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# David Cameron

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# Said and done
Proper title and people's bedrooms: The week in quotes
“We also need to stay out of people’s bedrooms. The party that is for small government shouldn’t be over-reaching into people’s private lives.”
# United Kingdom
Cameron to make long-awaited speech on Britain's EU role this week
The British Prime Minister is expected to commit to holding a referendum on European Union membership after the next general election.
# Algeria
Algeria: Details sought on missing hostages as Britain confirms deaths
British prime minister David Cameron has confirmed that three Britons are dead and another three are presumed dead as other governments scramble for information on their citizens.
# Your Say
Poll: If the UK quits the European Union, should Ireland follow?
Britain is revisiting its relationship with Brussels – and a poll says a third of us believe if they go, so should we.
Aaron McKenna: Our nearest neighbour may leave the EU. Here’s why.
The bureaucracy, waste and profligacy of the EU repulses many people, writes Aaron McKenna – so is it any surprise the UK might want to exit?
# Algeria
Algerians still pursuing 'terrorists' at gas field: Cameron
Cameron said he was “disappointed” to have not been informed in advance of the assault on the plant
# hostage crisis
Cameron warns of ‘bad news ahead’ as he cancels EU speech over Algeria crisis
The cancellation comes as the hostage crisis in Algeria continues.
# high and dry
Radiohead will "sue the sh*t" out of David Cameron if he uses their music
David Cameron also likes Lana Del Ray and The Smiths.
# Horse Meat
David Cameron call for investigation into horse meat
However the British Prime Minister said ultimately retailers have to be responsible for what they sell and where it came from.
# Britain
Cameron's deputy warns of uncertainty over Europe
The British Prime Minister hopes to negotiate fundamental changes in his country’s membership of the European Union.
# EU
British withdrawal from the EU would be 'rocking the boat' - Gilmore
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore was speaking on Sky News this morning about the ongoing debate within the UK with regards to their membership of the EU.
# UK
British business leaders warn Cameron over risks of EU exit
Cameron has expressed a desire to renegotiate the conditions of its membership with the 27-country bloc.
# falklands
'The Sun' places ad in Argentinian paper defending Falklands policy
The tabloid has advertised in an English-language newspaper telling Argentina’s president: ‘Hands off.’
# falklands
British PM refuses demands to return Falkland Islands to Argentina
David Cameron has today dismissed a renewed call by Argentine President Cristina Kirchner for Britain to return the disputed Falkland Islands.
# review 2012
'A logistical, logarithmic progression' : The year in 46 quotes
“It’s clear that people are pissed off with us as a government” and 45 other quotes that tell the story of 2012.
# Odd Couples
8 of the weirdest meetings of 2012
From Lady Gaga hanging out with Julian Assange to Tupac Shakur’s Coachella performance, here’s our shortlist of the stranger celebrity and political encounters of the year.
# Said and done
Latin phrases and Rocky: The week in quotes
“Acta non verba!”
# UK
UKIP rises in polls to become UK's third largest party
Polls for a number of British papers show Nigel Farage’s party enjoying 14 per cent of the vote, an all-time high.
# Pat Finucane
Gerry Adams urges Taoiseach: put pressure on for full Pat Finucane inquiry
The Sinn Féin leader said the Irish government ‘needs to shift into a higher gear in support of the Finucane family, who want a public inquiry into the death of Pat finucane.
# finucane
Government "strongly disagrees" with decision not to conduct public Finucane inquiry
Speaking in the Dáil today both Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said they would continue to seek a public inquiry.
# Pat Finucane
Report on Pat Finucane murder uncovers "shocking levels" of state collusion
David Cameron said that the report found that Pat Finucane could still be alive today had it not been for state involvement.
# Northern Ireland
Report on Pat Finucane murder to be published today
The family of the murdered Belfast lawyer want a full public inquiry into the circumstances surrounding his death in 1989.
# world of celebs
The Dredge: MORTO for you Lindsay Lohan and David Cameron
All of the day’s celebrity dirt, right here.
# Leveson report
Cameron says independent watchdog is needed urgently
The British PM met with editors and executives at 10 Downing Street to push them to set up a new independent regulatory body.
# Succession
Explainer: How royal children fit into the line to the British throne
Contrary to misconception, women CAN be heirs to the throne – it’s just that the boys go first. Until now, that is.
# Your Say
Poll: Are you interested in William and Kate's royal baby?
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s child will be the third in line to the throne – but are you bothered?
# Royal baby
Royal baby: William and Kate are having a baby
The Duchess of Cambridge is currently in hospital with a severe form of morning sickness.
# Nostalgia
Leveson report into UK press standards to be published this afternoon
The report from the first part of the inquiry will be available from 1.30pm
Farage wants foster children returned to UKIP party members
Three children, who are EU migrants, have been removed from the home of a Rotherham couple who are members of UKIP, which the council said is a ‘racist party’.
# EU Budget
Taoiseach and EU leaders gathering for budget summit
EU leaders are to spend the day and probably tomorrow discussing their budget for the next seven years.
# It's Official
Enniskillen confirmed as location for G8 summit
The world’s most powerful leaders will descend on Fermanagh on 17 and 18 June next year.
# UK
UK broadcasters warned over "witch hunt"
David Cameron warned warned the media and the public of the danger of shredding the reputations of innocent figures.
# Syria
Syria's Assad refuses to flee: 'I'll live and die in Syria'
The beleaguered Syrian president is defiant, telling Russian TV: “I am not a puppet, I was not made by the West”.
# Syria
Syrian rebels make new push into capital Damascus
The regime stronghold of Damascus has seen a surge in violence this week with some of the fiercest clashes in months.
# Leveson
More texts between David Cameron and Rebekah Brooks emerge
In the texts, Cameron praises a horse he rode while Brooks tells him that she cried during his speech at a Conservative Party conference.
# plebgate
Chief whip of Cameron government resigns over 'plebs' comment
Chief whip Andrew Mitchell tendered his resignation to David Cameron this evening after he was accused of calling police officers at 10 Downing Street ‘plebs’.
# activist
Pakistani girl shot by Taliban arrives in UK for treatment
Malala Yousafzai is being treated for a damaged skull in a highly specialised unit in Birmingham.
# Scotland
Scottish independence: Will they stay or will they go?
David Cameron will sign a deal with Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond later, outlining plans for a referendum on Scottish independence.
# Hillsborough disaster
The Hillsborough documents: What we've learned so far
An examination of the report and 450,000 documents released by the Hillsborough Independent Panel has shed new light on the stadium disaster, a discredited scrutiny of evidence, and the conduct of a senior police officer.