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David Cameron steps down as MP for Witney

Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron is to step down as the MP for Witney, seemingly ending his political career.

Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron is to step down as the MP for Witney, seemingly ending his political career.

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Turkey: two senior generals resign as post-coup crackdown deepens

In Turkey two senior generals have resigned, as the prime minister prepared to meet military commanders for a major overhaul the armed forces in the wake of a failed…

In Turkey two senior generals have resigned, as the prime minister prepared to meet military commanders for a major overhaul the armed forces in the wake of a failed…

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Theresa May to become UK prime minister on Wednesday

David Cameron has said Theresa May will become the UK’s next Prime Minister after confirming he plans to resign on Wednesday.

David Cameron has said Theresa May will become the UK’s next Prime Minister after confirming he plans to resign on Wednesday.

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UK ship 'needs new captain' after Leave vote - Cameron

Hot on the heels of the seismic vote for the UK to leave the EU came the dramatic announcement from David Cameron that he will step down as prime minister by the…

Hot on the heels of the seismic vote for the UK to leave the EU came the dramatic announcement from David Cameron that he will step down as prime minister by the…

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Brazil in crisis after leaked tape forces out interim President's ally

Brazil’s minister of planning Romero Juca has stepped aside over claims he conspired to obstruct an investigation into the country’s biggest-ever corruption…

Brazil’s minister of planning Romero Juca has stepped aside over claims he conspired to obstruct an investigation into the country’s biggest-ever corruption…

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Ukraine's parliamentary speaker set to become new PM

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has signalled his support for parliamentary speaker Volodymyr Groysman to replace him after tendering his

Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has signalled his support for parliamentary speaker Volodymyr Groysman to replace him after tendering his

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'Panama Papers' push Iceland's PM to resign

Iceland’s under pressure prime minister,Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson has tendered his resignation after his family’s offshore investments were

Iceland’s under pressure prime minister,Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson has tendered his resignation after his family’s offshore investments were

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Madrid People's Party leader resigns amid corruption probe

The head of the Madrid branch of Spain’s ruling People’s Party has resigned after a police probe into party corruption. Esperanza Aguirre said she

The head of the Madrid branch of Spain’s ruling People’s Party has resigned after a police probe into party corruption. Esperanza Aguirre said she

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Ukraine's economy minister quits over 'corrupt vested interests'

Ukraine’s economy minister has announced his intention to resign. Aivaras Abromavicius said his ministry was being hijacked by corrupt vested

Ukraine’s economy minister has announced his intention to resign. Aivaras Abromavicius said his ministry was being hijacked by corrupt vested

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Macedonian PM quits to pave way for early polls

Amid months of political turmoil in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski has submitted his resignation to

Amid months of political turmoil in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski has submitted his resignation to

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Israeli vice premier steps down over sex allegations

Israeli Vice Premier, Silvan Shalom, has resigned after allegations that he sexually harassed a number of women during his career. Silvan Shalom

Israeli Vice Premier, Silvan Shalom, has resigned after allegations that he sexually harassed a number of women during his career. Silvan Shalom

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Latvian Prime Minister resigns

The Prime Minister of Latvia has resigned. Laimdota Straujuma has blamed political squabbles in her centre-right governing coalition and

The Prime Minister of Latvia has resigned. Laimdota Straujuma has blamed political squabbles in her centre-right governing coalition and

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Merkel faces call to resign amid migrant crisis criticism

A German right-wing party is calling on Chancellor Angela Merkel to go, amid criticism of her handling of the migrant crisis. Eurosceptic

A German right-wing party is calling on Chancellor Angela Merkel to go, amid criticism of her handling of the migrant crisis. Eurosceptic

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Winterkorn quits as Audi chairman as emissions probes continue

He resigned as head of Volkswagen in the wake of the diesel emissions tests scandal, then he left the family-owned Porsche – now he is quitting as

He resigned as head of Volkswagen in the wake of the diesel emissions tests scandal, then he left the family-owned Porsche – now he is quitting as

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President of Germany's football federation resigns over FIFA payment

The president of the German Football Association (DFB) has resigned over a payment to FIFA that was allegedly used to bribe officials of the body to

The president of the German Football Association (DFB) has resigned over a payment to FIFA that was allegedly used to bribe officials of the body to

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Rome mayor resigns over lavish restaurant expenses

The mayor of Rome has resigned after a scandal over his credit card expenses. Ignazio Marino, a member of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s

The mayor of Rome has resigned after a scandal over his credit card expenses. Ignazio Marino, a member of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s

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New Greek government gets off to bumpy start, with a row over tweets

Greece’ newly elected government hit its first setback hours after it was sworn in on Wednesday, in a row over whether a junior minister had posted

Greece’ newly elected government hit its first setback hours after it was sworn in on Wednesday, in a row over whether a junior minister had posted