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Downing Street: Street in London, England
Downing Street is a street in the City of Westminster that houses the official residences and offices of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and the Chancellor of the Exchequer. Situated off Whitehall, a few minutes' walk from the Houses of Parliament, Downing Street was built in the 1680s by Sir George Downing.

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PM leaves Downing Street for PMQs [Video]

PM leaves Downing Street for PMQs

Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street on Wednesday morning for Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us..

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Labour on the scrapped Downing St TV briefings [Video]

Labour on the scrapped Downing St TV briefings

Shadow business minister Lucy Powell says people will “roll their eyes” at the news that Downing Street’s televised White House-style press briefings have been scrapped, despite £2.6 million..

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Boris Johnson has announces new antivirals taskforce [Video]

Boris Johnson has announces new antivirals taskforce

Boris Johnson has said a new Government antivirals taskforce will help identify new medicines for the treatment of Covid-19.The Prime Minister told a Downing Street news conference that they could..

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New Covid antiviral task force created [Video]

New Covid antiviral task force created

Boris Johnson has announced the creation of a new antiviral task force to help identify coronavirus cases and deploy new treatments. Speaking during a Downing Street press conference, the Prime..

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Daily politics briefing: April 17 [Video]

Daily politics briefing: April 17

The key facts behind the day's headlines on April 17 as Professor Danny Altmann, a professor of immunology, said he thought India “ought” to be placed on the Government’s “red list” of hotel..

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Boris Johnson departs Downing St for PMQs [Video]

Boris Johnson departs Downing St for PMQs

Prime Minister Boris Johnson departs 10 Downing Street for Parliament for PMQs. Mr Johnson is facing increasing pressure to launch a full independent inquiry into lobbying amidst the Greensill..

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PM to raise a pint as lockdown restrictions ease on 12 April [Video]

PM to raise a pint as lockdown restrictions ease on 12 April

Boris Johnson says he will ‘raise a pint of beer to his lips’ on 12th April when lockdown restrictions are eased. Speaking at a press conference in Downing Street to confirm the government will..

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Downing Street Covid-19 press conference: March 29 round-up [Video]

Downing Street Covid-19 press conference: March 29 round-up

All the key points from the Covid-19 Downing Street press conference on March 29, when Boris Johnson announced a new partnership with pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline to provide up to 60 million..

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Whitty: Covid will remain with us for the foreseeable future [Video]

Whitty: Covid will remain with us for the foreseeable future

Professor Chris Whitty has said Covid-19 will remain with us "for the foreseeable future". Speaking at the Downing Street press conference, the Chief Medical for England said: "Covid, itself, I..

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PM: UK must be very wary of third Covid wave [Video]

PM: UK must be very wary of third Covid wave

Boris Johnson has said the UK must be "very wary" of the potential for a third wave, when asked by a member of the public how the government is planning to stop the spread from Europe to the UK. He..

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PM urges people to go for vaccine despite expected supply downturn [Video]

PM urges people to go for vaccine despite expected supply downturn

The Prime Minister said there would continue to be jabs available for those invited for a vaccine despite a downturn in expected supply next month.Boris Johnson told a Downing Street press conference:..

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Matt Hancock hails 'safe' vaccine programme [Video]

Matt Hancock hails 'safe' vaccine programme

Matt Hancock has hailed the UK's vaccine programme as "the best project" he had ever been involved in. At Wednesday's Downing Street press conference, the health secretary also spoke to allay possible..

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Dominic Cummings: MPs should take 'very hard look' at government's COVID mistakes [Video]

Dominic Cummings: MPs should take 'very hard look' at government's COVID mistakes

Dominic Cummings has said MPs need to take a “very, very hard look” into what the government got wrong during its handling of the coronavirus outbreak.Cummings, Boris Johnson’s former chief..

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Undercover officers at nightclubs among plans to better protect women [Video]

Undercover officers at nightclubs among plans to better protect women

Plainclothes police officers could patrol bars and nightclubs around the country as part of plans to protect women from “predatory” offenders.Following a meeting of the Government’s Crime and..

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Boris Johnson backs Met Police chief Dame Cressida Dick [Video]

Boris Johnson backs Met Police chief Dame Cressida Dick

Boris Johnson has full confidence in Metropolitan Police chief Dame Cressida Dick, Downing Street said, following criticism over the force’s handling of a vigil in memory of Sarah Everard.Asked..

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Daily politics briefing: March 6 [Video]

Daily politics briefing: March 6

Have a look at all the key facts behind the day's political headlines on March 6, as Downing Street spends more than £2.6 million on refurbishments to hold White House-style press briefings, the PA..

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Downing Street briefing: All you need to know [Video]

Downing Street briefing: All you need to know

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has vowed to build a “fairer and more just” country in the memory of those who lost their lives to coronavirus.In a post-Budget Downing Street press conference, Mr Sunak..

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I don't have a crystal ball about next year, says Chancellor [Video]

I don't have a crystal ball about next year, says Chancellor

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has defended his Budget when asked why he has not made provisions for coronavirus related costs beyond 2022. During a Downing Street press conference Mr Sunak was asked if it was..

