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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. Swift condemnation of the attack has come from Downing Street, the White House, and the Kremlin.
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A MAN was being questioned by police yesterday after a car ploughed into the gates of Downing Street.
I am proud to support her as her business partner, husband and friend," said Douglass Kirchdorfer, Co-Owner, Downing Street Garage.
The Downing Street visit hit the headlines this week when footage emerged of Tuilagi making the bunny ears gesture.
DOWNING STREET TRIP: Campaigners from Guru Nanak Parkash Gurdwara, in Harnall Lane West, Coventry get ready to set off to London to protest against alleged human rights abuses in India
But Labour has written to Cabinet Secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood calling for Downing Street to release in full accounts of what was said as well as investigate the incident.
The MP for Sutton Coldfield apologised in a statement, which read: "On Wednesday night I attempted to leave Downing Street via the main gate, something I have been allowed to do many times before.
Marie and Ragni Gilbert from Woods Farm Christmas Trees with the Nordman fir tree which will be delivered to number 11 Downing Street
He said public works officials have concluded that most motorists using the closed section of Downing Street as a cut through from Main Street to Park Avenue, and reverse, will find a more direct alternate route that will not include minor neighborhood streets.
There is a lot more to still sort out as they have not really given much thought to what they'd do if we got into Downing Street.
And as part of the demonstration, Mrs Cave, Mr Johnson's wife Kath and Kevin's fiance Adele Brett were allowed through the Downing Street security cordon to deliver a section of the hefty petition to Number 10.
But Downing Street simply say they can find no record of ever having received such a letter and that "consequently the Prime Minister knows nothing about (it).
Mr Blair's wife Cherie revealed the incredible story to guests at a Downing Street reception for homeless charity Centrepoint last week.
EX-BOXING champ Chris Eubank was released on police bail after being arrested for possessing a bladed instrument during a one-man protest in Downing Street.
Photo Opportunity - 2pm, 10 Downing Street, London WC1
THE iron barriers which keep tourists out of Downing Street are set to be torn down.