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Downing Street: Street in London, England
Downing Street is a street in central London 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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Sunak outlines help for workers and businesses at presser [Video]

Sunak outlines help for workers and businesses at presser

Rishi Sunak has outlined new financial support for workers and businesses at a Downing Street press conference. The chancellor also warned "for at least the next six months the virus and restrictions..

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Sunak: I can't promise that everyone can go back to the job that they used to have [Video]

Sunak: I can't promise that everyone can go back to the job that they used to have

Chancellor Rishi Sunak said he could not promise that “everyone can go back tothe job that they used to have”. At a Downing Street press conference he said:“We obviously can’t sustain the same..

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Boris Johnson visits police as chancellor delivers statement [Video]

Boris Johnson visits police as chancellor delivers statement

Boris Johnson chose to visit a police training centre in Northamptonshire today instead of attending his chancellor's major announcement in the House of Commons. Downing Street denied speculation about..

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Key information from September 3 coronavirus briefing [Video]

Key information from September 3 coronavirus briefing

The Government’s chief medical and scientific advisers have held a coronavirusbriefing at Downing Street to explain how the virus is spreading in the UK andwhat could happen as winter approaches...

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Vallance and Whitty arrive ahead of Downing Street briefing [Video]

Vallance and Whitty arrive ahead of Downing Street briefing

The government's Chief Scientific Advisor Sir Patrick Vallance and Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for England Professor Chris Whitty have arrived at 10 Downing Street ahead of their televised briefing...

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Ministers arrive for cabinet ahead of Brexit talks [Video]

Ministers arrive for cabinet ahead of Brexit talks

Ministers have arrived to Downing Street to attend the weekly cabinet meeting as the latest round of Brexit negotiations get underway and the government prepare a new bill which could see amendments..

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Julian Assange petition taken to Downing Street [Video]

Julian Assange petition taken to Downing Street

Stella Moris has arrived at Downing Street to deliver a petition against the extradition of her fiancé Julian Assange. Ms Moris was accompanied by Rebecca Vincent from Reporters Without Borders. Both..

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UK will get first access to Oxford vaccine, No 10 says [Video]

UK will get first access to Oxford vaccine, No 10 says

The UK would be first in line for a coronavirus vaccine developed by OxfordUniversity if it was proven to be effective, Downing Street has said. It comesafter reports Donald Trump is considering..

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Students protest outside the Department for Education [Video]

Students protest outside the Department for Education

*Pressure is mounting on the Government over its handling of the exams system after thousands of pupils in England had their results downgraded. It comes as protesters gathered outside Downing Street..

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International Cat Day: Larry poses for photo shoot in Downing Street [Video]

International Cat Day: Larry poses for photo shoot in Downing Street

A photographer has been snapping one of London's most famous felines ahead of International Cat Day on Saturday (August 8).View on euronews

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Boris Johnson on Covid lockdown measures in northern England [Video]

Boris Johnson on Covid lockdown measures in northern England

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out the reasons behind the latest lockdown restrictions to be introduced across large parts of northern England – during a press conference in Downing Street..

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UK police spoke to father of PM's adviser Cummings: Mirror

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UK PM Johnson back at work after birth of son: spokesman

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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

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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

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Boris Johnson, feeling better, agrees with Trump on need to reopen economies: statements

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Trump and Johnson agree on importance of coordinated response to coronavirus

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British PM discharged from hospital, fiancee speaks of "very dark" times

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British PM Johnson discharged from hospital after coronavirus treatment

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UK PM Johnson is stable, still in intensive care: Downing Street

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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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British PM Johnson still in hospital with persistent coronavirus symptoms

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was still in hospital on Monday after suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms 10 days after testing positive for the virus, though Downing Street said he remained..
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Timeline: Johnson's activities before his hospitalisation with coronavirus

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UK's Johnson warns on coronavirus: Things to get worse before they get better

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Trump wishes UK PM Johnson a speed recovery from coronavirus

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After PM Johnson tests positive, top adviser sprints from Downing Street

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UK's Johnson says extension to Brexit transition period not being discussed

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Betting odds give 25% probability of Britain's Cummings exiting by April

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