Number Ten


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Number Ten

10 Downing Street, the British prime minister's official London residence
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. Number Ten, by Sue Townsend, is published by Michael Joseph/ Penguin, price pounds 15.99.
"There was another number ten who was a non-runner, so that's probably how it happened."
DRESSED TO THRILL: The players (from left, front) Sam Gangat, Shantelle Bailie; (back) James Ganley, Barry Wakelin and Paula Relton were delighted to raise more than pounds 700 for charity with their 12-hour fancy-dress marathon at the Number Ten bowling alley.
The presidency of the EU looks attractive by comparison with the bed of nails in Number Ten.
However, informed sources inside Number Ten reveal that the coincidence of Superstar Leo's first run and the birth of Leo Blair just 48 hours earlier may not have been entirely lost on the wily Piggott.
Peter Stringfellow has become talkative while recovering from his facelift and says how disappointed he is in Tony Blair, who has sensibly never invited him to one of his Number Ten shindigs.
Earlier, Mr Hutton joked to MPs: "I'm afraid Lord Birt's ceiling fell in his office in Number Ten and I suspect that will probably help him in his blue skies thinking.""
The youngster had gone to Number Ten bowling alley with his brothers, James and Damion, and some friends.
The 54-year-old star went into the charts at number ten with his comeback single Walk Like A Panther, on which he teamed up with dance band The All Seeing I.
Number Ten will also reject calls for a cap on the size of political donations.
They then pitched their prototypes to a panel of representatives from local companies, including Barclays Bank and Number Ten bowling alley.
All that Number Ten has succeeded in doing by its catalogue of statements and dossiers is make the PM look as if he's hiding something.