THREE dramatic acts of hara-kiri shook up British politics over the weekend. There should have been four.
First, Ukip leader Nigel Farage stood down as party leader after failing to win Thanet South. But rather than disembowel himself with a sharp sword, he tickled his belly with a...
Monday 11th May 2015
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
by Lamiat Sabin
THE Lib Dems’ finances have taken a heavy hit from the loss of deposits after their humiliating general election defeat left them with just eight parliamentary seats and triggered the resignation of leader Nick Clegg.
The crushing Tory victory...
Saturday 9th May 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
DAVID CAMERON admitted that he cannot win a majority in Thursday’s election, a senior Lib Dem claimed yesterday as panic spread among Tory MPs.
Lib Dem peer Lord Scriven said that the Prime Minister had told Nick Clegg in private that the Tories would not get an overall...
Tuesday 5th May 2015
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
Nick Clegg and William Hague both vague on potential university fee hike
Monday 4th May 2015
THE Con-Dem coalition's promotion of privatised education and health firms in developing countries represents an appalling misuse of aid money.
It is hardly surprising that the Tories, so keen on selling off public services to enrich their profiteering pals, are promoting the same...
Friday 24th Apr 2015
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Thursday 23rd Apr 2015
posted by Jody Porter in Arts
NICK CLEGG is among six Lib Dem MPs who could lose their seats amid a student backlash over tuition fees, according to a poll published today.
The Student Politics survey shows Lib Dem support has fallen by two-thirds since the party’s leaders broke their pledge.
Monday 20th Apr 2015
posted by Luke James in Britain
Well, I suppose it had to happen… It was only a matter of time before one of the major parties attempted to out-Ukip Ukip by referencing the final solution.
Miliband has been doing it from the opposite angle, going all Disraeli and attempting to play up his Jewish credentials...
Saturday 18th Apr 2015
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Features
OVER 830,000 people fell off the electoral roll last year when the Lib Dems changed the registration method, official statistics revealed yesterday.
The slump in the number of people registered to vote between 2013 and 2014 was revealed just four days before this year’s general...
Friday 17th Apr 2015
SHEFFIELD campaigners continued their “banner drop” action yesterday against local MP and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg for his support for the privatisation of the NHS.Protesters in Mr Clegg’s Sheffield Hallam constituency highlighted his backing for the...
Thursday 16th Apr 2015