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Clegg resigns in wake of LibDem wipeout

One of the election results that was no surprise was the hammering dealt out to the Liberal Democrats, but it was a disaster of epic proportions for

One of the election results that was no surprise was the hammering dealt out to the Liberal Democrats, but it was a disaster of epic proportions for

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Biggest casualties of the UK election

Below is a list of some of the best-known MPs who have lost their seats in the 2015 UK general election. Ed Balls , Labour, former Chancellor of

Below is a list of some of the best-known MPs who have lost their seats in the 2015 UK general election. Ed Balls , Labour, former Chancellor of

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'Cruel and punishing' night for Liberal Democrats in UK election

Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is one of the few Liberal Democrats who have held onto a parliamentary seat in the country’s elections. He

Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is one of the few Liberal Democrats who have held onto a parliamentary seat in the country’s elections. He

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Profile: Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg’s entry into the higher echelons of British politics was more turbulent than an out-of-control elevator.

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg’s entry into the higher echelons of British politics was more turbulent than an out-of-control elevator.

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British party manifestos unveiled ahead of May general election

Britain’s Liberal Democrat party has unveiled its manifesto ahead of the UK general election in three weeks. The centre-left party has been the

Britain’s Liberal Democrat party has unveiled its manifesto ahead of the UK general election in three weeks. The centre-left party has been the

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British deputy PM begins three-day India trip, meets Modi

The UK’s deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has travelled to India for a three-day trip to boost economic ties. On the first day of his visit, Clegg

The UK’s deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has travelled to India for a three-day trip to boost economic ties. On the first day of his visit, Clegg

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Will Britain commit ‘economic suicide’?

For long Britain has been labelled as the black sheep of the European Union, the kid that nobody wants to play with. Prime Minister David Cameron’s

For long Britain has been labelled as the black sheep of the European Union, the kid that nobody wants to play with. Prime Minister David Cameron’s

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Clegg under fire for not acting on sexual harassment claims

Nick Clegg, UK Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the Liberal Democrat party, has admitted that his party “let women down” following sexual

Nick Clegg, UK Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the Liberal Democrat party, has admitted that his party “let women down” following sexual

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British parliament pays special tribute to Margaret Thatcher

Tributes have been paid to the life and legacy of Margaret Thatcher in a special session of Britain’s parliament. The Conservative leader and Prime

Tributes have been paid to the life and legacy of Margaret Thatcher in a special session of Britain’s parliament. The Conservative leader and Prime

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Cameron and Clegg in cosy coalition

British Prime Minister David Cameron and his deputy Nick Clegg shared the same stage to deliver the coalition’s Mid-Term Review. Both stressed the

British Prime Minister David Cameron and his deputy Nick Clegg shared the same stage to deliver the coalition’s Mid-Term Review. Both stressed the

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Drug use in the UK: high time for a fresh debate

Only a few weeks after the American states of Washington and Colorado legalized marijuana, UK Liberal-Democrat leader Nick Clegg has expressed a wish

Only a few weeks after the American states of Washington and Colorado legalized marijuana, UK Liberal-Democrat leader Nick Clegg has expressed a wish

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Barclays Bank Diamond under more pressure to go

Marcus Agius who resigned as chairman of Barclays Bank is being seen as sacrificial lamb. “The buck stops with me,” he reasoned following the

Marcus Agius who resigned as chairman of Barclays Bank is being seen as sacrificial lamb. “The buck stops with me,” he reasoned following the

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Cameron and Co. see positives in EU crisis

Talk of isolation and an exit from the European Union has been exaggerated – that is the message being put forward by the British government and

Talk of isolation and an exit from the European Union has been exaggerated – that is the message being put forward by the British government and

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EU treaty veto causes rift in UK coalition

Tensions are rising within the two parties of the UK’s coalition government since Prime Minister David Cameron vetoed changes to the EU treaty on

Tensions are rising within the two parties of the UK’s coalition government since Prime Minister David Cameron vetoed changes to the EU treaty on

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Double loss for UK's Liberal Democrats

It has been a bad end to the week for Liberal Democrats. Across the UK, the party has lost over 800 council seats following Thursday’s local

