The Church of England is "occasionally misunderstood" and "commonly under-appreciated", the Queen has said.
Tory peer Michael Bates is completing a 3,000 mile walk across Europe to raise awareness of the UN-backed Olympic Truce initiative.
A teachers' union is threatening to take the government to court over changes to pension plans.
Twelve trees decorating the foyer of MPs' offices have cost the taxpayer nearly £400,000, according to Freedom of Information requests.
Problem drinking is costing the taxpayer £2.7 billion a year, the prime minister will warn later.
The tit-for-tat series of diplomatic escalations over the Falklands continued today, after Buenos Aires reacted angrily to news that British MPs were heading to the islands.
The government could be forced into another Commons debate on its NHS reforms, after an online petition opposing the bill received the necessary 100,000 signatures.
Ministers have vowed to press ahead with their 'bedroom tax' on under-occupied council housing, after yet another government defeat in the Lords.
Divorce from Scotland should be fair and equitable, parliamentarians have urged.