And in other Lib Dem news…

by Stephen Tall on November 19, 2011

A quick round-up of four Lib Dem stories not otherwise covered here on Lib Dem Voice this week… Lib Dem revolt on solar subsidies crackdown… The Guardian splashes on how ‘Liberal Democrat councillors and MPs are preparing to revolt over the coalition government’s crackdown on solar subsidies, as a growing number have been greeted with […]

Clegg orders fresh review of extradition laws headed by Ming

by Stephen Tall on November 19, 2011

It’s two-and-a-half years since Nick Clegg as Lib Dem leader publicly stood up on behalf of Gary McKinnon, a computer hacker wanted to by the US authorities under controversial extradition laws: The Americans are hell-bent on extradition and making an example of him. He was told if he sat back, pleaded guilty and said nothing […]

LDVideo: Nick Clegg – “It is time we knew whether the Labour party can think for itself.”

by Stephen Tall on November 19, 2011

Lib Dem Voice contributor Paul Walter noted here Nick Clegg’s strong response in this week’s Deputy Prime Minister’s Questions to the Labour party’s aim of protecting its cosy financial relationship with the trade unions —…

On Sofie Gråbøl, that jumper, and the dramatic similarities between The Killing and Downton Abbey. (Go with me on this.)

by Stephen Tall on November 19, 2011

The wonderful Sofie Gråbøl — Sarah Lund in Denmark’s tension-fuelled crime drama The Killing / Forbrydelsen, which returns tonight to its 9pm Saturday slot after too-long an absence — is interviewed in The Guardian. She is, inevitably, asked about that (…)

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