Coming or going?
Nick Clegg is in the fight of his political life – and his battleground constituency was once one of the safest seats in the UK.
The SNP and Plaid leaders worked together to show up the pack.
It nearly didn’t happen, but for the first time ever, the British public has heard from seven party leaders in one TV debate. And for the first time ever, Natalie Bennett, Nigel Farage, Nicola Sturgeon…
Closing up the gap?
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Nick Clegg has hailed the success of the coalition's policies in closing the gap between richer and poorer students. Is he right?
Extolling the virtues of the juicy middle.
The Liberal Democrats' appeal to the centre is mature and logical, but it's hard to see whose votes it could possibly win.
Money doesn’t always talk.
The Liberal Democrats would pump more money into mental health. But there is no sign of them actually changing the system.
Paying for higher education: not as hot a potato as you might have thought.
The SNP do it differently and it killed the Lib Dems - supposedly. But when it comes to paying for higher education, the public has fewer qualms.
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Even if Nick Clegg survives the election, he may not survive the Lib Dem bloodletting that's sure to ensue.
‘I’m busy that day anyway, chaps, so don’t worry about ole Nick’.
The debate shambles has reached its climax and guess who drew the short straw.
The big yellow box doesn’t loom large in the Lib Dem campaign.
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Alexander failed to pull a rabbit out of the yellow box, but the Liberal Democrats have more tricks up their sleeves.
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Party membership has long been declining across the political spectrum, but it's hitting the Lib Dems hardest.
Surprisingly little finger pointing went on at the conference.
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Against the odds (and the polls) the Liberal Democrats remain optimistic in the lead up to the general election.
Nick Clegg, still a bit of a third wheel in British politics.
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The Lib Dems may have upset the status quo, but there's no such thing as three-party politics.
It’s grim up North for the Tories.
The contest for 28 marginal seats could give a strong indication of the overall result in May.
He may not look it, but this guy is totally radical.
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Our drugs policy expert sheds some light on the Liberal Democrats' radical new proposals.
Never the twain should meet.
A grand coalition would look more like a Gothic horror story than a Disney fairy tale.
Where did it all go wrong?
Polling at 8% two months before polling day hardly bodes well – can the Lib Dems stop the bleeding?
Heads in the clouds?
Do David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg realise that they have signed up to a drastic and global reduction in emissions?
I’ll take this one Nick. Back in your box.
As it becomes clear that a hung parliament is the most likely outcome of the May 7 UK general election, Liberal Democrat MPs are going into preparation mode. The party may end up with the worst electoral…
Out with the old, in with the new.
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The Liberal Democrats have released the front page of their 2015 manifesto, featuring five key policy points. The design makes full use of the traditional Lib Dem rhombus, which is a part of their electoral…
Oakeshott wants an Miliband-led government.
It has been reported that former Liberal Democrat peer Matthew Oakeshott has donated £600,000 to left-leaning parliamentary hopefuls in the quest to stave off a Conservative victory in the election. Oakeshott…