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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #371

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 371st weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (6th-12 April, 2013), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #370

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 370th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (30 March - 5 April, 2014), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #369

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 369thth weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (23 - 29 March, 2014), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #368

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 368th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (9-15 March, 2014), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #367

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 367th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (23 February - 1 March, 2014), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #366

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 366th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (16-22 February, 2014), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #365

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 365th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (9-15 February, 2014), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #364

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 364th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (2-8 February, 2014), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #363

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 363rd weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (26 Jan - 1 February, 2014), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #362

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 362nd weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (19-, 25 January 2014), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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LDV’s Sunday Best: our 7 most-read articles this week

Many thanks to the 21,900 visitors who dropped by Lib Dem Voice this week. Here’s our 7 most-read posts…

We should support Lib Dem candidate Maajid Nawaz in the face of death threats (134 comments) by Stephen Tall

Internal investigation in to Lord (Chris) Rennard: new statement issued by Alistair Webster QC (37 comments) by The Voice

Opinion: What does bringing the party into disrepute mean? (110 comments) by David Howarth

Tim Farron’s email to Lib Dem members explaining the suspension of Lord Rennard (62 comments) by The Voice

Suspension of Lord Rennard (29 comments) by The Voice

QC’s report into

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #361

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 361st weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (5-11 January, 2014), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #360

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our late running 360th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (29 December 2013- 4 January, 2014), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #359

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 359th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (22- 28 December, 2013), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #358

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 358th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (-, 2013), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #357

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 357th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (8-14 December, 2013), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #356

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 356th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (1-7 December 2013), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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LDV’s Sunday Best: our 7 most-read articles this week

Many thanks to the 16,600  visitors who dropped by Lib Dem Voice this week. Here’s our 7 most-read posts…

Opinion: Child taken from the womb by social services.  Really?( 137 comments) by Evan Harris

Jo Swinson takes on Daily Mail’s Liz Jones, who thinks she shouldn’t be “procreating” (11 comments) by Caron Lindsay

Hemming helps woman in forced caesarean and adoption case (28 comments) by Caron Lindsay

Times: “The increasingly confident and powerful Mr Clegg” (28 comments) by Newshound

Opinion: Women must stop stepping into the political shoes of men (45 comments) by Andy Boddington

Nelson Mandela: the long walk is

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #355

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 355th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (24-30 November, 2013), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #354

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our belated 354th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (17-23 November, 2013), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #353

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 353rd weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (10-16 November, 2013), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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LDV’s Sunday Best: our 7 most-read articles this week

Many thanks to the  14,000 visitors who dropped by Lib Dem Voice this week. Here’s our 7 most-read posts…

Tim Farron “set to vote against the Bedroom Tax” while Swales, Mulholland, R Williams and Sanders table motion against it. (66 comments) by Caron Lindsay

Nightmare scenarios – what are the election results the Lib Dems, Tories and Labour most dread (51 comments) by Stephen Tall

Opinion: Lib Dem Voice compromised its independent voice with Heathrow sponsored post (65 comments) by Andy Boddington

Opinion: Auditors refuse to sign off EU accounts – the latest untruth from anti Europeans (19 comments) by …

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #352

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 352nd weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (3-9 November, 2013), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #351

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 351st weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (-, 2013), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #350

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 350th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (20-26 October, 2013), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #349

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 349th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (13-19 October, 2013), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #348

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our very belated 348th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (6-12 October, 2013), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #347

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 347th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (29 September - 5 October, 2013), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #346

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 346th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (22-28 September, 2013), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #345

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 345th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories beyond Lib Dem Voice according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (15-21 September, 2013), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.

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