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Monday 6 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# David Cameron

All time
# downing st catwalk
The most preposterous bits of the Daily Mail's sexist cabinet reshuffle coverage
Experience? Check! Political know-how? Check! Bare thighs? Check!
# cheerio
Cameron 'culls middle-aged men' from cabinet, as William Hague says goodbye
The Tory Prime Minister is trying to solve his “women problem.”
# Westminster
British Government expected to launch child sex abuse investigation
The Home Office has admitted that 114 official files relating to claims of child abuse have been lost or destroyed.
# In Foggy london Town
Sinn Féin delegation to meet British leaders in London
The group is looking for a compromise on issues in the North ahead of marching season.
# Peace
Adams: This British government has not been positively engaged in peace process
Party leaders in Northern Ireland have agreed to intensive talks next week but Sinn Féin said the Irish government needs to be positively engaged for it to work.
# Religion
Britain slams 'barbaric' death sentence given to pregnant woman in Sudan
The Christian woman was sentenced to death for apostasy, for her religious choice, last month and gave birth in prison earlier this week.
# bring back our girls
David Cameron told to "shut up" on telly, then ripped to shreds on Twitter
The British PM appeared on the Andrew Marr show this morning and spoke about the Nigerian kidnappings.
# invaluable advice
7 top tips for taking the perfect political selfie
Because it’s about more than just saying cheese.
# legs out
8 unbelievably dull pictures of David Cameron on his holidays
Slow news day. No, really.
# indyref
"It's about putting Scotland's future in Scotland's hand." - Yes campaign looking to close referendum gap
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond is using his party’s conference to court Labour voters.
# State Visit
Here's everything that happened on day two of Michael D's State visit to the UK
A trip to Downing Street, a meeting with Boris Johnson, another extravagant banquet and several other things the President got up to on day two of his State visit to the UK.
# State Visit
'I'm so pleased to be here': President Higgins meets David Cameron at Downing Street
The President was greeted outside Downing Street by Prime Minister Cameron this lunchtime.
# State Visit
Enda and Dave on tour: Taoiseach suggests joint trade mission with Cameron
Enda Kenny told business leaders in London that he discussed the possibility of a joint trade mission with David Cameron at last night’s State banquet.
# posh nosh
What's on the menu at this evening's state banquet?
Here’s what President Higgins, the Queen, Terry Wogan, and other assembled guests of lesser importance will be tucking into…
# historic first
'A closeness and warmth that once seemed unachieveble': Higgins' address to Westminster
In a speech to both Houses of Parliament, the President told members that Ireland and the UK “now look at each other through trusting eyes of mutual respect and shared commitments”.
# State Visit
Touchdown: The President has arrived in the UK as historic State visit begins
Michael D Higgins has a busy few days ahead of him…
# rip-off
David Cameron wants the price of England's €109 World Cup jersey lowered
Nike have received a backlash from fans since its release last week and the British Prime Minister isn’t happy either.
# i do
First gay marriage takes place in England and Wales
Same-sex couples who were married abroad are now recognised under the new law in England and Wales.
# RIP
UK politician Tony Benn has died aged 88
The left-wing activist was an MP for almost 50 years.
# Northern Ireland
Tánaiste admits 'on-the-runs' controversy has 'derailed' progress in the North
Eamon Gilmore told the Dáil that talks on the contentious issues of flags, parades and the past were “derailed” after the release of John Downey.
# i just called
Cameron calls Putin and the Russian President says he wants "diplomatic solution"
David Cameron called Vladimir Putin as it was announced that the Ukrainian PM will meet Barack Obama on Wednesday.
# Hold the phone
David Cameron responds to Patrick Stewart's Twitter slag
Sadly, it’s not funny at all. Poor Dave.
# David Cameron
David Cameron on the phone inspires greatest Twitter reaction ever
Can you hold for Patrick Stewart?
# Downing Street
Senior aide to David Cameron resigns after being arrested for child porn
Patrick Rock, 62, was arrested a few hours after Downing Street reported the alleged offence.
# indyref
What both sides are saying in Scotland's great debate
There are 200 days to go.
# on the run
On-the-run letters scheme slammed as 'secret postal service for the IRA'
“The days of side deals, shabby deals and secret deals should be well and truly over,” SDLP member Alban Maginness told the Northern Ireland National Assembly today.
# Hyde Park
Gilmore: We can never forget the terrible events that occurred during the Troubles
The Tánaiste was responding to news that a judge will review a covert deal that allowed IRA suspects to escape prosecution.
# will he stay or go
Cameron orders review of secret IRA deal after Peter Robinson’s resignation threat
The Northern Ireland Assembly is to be recalled tomorrow to discuss Peter Robinson’s concerns about protection for IRA suspects.
# Working Class Tory
British Tories now want to be known as the 'Workers' Party'
No, really…
# back of the net
British pubs could stay open late for the World Cup
David Cameron has ordered a ‘rethink’ on opening times during England’s World Cup games.
# Davos
British exit from EU wouldn't give Taoiseach a headache
The Taoiseach also dismissed suggestions that he would take up a role in the EU instead of leading Fine Gael into the 2016 general election.
# SNOWDEN
More Snowden revelations: NSA collected almost 200 million texts a day
The secret operation, codenamed ‘Dishfire’, used the messages to extract data on the location, contact networks and credit card details of mobile users.
# tensions
Polish Minister criticises David Cameron over immigrant comments
The British Prime Minister had said that existing benefit rules for EU workers from eastern Europe were a “monumental mistake” – but Poland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs disagrees.
# No deal
Kenny and Cameron unite in ‘disappointment’ after failure of Haass talks
Both leaders discussed the matter this morning and urged all sides to focus on the common ground agreed during the process.
# 1988
Lockerbie bombing victims remembered on 25th anniversary
“You have shown that terrorist acts cannot crush the human spirit. That is why terrorism will never prevail.”
# fallen soldiers
Pics: Enda Kenny and David Cameron honour war dead in Belgium
The Irish and British leaders paid tribute to soldiers who lost their lives in World War I.
# Memorial
Enda Kenny and David Cameron to visit World War I memorials in Belgium
Enda Kenny is in Belgium to attend the first EU Summit since Ireland’s exit of the bailout.
# Scotland
The 11 main points of Scotland's blueprint for independence
The country’s First Minister unveiled detailed proposals ahead of next year’s referendum.
# Breaking Up
Scottish Government to reveal 'landmark' independence plan
The 670-page ‘white paper’ on independence is being unveiled today ahead of next September’s historic referendum.