Third to go: Liberal Clegg quits as party leader

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Third to go: Liberal Clegg quits as party leader


After Ukip's Nigel Farage and Labour's Ed Miliband, Britain's deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg was the third party leader to resign on Friday, leaving the helm of the Liberal Democrats after his party was crushed at the national election.

Clegg, who in 2010 led his party to its first ever spell in government as junior partner to Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives, retained his seat in parliament but saw the vast majority of his colleagues lose theirs.

With nearly all the seats co...


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