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# David Cameron

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A week of gaffes for British politicians
David Cameron himself is the latest to have to apologise for an ill-advised and offensive remark.
13 fabulously cringetastic moments of the year
Politicians in particular excelled at making a show of themselves – even when they are not intending to.
iPrime Minister: David Cameron to get his own iPad app
What would you get the Prime Minister who has everything? Well his own app of course…
14 game-changing moments of 2011
These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…
Queen's visit to Ireland a 'gamechanger' - Cameron
The British PM pays tribute to the Queen’s State Visit in a documentary tonight.
Czechs pay tribute as former president Vaclav Havel laid to rest
Foreign leaders including Nicolas Sarkozy, David Cameron and Hillary Clinton are among those present at Vaclav Havel’s funeral.
UK MP sacked after attending "Nazi" stag party
Aidan Burley was sacked after he “behaved in a manner which is offensive and foolish” by attending a friend’s Nazi-themed stag party.
Draft EU deal could commit Ireland to austerity for a decade
The first draft of the agreement reached last week could force Ireland to take billions more out of each Budget for years.
UK to play observer role in fiscal union negotiations
The UK is to “engage constructively” with other European countries over plans to create a greater fiscal union within the EU – despite its decision not to take part in the agreement itself.
DUP MPs warn that EU deal may hit Ireland's corporation tax
Ian Paisley Jr and Nigel Dodds tell the House of Commons that Ireland will face further pressure to raise the 12.5 per cent rate.
Noonan to meet Osborne amid concerns over Britain's EU isolation
The fallout of Cameron’s decision to use a veto in EU negotiations on a new treaty continued last night as Clegg and the Lib Dems refused to back the PM in a Commons vote.
Column: Why David Cameron made the right decision...
Those in the eurozone are facing a ‘lost decade’, writers former trader Nick Leeson – and who would want to hand over more policy-making power to the managers of that crisis?
Barroso hails Euro deal - but slams UK's "impossible" demands
European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso says last week’s deal is a compromise of ’27 minus’, not of ’17 plus’.
Cameron defends veto on EU deal, says he negotiated in 'good faith'
The opposition said he lost but the prime minister insisted he was defending his country’s interests over his veto of the EU deal.
Cameron to face Commons grilling after Clegg attacks EU veto
David Cameron will defend using his veto to the House of Commons – which his deputy prime minister said was “bad for Britain”.
Gilmore suggests referendum may not be needed for EU deal
The Tánaiste also said that it was “not in Ireland’s interest” to see Britain isolated in the EU over the deal.
Financial transactions tax would be bad for Ireland - FF
Fianna Fáil’s finance spokesperson has warned that jobs could be at risk if Ireland had to adopt the tax while Britain opts out.
Gallery: 'Bye-Bye England' - how the world's press saw the EU deal
There were some, er, strong views on show in the British and German media…
Germany insists EU deal will crack crisis - as Britain fears isolation
There have been mixed reactions to the landmark EU deal – but UK PM David Cameron received a “hero’s welcome” from Conservative MPs after rejecting it.
The Daily Fix: Friday
In tonight’s Fix: A deal for Europe but not for the UK; bad news for commuters; good news for soccer fans; and an X Factor meltdown like you’ve never seen before.
What's in the new EU deal - and what does it mean for Ireland?
We try to cut through the legal language and figure out precisely what 26 EU members have signed up to in Brussels.
Hungary may adopt new EU deal - with UK veto the only obstacle to Treaty change
Hungary may now also sign up to the deal agreed by euro members overnight – leaving the UK as the only EU member outside it.
In full: the deal struck by 26 of the 27 EU members
The full text of the deal adopted by euro members, and by at least six – and potentially nine – of the other 10 EU members.
UK and Hungary veto plans for EU Treaty change after all-night talks
Overnight talks in Brussels fail to reach a deal, with at least 23 countries instead signing up to a ‘fiscal compact’.
EU leaders head to Brussels for make-or-break euro summit
Over a dozen heads of state – including Enda Kenny and Angela Merkel – will meet in Marseille before the crisis summit.
EU plans to end debt crisis could be adopted ‘without treaty change’ – Kenny
The Taoiseach confirms that proposals put forward by Herman van Rompuy include options which would bypass a referendum.
Olympic opening and closing ceremonies to cost £7m per hour
David Cameron is reported to have personally intervened to double the budget for the four events to over £80m.
Blatter says sorry for racism comments, refuses to resign
“I cannot resign. Why should I? To leave would be totally unfair and not compatible with my fighting spirit, my character, my energy.”
Watch: David Cameron impersonates Australian PM
Seemingly Julia Gillard uses the term “sheilas”.
James Murdoch to appear before MPs to answer more hacking questions
Murdoch is due to answer questions about evidence he gave in July which has subsequently been contradicted.
Cameron blasts "absurd" FIFA for poppy ban
English FA plan a host of alternative remembrance efforts after FIFA tells them that players can’t wear the poppy on their jerseys.
Cameron threatens to cut aid to 'anti-gay' countries
British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that he want to see countries which receive aid “adhering to proper human rights”.
"Outdated" succession law set to be changed
A change in succession laws in Commonwealth countries means male heirs no longer can take the throne ahead of their older sisters.
Street gangs not to blame for UK riots, analysis shows
Most of those who joined the violence and looting were from Britain’s most deprived areas, suggesting that poverty could be at the root of problems.
UK Commons to vote on EU referendum
The motion is expected to be rejected – however it is causing serious strain within the Conservative party, with dozens of members expected to defy the party whip on the issue.
"Wow...huh...": how the world reacted to Gaddafi's death
Hillary Clinton, Ban Ki Moon and Eamon Gilmore have been among those reacting to the death of Muammar Gaddafi in Sirte today.
British PM urged to apologise for 'one of the biggest injustices of the 20th century'
A parliamentary debate on the Hillsborough disaster ended with an agreement that all government documents relating to the disaster would be released.