10 Downing Street


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10 Downing Street

The address of the residence of the prime minister of the United Kingdom, used by extension to refer to the prime minister or the current UK government. Primarily heard in UK. Swift condemnation of the attack has come from 10 Downing Street, the White House, and the Kremlin.
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To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Archibald Primary was invited to attend 10 Downing Street to take part in workshops on Hamlet, meet MPs and have a tour of the building.
10 Downing Street may have been up to the standards of the early years of the century before last, but it is certainly not up to housing standards needed by the elected head of the UK in the 21st century.
Speaking during a podcast on the 10 Downing Street website, Mr Brown said: "We are announcing measures to make credit and store card companies clean up their act to get you a fairer deal.
They're supporters of clubs nationwide, armed with a 35,000-strong petition which they will hand in at 10 Downing Street, demanding that all official documents relating to the Hillsborough disaster be put in the public domain.
They were joined at 10 Downing Street by Philip Davies, MP for Shipley and a supporter of the campaign, and former betting shop manager Lili Huang, now William Hill's e-gaming representative.
Not to be outdone, an English doctor said: "We can take an a*** out of Scotland, put him in 10 Downing Street and have half the country looking for work within 24 hours.
Speaking at 10 Downing Street before his departure for Paris, Mr Brown said: "I will be proposing a pounds 12 billion small business fund, so that small businesses in our country and the rest of Europe can get money immediately so that they can continue to employ staff and continue to provide services.
The house value of 10 Downing Street has soared by more than pounds 750,000 in the past decade and could now be worth pounds 2.
Chancellor Gordon Brown has been trying to get his foot in the door of 10 Downing Street for years.
30, 1938, Neville Chamberlain, the prime minister of Great Britain, stood before a cheering crowd in front of 10 Downing Street and said, ``My good friends, this is the second time in our history that there has come back from Germany to Downing Street peace with honor.
After months of speculation new Home Secretary Reid has confirmed to close colleagues he will prevent Chancellor Brown's automatic "coronation" to No 10 Downing Street.
If the United Kingdom government wants the voluntary sector to play a greater role in delivering health and social services, it should be offering better contractual conditions than it has to date, the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organizations told Prime Minister Tony Blair in a conference convened at 10 Downing Street.
He has sipped tea at 10 Downing Street and caught a steam train in Outer Mongolia.
Quite recently, British Prime Minister Tony Blair met a former child migrant at 10 Downing Street and `apologized' for child migration.
Unions protest, staff and performers demonstrate outside 10 Downing Street, dancers investigate breaking away from ROH control to form an independent company.