George Osborne says he is spending an "unprecedented" amount on the NHS. So why do critics insist there is a historic squeeze on budgets?
There are calls for an inquiry into the conduct of senior officers at Cleveland Police after an employment tribunal said the force failed to take action over the treatment of an Asian officer.
An outbreak of scabies sweeping the Calais camp known as the Jungle is fuelling the determination of migrants to escape the squalor for a new life in Britain, by any means possible.
Appealing to MPs to back British airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, the Prime Minister says such a move would not make the UK any more of a terror target than it already is.
Mr Osborne's newly announced plans to scale back cuts and raise taxes brings him in line with policy positions promoted by his Lib Dem coalition partners during the last parliament.
With a decision on whether to allow the building of a third runway at Heathrow airport due soon, climate change protesters cause traffic chaos by blocking car access to several terminals.
In a surprise move, the Chancellor tells MPs that his much-criticised plans to cut tax credits to working families are to be abandoned entirely.
Russian President Vladimir Putin describes Turkey's downing of a Russian warplane as a "stab in the back", while Nato holds an extraordinary meeting to discuss the incident.
Few believe that the extra money will do much more than pay off the ever increasing deficits and meet increased pension demands.
If world leaders settle for modest restraints on global warming, I do not want to have to be the reporter sent to see the unfolding tragedy in Bangladesh.
Turkish fighter jets shoot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border after it allegedly violated Turkey's air space.