Lib Dem Conference: Harrogate Highlights

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GOOD DAY

Simon Hughes, whose campaigning vicar act never fails to tickle activists.

BAD DAY

Archie Kirkwood (right), whose motion on fat cats' pay was thrown out for being badly drafted.

REBEL OF THE DAY

The activists who told Mr Kirkwood to go back to the drawing board although they agreed with the content of the motion.

SOUNDBITE OF THE DAY

Charles Kennedy on Europe: "I'm not going to trim, not going to be equivocal or compromise on European issues - period."

BEST FRINGE MEETING

The Independent debate on closer Lib-Labbery, of course.

BEST PARTY

Lavish entertainment by the Corporation of London excited even the most cynical of political hacks.

OVATION OF THE DAY

Jim Wallace (right), the party's cottish leader, won a standing ovation of 11 seconds with a rating of 80 decibels when he addressed delegates as the party's first minister since 1945.

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