Keir Whittaker

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New Hope for Depression

Every week, when Ian Hanley sits down with his therapist, he goes through a list of depression treatments he’s been researching online. The …

General Hospital

European Elections: Lib Dem MP Demands Vince Cable Replace Nick Clegg Immediately

A Liberal Democrat MP has demanded that Nick Clegg resign as party leader and be replaced with business secretary Vince Cable immediately in the wake …

Nick Clegg: election losses are 'gutting and heartbreaking'

In an emotional interview in which he appeared tired and red-eyed, deputy prime minister says he will not resign despite elections drubbing<p>Nick Clegg has said his party’s performance at the European elections was "gutting and heart breaking" and "bitterly disappointing” but insisted he would not …

Ukip is on its way to Westminster, claims Farage

Nigel Farage eyes Newark by-election following European elections victory<p>Ukip leader Nigel Farage said his "people's army" was on its way to Westminster after securing first place in historic elections for the European Parliament.<p>Mr Farage said that the eurosceptic party will "give it our best …

Opinion: An open letter to Nick Clegg

Dear Nick,<p>When I joined the party in 2006, one of the first things I did was to hit the streets of Dudley, my hometown, delivering Focus and …

Nick Clegg's emotional interview on election losses

A worn-looking deputy prime minister says he will not resign despite losing all but one of his party's MEP seats<p><b>Nick Clegg</b> has admitted he is "gutted" after the Liberal Democrats were battered in European elections - but insisted he will not bow to calls for his resignation.<p>The Deputy Prime …

WATCH: Clegg – “the easiest thing in politics is just to walk away. I’m not going to do that”

A shattered-looking Nick Clegg has spoken today of the “gutting and heart breaking” European election results, but said he would not “walk away” from …

Nick Clegg and Lib Dems face wipeout in damning opinion poll verdict

The electoral oblivion apparently confronting the Liberal Democrats as led by Nick Clegg was underscored on Monday by leaked opinion polls in four seats showing that the party will be wiped out.<p>Commissioned by a Lib Dem supporter from ICM and subsequently passed to the Guardian, the polling …

Michael Gove attacks 'fictitious' claims he has banned US books from schools

Education Secretary attacks the "culture warriors" he says have falsely claimed he wants to ban American novels like To Kill A Mockingbird from being taught in UK schools to GCSE students<p>Michael Gove has hit out at the “culture warriors” he says have falsely accused him of banning American novels …

Watch Danny Alexander Confronted By Lib Dem Activist Over European Election Misery

The Liberal Democrats had a terrible European election, losing all but one of their 12 MEPs. The result has added to the pressure on Nick Clegg in …

Today in science: Kennedy’s moon speech

On May 25, 1961, John F. Kennedy gave a stirring speech to a joint session of Congress, inspiring a nation to land humans on the moon with a</b> …

Your computer isn't as safe as you think

Over at <i>Medium,</i> Quinn Norton writes that computers and computing are fundamentally broken. Her article is a no-holds-barred discourse on software vulnerabilities, and how susceptible we really are to cyber attacks. She cites an example where an anonymous hacker infiltrated nearly half a million …

Send gay employees to Russia to change attitudes, Lord Browne says

Former BP boss says firms must do more to champion gay rights<p>British companies should send gay employees into countries like Russia where homosexuality is frowned upon to promote attitude change, Lord Browne, the Cuadrilla chairman has said.<p>The former BP boss, who was forced to stand down from the …

Chuka Umunna: Ukip vote a symptom of anger, not a cure

Labour's Chuka Umunna says Ukip will not "bat for Britain" as European elections show support for the independence party<p>Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna has criticised Ukip's willingness to ditch Europe and not "bat for britain". He said it's "not the labour way".<p>While Mr Umunna admitted it …

Nigel Farage plans Ukip manifesto launch in Ed Miliband's Doncaster

Nigel Farage will launch an audacious attempt to steal Labour's clothes by unveiling his manifesto in Ed Miliband's seat of Doncaster and promising answers on the cost-of-living crisis and the NHS.<p>In a speech in central London to mark his victory in the European elections, Farage said his party had …