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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"

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Nick Clegg denies party rift

Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has denied that there is a rift between himself and Vince Cable saying that they have worked closely on the ideas that will be presented without the Business Secretary at the party conference today.

Speaking to Daybreak Mr Clegg said: "The motion that we're debating today, Vince and I worked together in many important respects we've got some new fresh, distinctly Liberal Democrat ideas in that motion."

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