10 Downing Street


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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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Paddy had been a Christmas gift from Paymaster-General George Wigg to Mr Wilson and he made himself at home at 10 Downing Street in the 1960s.
There had been speculations that the unmarried partner of Johnson might not move with him in 10 Downing Street after she was seen moving furniture into a house in southeast London with her mother.
going to restore trust in our democracy, and we are going to fulfill the repeated promises of parliament to the people and come out of the EU on October 31, no ifs or buts," he added in his speech outside 10 Downing Street, the UK PM's official residence today.
"It's an honour to be recognised by the Prime Minister @theresa_may for the work I've done for Youth Awareness, Peace and against radicalisation, " Nawaz said in a Twitter post which was also accompanied by a letter of recognition from 10 Downing Street.
<B Sir Lenny Henry outside 10 Downing Street yesterday
The discussions, which were held at the UK government headquarters, 10 Downing Street, touched on a number of international and regional issues, notably the Gulf crisis and the importance of resolving it via dialogue to ensure the unity of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, in addition to discussing the general situation in the Middle East.
LEGAL BID Campaigners at 10 Downing Street yesterday
Yassar's dad Mohammed Yaqub said: "More than 100 of Yassar's family and friends will be travelling down to London on October 7 and I will be handing in my letter to 10 Downing Street asking for Mrs May's help in this matter.
Bahrain: A Bahraini activist joined seven international non-governmental groups yesterday to hold another anti-Iran protest outside 10 Downing Street, the home of the British Prime Minister in London.
But at Redcar and Cleveland Council's latest regulatory committee meeting, councillors voted to reject change of use THE spotlight has well and truly been on number 10 Downing Street in the past few weeks.
Obama made the statement during a joint news conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron at 10 Downing Street, adding that the US and Britain don't seek to dispatch military forces to support the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA).