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David Cameron

David William Donald Cameron is the current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the Civil Service and Leader of the Conservative Party. Cameron represents Witney as its Member of Parliament (MP).
Cameron studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford, gaining a first class honours degree. He then joined the Conservative Research Department and became Special Adviser to Norman Lamont, and then to Michael Howard. He was Director of Corporate Affairs at Carlton Communications for seven years.
A first candidacy for Parliament at Stafford in 1997 ended in defeat, but Cameron was elected in 2001 as the Member of Parliament for the Oxfordshire constituency of Witney. He was promoted to the Opposition ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Andy McSmith's Diary: The Speaker gives David Cameron his very own time trial
2014-05-07
That is one of many things about John Bercow that niggles David Cameron. As PMQs approached their delayed end, there was a sudden eruption of cheering and cries of “More!” when Bercow allowed Simon Burns, a Tory former health minister, to ask the ...
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  1. Cameron and Bercow clash again
  2. Bercow and Cameron clash again
  3. PMQs: Speaker John Bercow with noisy MPs in Commons

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Conservatives can be the third way in Europe, says David Cameron
2014-04-10
David Cameron, still licking his wounds after the resignation of the culture secretary, Maria Miller, has launched the Conservatives' European election campaign by claiming Ukip cannot change a thing in Europe and admitting his biggest fear was apathy ...
(The Guardian)
  1. David Cameron warns British voters against anti-EU 'extremist' stance
  2. Cameron launches Euro Election campaign

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David Cameron: 'All time high for Anglo-Irish relations'
2014-03-11
Prime Minister David Cameron has said Anglo-Irish relations are "at an all time high" as he met Taoiseach [Irish Prime Minister] Enda Kenny in London. Mr Kenny is on a two-day visit to the UK and was invited to Downing Street for talks about the ...
(BBC News)
  1. Anglo-Irish relations 'at peak'
  2. Wind energy plan tops Downing Street talks
  3. Leaders say Irish-British relations 'never better'

2013
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David Cameron still using mobile phone after US spying claims
2013-10-25
Asked whether the British prime minister was comfortable with using his phone after news that the NSA had allegedly monitored calls made by the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, his spokesman appeared to confirm Cameron was still using the same ...
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  1. David Cameron would be 'foolhardy' to think spies aren't trying to monitor his ...

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David Cameron to press India over Eurofighter jet sales
2013-02-15
David Cameron is to press the case of the British-backed Eurofighter Typhoons during a visit to India next week, amid hopes that New Delhi's plans to buy a rival French jet in a $14bn (£9m) deal may collapse. Amid signs that the prime minister's trip ...
(The Guardian)
  1. David Cameron's message to India: 'We're open for business'
  2. Cameron Keeps Eurofighter Hopes Alive Ahead of India Trip
  3. PM in last-ditch bid for India fighter deal

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British Prime Minister David Cameron makes unannounced visit to Libya
2013-02-01
made an unannounced visit to the capital city of yesterday after visiting earlier in the day.
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2012
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Cameron, Salmond sign deal for referendum on Scottish independence
2012-10-18
Prime Minister and First Minister have signed a deal for a referendum on Scottish independence to be held in the autumn of 2014. The deal, signed in the Scottish capital,, gives the Scottish Government clear legal power to hold a referendum. The deal lapses if a referendum is not held before the end of 2014.
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British (4)
2012-06-30
EU's Barroso lashes out at British euro-sceptics (YAHOO!)
Cameron Says He’s Not Opposed to British Referendum on Europe (Businessweek)
British PM Cameron open to referendum on EU ties (Globe and Mail)
Excerpt: He also rejected demands by members of Prime Minister David Cameron's party for a referendum on Britain's EU membership. "Let me tell you that it is puzzling that you seem to delight in the difficulties of the euro area," Barroso told the British Tories in... (Read article)

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Rebekah Brooks (8)
2012-06-14
Rebekah Brooks texted Cameron to say 'we are in this together' (Webindia 123, New Kerala)
Rebekah Brooks told Cameron "we're in this together" (Reuters UK, Reuters UK)
Rebekah Brooks and Prime Minister David Cameron: Text Buddies (Slate)
Excerpt: The close relations between British Prime Minister David Cameron and Rebekah Brooks were further exposed after it emerged that the former News International chief was rooting for the former as a personal friend, and because professionally 'we... (Read article)

2011
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iPad App (10)
2011-12-28
British PM to receive bespoke ‘government’ iPad app (ZDNet)
Now, an iPad App for David Cameron (Economic Times)
UK Prime Minister is getting his own iPad app to help run the country (Venturebeat.com)
Excerpt: Summary: The UK’s prime minister David Cameron is set to receive a ‘personalized’ government iPad application. Nuclear codes not included, though. Oh, the fun of running a country. Apparently one can even do it from an iPad. The Times... (Read article)

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Cameron's Joy at Israeli's Release (4)
2011-10-18
Cameron's joy at Israeli's release (The Guardian, The Guardian, The Guardian)
Cameron’s joy at Israeli’s release (Westmidlands.com)
Excerpt: David Cameron has expressed his "joy and relief" at the release of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit after five years held in captivity by Hamas. The Prime Minister paid tribute to the "courage and fortitude" shown by Sergeant Shalit and his family during his... (Read article)

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David Cameron responds to rioting, promises changes on policing
2011-08-13
British Prime Minister David Cameron has stated that a change in police strategy is appropriate following what many feel to be an inadequate response to the rioting that has overrun many cities across England. Riots started in on Saturday night after the fatal shooting by police of Mark Duggan, a 29-year-old taxi driver who the state was in possession of a handgun, but did not fire it.
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David Cameron misses Prime Minister's Questions after father suffers stroke
2010-09-08
British Prime Minister David Cameron today cancelled his political engagements and missed Prime Minister's Questions to be with his ill father in France. 77 year-old Ian Cameron suffered a stroke and heart complications while on holiday. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg took Cameron's place in the House of Commons to answer the questions.
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UK PM Cameron and Scottish First Minister Salmond meet in Edinburgh
2010-05-15
Newly-appointed UK Prime Minister David Cameron today travelled north to Scotland to meet with the country's First Minister, Alex Salmond, for the first time since the general election. According to The Scotsman, around 200 noisy protesters greeted the new PM, forcing security staff to take him into the devolved parliament via a back door.
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UK elections: David Cameron becomes Prime Minister
2010-05-11
David Cameron was today appointed the new British Prime Minister. This follows five days of negotiation after the May 6 general election resulted in a hung parliament. While the Conservative Party won the largest number of seats, they lacked enough for a majority government, and will consequently form a coalition with the Liberal Democrats, who took the third-largest number. The agreement induces Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrat leader, becoming Deputy Prime Minister, five Cabinet seats for Liberal Democrat members and a compromise between policies.
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2008
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UK opposition leader David Cameron's bicycle was stolen
2008-07-24
Conservative Party leader David Cameron was last night a victim of crime following the theft of his bicycle.
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2007
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David Cameron advocates a new "British" approach to a multicultural UK
2007-01-28
David Cameron, leader of the U.K. Conservative Party, has outlined his vision for the future of a multicultural Britain in an article published in the Observer on January 28, 2007.
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David Cameron elected new UK Conservative Leader
2005-12-06
David Cameron has been elected the new leader of the United Kingdom Conservative Party, beating off his rival David Davis by a factor of two to one in a postal ballot of the nationwide party membership.
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