The former US intelligence agent Edward Snowden is standing as a candidate in the election for Student Rector at Glasgow University.
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Sunday 31 May 2009
Tuesday 16 September 2008
The party's former communications chief, Mark Littlewood, was left sprawling on the ground outside the hall after a heated altercation with the Torbay MP Adrian Sanders. Witnesses said Littlewood fell over a wall into a bush. They exchanged words over a forecast by Littlewood's think-tank, Liberal Vision, that the party could lose seats, including Torbay, to the Tories. Party chiefs hurriedly asked Sanders to apologise.
Wednesday 20 August 2008
A campaign to save Bletchley Park, the legendary site where code-breakers toiled in secret to hasten the defeat of the Nazis and end the Second World War, is launched by The Independent today.
Wednesday 30 July 2008
In 1971, I responded to a Liberal party political broadcast, writes Jim Wallace [further to the obituary by Lord Wallace of Saltaire, 29 July]. The Scottish Liberal HQ sent me a copy of Russell Johnston's pamphlet "To Be a Liberal". I read it, and promptly joined the party. The examples used to illustrate points may be dated, but read the text today, and the statement of core Liberal values resonates with all the clarity and relevance that it did almost four decades ago.
Tuesday 11 March 2008
Business leaders have lost confidence in Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling to lead the British economy through difficult times, according to a new survey.
Friday 25 January 2008
Saturday 19 January 2008
Thursday 20 December 2007
Nick Clegg revealed that he does not believe in God as he sketched out his policy priorities on his first full day as leader of the Liberal Democrats. Asked: "Do you believe in God?" during a BBC Radio Five interview, Mr Clegg replied simply: "No." Later he issued a statement in an attempt to ensure that his answer did not offend people with religious beliefs.
Monday 17 December 2007
David Cameron has been rebuffed by the Liberal Democrats after appealing for a "progressive alliance" to be formed to challenge Gordon Brown.
Wednesday 07 June 2006
Sunday 04 June 2006
Tuesday 30 May 2006
Monday 29 May 2006
Sunday 28 May 2006
Wednesday 24 May 2006
In a world full of disappearing or threatened species, here is some good news at last. The planet is about to welcome a new species of penguin.
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