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# David Cameron

Last week
19th November 2023 - 25th November 2023
The Explainer: How has David Cameron made a surprise return to British politics?
We’re joined on this week’s episode by Dominic McGrath, PA Media political correspondent, to dissect the former UK prime minister’s unexpected comeback. What is Cameron’s background, what could he achieve in the role – and what exactly is the end goal here?
This month
November 2023
Analysis: Cameron's return exposes a government that is more clown show than shrewd operators
Former UK/EU negotiator Sydney Nash says Cameron’s appointment is not a stroke of genius, but rather Sunak’s last-ditch effort to appear competent.
Rishi Sunak stresses ‘united team’ at first Cabinet meeting following dramatic reshuffle
David Cameron was attending his first Cabinet since his resignation as Prime Minister in 2016.
Last year
Russia blacklists 39 more British citizens including Keir Starmer and David Cameron
Moscow has banned several dozen British politicians and journalists from entering Russia.
'It is never too late': Bloody Sunday families say battle for justice goes on after 50 years
Relatives of several of those shot half a century ago have expressed doubts that they will ever be able to secure convictions.
All time
Cameron says he had 'big investment' in Greensill Capital but denies that motivated his intense lobbying
Cameron placed calls and sent dozens of texts and emails to ministers and senior officials as tried to win access to Covid support programmes.
Explainer: The Greensill affair, 'a return of Tory sleaze' and how Ted Hastings could sort it all out
A former Prime Minister is causing trouble for the current one.
Boris Johnson launches independent review amid David Cameron lobbying row
The probe will examine how government contracts were secured by Greensill Capital.
Cameron says Johnson must 'compromise more' if he wants to avoid no-deal Brexit
“Boris is compromising and I suspect may have to move a bit more. And the EU should compromise too.”
'Buckingham Palace displeased' at David Cameron's queen comments
David Cameron said that he asked the queen to “raise an eyebrow” about Scottish independence before the 2014 vote.
The Guardian apologises for editorial which said David Cameron felt 'privileged pain' over death of his young son
The Guardian says the article “fell far short of our standards”.
Cameron condemns Leave 'liars' while Johnson says Britain 'just like Incredible Hulk'
Extracts of Cameron’s book published today reveal a disdain for Johnson and others from the Leave campaign.
David Cameron: Second Brexit referendum 'can't be ruled out'
In an interview with The Times, the former PM said he thinks about 2016′s referendum result “every day” .
Donald Tusk says he told David Cameron that promising an EU referendum was 'stupid'
In a BBC documentary, Tusk said that “paradoxically, David Cameron became the real victim of his own victory”.
Ex-No 10 Brexit spokesperson: 'Brexit has made the rest of the UK more like Northern Ireland'
Matthew O’Toole spoke about where Brexit goes from here, and how it’s made the rest of the UK more like Northern Ireland.
Widow of murdered Belfast solicitor to call for public inquiry at UK Supreme Court today
Pat Finucane was murdered in front of his family by Loyalist paramilitaries in February 1989.
International politicians pay tribute to 'strong leader' and 'good friend' Kenny
Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron said Kenny was “a strong leader for Ireland”.
I'm off: David Cameron resigns as an MP with immediate effect
Cameron said he’d remain as an MP just two months ago, and his sudden change of heart has prompted speculation that it may be down to differences with Theresa May.
'I was the future once': Cameron echoes own comments to Blair in last parliament session
“I will watch these exchanges from the back benches,” Cameron said. “I will miss the roar of the crowd.”
What will Theresa May as British Prime Minister mean for Ireland?
David Cameron’s successor previously predicted post-Brexit border controls across Ireland, affecting the common travel area
Why are so many British politicians resigning?
Julien Mercille looks at the decisions of Nigel Farage, David Cameron and Boris Johnson to move out of the spotlight.
Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters march in London
The march went past Downing Street — where demonstrators shouted ‘Shame on you’ aimed at outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron.
Boris Johnson is NOT running for Conservative party leader
Not too many people saw this coming.
'For heaven's sake man, go': Cameron tears into Corbyn as Labour chaos continues
Both leaders could be on the way out, as Corbyn endures a massive revolt from his MPs.
Nicola Sturgeon on way to Brussels to defend Scotland's place in the EU
David Cameron will not attend a meeting of EU leaders as they discuss the Brexit fallout.
EU leaders are looking for a quick divorce from David Cameron
The summit will be a chance for the Taoiseach to underline Ireland’s specific interests and concerns.
David Cameron's six years as prime minister will be solely remembered for this referendum defeat
David Cameron’s stint as prime minister has come to an unedifying end, dogged by the Europe question, writes Neale Richmond.
Talking Brexit: The best quotes from a day of shock and awe
Today’s referendum result is possibly the most seismic event in British history for 70 years.
There's been an increase in queries about Irish passports today
People have been contacting the Passport Service to ask if they are entitled to a passport following the Brexit result.
Brexit: Why Britain voted to leave the EU
If you’re struggling to understand how Brexit happened, here’s what the Leave side promised voters.
David Cameron is resigning as UK Prime Minister
He announced his resignation hours after the UK voted to leave the European Union.
Brexit: What happens now?
The Leave vote, a surprise to many, will trigger a series of events in the EU.
'Nobody knows what's going to happen': Rival sides make final push ahead of Brexit vote
The Remain camp has the slimmest possible lead – 51% versus 49% support for the Leave side.
"We've lost one of our very best" - UK parliament reconvenes to honour Jo Cox
The House of Commons was recalled especially to honour the Labour MP, who was murdered in her constituency last week.
Enda Kenny will NOT be meeting David Cameron this week
The Taoiseach was due to meet the UK Prime Minister this Friday.
The Brexit voter deadline is being extended - and the 'Leave' side is livid
Hundreds of thousands tried to register online to vote at the last minute, which caused the site to crash.
Student who called out David Cameron for 'waffling': 'I don't care if I was rude.'
Last night’s Sky News Brexit debate got heated.
The gloves are off: Boris Johnson compares EU to Hitler in latest Brexit twist
June’s referendum is still too close to call.