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# liberal-democrats - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Ed Davey elected as Liberal Democrat leader
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Ed Davey elected as Liberal Democrat leader

Aug 27th 2020, 12:51 PM 13,313 Views 12 Comments

The former cabinet minister defeated Layla Moran to lead the party.

# liberal-democrats - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Senior Lord resigns after long-awaited report into historical child sex abuse in Westminster published
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Senior Lord resigns after long-awaited report into historical child sex abuse in Westminster published

Feb 25th 2020, 7:34 PM 28,527 Views 14 Comments

An inquiry found politicians “turned a blind eye” to child abuse to avoid scandals.

# liberal-democrats - Friday 13 December, 2019

Getting it done: how a three-word slogan catapulted Boris Johnson to a historic election win
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Getting it done: how a three-word slogan catapulted Boris Johnson to a historic election win

Dec 13th 2019, 7:22 AM 7,466 Views 8 Comments

Boris Johnson’s oft-repeated slogan presented voters with an obvious choice.

Boris Johnson has led the Tories to a thumping victory. Here's everything you need to know
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# Up All Night

Boris Johnson has led the Tories to a thumping victory. Here's everything you need to know

Dec 13th 2019, 6:00 AM 59,021 Views 74 Comments

It was an exhaustive night of counting and a momentous election for the future of the UK.

# liberal-democrats - Saturday 30 November, 2019

Who is Jo Swinson, the Lib Dem 'girly swot' with her sights set on Downing Street?
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Who is Jo Swinson, the Lib Dem 'girly swot' with her sights set on Downing Street?

Nov 30th 2019, 10:00 PM 17,044 Views 21 Comments

Swinson is facing her first election as Lib Dem leader.

# liberal-democrats - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Russian banker helps Tories collect €6.6m in UK election funding
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# Show Me The Money

Russian banker helps Tories collect €6.6m in UK election funding

Nov 21st 2019, 9:53 PM 14,175 Views 8 Comments

The Tories received 87% of donations over £7,500 in the week after 6 November,

# liberal-democrats - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Lib Dems 'absolutely categorically' rule out putting Jeremy Corbyn in No 10
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Lib Dems 'absolutely categorically' rule out putting Jeremy Corbyn in No 10

Nov 5th 2019, 11:25 AM 13,963 Views 51 Comments

The Lib Dems have 20 MPs and are polling at 16%.

# liberal-democrats - Sunday 27 October, 2019

UK opposition parties 'set to offer' Boris Johnson route to snap election before Christmas
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# Alternative Arrangement

UK opposition parties 'set to offer' Boris Johnson route to snap election before Christmas

Oct 27th 2019, 8:03 AM 15,490 Views 16 Comments

Johnson will attempt to call an election for a third time tomorrow.

# liberal-democrats - Monday 22 July, 2019

UK's Lib Dems elect first female leader, as she bids to do everything possible to 'stop Brexit'
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UK's Lib Dems elect first female leader, as she bids to do everything possible to 'stop Brexit'

Jul 22nd 2019, 10:14 PM 16,067 Views 35 Comments

“I am ready to take our party into a general election and win it,” new leader Jo Swinson said.

# liberal-democrats - Friday 31 May, 2019

Liberal Democrats top new UK poll, surging ahead of Conservatives and Labour
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Liberal Democrats top new UK poll, surging ahead of Conservatives and Labour

May 31st 2019, 7:38 AM 24,734 Views 47 Comments

The Brexit Party and the Greens have also both seen gains.

# liberal-democrats - Sunday 23 December, 2018

President Higgins pays tribute to 'unique' UK politician Paddy Ashdown who has died aged 77
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President Higgins pays tribute to 'unique' UK politician Paddy Ashdown who has died aged 77

Dec 23rd 2018, 9:46 AM 12,983 Views 16 Comments

Ashdown led the Liberal Democrats for over a decade, and helped to broker peace arrangements in former Yugoslavia.

# liberal-democrats - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Tim Farron quits as Liberal Democrats leader, says he is 'torn' over Christian faith
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# Stepping Down

Tim Farron quits as Liberal Democrats leader, says he is 'torn' over Christian faith

Jun 14th 2017, 6:38 PM 18,672 Views 40 Comments

Farron announced his resignation from the post today.

