Clegg chopping - but not counting - chickens before polls

Nick Clegg briefly tested his skills as a chef in an Edinburgh hotel today, during a visit ahead of Thursday's European elections.

The Deputy Prime Minister looks inside a chicken. Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

An onlooker asked the Deputy Prime Minister if he still had all his fingers after he prepared a chicken in the Waldorf Astoria Caledonian Hotel with MEP candidate George Lyons (right).

Mr Clegg smiles as he attempts to butcher the bird. Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire