Liberal Democrat rebel challenges defeated

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has seen off a challenge to his authority on economic policy, as rebel amendments were defeated at the party's annual conference in Glasgow.

Nick Clegg speaking at the Liberal Democrat conference.
Nick Clegg speaking at the Liberal Democrat conference.

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Cable: Coalition break 'possible'

Business Secretary Vince Cable has raised the prospect of the Coalition government breaking up before the election, during a fringe event at the Lib Dem conference. Earlier he attacked the Conservatives as "a nasty party which has reverted to type"