It has been a bad end to the week for Liberal Democrats. Across the UK, the party has lost over 800 council seats following Thursday’s local

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LibDems crash to double defeat

The Liberal’s gamble they would get a reformed British electoral system by co-operating with the Tories has badly backfired with defeat of electoral

The Liberal’s gamble they would get a reformed British electoral system by co-operating with the Tories has badly backfired with defeat of electoral

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LibDems punished in England local vote

The Liberal Democrats have been punished in England in local elections, losing 300 councillors after counting in less than half the constituencies

The Liberal Democrats have been punished in England in local elections, losing 300 councillors after counting in less than half the constituencies

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AV vote could unsettle British coalition partners

One year since the last UK general election, the coalition it brought to power has faced its most fractious issue. Thursday’s poll on proposed

One year since the last UK general election, the coalition it brought to power has faced its most fractious issue. Thursday’s poll on proposed

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Historic electoral reform referendum in the UK

Becoming part of the government in the UK has traditionally been seen as a largely unachievable feat for smaller political parties. But Nick Clegg

Becoming part of the government in the UK has traditionally been seen as a largely unachievable feat for smaller political parties. But Nick Clegg

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Britain votes in electoral referendum

Voting is underway in an historic referendum on UK electoral reform. Read More Historic electoral reform referendum in the UK Deputy Prime

Voting is underway in an historic referendum on UK electoral reform. Read More Historic electoral reform referendum in the UK Deputy Prime

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UK looks set to keep the status quo

Opinion polls suggest that people in the UK will reject a proposal to change the way members of parliament are elected. At the moment the simple

Opinion polls suggest that people in the UK will reject a proposal to change the way members of parliament are elected. At the moment the simple

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UK vote may bring Clegg more pain

The latest opinion polls suggests that a referendum to change the way members of parliament are elected in the UK is likely to return a ‘no’ result

The latest opinion polls suggests that a referendum to change the way members of parliament are elected in the UK is likely to return a ‘no’ result

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UK Lib-Dems deny 'selling out'

Britain’s Liberal Democrats gathered in Sheffield at the weekend for the first time since the party took a share of power in a coalition

Britain’s Liberal Democrats gathered in Sheffield at the weekend for the first time since the party took a share of power in a coalition

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UK banks face bonus curbs

British politicians and the Bank of England have stepped up pressure on UK banks over big bonuses. Just hours before the country’s financial

British politicians and the Bank of England have stepped up pressure on UK banks over big bonuses. Just hours before the country’s financial

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UK coalition marks first 100 days

It is a 100 days since British Prime Minister David Cameron and his deputy Nick Clegg emerged into Downing Street’s Rose Garden to announce their

It is a 100 days since British Prime Minister David Cameron and his deputy Nick Clegg emerged into Downing Street’s Rose Garden to announce their

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UK govt's 'honeymoon' continues after 100 days

One hundred days into office and it is so far so good, it seems, for Britain’s coalition government. The honeymoon period for Conservative Prime

One hundred days into office and it is so far so good, it seems, for Britain’s coalition government. The honeymoon period for Conservative Prime

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UK coalition govt unveils full policy plans

The two parties in Britain’s historic coalition government have presented full details of the policy programme they have come up with

The two parties in Britain’s historic coalition government have presented full details of the policy programme they have come up with

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Spending review of "black holes" in UK finances

Britain’s new government, under prime minister David Cameron, is to launch an independent audit of public spending as the first step towards tackling

Britain’s new government, under prime minister David Cameron, is to launch an independent audit of public spending as the first step towards tackling

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Cutting deficit to be UK government's priority

Tackling the UK’s record budget deficit will top the agenda for Britain’s new government. The first full Cabinet meeting takes place this morning

Tackling the UK’s record budget deficit will top the agenda for Britain’s new government. The first full Cabinet meeting takes place this morning

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Cameron and Clegg unveil UK coalition

They are calling it a ‘new politics.’ Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron and Liberal Democrat Nick Clegg have set out how they will work

They are calling it a ‘new politics.’ Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron and Liberal Democrat Nick Clegg have set out how they will work