# liberal-democrats - Saturday 20 May, 2017

'If May wins a landslide it'll be a disaster for Ireland' - Tim Farron on Brexit, Ireland, and Labour's self-destruction
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# Third Man Tackle

'If May wins a landslide it'll be a disaster for Ireland' - Tim Farron on Brexit, Ireland, and Labour's self-destruction

May 20th 2017, 10:00 PM 21,798 Views 39 Comments

The Liberal Democrats leader is looking to turn his party’s fortunes around in next month’s UK general election.

# liberal-democrats - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

The Liberal Democrats want legalised cannabis and another Brexit vote
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# Spliff Strategy

The Liberal Democrats want legalised cannabis and another Brexit vote

May 17th 2017, 8:32 PM 10,048 Views 41 Comments

The UK party launched its election manifesto today.

# liberal-democrats - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon calls large Tory win in UK election 'a horrifying prospect'
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# Shots Fired

Nicola Sturgeon calls large Tory win in UK election 'a horrifying prospect'

Apr 20th 2017, 9:07 AM 16,042 Views 82 Comments

Meanwhile, Theresa May has said a potential alliance of opposition parties would be a “coalition of chaos”.

# liberal-democrats - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Leader of Liberal Democrats won't say if he thinks being gay is a sin
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Leader of Liberal Democrats won't say if he thinks being gay is a sin

Apr 19th 2017, 8:52 AM 17,609 Views 87 Comments

Tim Farron’s comments have been criticised by some, but others have defended him.

What does a UK election mean for Ireland? It could be good news you know...
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What does a UK election mean for Ireland? It could be good news you know...

Apr 19th 2017, 12:05 AM 26,464 Views 26 Comments

… from a Brexit point of view at least. But could it bring about a border poll?

# liberal-democrats - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Snap election to be held in UK on 8 June
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# COME WHAT MAY

Snap election to be held in UK on 8 June

Apr 18th 2017, 11:06 AM 123,715 Views 180 Comments

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said the election is a chance for the UK “to avoid a disastrous hard Brexit”.

# liberal-democrats - Monday 17 April, 2017

British MPs call for Asma al-Assad to lose citizenship
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British MPs call for Asma al-Assad to lose citizenship

Apr 17th 2017, 5:10 PM 29,816 Views 42 Comments

The British-born woman married Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in 2000.

# liberal-democrats - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Cannabis social clubs and licensed sales: How the UK could earn £1bn in drugs tax
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Cannabis social clubs and licensed sales: How the UK could earn £1bn in drugs tax

Mar 8th 2016, 9:53 AM 13,322 Views 68 Comments

The Liberal Democrats have called for cannabis to be legalised.

# liberal-democrats - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Former Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy has died aged 55
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Former Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy has died aged 55

Jun 2nd 2015, 7:35 AM 15,726 Views 16 Comments

The UK politician was opposed to the Iraq War during his time as leader.

# liberal-democrats - Friday 8 May, 2015

Miliband, Farage and Clegg have all quit - and David Cameron's back at Downing Street
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Miliband, Farage and Clegg have all quit - and David Cameron's back at Downing Street

May 8th 2015, 1:35 PM 50,621 Views 148 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has send his congratulations, and said he’s looking forward to building on their “very close relationship”.

AS IT HAPPENED: Tories on course for majority, SNP storms Scotland ... and Miliband set to quit From TheJournal.ie
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AS IT HAPPENED: Tories on course for majority, SNP storms Scotland ... and Miliband set to quit

6 things you need to know after a stunning UK election
# While You Were Sleeping
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# While You Were Sleeping

6 things you need to know after a stunning UK election

May 8th 2015, 6:35 AM 27,572 Views 53 Comments

The opinion polls were wrong and David Cameron is almost certainly continuing his stint in Downing Street.

# liberal-democrats - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Was that the most boring election campaign in modern times?
# Letter From Liverpool
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# Letter From Liverpool

Was that the most boring election campaign in modern times?

May 7th 2015, 7:30 PM 8,486 Views 20 Comments

It’s been a lacklustre campaign and the outcome in many constituencies is a foregone conclusion tonight, including in Liverpool.

The Cork connection to the most marginal constituency in England
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# Letter From London

The Cork connection to the most marginal constituency in England

May 7th 2015, 6:15 AM 8,767 Views 5 Comments

Just 42 votes separated the winning Labour candidate and her Conservative rival in 2010. Now a second generation Irishman is targeting the seat for the Tories.

# liberal-democrats - Friday 1 May, 2015

Someone just dropped their trousers in front of Nick Clegg while asking for a selfie
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# Pants Party

Someone just dropped their trousers in front of Nick Clegg while asking for a selfie

May 1st 2015, 5:58 PM 23,004 Views 23 Comments

The Lib Dem leader declined.

