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Charles Kennedy gave a frank account yesterday of the illness that led to him to miss the Budget earlier this month and admitted he was "surprised" that the "caustic reaction" in the media continued for as long as it did.

Run for the hills, it's the whisky police!

Mr Charles Kennedy has given his colleagues a promise to "improve his lifestyle". On television he amplified this, explaining that he did not intend to relinquish social drinking but, rather, to go on long walks, to "take to the hills", as he put it. Can you imagine any of Mr Kennedy's predecessors - say, David Lloyd George, H H Asquith or W E Gladstone - either being asked to make, or, more unlikely still, going on to make such a promise?

Kennedy tells party: I'm fit and healthy

Charles Kennedy reassured MPs about the state of his health yesterday in an address to the parliamentary party in which he stressed he had recovered from his "stomach bug".

Charles Kennedy: 'I'm like a football manager. I'm only as good as my last result or big decision'

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