17th September 2008
Muslim leader denies issuing progressive fatwa on gender surgery
5:52 PM — A Sunni Muslim cleric in Kuwait has denied media reports that he had become the first religious authority in the country to approve gender reassignment surgery.
Clegg: Lib Dems are the only choice for a fairer Britain
4:12 PM — "I’m going to talk today about the future. But let me start by asking you to think back to the past."
Clegg attacks Tories and Labour at close of party conference
4:03 PM — The leader of the Liberal Democrats has claimed that only his party can form a government that listens and understands the needs of the voters.
Whip implicated in alleged leak of Labour rebel names 2
2:45 PM — The Deputy Chief Whip has been accused of leaking the names of Labour MPs who had privately moved against Gordon Brown.
Julian Clary to celebrate 25 years in showbiz 8
2:19 PM — Julian Clary will discuss his life and career later this month at a special event to mark his 25 years as an out gay performer.
Conference blog: Can Nick make himself heard?
2:05 PM — Just days ago we happily predicted that if the gods of the news agenda were to smile on the Lib Dems, their conference this week in Bournemouth would be an excellent opportunity.
Gay asylum seeker detained in Cardiff 2
1:41 PM — An Azerbaijani artist who is claiming asylum in the UK was detained yesterday at his weekly sign-in at the UK Border Agency Offices in Cardiff.