The party was left with just eight seats in their worst result since 1970
Nick Clegg led the Liberal Democrats to power, and then to the wasteland. As the party gathers for its conference against the backdrop of Labour's upheavals, he gives his first print interview since quitting the helm to Toby James, Duncan Brack. And conviction politics is on his mind >
Donald Macintyre follows François and David as they try to mend Anglo-French relations over a half-pint in Oxfordshire
Nick Clegg has said he will not drop a Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate who sparked widespread protests among some Muslims by tweeting a cartoon of the prophet Mohammed.
Global Radio to launch national commercial news and politics network
An attempt by David Cameron to placate Conservative MPs by taking a tougher line on migration from European Union countries has provoked a row with his Liberal Democrat Coalition partners.
Troops set to deliver food to villagers and help transport people in and out
Vince Cable has warned a housing boom could mean the economic recovery is merely a “short term bounce” in a warning shot aimed at the Liberal Democrats' Coalition partners.
It's a theory that hasn't been proposed by politicians yet
Nigel Farage has vowed to crack-down on Ukip’s “Walter Mitty” candidates who jeopardise the party’s image as he prepares a campaigning offensive ahead of May’s European elections.
Labour’s lead over the Conservatives has dropped to just one point amid signs that the Tories are making headway in the crucial political battle over living standards, according to an opinion poll for The Independent.
Nick Clegg has intervened in a growing row over freedom of expression, describing as “unacceptable” death threats made against a prospective Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate who tweeted a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed and Jesus greeting each other.
34-year-old to run for single-issue party at Euro elections
Hague confirms a limited number of people will be allowed to settle here
The party leader described the scandal over the Oxfordshire councillor’s repeated media appearances as a ‘storm in a teacup’