Prime Minister's Questions - does the tactic work?
Cash from crowds
Election candidates are turning to crowdfunding sites to raise money for the snap general election.
With a general election looming, this could be the final time the two party leaders lock horns.
How does the cost of the triple-lock compare with other ways of protecting pensions?
Reality Check looks at how much aspects of Labour's NHS proposals could cost.
Labour has a clear Brexit plan but some in the party would prefer more robust opposition to the Tory position.
Brexit may encourage more pacts between political parties in the run-up to the general election.
The prime minister says the record number of jobs is evidence of her strong leadership.
The issue of Brexit looms large over the general election - here's where the parties stand.
What will snap election mean for a host of government bills yet to be approved by Parliament?
UKIP searches for a new unique selling point after Theresa May steals a march on Brexit.
Official figures suggest that the number of children in poverty in Scotland has jumped to 260,000.
Where do the Conservatives, Labour and the Lib Dems have to fight hardest to win the general election?
'Everything's basically on fire'
News of a snap poll means many late nights and cancelled weekends for some over the coming weeks.
Government figures show it is young people dominating registrations ahead of the election on 8 June.
The BBC's Iain Watson analyses Jeremy Corbyn's first major general election speech.
Labour alleges that pupils in England's primary schools "are packed like sardines" in classrooms.
Who voted no
A total of 13 MPs voted against an early general election. We look at who they are and why they said no.
How much is spent on foreign aid and where does it go?
The UK's surprise election continues to dominate the front pages, with some focusing on manifesto pledges.
What does history say about Theresa May's chances of wining a bigger majority?
General Election 2017: Theresa May denies 'robotic' message
The prime minister is challenged on her repeated use of the phrase "strong and stable".
General Election 2017: May 'heading for coronation' - Farron
Lib Dem leader Tim Farron vows to turn the general election into a "desperately-needed contest".
Student horrified by MP 'gay comments'
Esther Poucher, 16, asked MP Andrew Turner a question at college - hours later he stepped down.
General Election 2017: Corbyn defends leadership style
The Labour leader says people can make up their own minds - and criticises "presidential" Theresa May.
General Election 2017: Vote for me, vote for Union - May
The prime minster promises to strengthen ties with Scotland if she wins the election.
Ed Balls Day: Is it that time already?
Ed Balls' "Ed Balls" tweet has become the stuff of legend. Here's a short video to mark what has become Ed Balls Day.
Six areas of England will choose metro mayors on 4 May
As well as electing local councillors in next month's local elections, six areas of England will also be choosing new kinds of local leadership.
Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU
A guide to how the UK will leave the European Union following the 23 June referendum vote.
Election 2017: Which MPs are standing down, and who might be standing?
Who is joining George Osborne in stepping down as an MP, and who plans to return?
Who's Who: Theresa May's cabinet
Theresa May is forming her government after becoming prime minister. Who is in - and out - of her first cabinet?
Shadow cabinet: The comings and goings under Corbyn, and the current line-up
Labour's top team has had several incarnations of late, and high turnover in four particular roles.
The Jeremy Corbyn Story: Profile of Labour leader
A profile of Jeremy Corbyn - the radical left wing MP who has now seen off a challenge to his leadership of the Labour Party.
Political party conferences 2016: At-a-glance guide
The best bits from the 2016 party conference season.
Who's staying and who's going in the shadow cabinet?
A string of members of Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet have quit and Hilary Benn has been sacked. Who has gone and who remains? Here's a quick guide.
At-a-glance: Guide to Labour 2016 conference agenda
An at-a-glance guide to Labour's 2016 party conference agenda.
The referendum result in maps and charts
How did the Leave camp clinch victory in the referendum on the UK's membership of the EU after what was a very closely fought contest?
Who is Michel Barnier? Meet the EU's chief Brexit negotiator
Michel Barnier, who has moved seamlessly between jobs in Paris and Brussels, is the EU's chief Brexit negotiator.
In full: May's Brexit statement
The Prime Minister described the invoking of Article 50 as a "historic moment from which there can be no turning back."
Labour reshuffle: Diane Abbott made shadow home secretary
Diane Abbott becomes shadow home secretary as part of a Labour front bench reshuffle but critics say it has failed to unify the party.