Archive of 23 September 2009

Nick Clegg reached out beyond the conference hall in today's leader's speech

Clegg dreams of Downing Street

Nick Clegg has voiced his ambition to be prime minister in a passionate leader's speech to the Liberal Democrat conference.

  • Stephen Hesford has resigned as aide to the solicitor general over the Baroness Scotland scandal.

    MP quits over Scotland scandal

    A Labour MP has resigned over the prime minister's decision to keep Baroness Scotland on as attorney general, despite the fine she received yesterday.

  • The prime minister will announce tomorrow that Britain will cut the number of planned Trident nuclear submarines from four to three.

    Brown to cut Trident subs

    The prime minister will announce to the UN security council tomorrow that Britain will cut the number of planned Trident nuclear submarines from four to three.

  • A cheery new year on the way?

    Recession 'could end by Christmas'

    Gordon Brown's political fortunes were given a boost today as the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) said the recession could be over by Christmas.

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