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# Lib Dems

Last month
May 2023
# Local Elections
Tories braced for tough night as polls close in England’s local elections
Photographic ID was required to vote in England for the first time and campaigners said some people had been turned away from polling stations.
All time
# Lib Dems
Ed Davey elected as Liberal Democrat leader
The former cabinet minister defeated Layla Moran to lead the party.
# Brexit
Lib Dems leave Irish MEP Barry Andrews a 'generous' goodbye gift
The party’s 16 MEPs left the EU Parliament on a sweet note.
# jo swinson
Lib Dems 'absolutely categorically' rule out putting Jeremy Corbyn in No 10
The Lib Dems have 20 MPs and are polling at 16%.
UK's Lib Dems elect first female leader, as she bids to do everything possible to 'stop Brexit'
“I am ready to take our party into a general election and win it,” new leader Jo Swinson said.
# shots fired
Nicola Sturgeon calls large Tory win in UK election 'a horrifying prospect'
Meanwhile, Theresa May has said a potential alliance of opposition parties would be a “coalition of chaos”.
# Christianity
Leader of Liberal Democrats won't say if he thinks being gay is a sin
Tim Farron’s comments have been criticised by some, but others have defended him.
# Zac Goldsmith
Another blow for former London mayor hopeful as he loses Westminster seat
The result caps a miserable year for Zac Goldsmith after losing the London mayoral election and quitting the Conservative party.
# legalisation
Cannabis social clubs and licensed sales: How the UK could earn £1bn in drugs tax
The Liberal Democrats have called for cannabis to be legalised.
# While you were sleeping
6 things you need to know after a stunning UK election
The opinion polls were wrong and David Cameron is almost certainly continuing his stint in Downing Street.
# Letter from London
Four men and a lady: Political deadlock could means days of fraught talks
Forming coalition governments comes natural to Irish politicians, but the same is not true across the water.
# Letter from London
Two days to go and some people are still making their minds up
We’re in London ahead of the UK general election on Thursday. Here’s what we’ve found out so far.
# Pants party
Someone just dropped their trousers in front of Nick Clegg while asking for a selfie
The Lib Dem leader declined.
Why the UK general election could tell us a lot about our own
There are some remarkable similarities between British and Irish politics as voters in the UK prepare to vote on 7 May, writes Seamus Conboy.
# top crats
Liberal Democrats changed their logo because Joey Essex thought it was 'Liberal DemoCATS'
Shake my damn head.
The Lib Dems released an excruciating Uptown Funk video
Cannot be unseen.
# hot damn
The Lib Dems just released an excruciating Uptown Funk video
# Marriage
Britain to legalise same-sex marriage
The British Government is to legislate for equal civil marriage for same-sex couples before the next General Election in 2015.