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10 Downing Street

the British government; refers to location of Prime Minister’s residence [Br. Culture: Benét, 286]
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1991: The IRA launched a mortar bomb attack on 10 Downing St from a van in Whitehall.
It's been there all this time 250 miles away in the garden of 10 Downing St, conveniently positioned for Prime Ministers of the day to harvest its golden fruit with which to facilitate political deals.
Speaking outside 10 Downing St on Sunday morning, Theresa May was much more aggressive in her tone than previously.
Don't be fooled by the array of smiling faces in photographs of the cabinet at work in 10 Downing St.
HOLLY Willoughby is clearly in the Out camp as she suffers a bummer of a wardrobe malfunction at 10 Downing St.
Contained within the Bill is the question that will be put to the electorate, as well as making clear the franchise for the referendum, according to a 10 Downing St.
The scope of the product, which Mr Renwick has discussed during meetings at 10 Downing St and with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, is enhanced through partnerships with accountants, including Paul Colman, of the Newcastle-based online accounting firm CloudBook.
King George V was on the throne and Ramsay MacDonald in No 10 Downing St ?
4 With the Queen's approval and an indication of the candidate's willingness to serve, 10 Downing St.
So here's my plan for a silent protest, as we Britons don't seem to want to get out on the streets in this weather, except students: If 60 million of us, including children, because it's their future it concerns, sat down at the kitchen table on December 30 and wrote a note saying "get us out of Europe" and posted it the very same day to Mr D Cameron, 10 Downing St, London.
A sequel to the hugely popular The Beggar's Opera by Gay and Pepusch (1728), Polly was a victim of the government crackdown that resulted from the earlier work's satirizing Prime Minister Sir Robert Walpole, the first British PM to take up residence at 10 Downing St.
Finally Labor had to quit 10 Downing St paving the way to Conservative - Lib Democratic bedfellows to occupy the vacated house.