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Chancellor promises 'fairer and more just' country in memory of lives lost to coronavirus [Video]

Chancellor promises 'fairer and more just' country in memory of lives lost to coronavirus

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has vowed to build a “fairer and more just” country in the memory of those who lost their lives to coronavirus.In a post-Budget Downing Street press conference, Mr Sunak..

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Boris Johnson departs Downing St ahead of PMQs [Video]

Boris Johnson departs Downing St ahead of PMQs

Boris Johnson departs 10 Downing Street ahead of Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at..

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Rishi Sunak departs Downing St ahead of Budget statement [Video]

Rishi Sunak departs Downing St ahead of Budget statement

Chancellor Rishi Sunak leaves 10 Downing Street for Parliament, where he will set out a three-point plan to support individuals and businesses through the coming months, rebuild the economy, and "fix"..

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Hancock leaves Downing St ahead of Budget statement [Video]

Hancock leaves Downing St ahead of Budget statement

Health Secretary Matt Hancock leaves 10 Downing Street for Parliament ahead of PMQs, and Chancellor Rishi Sunak's Budget statement. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at..

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Cameron criticises security and aid decisions by successors [Video]

Cameron criticises security and aid decisions by successors

Former prime minister David Cameron used his appearance in front of the National Security Strategy Committee to criticise decisions taken on security and aid by his successors.Mr Cameron said Theresa..

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Covid vaccine reduces risk of serious illness by 80% [Video]

Covid vaccine reduces risk of serious illness by 80%

New data shows that a single jab of either the Oxford-AstraZeneca or the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid jab reduces the chance of needing hospital treatment by over 80%. Health Secretary Matt Hancock told a..

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Government tracking new Brazilian variant 'very closely' [Video]

Government tracking new Brazilian variant 'very closely'

Dr Susan Hopkins, of Public Health England, said they were tracking “very closely” the new Brazilian P1 coronavirus variant following the discovery of six cases in the UK.“We are tracking it very..

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Britain's most senior civil servant is personally overseeing the fallout from the refurbishment of Downing Street, Whitehall sources have told Sky News.
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PM's trip to India cancelled due to 'current coronavirus situation'

The prime minister's trip to India next week has been cancelled, Downing Street has confirmed.
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Gordon Brown suggests ex-PMs should be banned from lobbying for five years

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Gordon Brown has suggested former prime ministers should be banned from lobbying on behalf of businesses for five years after leaving Downing Street.
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David Cameron investigated by lobbying watchdog he set up himself

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Ex-prime minister David Cameron is being investigated by the lobbying watchdog he set up himself while in Downing Street.
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Watchdog probing whether Tory party donations funded PM's Downing Street flat renovation

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The elections watchdog is looking into whether Conservative Party donations were used to fund part of the renovation of Boris Johnson's Downing Street flat.
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No 10 declines to back Tory candidate for London mayor after Everard tweet criticism

Downing Street has declined to offer support to the Conservative candidate for London mayor, who has been accused of politicising the disappearance of Sarah Everard.
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UK 'deeply concerned' about China's electoral reforms for Hong Kong

Britain is "deeply concerned" about China's proposals to change Hong Kong's electoral system, Downing Street has said.
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PM 'hasn't seen' Harry and Meghan interview - but says there is 'no place in society' for racism

The prime minister has not seen Harry and Meghan's Oprah Winfrey interview, Downing Street has said.
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Downing Street accused of pursuing 'vanity project' after spending £2.6m on media briefing studio

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More than £2.6m has been spent on renovations in Downing Street in order for the government to hold White House-style televised media briefings.
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'Incorrect' to suggest PM's fiancee has central role in running country, says Number 10

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Downing Street has rubbished claims the prime minister's fiancee, Carrie Symonds, has taken a central role in running the country.
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You can smell the improvement in government without Cummings and Cain, former Tory leader says

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Tory former leader William Hague has told Sky News "you can smell" the improvement since the departure of controversial Downing Street aides Dominic Cummings and Lee Cain.
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Head of No 10's Union unit quits less than two weeks into the job

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The prime minister's main adviser tasked with averting Scottish independence has departed less than a fortnight after being made the head of Downing Street's Union unit.
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Care home staff urged to get COVID vaccine after Hancock reveals a third yet to have jab

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Care home staff are being urged by Downing Street to get vaccinated after it was revealed about a third of social care staff had not received a COVID jab.
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'No plans' to give £500 to everyone who tests positive for COVID, says Number 10

'no plans' to give £500 to everyone who tests positive for covid, says number 10
There are "no plans" to give everyone who tests positive for coronavirus a one-off payment of £500, Downing Street has said.
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No 10 refuses to criticise Biden for removing Churchill bust - despite PM's disapproval of same move by Obama

no 10 refuses to criticise biden for removing churchill bust - despite pm's disapproval of same move by obama
Downing Street has declined to criticise US President Joe Biden for removing a bust of Winston Churchill from the Oval Office - despite Boris Johnson having previously criticised "part-Kenyan" Barack..
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Shellfish lorries park near Downing Street as Brexit rules cause delays

