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Scathing report blasts 'high-speed car crash' of Lib Dem general election campaignParty review finds 'wishful thinking' behind decision to present Jo Swinson as PM-in-waiting
Lib Dem leadership election: Party set to wait until summer to name Jo Swinson's successorLib Dem bosses meet on Saturday to hammer out a timetable for contest
Jo Swinson insists she has 'no regrets' despite losing her seat on disappointing night for Lib DemsFormer party leader temporarily replaced by Sir Ed Davey and Sal Brinton after losing out to SNP
'Clear message' on Scottish independence voteThe SNP makes big gains across Scotland, including the defeat of Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson.
The biggest casualties of the general election, from Jo Swinson and Chuka Umunna to Dennis SkinnerSeveral former ministers suffer defeat, as well as every single centrist politician who had defected from the two main parties
Sturgeon set for showdown with PM as Scotland and UK take ‘divergent paths’Nicola Sturgeon is set for a showdown with Prime Minister Boris Johnson as she insisted the SNP’s election success gives her a “renewed, refreshed and strengthened” mandate for a second vote on..
UK Liberal Democrats to elect new leader after Swinson loses seatBritain's Liberal Democrats said they would elect a new leader next year after Jo Swinson lost her seat in parliament at Thursday's general election.
Nicola Sturgeon celebrates wildly on live TV as Jo Swinson loses seatLib Dem leader who claimed she could become PM unseated by 27-year-old
With a roar, Scotland's Sturgeon cheers win against LibDem leaderWith a roar and a double fist pump, Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon cheered the defeat of Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson by the nationalists in a clip that went viral on social media early on..
Boris Johnson says election victory is ‘powerful mandate to get Brexit done’Boris Johnson is on track for a major election victory (Picture: Rex) Boris Johnson hailed his ‘powerful new mandate to get Brexit done’ as his party romped to victory in the 2019 General Election...
UK Liberal Democrat leader Swinson loses seat to Scottish National PartyThe leader of Britain's pro-European Union Liberal Democrats, Jo Swinson, lost her parliamentary seat to the Scottish National Party on Friday.
Election result: Brexit to happen within weeks as Boris Johnson delivers stunning landslideJeremy Corbyn to stand down as Labour leader, while Jo Swinson loses seat
General election: Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson loses seat to SNPLiberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has lost her seat to the SNP.
Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson set to lose seat, exit poll indicatesJo Swinson is on course to lose her seat to the SNP, the general election exit poll suggests.
Dan Snow endorses Lib Dems over 'profoundly incompetent' Boris Johnson and 'economically illiterate' Jeremy CorbynTelevision presenter laments 'parlous state' of two main parties but praises Jo Swinson and insists Brexit can still be stopped
Channel 4 election debate: When are Jo Swinson and Angela Rayner going head-to-head?Lib Dem leader and shadow education secretary to be quizzed on key election issues away from Brexit
Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson repeatedly confronted over coalition cuts during youth centre visit'You built your career on the backs of a lost generation of young people who didn't have places like this'
Election: Jo Swinson apologises for supporting welfare cuts as part of CoalitionLiberal Democrat leader says she regrets backing policies such as bedroom tax and admits austerity went too far
Nigel Farage warns politicians not to 'demonise' Donald Trump during UK visitBrexit Party leader Nigel Farage has warned it was a “great mistake” for British politicians to demonise Donald Trump ahead of his arrival in Britain. In the latest seven-way TV election debate..
