Clegg fury over EU defeat vote

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has warned Tory rebels who combined with Labour to inflict a damaging defeat on the coalition that they have "absolutely no hope" of achieving their goal of forcing the European Union (EU) to cut spending.

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Nick Clegg would support veto of EU budget deal

The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said he would support David Cameron if he decided to veto a deal on the EU budget.

Mr Cameron is planning to push for a freeze to the budget in real terms, but some believe this will be a hard sell when many EU states support a rise in spending.

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