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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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"To walk through the doors of Ten Downing Street where monarchs and so many other incredible people have been was so special, I was so proud, I still am to be honest."
Following a superb speech by our guest host, author Tanya Landman, we walked over to Number Ten Downing Street where the finalists presented their letters to Theresa May.
He claimed he wished to see a day when "tyrants" are removed and "we see a day when the Muwahideen then go to conquer the White House all the way in America and Ten Downing Street", the Old Bailey heard.
He is due to have talks with prime minister David Cameron at ten Downing Street later today and the suspension will overshadow the meeting.
British Prime Minister David Cameron earlier welcomed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Afghan President Hamid Karzai as the two arrived at Ten Downing Street to hold negotiations for peace and stability in Afghanistan and regional situation.
London -- Britain Prime Minister David Cameron has taken notice of hundreds of PTI and JI members and leaders protest that was staged in front of ten Downing Street here in London on Sunday.
Much has been made of the fact that for the first time since Alec Douglas Home, an Etonian now resides in Number Ten Downing Street, and that he lacks the "common touch".
Her Majesty Queen Rania came in third, following Barak Obama and Ten Downing Street in the list of most influential world leaders on the social network Twitter.
Campaigning in south east London with just three days to go before the crucial poll, Mr Clegg warned that the Tory leader was already "measuring up the curtains" of Ten Downing Street before the electorate had cast their votes.
The summit at Ten Downing Street gives new hope for hundreds of workers who contracted pleural plaques.