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  • Postie enemy Cable enters race for leader

    VINCE CABLE has become the first contender to throw his hat into the ring to replace Tim Farron as leader of the Liberal Democrats.

    The veteran Lib Dem returned to the Commons as MP for Twickenham in the general election earlier this month, having been one of the highest-profile...

    Wednesday 21st Jun 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Politicians discuss ‘popular front’ to beat the Tories

    DEMANDS for a “popular front” to challenge the Tories at the next general election grew louder yesterday as leading figures from four parties met to discuss the idea.

    Labour’s Clive Lewis, Green leadership candidate Caroline Lucas, former Lib Dem minister Vince Cable...

    Wednesday 6th Jul 2016

    posted by Luke James in Britain

  • Pharma firm pays £30k for Clegg speech

    Lib Dem does six-hour job for tax haven boss

    Friday 10th Jun 2016

    posted by Luke James in Britain

  • Dear pundits, He was never A ‘nobody’

    While sneering journalists have confined themselves to Westminster’s walls, Corbyn has built a profile within global movements against injustices like war and apartheid, remembers SOLOMON HUGHES

    Friday 7th Aug 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Features

  • Labour Party: Members wary of Lib Dem coalition

    LABOUR members should be consulted at a recall conference before the party enters into a coalition with Liberal Democrats, party democracy campaigners urged yesterday amid fearmongering from the right-wing press.

    Following days of Tory attacks over the legitimacy of a minority Labour...

    Wednesday 6th May 2015

    posted by Conrad Landin in Britain

  • Raw deal for Britain's young

    THE Conservatives and Liberal Democrats have tripled the cost of a university education, leaving the average graduate £44,000 in debt.

    Most young people who attend university will be repaying their student loans into their fifties.

    Many will never be able to repay them,...

    Monday 4th May 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • Cable leaflets avoid toxic Lib Dem label

    Shoo-in as Clegg successor latest to run without party branding

    Friday 10th Apr 2015

    posted by Luke James in Britain

  • Clegg makes light of gaffe over £80k donation

    NICK CLEGG admitted yesterday that the Liberal Democrats had incorrectly declared an £80,000 donation from the director of a petrol station chain.

    The cash was given by supporters Graham Tobbell and Susan Tobbell, but Mr Tobell’s name was recorded in returns to the...

    Friday 10th Apr 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Classic misdirection

    "DON'T look here. Look over there" - that sums up the Tory leadership's desperate efforts to obscure its fallback position of a coalition government with Ukip.

    Yes, the Tories would love to rule alone, but repeating the "Tory majority" mantra while refusing to rule out alliance with...

    Saturday 4th Apr 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Editorial

  • NHS activists turn anger against all Lib Dems

    HEALTH campaigners extended their campaign against Lib Dem support for NHS privatisation yesterday by vowing to target all 57 of the party’s parliamentary constituencies.

    Thousands of households will soon display garden placards reading: “Cameron and Hunt — The...

    Thursday 2nd Apr 2015

    posted by Morning Star in Britain