LONDON — Sir Vince Cable was on Thursday confirmed the new leader of the Liberal Democrats. The veteran MP for Twickenham was crowned the party's new leader at a press conference in central London after no other Liberal Democrat MP made...Show More Summary
LONDON — Tim Farron said he planned to quit as leader of the Liberal Democrats long before the June 8 general election. Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live's Emma Barnett on Friday morning, the MP for Westmorland and Lonsdale said he put his...Show More Summary
I have been thinking about Tim Farron’s assertion that he feels it ‘impossible’ to be leader of the Liberal Democrats while living as a faithful Christian. So he has stopped doing that (being leader of the Lib Dems, I mean)....
Some voices in the party say I want a hard Brexit. I don’t – what I want is an end to the gross inequality that has made me angrier than ever Liberal Democrats are faced with electing a new leader after Tim Farron’s resignation last week. Show More Summary
Tim Farron, the leader of Britain's Liberal Democrat Party, stepped down from his position yesterday saying he was unable to reconcile his party's progressive views with his evangelical Christian beliefs.He came under fire recently for refusing to answer a question about whether gay sex was a sin.
LONDON — The Liberal Democrats are looking for a new leader after Tim Farron resigned over his deeply-held religious beliefs on Wednesday evening. Farron — who was elected the party's leader in July 2016 — said it felt "impossible" to...Show More Summary
With all but 20 or so seats still to declare, the likely result of the 2017 general election is projected to look like this: Party, seats won [seats before the vote] Cons 318  Lab 262  SNP 35  Lib Dem 13  Green 1  PLAID...Show More Summary
BBC Exit poll: The survey taken at polling stations across the UK suggests the Tories could get 314 MPs when all the results have been counted in Thursday’s election. Labour would get 266, the Lib Dems 14, UKIP none and the SNP 34, the...Show More Summary
LONDON — Former Deputy Prime Minister and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has just lost his parliamentary seat. Business Insider reported last month that Clegg and current Lib Dem leader Tim Farron were both at serious risk of losing...Show More Summary
Britain’s politics are moving toward the extremes, not the feeble Lib Dems. But the French model, a “movement” of the radical center, could take hold in the years to come.
LONDON — With the 2017 general election just over two weeks away, the manifestos of all major political parties are being closely scrutinised by voters and journalists alike. The documents set out the parties' plans for the next five...Show More Summary
LONDON — The Liberal Democrats have launched their official general election poster — and it's quite something. The party led by Tim Farron has produced a poster showing the face of former UKIP leader and chief Brexiteer Nigel Farage...Show More Summary
Benjie Goodhart’s dad, the Lib Dem peer Lord Goodhart, was a fervent European who cherished his American roots. But as the world he’d fought for turned to dust, he was oblivious – hit by Alzheimer’s, content to sit in the garden and count planes There can’t be many people who realise their dad has Alzheimer’s from listening to the Today programme. Show More Summary
The poll trends remain good for May and Labour. The Tory strategy to liquidise UKIP and neutralise the Lib Dems could hardly have gone better. They have an average 17 point lead over Labour in all the polls in May. The perception which has concreted is that they will not just win but do so more...