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Obama, Hollande meet before G8

Obama, Hollande meet before G8

CAMP DAVID, Md., May 18 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande met Friday before the Group of Eight summit, sharing views on Iran and cheeseburgers.
Stocks fall amid Spain bank fears

Stocks fall amid Spain bank fears

MADRID, May 18 (UPI) -- Fear of what lies beneath a succession of downgrades of Spanish banks drove markets downward in Europe and elsewhere, with warnings that a U.K. subsidiary of Santander group might be also be at risk.
David Cameron: Eurozone 'at a crossroads'

David Cameron: Eurozone 'at a crossroads'

MANCHESTER, England, May 17 (UPI) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday Europe's 2008 financial crisis "never really went away" and urged the purchase of "eurobonds."

Report: U.S.-Britain relationship weakened

WASHINGTON, May 15 (UPI) -- Cuts in the British military budget threaten the "special relationship" with the United States, a report by a U.S. think tank said Tuesday.

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French with money make plans to relocate

French with money make plans to relocate

PARIS, May 13 (UPI) -- France's national election will mean a change of residence for many more French than simply outgoing President Nicolas Sarkozy, a real estate firm says.
Cameron auctions beloved cricket bat

Cameron auctions beloved cricket bat

LONDON, May 12 (UPI) -- An autographed cricket bat British Prime Minister David Cameron called his most prized possession has been auctioned off for charity, The Daily Telegraph said.
Former Murdoch exec speaks before inquiry

Former Murdoch exec speaks before inquiry

LONDON, May 11 (UPI) -- A former executive with Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper subsidiary testified in a judicial inquiry into press ethics arising from a phone-hacking scandal.

Job reviews on tap for civil servants

LONDON, May 11 (UPI) -- British politicians say they're preparing a complete overhaul of Britain's civil service to change the culture.
Cameron's former PR man testifies

Cameron's former PR man testifies

LONDON, May 10 (UPI) -- Britain's phone hacking panel heard testimony Thursday about personal ties between newspaper executives and British Prime Minister David Cameron.
Pakistani PM denies country hid bin Laden

Pakistani PM denies country hid bin Laden

LONDON, May 10 (UPI) -- Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has rejected claims his country sheltered Osama bin Laden or knew he was living there.

Tory, Lib Dem leaders to defend coalition

LONDON, May 8 (UPI) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, under pressure from their own parties, plan a push-back Tuesday.
After me, the deluge

After me, the deluge

STRASBOURG, France, May 7 (UPI) -- Nicolas Sarkozy has narrowly lost the Presidency after a single term, but his Socialist party successor, Francis Hollande, has not won a mandate.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 6, 2012.
By United Press International

Boris Johnson wins in London

LONDON, May 5 (UPI) -- Boris Johnson won a second term Friday as mayor of London, defeating former Mayor Ken Livingstone by 3 percentage points.
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United States President Barack Obama holds a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, July 20, 2010. UPI/Ron Sachs/Pool
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David William Donald Cameron (pronunciation: /ˈkæmərən/; born 9 October 1966) is the current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the Civil Service and Leader of the Conservative Party. Cameron represents Witney as its Member of Parliament (MP).

Cameron studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at Oxford, gaining a first class honours degree. He then joined the Conservative Research Department and became Special Adviser to Norman Lamont, and then to Michael Howard. He was Director of Corporate Affairs at Carlton Communications for seven years.

A first candidacy for Parliament at Stafford in 1997 ended in defeat, but Cameron was elected in 2001 as the Member of Parliament for the Oxfordshire constituency of Witney. He was promoted to the Opposition front bench two years later, and rose rapidly to become head of policy co-ordination during the 2005 general election campaign. With a public image of a young, moderate candidate who would appeal to young voters, he won the Conservative leadership election in 2005.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "David Cameron."
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