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IDS Has Accepted What Some Of You Already Know

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK Politics

Iain Duncan Smith has accepted that he has become a "hate figure' to some people due to his controversial changes to the benefits system. The work ...

Who's Happy About Boris Getting Blasted By A Water Cannon?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has said he is looking forward to watching Boris Johnson get blasted by a water cannon, as he condemned the London Mayor for controversiall...

What's Farage's Excuse For His 'Romanian Neighbours' Comment?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Politics

Just a few short hours after "tired out" Nigel Farage made a semi-apology for his comments about undesirable Romanian neighbours, a defiant full-page ...

Watch The Most Difficult Interview Nigel Farage Has Had All Year

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Politics

Nigel Farage endured a car crash live radio interview with LBC presenter James O'Brien on Friday morning. It began with the Ukip leader challenged ove...

From Eastern Europeans to Lenny Henry: The Ugly Side of Ukip

Edward Adoo | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Politics
Edward Adoo

The ugliness of UKIP has yet again reared its ugly face and been exposed by Enfield local election candidate William Henwood and his racist comment about Lenny Henry...

Seconds Out - Round Two

Nick Abbot | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Politics
Nick Abbot

What a couple of ding-dongs! The debates, I mean, not those taking part. LBC and the BBC allowed our two heroes to square up to each other over the course of a brace of battles. Who came out the winner?

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Nick Vs Nigel

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Wednesday 26 March 2014... 1) NICK VS NIGEL Tonight, 7pm, live, it's Nick Clegg vs Nigel Farage on...

Clegg Asks Wife For Boxing Gloves For Christmas

PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has asked for boxing gloves for Christmas - but declined to admit whom he will imagine punching with them. The deputy prime minister sai...

Money - There's Too Much Of It About

Nick Abbot | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Nick Abbot

In short, if economic experts actually knew what they were talking about, some of them might agree with each other. As they don't, let's assume they don't.

Celebrating 40 Years of Commercial Radio

Torin Douglas | Posted 07.12.2013 | UK Entertainment
Torin Douglas

There's nothing like a 40th anniversary to make you feel old! This week's celebrations for LBC Radio and the start of legally authorised commercial radio in Britain have taken me right back to October 1973 - long before I joined BBC News, where I was media correspondent for 24 years.

Nick Clegg Speaks Out Against Muslim Students' Veil Ban At Birmingham College

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has reiterated the right to wear religious dress to school after a row erupted over a college's decision to ban Musli...

WATCH: Nick Clegg Left Tongue-Tied After Challenge From Sick Woman

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg was awkwardly left tongue-tied today after being confronted by a seriously ill woman who argued she was a victim of the 'Bedroom Tax'. ...

Clegg's Sneaking Sympathy For Sainsbury's Checkout Worker

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK

Nick Clegg has expressed "sneaking sympathy" for a Sainsbury's checkout worker who refused to serve a customer because she was talking on her mobile p...

Nick Clegg Mocks Boris For 'Prancing Around At A Fashion Show'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2013 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has stepped up his attack on "Slacker Johnson" by mocking the mayor of London's lack of activity over the past week. Speaking on LBC Rad...

WATCH: Boris Says Clegg Is Just David Cameron's 'Cup Holder'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg should get a proper job, Boris Johnson has said. Speaking on LBC radio on Friday morning, the Tory mayor of London hit back at the Lib D...

Nick Clegg: Boris Johnson Is A 'Slacker'

PA | Posted 13.06.2013 | UK Politics

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has labelled Boris Johnson a "slacker" for only agreeing to a monthly radio grilling. Mr Clegg hosts a weekly 30-m...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: The Triple Dip?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Sunday 21 April 2013... 1) THE TRIPLE DIP? It's been a bad week for the chancellor, with Tuesday seeing the I...

No, Dave, We're Not All Thatcherites Now

PA | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg delivered a dig at David Cameron today for suggesting "we are all Thatcherites now". The Liberal Democrat leader said he was not clear w...

Clegg Forced To Issue Clarification Over Romanian Immigration 'Estimates'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has been forced to issue an embarrassing clarification after suggesting official predictions existed for how many Romanians and Bulgarians ...

BBC Set to Triumph Over the Commercial Sector as the Radio Shortlist for the BPG Awards is Announced

Maisie McCabe | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Maisie McCabe

Are there any good programmes on commercial radio? I know from my experience covering commercial radio over the last four years that the answer is, undoubtedly, yes. However, the BBC's generous licence-payer funding and freedom from - dare I say it - the pressure of advertisers means the commercial sector often falls up just short.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Barack Obama Vs Nigel Farage

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Thursday 10th January 2013... 1) BARACK OBAMA VS NIGEL FARAGE Yesterday, it was Richard Branson and a bunch...

Having Nick Clegg for Breakfast

David Prescott | Posted 09.03.2013 | UK Politics
David Prescott

This Thursday, LBC launches 'Call Clegg' - a weekly phone-in with the deputy prime minister on Nick Ferrari's breakfast show. (Personally, I think they should have called it 'Nick, Nick' or 'Let's Have Clegg for Breakfast!').

George Opens Up

Nick Abbot | Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Politics
Nick Abbot

In a tremendous show of openness, of the embrace of clarity, of a vivid demonstration that he gets it, George Osborne has said the he would be happy to look at publishing the tax returns of our elected representatives.

Elly Nowell's Oxford Rejection Letter and Dissed Dons

Andy Hayes | Posted 21.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Andy Hayes

Is it chutzpah - simple youthful exuberance, or misguided arrogance? It's certainly entertaining. A 19 year-old girl, predicted to get an A* in each of her three A Levels, has written to Magdalen College, Oxford, to tell them that, after attending an interview, she would rather study law somewhere else.