Labour stretches lead over Tories to eight points in latest poll Support rises to 37% compared with 29% for the Tories, which would give Labour an overall majority at general election.
MPs back law committing 0.7% of national income to foreign aid Around £11bn a year will go to international aid and development after Conservatives finally back Liberal Democrat bill.
Decriminalisation of drugs for personal use under review by Lib Dems Policy paper due for discussion at next month’s party conference also proposes an open market in cannabis.
Unite boss warns Ed Miliband not to enter a coalition with Nick Clegg As the TUC congress opens, Len McCluskey, the leader of Britain’s biggest union, says a pact with the Lib Dems could mean even less financial support for the party.
Nick Clegg harangued by ‘nine-year-old’ on radio over school meals Deputy PM suspicious about ‘Rohan’ a schoolboy with detailed knowledge of policy and his criticisms during call-in show.
Sex education should begin at seven claim Lib Dems Party also calls for academies and free schools to teach sex and relationship education to help children make informed decisions.
Lord Rennard readmitted to Lib Dems as party drops disciplinary proceedings Rennard had been suspended following his refusal to apologise over allegations of inappropriate behaviour towards women.
Lib Dems pledge to continue free access to 15 leading national museums Election manifesto promise will ensure that ‘people from all backgrounds and income groups’ can visit.
Tories beat Labour with £7.2m in donations as Ukip raises £1.4m Liberal Democrats raise £1.2m while SNP gets £1.1m ahead of the 2015 general election.
Ukip donations overtake Liberal Democrats Nigel Farage’s party raises £1.4m, but £1m comes from a singler donor the Eurosceptic former Tory backer Paul Sykes.