1 September 2014 Last updated at 17:03 ET

PM outlines new anti-terror plansGatwick airport border control

New powers are needed to seize the passports of terrorist suspects and stop British jihadists from returning to the UK, David Cameron says.


An artists impressionBoris Island airport plan 'rejected'

A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", looks set to be shelved, the BBC understands.

Benny Tai is a founder of the Occupy Central protest groupChina accuses MPs of 'interference'

Chinese authorities have accused British MPs of interfering in Hong Kong's affairs by investigating tensions there, Newsnight learns.

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Douglas Carswell defection: the Europe 'bomb' goes off

Douglas Carswell's defection to UKIP is a body blow for Prime Minister David Cameron, says BBC political editor Nick Robinson.

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Sir John Major praises immigrants for 'guts and drive'

Former prime minister Sir John Major praises immigrants for having what he calls "the very Conservative instinct" of wanting to improve their lives.

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Week ahead

The Commons returns from its summer break, with a week expected to begin with a number of major statements.

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