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UK coalition prepares to cut

Britain’s new finance minister George Osborne, the youngest for 120 years, has made his first major policy statements in the job, launching a new

Britain’s new finance minister George Osborne, the youngest for 120 years, has made his first major policy statements in the job, launching a new

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British coalition stresses need for cuts

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s new coalition cabinet have met for the first time amid a pressing need to fix the country’s rocky public

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s new coalition cabinet have met for the first time amid a pressing need to fix the country’s rocky public

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Brussels not worried about new Tory UK

The European Commission in Brussels has said it is not worried that the Conservatives are now in the driving seat in Britain, even though many in the

The European Commission in Brussels has said it is not worried that the Conservatives are now in the driving seat in Britain, even though many in the

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Camerons moving to 'cramped' Downing St. flat

Number 10 Downing Street is not just a place of work. It was also Gordon Brown’s home. Toys belonging to the former prime minister’s children are

Number 10 Downing Street is not just a place of work. It was also Gordon Brown’s home. Toys belonging to the former prime minister’s children are

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UK's historic coalition holds first Cabinet meeting

Britain’s new leader has been chairing the first meeting of his historic coalition cabinet. Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron’s

Britain’s new leader has been chairing the first meeting of his historic coalition cabinet. Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron’s

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Cutting deficit to be UK government's priority

Tackling the UK’s record budget deficit will top the agenda for Britain’s new government. The first full Cabinet meeting takes place this morning

Tackling the UK’s record budget deficit will top the agenda for Britain’s new government. The first full Cabinet meeting takes place this morning

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UK's new coalition make up over Europe

Differences over the UK’s role in relation to Europe made it awkward for Britain’s new political heads to pull together a political compromise. In

Differences over the UK’s role in relation to Europe made it awkward for Britain’s new political heads to pull together a political compromise. In

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Tories and Lib Dems enter coalition govt

It’s a handshake that marks a historic day in Britain and the start of a honeymoon in an unlikely political marriage. Conservative Prime Minister

It’s a handshake that marks a historic day in Britain and the start of a honeymoon in an unlikely political marriage. Conservative Prime Minister

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Cameron and Clegg unveil UK coalition

They are calling it a ‘new politics.’ Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron and Liberal Democrat Nick Clegg have set out how they will work

They are calling it a ‘new politics.’ Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron and Liberal Democrat Nick Clegg have set out how they will work

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Brown's 'dignified' Downing Street departure

Dignified. Human. Heartfelt. They are just some of the words used to describe Gordon Brown’s farewell speech as he put Britain’s premiership behind

Dignified. Human. Heartfelt. They are just some of the words used to describe Gordon Brown’s farewell speech as he put Britain’s premiership behind

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Cameron and Clegg shake hands in Downing Street

Putting aside party differences, particularly on Europe, David Cameron and Nick Clegg have made history in Downing Street. Side by side, the two

Putting aside party differences, particularly on Europe, David Cameron and Nick Clegg have made history in Downing Street. Side by side, the two

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Brown goes as 13 years of Labour end

For five days Britain had no government and only a lame duck prime minister. On Tuesday night, Gordon Brown brought that period to an end, by

For five days Britain had no government and only a lame duck prime minister. On Tuesday night, Gordon Brown brought that period to an end, by

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UK Coalition team to be unveiled

Details of the new Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition in the UK will be unveiled later. Lib Dem MPs gave their official backing to the

Details of the new Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition in the UK will be unveiled later. Lib Dem MPs gave their official backing to the

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Cameron: champion of the modern Tory

David Cameron grasped with both hands what many saw as a poisoned chalice back in 2005. He became the Conservatives’ leader, their fifth in just nine

David Cameron grasped with both hands what many saw as a poisoned chalice back in 2005. He became the Conservatives’ leader, their fifth in just nine

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Cameron moves into Number 10

Britain’s first coalition government since the Second World War begins work today under its new prime minister. The Conservative David Cameron has

Britain’s first coalition government since the Second World War begins work today under its new prime minister. The Conservative David Cameron has

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Conservative David Cameron is UK's new PM

David Cameron became the UK’s  new prime minister on Tuesday evening after he accepted Queen Elizabeth’s invitation to form a new government. From

David Cameron became the UK’s  new prime minister on Tuesday evening after he accepted Queen Elizabeth’s invitation to form a new government. From

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Cameron tells Liberal Democrats to make a decision

After days of discussions and compromises, Conservative party leader David Cameron is growing increasingly impatient. He issued what sounded like

After days of discussions and compromises, Conservative party leader David Cameron is growing increasingly impatient. He issued what sounded like

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Labour and Tories step up battle for power

As Britain continues its post-election hangover with still no new government in place, both Labour and the Conservatives have made dramatic bids for

As Britain continues its post-election hangover with still no new government in place, both Labour and the Conservatives have made dramatic bids for

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Is an end in sight to Britain's political deadlock?

There is widespread speculation that the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats could reach a power-sharing deal by the end of the day. That could

There is widespread speculation that the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats could reach a power-sharing deal by the end of the day. That could

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No deal yet in the UK as coalition talks continue

Britain’s Conservatives and Liberal Democrats will hold further talks today to try to reach a coalition deal and end the country’s political

Britain’s Conservatives and Liberal Democrats will hold further talks today to try to reach a coalition deal and end the country’s political

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Tories continue Lib Dem talks

David Cameron’s Conservatives are locked in intense negotiations with the Liberal Democrats with the view to forming Britain’s next government. The

David Cameron’s Conservatives are locked in intense negotiations with the Liberal Democrats with the view to forming Britain’s next government. The

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Hunt for new British government continues

Britain’s three major party leaders appeared in public together on Saturday for Victory in Europe day commemorations. But in private, intense

Britain’s three major party leaders appeared in public together on Saturday for Victory in Europe day commemorations. But in private, intense

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Demonstrators call on Clegg to stay firm

Around a 1000 demonstrators have gathered outside Liberal Democrat headquarters to call for Nick Clegg not to back down on demands for the reform of

Around a 1000 demonstrators have gathered outside Liberal Democrat headquarters to call for Nick Clegg not to back down on demands for the reform of

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Lib Dems mull deal with Tories

Deal or no deal? That’s the question Nick Clegg will ask fellow Liberal Democrats after British voters granted his party a major say in who gets the

Deal or no deal? That’s the question Nick Clegg will ask fellow Liberal Democrats after British voters granted his party a major say in who gets the

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Troubled times ahead after UK vote

The inconclusive outcome of Britain’s general election is likely to make for troubled times ahead according to Euronews special correspondant in

The inconclusive outcome of Britain’s general election is likely to make for troubled times ahead according to Euronews special correspondant in

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Talks begin to form British government

Talks are underway to form a new government in Britain after its inconclusive general election on Thursday. All eyes are on Nick Clegg. He is being

Talks are underway to form a new government in Britain after its inconclusive general election on Thursday. All eyes are on Nick Clegg. He is being

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Election result hits UK financial markets

Britain’s inconclusive election outcome has had a major negative effect on UK shares and government bonds as well as the value of the pound. The

Britain’s inconclusive election outcome has had a major negative effect on UK shares and government bonds as well as the value of the pound. The

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Cameron could work with Clegg in UK government

Without enough seats to rule on his own, David Cameron has made it clear that he is willing to work with the Liberal Democrats to form a government

Without enough seats to rule on his own, David Cameron has made it clear that he is willing to work with the Liberal Democrats to form a government