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  • Lib Dems Suspend Sex Abuse Arrest C …
    Lib Dems Suspend Sex Abuse Arrest C … Sky News - Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    A Lib Dem candidate arrested over claims he sexually assaulted a young boy has been suspended from the party. Jason Zadrozny was yesterday questioned by … More »

  • 'No cover up' of historic a …
    'No cover up' of historic a … Press Association - Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    Nick Clegg has dismissed the possibility that decades of child abuse could have been deliberately covered up by successive governments. … More »

  • Women On Boards: 'Enormous' …
    Women On Boards: 'Enormous' … Sky News - Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    A 25% target for the number of women on FTSE 100 company boards this year is close to being met already following "enormous" progress, according to the latest … More »

  • Banks To Carry On Closing Despite Cable …
    Banks To Carry On Closing Despite Cable … Sky News - Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    Britain's banks will pledge this week to continue investing in their branch networks "for decades to come" despite signing an agreement enabling them to close … More »

  • Senior Lib Dem Quits Over New Fundraising …
    Senior Lib Dem Quits Over New Fundraising … Sky News - Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    The Liberal Democrats have called in a standards watchdog following allegations that a donation "bought" access to Nick Clegg. The party has referred the matter to … More »

  • Lib Dems in new fundraising row
    Lib Dems in new fundraising row Press Association - Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    The Liberal Democrats are embroiled in a fresh fundraising row over a donation alleged to have "bought" access to Nick Clegg. … More »

  • Ex-Wisconsin Rep. Kastenmeier, early …
    Ex-Wisconsin Rep. Kastenmeier, early … Associated Press - Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Bob Kastenmeier, a liberal Democrat from Wisconsin whose 32 years in Congress were marked by his early and staunch opposition to the Vietnam … More »

  • Lib Dems can win, insists Clegg
    Lib Dems can win, insists Clegg Press Association - Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Liberal Democrats can thwart Alex Salmond's bid to return to Westminster, Nick Clegg will claim today as he insists his party "can and will win" in the general … More »

  • Clegg: Time to back Palestine state
    Clegg: Time to back Palestine state Press Association - Thu, Mar 19, 2015

    Nick Clegg has called on David Cameron to recognise a Palestinian state in response to a new hard-line stance from Israel. … More »

  • Banks And Cable Close To Branch Closure …
    Banks And Cable Close To Branch Closure … Sky News - Wed, Mar 18, 2015

    Vince Cable will next week announce a deal with the major high street banks that will set out new guidelines for the controversial closure of hundreds of branches … More »

  • Clegg: Lib Dems 'too male and p …
    Clegg: Lib Dems 'too male and p … Press Association - Wed, Mar 18, 2015

    Nick Clegg has indicated he could back "radical" action to increase the number of women in his parliamentary party as he claimed Labour and the Tories were able to … More »

  • Budget Will Deliver 'Truly National …
    Budget Will Deliver 'Truly National … Sky News - Wed, Mar 18, 2015

    George Osborne has arrived at Parliament where he is preparing to give his last Budget speech before the election. The Chancellor has already cautioned voters … More »

  • UK to raise minimum wage by 3 percent, …
    UK to raise minimum wage by 3 percent, … Reuters - Tue, Mar 17, 2015

    By William James LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's minimum wage will rise by 3 percent to 6.70 pounds per hour, the biggest real-terms increase since 2008, Prime … More »

  • Osborne to repeat pledge to cut inheritance …
    Osborne to repeat pledge to cut inheritance … Reuters - Tue, Mar 17, 2015

    Chancellor George Osborne will soon repeat a Conservative pledge to raise the threshold at which people pay inheritance tax on properties to 1 million pounds, The … More »

  • Minimum Wage Boost 'To Give Britain …
    Minimum Wage Boost 'To Give Britain … Sky News - Tue, Mar 17, 2015

    The minimum wage will rise by 20p to £6.70 an hour this October, benefiting 1.4 million low-paid workers. David Cameron and Nick Clegg have announced the Coalition … More »

  • Clegg Insists Lib Dems Are 'Here …
    Clegg Insists Lib Dems Are 'Here … Sky News - Sun, Mar 15, 2015