Ridicule and disbelief as Boris Johnson insists he's never told a single lie in his whole political career'He was sacked twice for lying. So when he says he has never lied, he's literally lying,' says Jo Swinson
Climate debate: Key facts as Jeremy Corbyn and Jo Swinson prepare for live Channel 4 election clashBoris Johnson and Nigel Farage expected to be empty-chaired as rival party leaders take on environmental issues
Election: Jo Swinson accuses Boris Johnson of dragging Downing Street 'through the mud'Liberal Democrat leader turns fire on PM as she argues her party is best-placed to stop him winning majority
General election: Liberal Democrats targeting Brexit big beasts like Dominic Raab, says Jo SwinsonAfter 12 December poll, people might be asking 'Did you stay up for Raab?' says Lib Dem leader
Question Time debate: Jo Swinson admits Lib Dem bar charts 'should be accurately labelled''I'm a bit of a data geek, I do like a bar chart,' party leader says
Question Time debate: Jo Swinson admits 'getting it wrong' on austerity and won't say she can become PMLiberal Democrat leader told she has made herself look 'ridiculous' after campaign claimed she is likely prime minister
'People are dying because of what you did': Jo Swinson confronted by student over Lib Dem-Tory coalition record'I know people who have suffered so much and it breaks my heart,' socialist student tells party leader
Election debate: Key facts as Johnson, Corbyn, Swinson and Sturgeon prepare for BBC Question Time Leaders' SpecialLeaders of four big parties to face questions from audience members on Brexit, NHS and economy in two-hour special tonight
Jo Swinson wants the nation to go to rehab, but it's saying no no noNot very long ago, everything in the Lib Dem manifesto would have been perfectly normal, but those days are gone
Lib Dem manifesto: Where the party stands on Brexit, the NHS and climate changeAll you need to know about what Jo Swinson's party is promising
'Sickening': Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson condemned for unhesitatingly saying she would use nuclear weaponsCND attacks 'disgraceful response', saying: 'Not even a moment's hesitation about the prospect of killing millions of people'
Liberal Democrats pledge to improve mental health services for new mothers in election manifestoJo Swinson's party also promises a £10 billion boost for schools funding to give teachers 3 per cent annual pay rises until 2024
Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson forced to deny shooting stones at squirrels after spoof story goes viralPolitician brands satirical article 'very fake news'
Brexit will cost NHS additional £60m a year to recruit doctors and nurses from abroad, Liberal Democrats claimJo Swinson's party promises to raise £7 billion a year for health service with a penny on income tax
Liberal Democrats promise to scrap business rates in favour of levy on land ownershipJo Swinson claims Lib Dems are now 'the natural party of business'
UK party leaders make election pitches to businessBoris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn and Jo Swinson are all set to make speeches to UK business leaders.
General election: Boris Johnson condemned after Tommy Robinson endorses him for general electionJo Swinson pens letter to PM urging him to disavow EDL founder's 'dog-whistle politics'
Could the Lib Dems really avoid doing a deal with other parties after the election?The Tactical Voting Blog: Jo Swinson says she won't let Lib Dem votes put anyone into Downing Street
General election: Liberal Democrats adding 'stop Brexit' to ballot paper to appeal to Remain votersDesignation registered with electoral watchdog by Jo Swinson's party
General election: Liberal Democrats pledge 35 hours of free childcare from nine months for working parentsJo Swinson says proposal would give parents more choice about when they return to work and 'unlock untapped potential for economy'
General election: Lib Dems agree ‘Remain alliance’ with Greens and Plaid CymruThe Liberal Democrats say they have brokered an electoral pact with Plaid Cymru and the Green Party not to field candidates against each other in at least 60 constituencies. Details of the so-called..
Lib Dems claim 'seismic' shift away from 'Trumpian' Boris Johnson could win them seats of arch-BrexiteersPoll suggests Jo Swinson's party has Sir John Redwood's Wokingham constituency in its sights as loyalties shift in Remain-backing commuter belt
Jo Swinson toughens stance on propping up Labour or Tories, saying leadership change would not be enoughLiberal Democrat leader says main parties would be 'in the clutches' of political extremists even if they ditched Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn
Jo Swinson has officially opened the Brexit rehab clinic, and its treatment program is brutalThe 'Revoke and Remain' program offers to stop the debate over leaving the EU cold turkey, but it can't guarantee results
Jo Swinson 'absolutely categorically' rules out working with Corbyn even to deliver new Brexit referendumLiberal Democrat leader insists Labour counterpart is 'unfit to be prime minister'
General election: Lib Dems threaten legal action against ITV if Jo Swinson excluded from debateLiberal Democrats are threatening legal action against ITV if Jo Swinson is excluded from the broadcaster's election leaders' debate.
UK's Liberal Democrat leader sent suspicious package ahead of UK election: ITVBritain's anti-Brexit Liberal Democrat party leader Jo Swinson was the recipient of suspicious package delivered to her office in parliament ahead of the upcoming general election, ITV reported on..
Jo Swinson's parliamentary office evacuated as 'suspicious powder' sparks police investigationPolice have evacuated the House of Commons office of Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson after she was sent a parcel containing suspicious powder.
Lib Dems complain to ITV about Jo Swinson's exclusion from election debate'We have seen an exodus of women from politics in the run-up to this election," party president writes. 'I want to do everything in my power to end this. I'm urging you to do the same.
Former Conservative MP Antoinette Sandbach defects to Liberal Democrats weeks before electionAntoinette Sandbach, the former Conservative MP, has joined the liberal democrats as the latest moderate Tory to find a home in Jo Swinson's party.
Lib Dems accused of 'giving up' on Final Say referendum after claiming MPs will never vote for itJo Swinson's party faces cross-party backlash after dramatic switch to backing pre-Christmas general election instead