The British government has been trying to play down a rift between the two coalition parties over new counter-terrorism measures that are due to be announced this afternoon. Ten Downing Street, the official residence of the Prime Minister,...Show More Summary
When it rains, it pours. It pours down streets, into sewers, and often right into people's basements. What if we could flood the abandoned basements and spare the occupied ones? Milwaukee has a novel sewer solution that just might be a silver lining in the foreclosure crisis. Read more...
Downing Street has announced that David Cameron is returning to Westminster from his holiday. A Number 10 spokesperson said: ‘If true, the brutal murder of James Foley is shocking and… Continue reading The post Breaking: David Cameron returns to Downing Street after journalist beheaded appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
That there are just two weeks now until MPs return from summer recess to discuss Britain’s response to the events in Iraq, Palestine and Syria will give Downing Street some… Continue reading The post David Cameron: Britain is not going to get involved in another war in Iraq appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
In the shadow of major Gaza protests in London, campaigners will tomorrow stage what they hope will be a large scale anti-ISIS demonstration in the UK capital. Following this week's action outside Number 10 Downing Street, Britain'sShow More Summary
Downing Street has been accused of misleading the public about the CV of a major Tory donor who was given a peerage, according to the Independent. Jewellery magnate Ranbir Singh Suri, was elevated to the House of Lords on the personal recommendation of the Prime Minister. Show More Summary
LONDON, United Kingdom – Yesterday evening saw over one hundred anti-ISIS protesters congregate outside Downing Street in London, the residence and office of the British Prime Minister. Breitbart London interviewed a number of the protesters...Show More Summary
Labour's seven percent lead in an ICM poll yesterday could be enough to put Ed Miliband in 10 Downing Street next year, according to analysis by Mike Smithson of Political Betting. Smithson points to a pattern in polling over the past...Show More Summary
Downing Street remains resolute that there will not be a recall of Parliament over the situation in Iraq. But Conor Burns, a Tory backbencher who resigned as a ministerial aide… Continue reading The post ‘These people want a holocaust’: pressure grows on PM for recall over Iraq appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
I was involved in a very minor spat on Twitter last week. On the day Forest and the Hands Off Our Packs campaign delivered 53,000 letters to Downing Street opposing plain packaging of tobacco, journalist Pat Long tweeted: Corporate stooges...Show More Summary
News just in that George Osborne’s cat, Freya, was hit by a car outside Downing Street last night, and is currently at the vets. Freya is famous for her love of hunting… Continue reading The post The nine lives of Freya, the Chancellor’s cat appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Baroness Sayeeda Warsi knows how to make a dashing entrance. As the first Muslim woman of Pakistani decent to serve in the British cabinet, she strolled down Downing Street in a pink shalwaar kameez for her first meeting. That was aShow More Summary
Credits: Rob Stothard/Getty Images Alt Text: Baroness Warsi leaving Downing Street How to ruin a prime minister's holiday: walk out on principle and get other Tories to take your side Column The Mole Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 9:58am There...Show More Summary
Credits: Rob Stothard/Getty Images Alt Text: Baroness Warsi leaving Downing Street Warsi steps down in protest at the government's 'morally indefensible' policy in the Middle East First Reaction Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 1:11pm Baroness...Show More Summary
UK Prime Minister David Cameron played host to the first ever tech startup pitch event at his residence yesterday, entertaining 10 high-growth tech companies, venture capitalists, angel investors and invited guests on a hot Summer’s day in London. Show More Summary
It’s quite something when Gordon Brown’s former spin doctor, Damian McBride, attacks you as Labour Party leader for being a bit pointless. After years of coveting the top in 10 Downing Street, Gordo was infamous for not really knowing what to do with it. Having finally pushed Tony Blair out the door, Brown muttered something [...]
Britain's relationship with the European Union needs to change, says David Cameron. But in what way? Thus far we have had a conspicuous lack of detail. Hints from Downing Street suggest that PM might look to tackle benefit tourism. Good. Or curb the power of human rights judges. Great. And end the "ever closer union". [...]
A former Labour spin doctor has claimed that Ed Miliband wasted his time meeting Barack Obama, and should have seen State Governors instead. Damian McBride, who worked in Downing Street under Prime Minister Gordon Brown, wrote in the Times that stage managed meetings with the President tell Britain nothing about "real America". Show More Summary
It is the Sunday after the reshuffle before. Today’s papers are brimming with post reshuffle stories; and not of the kind that Downing Street will like. The Mail on Sunday… Continue reading The post The Notting Hill set is no more appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Lord Palmerston was our last Whig prime minister, and probably the most ebullient patriot ever to have occupied 10 Downing Street. When a French Ambassador politely told him, "If I had not been born French, I should wish to have been born British," Palmerston replied, "If I had not been born British, I should wish [...]