paddy ashdown

Squeezed by extremes in both directions, voters didn’t know what our party stood for in the last election. That cannot happen again, writes Lib Dem MP Ed Davey.
"MI6 tired to recruit me to be a spy overseas... but I never became 00-Davey."
He was called "disgraceful" after bellowing "from the grave" at a fellow MP as she spoke in the Commons.
Tributes pour in for "natural leader" after battle with short illness.
Is it an impossible dream to gather together those scattered amongst all parties who share the same liberal views? In these unpredictable times anything is possible
I lived in Hong Kong for the first five years after its handover to China. I know Hong Kong's political prisoners Joshua
There can be no denying that the establishment put absolutely everything into keeping Britain in the European Union, and yet somehow, the leave message, a message of hope, of optimism about Britain's future as an independent nation, of a return to proper parliamentary democracy, resonated with people.
With the referendum really heating up in recent weeks, there has been a surplus of outlandish claims coming from both sides. With plenty of column inches already dedicated to the Prime Minister's scaremongering about the dangers of World War 3 if we Leave the EU, the ordinary voter can understandably come to the conclusion the whole referendum issue is a bit of a storm in a teacup...