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Vince Cable's speech to conference: Live blog
By Samira Shackle - 19 September 13:08

The Business Secretary addresses Liberal Democrat delegates in Birmingham.

My 40 minutes with Nick Clegg
By Richard Morris - 19 September 11:32

How did it go? I haven't decided yet. It would be nice to get the voters to say even that.

Osborne's £12bn black hole
By George Eaton - 19 September 10:28

Without further cuts and tax rises, Osborne will likely miss his pledge to eliminate the structural

Lib Dem conference lookahead | Monday 19 September
By George Eaton - 19 September 9:08

The who, when and where of the Lib Dem conference.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 19 September 8:42

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

Taxing times, and a high-profile guest
By Nick Thornsby - 18 September 20:58

Clegg was supportive of the idea of accelerating the move to a £10,000 personal allowance.

Why Lib Dem members are so grumpy
By Richard Morris - 18 September 18:25

We're no longer the party where the membership really does set the agenda.

A question of progress
By Zamila Bunglawala - 18 September 11:46

Will the Arab Spring lead to more democracy or more state entrenchment in the Arab world?

Israel, another view
By Gideon Barth - 18 September 11:21

Israel is a young democracy surrounded by many hostile nations.

Some party rebellions are good for the leader
By Mark Pack - 18 September 11:03

A report from the Lib Dem party conference, as the second day begins

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 18 September 10:48

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

Bunfights in Birmingham
By Nick Thornsby - 17 September 19:41

The upside of power. And a couple of downsides, too.

Water, water everywhere
By New Statesman - 17 September 10:50

Help is desperately needed for the flood victims in Pakistan

Stay positive
By Sophie Elmhirst - 17 September 10:23

The Lib Dem conference begins today, and Nick Clegg wants to celebrate the party's achievements

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 17 September 9:43

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

Friday caption competition
By Staff blogger - 16 September 17:39

When Nick met Ed.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 16 September 17:17

The five must-read posts from today, including counter-productive consultation, and the murky world

How the "negotiating" factor will change conference
By Mark Pack - 16 September 16:39

What a coalition minister says at their party conference is no longer just a message for their membe

Full Transcript | George Osborne | Speech on the economy | Manchester | 16 September 2011
By George Osborne - 16 September 13:52

"Britain cannot blame the rest of the world for these debts, for we were one of the biggest contribu

Geithner's arrival tells you how bad things are in the eurozone
By Rafael Behr - 16 September 12:15

UK officials say it's like 2008 all over again.

How 10 million UK voters could be lost
By Samira Shackle - 16 September 10:06

Reform to voter registration could have a far more wide-ranging effect than the boundary changes.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 16 September 8:56

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 15 September 16:55

The five must-read posts from today, including Cameron's problem with Libya.

Musicians suspended over Israel Proms row
By Ben White - 15 September 14:57

The London Philharmonic Orchestra management has some serious question to answer.

The Purple Book and the future of New Labour
By Robert Philpot - 15 September 12:54

Labour must guard against becoming a conservative force, stuck in the world of 1994 rather than 2011

In this week's New Statesman: Meet the next Prime Minister
By Samira Shackle - 15 September 11:28

Parliament's rising stars | Alice Miles: dangerous tourism | Could the Arab Spring help the Palestin

20 under 40: parliament's rising stars
By Samira Shackle - 15 September 9:20

This week's <em>New Statesman</em> profiles 20 MPs who are ambitious, ahead of the pack, and under t

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 15 September 8:55

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

Johann Hari: "I did two wrong and stupid things"
By Helen Lewis - 14 September 19:25

Independent columnist admits altering Wikipedia entries and massaging interviewees' quotes.

PMQs sketch: Ed fights back
By Peter McHugh - 14 September 18:34

A re-energised Ed Miliband challenges David Cameron on the economy in the run up to this year's part

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