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David Cameron: I can run U.K. on my Blackberry

David Cameron: I can run U.K. on my Blackberry

LONDON, Aug. 21 (UPI) --U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron is receiving some criticism after he said he could run the country from his Blackberry.
Aileen Graef
David Cameron: 'Increasingly likely' jihadist in Foley video is British citizen

David Cameron: 'Increasingly likely' jihadist in Foley video is British citizen

LONDON, Aug. 20 (UPI) --U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron said Wednesday that the jihadist who beheaded American journalist James Foley is likely a British citizen.
Aileen Graef
David Cameron: Murder of journalist James Foley is 'depraved'

David Cameron: Murder of journalist James Foley is 'depraved'

LONDON, Aug. 20 (UPI) --U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron is returning from vacation early after video surfaced showing the murder of journalist James Foley.
Aileen Graef
Britain pardons World War II code-breaker castrated for homosexuality

Britain pardons World War II code-breaker castrated for homosexuality

LONDON, Aug. 19 (UPI) --Queen Elizabeth has officially pardoned Alan Turing, the renowned World War II British code-breaker convicted of homosexuality and who later committed suicide.
JC Finley
Russia calls Ukrainian destruction of military convoy fanciful

Russia calls Ukrainian destruction of military convoy fanciful

MOSCOW, Aug. 15 (UPI) --Russia refuted the Ukrainian government's assertion that it destroyed a Russian military convoy that had trespassed into Ukraine.
JC Finley
Palestinian negotiator: Israel must be held accountable for alleged war crimes

Palestinian negotiator: Israel must be held accountable for alleged war crimes

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Aug. 15 (UPI) --Palestinian leaders are prepared to take Israel to international court over alleged "war crimes," a veteran Palestinian diplomat said.
Ed Adamczyk
Russian military convoy that entered Ukraine partially destroyed

Russian military convoy that entered Ukraine partially destroyed

KIEV, Ukraine, Aug. 15 (UPI) --The Ukrainian government announced Friday that a Russian military convoy that illegally entered eastern Ukraine on Thursday has been partially destroyed.
JC Finley
Britain reiterates focus on humanitarian relief in Iraq, not military

Britain reiterates focus on humanitarian relief in Iraq, not military

LONDON, Aug. 13 (UPI) --Britain will retain its focus on humanitarian relief efforts in Iraq, the office of Prime Minister David Cameron said Tuesday.
JC Finley
British PM Cameron voices support for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq

British PM Cameron voices support for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq

LONDON, Aug. 8 (UPI) --British Prime Minister David Cameron expressed his support for President Barack Obama's authorization of airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq.
JC Finley
Muslim British cabinet minister Warsi resigns

Muslim British cabinet minister Warsi resigns

LONDON, Aug. 5 (UPI) --Foreign Office Minister Sayeeda Warsi, the first female Muslim in the British cabinet, resigned Tuesday over the country's policy regarding Gaza.
Ed Adamczyk
Britain to examine arms sales to Israel

Britain to examine arms sales to Israel

LONDON, Aug. 4 (UPI) --Britain is reviewing the sale of $13.48 billion of military equipment to Israel to judge its suitability in light of the conflict in Gaza.
Ed Adamczyk
EU may buy French warships built for Russia

EU may buy French warships built for Russia

PARIS, Aug. 4 (UPI) --The European Union may acquire two Russian warships currently under construction in France, analysts say.
Ed Adamczyk
Europe notes 100th anniversary of World War I

Europe notes 100th anniversary of World War I

PARIS, July 30 (UPI) --Commemorations have begun across Europe, noting the 100th anniversary of the start of world War I.
Ed Adamczyk
London agrees to more Russian sanctions

London agrees to more Russian sanctions

LONDON, July 29 (UPI) --The British government is in agreement with its European counterparts on the need for tougher sanctions against Russia, a spokesman said Tuesday.
Daniel J. Graeber
EU closer to sanctions against Russia, Britain says

EU closer to sanctions against Russia, Britain says

LONDON , July 28 (UPI) --Tougher European Union sanctions against Russia could be announced as early as Tuesday, and could be enforced with 24 hours of an agreement.
Ed Adamczyk
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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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