# liberal-democrats - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Watch this former party leader call Tories 'b***ards' seven times in four minutes
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Watch this former party leader call Tories 'b***ards' seven times in four minutes

Apr 21st 2015, 8:02 PM 10,298 Views 21 Comments

Paddy Ashdown is not familiar with being on the fence.

# liberal-democrats - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

What you need to know about the election that no one can predict
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What you need to know about the election that no one can predict

Apr 7th 2015, 8:15 PM 10,307 Views 33 Comments

In a closely-fought race it appears neither the Conservatives nor Labour will emerge victorious on 7 May.

# liberal-democrats - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Liberal Democrats changed their logo because Joey Essex thought it was 'Liberal DemoCATS'
# Top Crats
# Top Crats

Liberal Democrats changed their logo because Joey Essex thought it was 'Liberal DemoCATS'

Mar 31st 2015, 12:01 PM 3,084 Views 0 Comments

Shake my damn head.

# liberal-democrats - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

The Lib Dems released an excruciating Uptown Funk video
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# NO NO NO

The Lib Dems released an excruciating Uptown Funk video

Mar 25th 2015, 2:32 PM 6,775 Views 8 Comments

Cannot be unseen.

The Lib Dems just released an excruciating Uptown Funk video
# Hot Damn
# Hot Damn

The Lib Dems just released an excruciating Uptown Funk video

Mar 25th 2015, 10:38 AM 1,626 Views 1 Comment

Mercy.

# liberal-democrats - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

UK leaders take "unprecedented" step to boost Scottish campaign
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# Panic On The Streets

UK leaders take "unprecedented" step to boost Scottish campaign

Sep 10th 2014, 7:52 AM 9,066 Views 51 Comments

All three party leaders have pulled out of Prime Minister’s Questions to head north.

# liberal-democrats - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

"Ich bin ein Palestinian" - UK MP faces storm for saying he would fire Gaza rockets
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# The War At Home

"Ich bin ein Palestinian" - UK MP faces storm for saying he would fire Gaza rockets

Jul 23rd 2014, 9:31 AM 11,799 Views 198 Comments

David Ward is facing disciplinary action from his Liberal Democrat party.

# liberal-democrats - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

British politicians vote in favour of same-sex marriage
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# Equality

British politicians vote in favour of same-sex marriage

Feb 5th 2013, 7:58 PM 7,095 Views 150 Comments

MPs voted by 400 to 175 to approve the draft law, despite a split in David Cameron’s Conservative party over the issue.

# liberal-democrats - Monday 4 February, 2013

Ex-UK minister faces jail after admitting to perverting course of justice
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Ex-UK minister faces jail after admitting to perverting course of justice

Feb 4th 2013, 3:00 PM 5,344 Views 24 Comments

Chris Huhne made a last minute plea change in court this morning, admitted to perverting the court of justice over a speeding case ten years ago.

# liberal-democrats - Sunday 16 December, 2012

UKIP rises in polls to become UK's third largest party
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UKIP rises in polls to become UK's third largest party

Dec 16th 2012, 3:57 PM 7,374 Views 82 Comments

Polls for a number of British papers show Nigel Farage’s party enjoying 14 per cent of the vote, an all-time high.

# liberal-democrats - Monday 10 December, 2012

Britain's drug policies are not working, say MPs
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# War On Drugs

Britain's drug policies are not working, say MPs

Dec 10th 2012, 2:15 PM 5,106 Views 43 Comments

A new report by MPs wants drug laws overhauled – and retailers of ‘legal highs’ to be held liable for any harm the products cause.

# liberal-democrats - Monday 22 October, 2012

Nick Clegg and 500 other politicians coming to Dublin for FF-organised conference
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Nick Clegg and 500 other politicians coming to Dublin for FF-organised conference

Oct 22nd 2012, 2:00 PM 6,163 Views 76 Comments

The 33rd annual conference of European liberals will be taking place in Dublin next month.

# liberal-democrats - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

British cabinet reshuffle sees 'Minister for Murdoch' get health portfolio
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# Everyday I'm Shufflin

British cabinet reshuffle sees 'Minister for Murdoch' get health portfolio

Sep 4th 2012, 5:49 PM 4,224 Views 20 Comments

Jeremy Hunt was the surprised appointment to the Ministry of Health as David Cameron conducted his first reshuffle since taking office over two years ago

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