    Nick Clegg has delivered a defiant pre-election message at his party's spring conference by insisting the Liberal Democrats will do "better than anyone thinks" at … More »

  • Clegg fears Ukip or SNP influence
    Clegg fears Ukip or SNP influence Press Association - Sun, Mar 15, 2015

    Nick Clegg has warned against allowing a "rag tag mob" of MPs from Ukip or the SNP to hold the balance of power after the general election, insisting the Liberal … More »

  • Child Mental Health Services Get £1.25bn …
    Child Mental Health Services Get £1.25bn … Sky News - Sat, Mar 14, 2015

    An extra £1.25bn will be spent on services for people suffering from mental health problems, the Deputy Prime Minister has said. The cash will help more than … More »

  • Coalition 'made final decisions …
    Coalition 'made final decisions … Press Association - Sat, Mar 14, 2015

    The final significant decisions of the coalition Government have already been taken, Nick Clegg declared as he warned George Osborne's future plans for the … More »

  • Power proves toxic for Britain's …
    Power proves toxic for Britain's … AFP - Fri, Mar 13, 2015

    Shortly before Britain's Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg formed a government with the Conservatives in 2010, Angela Merkel is said to have remarked that in … More »

  • Clegg: No wrongdoing by Lib Dem MPs
    Clegg: No wrongdoing by Lib Dem MPs Press Association - Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has denied any wrongdoing by Liberal Democrat MPs after a party fundraiser faced allegations that he sought to bypass donation laws. … More »

  • Teachers could get 2% pay rise
    Teachers could get 2% pay rise Press Association - Thu, Mar 12, 2015

    Teachers could get a pay rise of up to 2% after a proposed salary package was signed off by the Government despite what Nick Clegg called a "fierce" battle with … More »

  • Clegg picks Tory as island partner
    Clegg picks Tory as island partner Press Association - Wed, Mar 11, 2015

    Nick Clegg has picked Tory Ken Clarke to be his companion if he ends up stranded on a desert island. … More »

  • Do Gordon Brown and the pro-EU left …
    Do Gordon Brown and the pro-EU left … IB Times - Tue, Mar 10, 2015

    When I saw our former Prime Minister Gordon Brown had said Britain outside the EU would be like North Korea, I felt sorry for the poor man. Brown really does think … More »

  • Cameron's naive crusade for boardroom …
    Cameron's naive crusade for boardroom … IB Times - Mon, Mar 9, 2015

    Company boards carry the primary responsibility to shareholders of ensuring a worthwhile return on their investment, so that they continue to provide the capital … More »

  • UK to lead European economy by 2035, …
    UK to lead European economy by 2035, … AFP - Mon, Mar 9, 2015

    Liberal Democrat leaders said they hope to make Britain the "powerhouse of Europe" within 20 years as they outlined plans for growth on Monday ahead of the May … More »

  • UK economy can beat Germany - Clegg
    UK economy can beat Germany - Clegg Press Association - Mon, Mar 9, 2015

    The UK will overtake France and Germany to become Europe's biggest economy within 20 years under Liberal Democrat plans for growth, Nick Clegg will say today. … More »

  • Turbulent Waters For Lib Dems In Borders …
    Turbulent Waters For Lib Dems In Borders … Sky News - Sun, Mar 8, 2015

    In the Borders constituency of Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk, the Liberal Democrats are hoping to negotiate the turbulent waters of post-referendum politics … More »

  • Big Firms Forced To Reveal Gender Pay …
    Big Firms Forced To Reveal Gender Pay … Sky News - Sat, Mar 7, 2015

    The Government has agreed to implement the Liberal Democrat measure despite years of Tory opposition to it. Equalities Minister Jo Swinson said she was "delighted" … More »

  • Lib Dems ponder 10mph speed limit
    Lib Dems ponder 10mph speed limit Press Association - Sat, Mar 7, 2015

    Speed limits on public roads could be cut to 10mph under Liberal Democrat plans for green transport laws aimed at reducing air and noise pollution. … More »