Labour frontbencher Tristram Hunt has said he will make an announcement on whether he wants to put himself forward as a candidate for the Labour leadership next week adding that there is "no rush".
The Crown Prosecution Service has said it will review its decision not to charge the Labour peer Lord Janner over allegations of historic child sex abuse.
The decision by Director of Public Prosecutions Alison Saunders not to proceed with court action against the the 86-year-old will now be revisited by an independent external barrister under its Victims' Right to Review scheme, the CPS said.
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The CPS Victims' Right to Review scheme was set up to give complainants the ability to ask the CPS to review its decisions - usually when there has been a decision not to prosecute.
The CPS has been asked to invoke this process in the case of Lord Janner and that review is now taking place.
Lord Janner was accused of a string of historic child sex abuse allegations during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s but deemed unfit to stand trial because he is suffering from dementia.
Sir Peter Fry, who was the Conservative MP for Wellingborough for 28 years, has died at the aged of 83.
He won the seat in a by-election in 1969 and held it until he lost it by 187 votes in 1997. That election was also marred by Sir Peter having a heart attack during the campaign. He blamed his defeat on Ukip intervening to poll 1,192 votes.
Shrewsbury Ukip candidate Suzanne Evans will no longer be required to fulfil the role of interim leader after Nigel Farage's resignation as rejected.
Farage named Evans as his preferred option to take on the role as acting leader the day after the election on Friday. Saying elections for the party leadership would take place in September.
He made a resignation speech and announced his intentions to step down after failing the win the seat of Thanet South in Kent.
However, Farage remains the leader of Ukip after his resignation was rejected by the party's national executive committee.
Ukip chairman Steve Crowther said the committee (NEC) had produced "overwhelming evidence" that members of the party did not want him to go, saying they believed the general election campaign had been "a great success".
After announcing her bid to be the new leader of the Labour party, Leicester MP Liz Kendall has been talking about the changes she thinks the party needs to make.
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A man who bet £205,500 on the General Election result has lost it all, after he put his money on a Hung Parliament.
The William Hill client had previously staked the biggest winning political bet of all time on the Scottish Referendum- placing £900,000 on the result and making a profit of £193,000.
However, he then staked £205,500 on the General Election result which proved to be the biggest losing political bet of all time.
He is philosophical about the setback and told me he will be keeping a low profile for the time being. It is a little like a heavyweight title fight in which we took a first round battering but managed to come back strongly in the second."
Re-elected Labour MP for Leicester East Keith Vaz says the Labour Party will recover from their General Election defeat to the Conservatives.
He says his party will still provide a strong opposition to the Government going forward under a new leader after Ed Miliband's resignation.