Lorries used to transport British shellfish have parked on the roads near Downing Street after experiencing delays getting into the EU due to new Brexit rules.
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Number 10 contradicts Priti Patel after she says people in England must exercise alone

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Downing Street has contradicted Home Secretary Priti Patel after she claimed people in England should only exercise alone during the current national lockdown.
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PM to hold Downing Street news conference at 5pm

Boris Johnson will hold a news conference with England's chief medical officer and chief scientific adviser later today, Downing Street has said.
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Diwali 2020: UK's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak lights diyas at 11th Downing Street for first time, watch here

This is the first time in the history of the UK that 11th Downing street was lit up with diyas. Rishi Sunak, born to Punjabi Hindu parents, Chancellor of the Exchequer of the United Kingdom, lit the..
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Scuffles break out during anti-racism protest in London

Brief scuffles broke out between police and protesters close to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Downing Street office on Wednesday during a march against racism prompted by the death of George..
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Two centrally run committees to shape UK's COVID-19 approach in shake-up: Telegraph

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is aiming to take "direct control" of the government's handling of the coronavirus outbreak in a Downing Street shake-up, The Telegraph newspaper reported late on..
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Adviser Cummings enters UK PM's Downing Street residence: Sky News reporter

Boris Johnson's senior adviser Dominic Cummings, facing mounting calls to resign over a journey he made during the coronavirus lockdown, was seen entering the prime minister's Downing Street residence..
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UK police spoke to father of PM's adviser Cummings: Mirror

British police said an officer had spoken to the father of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior adviser Dominic Cummings about his trip during lockdown, contradicting an earlier statement issued by..
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UK PM Johnson back at work after birth of son: spokesman

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is back at work at his Downing Street office after being present while his fiancee Carrie Symonds gave birth to their son, his political spokesman said on..
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It's a boy: British PM Johnson's fiancee gives birth

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's fiancee, Carrie Symonds, has given birth to a baby boy, Downing Street said on Wednesday.
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UK's Johnson could ease lockdown before May 7 deadline: The Telegraph

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce plans for easing a month-old coronavirus lockdown as early as this week after he returned to Downing Street on Sunday night, the Telegraph..
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Back from COVID-19, Johnson urged to reveal UK lockdown exit strategy

Prime Minister Boris Johnson returned to his Downing Street residence on Sunday after recovering from COVID-19, ready to take the helm again with pressure growing for the government to explain how it..
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British PM Johnson back at Downing Street after COVID-19 recovery: Sky News

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson returned to 10 Downing Street on Sunday, Sky News reported, after spending a week in hospital with COVID-19 and two weeks recovering at his country residence.
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British PM Johnson will be back at work on Monday, office says

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be back at work on Monday, a Downing Street spokeswoman confirmed on Saturday, after having recovered from a case of coronavirus that sent him to intensive..
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Boris Johnson, feeling better, agrees with Trump on need to reopen economies: statements

U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson agreed on the need for a coordinated international response to the coronavirus pandemic, Downing Street and the White House said in..
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Trump and Johnson agree on importance of coordinated response to coronavirus

U.S President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson agreed on the need for a coordinated international response to the coronavirus pandemic, including through the G7, Downing Street..
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British PM discharged from hospital, fiancee speaks of "very dark" times

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been discharged from hospital after spending three nights in an intensive care unit being treated for COVID-19 and will continue his recovery at his country..
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British PM Johnson discharged from hospital after coronavirus treatment

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been discharged from hospital and will continue his recovery from COVID-19 at Chequers, his official country residence, his Downing Street office said in a..
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UK PM Johnson is stable, still in intensive care: Downing Street

British Prime Minister Boris Johnsons condition is stable and he remains in intensive care for close monitoring, a spokesman for his office said on Tuesday.
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Factbox: Reaction as UK PM Johnson moved to intensive care

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to intensive care on Monday after his coronavirus symptoms worsened and he has asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to deputise, Downing Street said.
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UK PM Johnson moved to intensive care as COVID-19 symptoms worsen

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to intensive care on Monday after his coronavirus symptoms worsened and he has asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to deputise, Downing Street said.
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Trump wishes UK PM Johnson a speed recovery from coronavirus

U.S President Donald Trump wished British Prime Minister Boris Johnson a speedy recovery from coronavirus during a phone call on Friday, Downing Street said.
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After PM Johnson tests positive, top adviser sprints from Downing Street

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's senior adviser sprinted out of Downing Street on Friday shortly after his boss revealed that he had tested positive for coronavirus.
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Reaction to news UK's Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday he had tested positive for coronavirus and was in self-isolation at his Downing Street office.
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PM Johnson's message to UK after testing positive for coronavirus

British Prime Minister said on Friday he had tested positive for coronavirus and was self-isolating at his Downing Street home.
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UK's Johnson says extension to Brexit transition period not being discussed

British Prime Minister said on Wednesday Brexit was not being regularly discussed in Downing Street at the moment because of coronavirus but he ruled out any extension to the transition period with the..
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