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Monday, October 11, 1999 Published at 09:21 GMT 10:21 UK




Kennedy demands 'adult politics'

In his first speech as Liberal Democrat leader, Charles Kennedy refuses to rule out extending his party's links with Labour.





Hughes warns of Lib Dem slide

The Liberal Democrats have been given the strongest warning yet that they could go "down hill" at the next election.





Kennedy makes his mark

Charles Kennedy's first speech as Liberal Democrat leader was a carefully crafted attempt to stamp his individual personality on the party and outline his own political philosophy.



Lib Dems talk tough on GM
Liberal Democrats overwhelmingly pass a motion to ban genetically-modified crops outright if tests show they would damage organic farms.
Lib Dem mayoral candidate attacks 'relic' rivals
Susan Kramer, the Lib Dem candidate for mayor of London, has dismissed the other party's frontrunners in the race for the post.
Lib Dems becoming 'lazy' - Ashdown
Former leader Paddy Ashdown tells the Liberal Democrats they are too conservative and the party is becoming lazy and complacent.
Paddy's emotional farewell
Paddy Ashdown has made a tearful farewell as Liberal Democrat leader - but he went out with a warning to his party.
Lib Dems rebel on student benefits
Liberal Democrats rebel against the party's leadership by voting to restore benefits for students in a conference motion.
No compromise over euro - Kennedy
Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy promises not to compromise in the campaign to take Britain into a single European currency.
No tax cuts - Kennedy
With his first Liberal Democrat conference as leader only a day away, Charles Kennedy tells Labour not to cut taxes in the run-up to the next general election.
Charlie calls in the Bond Girl
Charles Kennedy calls on Pussy Galore to boost his leadership profile in a party political broadcast on the first day of the Lib Dem conference.
Lib Dems attack Labour over Assembly
Labour was accused at the Liberal Democrats' conference today of a "barrenness of vision" towards the new National Assembly for Wales.
Wallace defends pact with Labour
Deputy First Minister Jim Wallace defends the Scottish Lib Dems' coalition with Labour at the UK party's annual conference.
Kennedy promises to live dangerously
The leader of the Liberal Democrats insists he will continue to champion controversial issues, such as the euro and changing drug laws.


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