Paddy Ashdown in 2012. File photo: AFP Paddy Ashdown in 2012. File photo: AFP
Paddy Ashdown in 2012. File photo: AFP
Britain

Paddy Ashdown, former leader of Britain’s Liberal Democrats, dead at 77

  • Ashdown led the Liberals for 11 years from 1988
  • Party says he died following a ‘short illness’

Topic |   Britain
Paddy Ashdown in 2012. File photo: AFP Paddy Ashdown in 2012. File photo: AFP
Paddy Ashdown in 2012. File photo: AFP
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