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#Downing Street

# downing-street - Monday 17 February, 2020

Boris Johnson faces calls to sack adviser who made controversial remarks about contraception and race

Andrew Sabisky once suggested enforcing the uptake of contraception to stop unplanned pregnancies “creating a permanent underclass”.

# downing-street - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Julian Smith sacked as Northern Ireland Secretary

Simon Coveney said he didn’t believe there would be a government in Northern Ireland today without Smith’s leadership.

# downing-street - Monday 3 February, 2020

'Sinister and sad': Downing Street accused of Trump-like tactics after journalists banned from Brexit briefing

Number 10 was due to give a briefing on Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans.

# downing-street - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Ursula von der Leyen plays hardball in London with the single market as a bargaining chip

Von der Leyen says the UK could lose access if the Brexit transition is not extended.

# downing-street - Friday 1 November, 2019

'This deal ... you can't do it': Downing Street defends Brexit deal after Trump trade warning

Trump also launched an attack on opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn last night.

# downing-street - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Boris Johnson has been elected the new Conservative Party leader

The Conservative Party’s 1922 committee made the announcement this morning at Westminster’s Queen Elizabeth II conference centre.

# downing-street - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Boris Johnson retains firm lead in Conservative leadership race as Dominic Raab eliminated

It comes following a second vote from Conservative MPs this afternoon.

# downing-street - Friday 14 June, 2019

Health secretary Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race

Hancock received just 20 votes in the first ballot of 313 Tory MPs.

# downing-street - Monday 9 July, 2018

'The Brexit dream is dying... we're headed for the status of a colony': Turmoil in UK as Boris resigns

May has defended her Brexit plan in the Commons saying it would be “challenging for the EU”.

# downing-street - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Grenfell Tower: Cladding on seven UK high rises found to be combustible

Tower blocks across Britain are being examined following the London fire.

# downing-street - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

'Have cake and eat it' - Photographed notes appear to show Brexit strategy

The UK Government has distanced itself from the notes.

# downing-street - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Out with the old: Bertie's office sold to fund Fianna Fáil's election campaign

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# downing-street - Friday 27 March, 2015

# downing-street - Monday 26 January, 2015

Man who prank called Cameron was 'off his face on booze and cocaine'

The man pretended to be the head of spy agency GCHQ.

# downing-street - Thursday 9 October, 2014

British airports to introduce Ebola screening

Downing Street confirmed the move today in a bid to help stop the deadly virus from spreading,

# downing-street - Monday 1 September, 2014

Gerry Adams wants Dublin and London to counter "anti-agreement axis within unionism"

Adams was in The Guardian to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1994 IRA ceasefire.

# downing-street - Sunday 22 June, 2014

'I've a job to do here': Enda rules out top EU role... again

The Taoiseach said he expects Jean-Claude Juncker to become the next president of the European Commission, but David Cameron is trying to block this from happening.

# downing-street - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

'I'm so pleased to be here': President Higgins meets David Cameron at Downing Street

The President was greeted outside Downing Street by Prime Minister Cameron this lunchtime.

# downing-street - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Prime Minister's police officer charged over 'extreme' porn

It is alleged that James Addison distributed “moving images via his mobile telephone” of an indecent nature.

# downing-street - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Cameron calls Putin and the Russian President says he wants "diplomatic solution"

David Cameron called Vladimir Putin as it was announced that the Ukrainian PM will meet Barack Obama on Wednesday.

# downing-street - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Senior aide to David Cameron resigns after being arrested for child porn

Patrick Rock, 62, was arrested a few hours after Downing Street reported the alleged offence.

# downing-street - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Amy Huberman nik naks number 10 Downing Street Knock Knock

Amy Huberman nik naks number 10 Downing Street

She’s the best. That’s just it.

# downing-street - Friday 14 June, 2013

Cameron announces economic stimulus package for Northern Ireland

The package includes an investment plan, enhanced capital borrowing powers and government top-ups.

# downing-street - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Video: When Margaret Thatcher didn't want to jump for TV NO NO NO This post contains a poll This post contains videos

Video: When Margaret Thatcher didn't want to jump for TV

The lady’s not for jumping…

# downing-street - Monday 8 April, 2013

In pics: Margaret Thatcher and Ireland Margaret Thatcher This post contains images

In pics: Margaret Thatcher and Ireland

Britain’s first female prime minister died following a stroke this morning.

# downing-street - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

London police to investigate claims which cast doubt on 'plebgate' incident Plebgate This post contains videos

London police to investigate claims which cast doubt on 'plebgate' incident

The chief whip of the British government resigned in October after allegations he called Downing Street police officers ‘plebs’ – but now questions have been raised about the veracity of the allegations.

# downing-street - Sunday 4 November, 2012

More texts between David Cameron and Rebekah Brooks emerge

In the texts, Cameron praises a horse he rode while Brooks tells him that she cried during his speech at a Conservative Party conference.

# downing-street - Friday 21 September, 2012

Calls for Tory minister's resignation after allegedly calling police 'plebs'

Conservative minister Andrew Mitchell is reported to have sworn at and called police officers ‘plebs’ earlier this week outside Downing Street and is now facing calls to resign.

# downing-street - Saturday 1 September, 2012

18 years ago: Northern Ireland as the IRA ceasefire began On This Day This post contains images

18 years ago: Northern Ireland as the IRA ceasefire began

The Troubles were far from over on 1 September 1994, but for the first time in many decades, the people of Northern Ireland seemed optimistic about peace.

# downing-street - Monday 12 March, 2012

Leaders encourage 'spirit of mutual respect' in centenary commemorations

Enda Kenny and David Cameron’s joint statement on the next decade of British-Irish relations also reiterated the countries dedication to the EU and the Single Market.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

Kenny and Cameron to issue statement on British-Irish relations

The Taoiseach is travelling to London today for his St Patrick’s Day visit to Downing Street.

# downing-street - Monday 20 February, 2012

Watch: British government minister heckled over reforms to health service Heckled This post contains videos

Watch: British government minister heckled over reforms to health service

One woman took Andrew Lansley to task over his proposals to reform Britain’s National Health Service.

# downing-street - Thursday 12 January, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

Taoiseach to meet Cameron over EU issues

Enda Kenny is meeting David Cameron today for the first time since Britian’s recent veto on changes to the EU treaty to discuss issues of ‘common interest’.

# downing-street - Monday 9 January, 2012

Explainer: What's happening in Scotland?

There is a lot of talk today about a referendum on independence but what’s it all about? Here are 10 things that will help explain it all.

# downing-street - Sunday 8 January, 2012

A week of gaffes for British politicians

David Cameron himself is the latest to have to apologise for an ill-advised and offensive remark.

# downing-street - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Cameron and Sarkozy to visit Libya, says Libyan official

The British and French leaders are expected in Libya tomorrow, an Libyan official told the Associated Press.

# downing-street - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

From The Daily Edge Downing Street opens war on rats with rodent-catching cat appointment Mews At Ten

Downing Street opens war on rats with rodent-catching cat appointment

Larry the cat has been appointed to deal with Number 10′s rat problems.

# downing-street - Saturday 5 February, 2011

David Cameron says "state multiculturalism" has failed in UK UK

David Cameron says "state multiculturalism" has failed in UK

British PM calls for “shared national identity” to tackle extremist views and ideology in all its forms, as right wing group holds rally in England.