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Downing Street: Street in London, England
Downing Street is a street in Westminster in 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, it is 200 metres (660 ft) long, and a few minutes' walk from the Houses of Parliament. Downing Street was built in the 1680s by Sir George Downing.

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Rishi Sunak switches on Christmas lights at Number 10 [Video]

Rishi Sunak switches on Christmas lights at Number 10

The prime minister switched on the Christmas lights outside Number 10 as he was joined by businesses, charities and community groups in a festive celebration at Downing Street. Report by Kennedyl. Like..

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Raab says Johnson was not ‘puppet’ of Cummings [Video]

Raab says Johnson was not ‘puppet’ of Cummings

Dominic Raab has rejected the accusation that Boris Johnson was a “puppet” in Downing Street being led by Dominic Cummings. The former deputy prime minister was responding to questions on..

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Raab says Johnson was not ‘puppet’ of Cummings in No10 [Video]

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Dominic Raab has rejected the accusation that Boris Johnson was a “puppet” in Downing Street being led by Dominic Cummings. The former deputy prime minister was responding to questions on..

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Rishi Sunak departs Downing Street ahead of PMQs [Video]

Rishi Sunak departs Downing Street ahead of PMQs

Rishi Sunak departs Downing Street as he is set to face Sir Keir Starmer at PMQs this afternoon. Immigration and Parthenon marbles are expected to be among the key issues for Sunak and the Labour..

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The South Korean president attends a banquet at Guildhall [Video]

The South Korean president attends a banquet at Guildhall

South Korean president Yoon Suk Yeol attended a banquet at the Guildhall on Wednesday night, along with the Lord Mayor of the City of London Professor Michael Mainelli. It was the latest engagement in..

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PM: We have a deep friendship with South Korea [Video]

PM: We have a deep friendship with South Korea

Rishi Sunak welcomes South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol to Downing Street, with the prime minister saying the state visit “strengthens the friendship” between both countries. Report by Rowlandi...

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Sunak sets off for PMQs [Video]

Sunak sets off for PMQs

Prime minister Rishi Sunak departs Downing Street for the Houses of Parliament ahead of this week’s PMQs. Report by Chinnianl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on..

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Cabinet members depart No.10 ahead of autumn statement [Video]

Cabinet members depart No.10 ahead of autumn statement

Cabinet members including Foreign Secretary Lord David Cameron and Home Secretary James Cleverly leave Downing Street ahead of the Chancellor's autumn statement. Jeremy Hunt is expected to cut taxes,..

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Cabinet arrives at No.10 ahead of Autumn statement [Video]

Cabinet arrives at No.10 ahead of Autumn statement

Members of Rishi Sunak’s cabinet arrive at Downing Street ahead of PMQs and the Autumn statement, with reports of the Chancellor Jeremy Hunt looking to cut UK taxes. Report by Brooksl. Like us on..

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Back to the future: Cameron returns to front-bench politics [Video]

Back to the future: Cameron returns to front-bench politics

David Cameron's shock appointment as foreign secretary on Monday marks the first time that a former prime minister has returned to the Cabinet since Sir Alec Douglas-Home was also appointed foreign..

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Laura Trott leaves Downing Street amid cabinet reshuffle [Video]

Laura Trott leaves Downing Street amid cabinet reshuffle

Laura Trott MP leaves 10 Downing Street after being appointed Chief Secretary to the Treasury Report by Kennedyl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at..

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Former PM David Cameron arrives at 10 Downing Street [Video]

Former PM David Cameron arrives at 10 Downing Street

Former prime minister David Cameron is seen walking along Downing Street and entering Number 10 amid a cabinet reshuffle, following the sacking of Suella Braverman. Report by Blairm. Like us on..

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Labour: Suella Braverman is ‘out of control’ [Video]

Labour: Suella Braverman is ‘out of control’

Labour’s Darren Jones says the home secretary is “quite frankly out of control” after she defied Downing Street officials and published an article criticising the Metropolitan Police of political..

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Home Secretary clings on to job despite defying No.10 [Video]

Home Secretary clings on to job despite defying No.10

The Home Secretary steps out of her house in Hertfordshire after the prime minister faces growing calls to sack Suella Braverman. This comes after she defied Downing Street by publishing an article..

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MPs react to Braverman’s criticism of police over protests [Video]

MPs react to Braverman’s criticism of police over protests

Suella Braverman has provoked a strong reaction from MPs after accusing police of “playing favourites” with pro-Palestinian protesters. Writing in The Times, the home secretary said aggressive..

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Prime Minister departs for State Opening of Parliament [Video]

Prime Minister departs for State Opening of Parliament

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak departs Downing Street for the State Opening of Parliament, where he will hear King Charles III read the government's plan for the year ahead. Report by Brooksl. Like us on..

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Sunak wants to 'take lead' in protecting against AI risks [Video]

Sunak wants to 'take lead' in protecting against AI risks

Rishi Sunak says he wants to "take the lead" in protecting people against the risks posed by Artificial Intelligence. Speaking in Downing Street on the first day of a UK government summit on AI safety,..

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Sunak on claims about Downing Street atmosphere [Video]

Sunak on claims about Downing Street atmosphere

Rishi Sunak has refused to be drawn on claims of a misogynistic atmosphere in Downing Street during the Covid pandemic. Responding to comments made by former deputy cabinet secretary Helen McNamara at..

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Rishi Sunak and his wife buy poppies in Downing Street [Video]

Rishi Sunak and his wife buy poppies in Downing Street

Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murty meet with Royal British Legion fundraisers and buy poppies outside 10 Downing Street. Remembrance poppies are plastic free and recyclable for the first time this..

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Rishi Sunak departs No10 ahead of PMQs [Video]

Rishi Sunak departs No10 ahead of PMQs

Rishi Sunak departs from Downing Street for this week’s Prime Minister’s Questions – which takes place on the first anniversary of him taking office. Report by Covellm. Like us on Facebook at..

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Ministers arrive in Downing Street for cabinet meeting [Video]

Ministers arrive in Downing Street for cabinet meeting

Cabinet ministers arrive at Number 10 ahead of a meeting with the Prime Minister. Report by Covellm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at..

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Israel-Hamas war: Hundreds gather for vigil at Downing St [Video]

Israel-Hamas war: Hundreds gather for vigil at Downing St

Hundreds of people have gathered for a vigil at Downing Street in the wake of an explosion which killed hundreds at Gaza's al-Ahli Arab Hospital. Report by Ajagbef. Like us on Facebook at..

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Rishi Sunak departs Downing Street for first PMQs [Video]

Rishi Sunak departs Downing Street for first PMQs

Rishi Sunak departs Downing Street for his first Prime Minister’s Questions since the party conference recess. Report by Ajagbef. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on..

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Ministers arrive to press for opening of Rafah crossing [Video]

Ministers arrive to press for opening of Rafah crossing

Ministers have arrived at Downing Street as pressure mounts for Egypt to open the Rafah crossing to allow Britons to flee Gaza and to reduce the impact on civilians of the conflict with Israel. Report..

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