Members of the British National party (BNP) and other racist organisations can continue teaching in taxpayer-funded schools, an independent review has concluded, prompting condemnation from teachers' unions.
MPs have called on the major parties to avoid "pre-election point-scoring" and come together to achieve consensus on social care reform.
French president Nicolas Sarkozy is meeting with both David Cameron and Gordon Brown as he visits Britain today.
Gordon Brown has called for a resolution of the British Airways (BA) cabin crew dispute "as quickly as possible", after the Tories attacked the Unite union's links to the Labour party.
The Liberal Democrats have selected award-winning porn director Anna Arrowsmith as a candidate for the general election.
Labour's Pola Uddin will not face criminal charges following allegations of expenses abuses, the director of public prosecutions has confirmed.
European parliament vice-president Edward McMillan-Scott has joined the Liberal Democrats after being thrown out of the Conservative party.