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David Cameron

David Cameron

Cameron is the leader of the Conservative party and the current Prime Minister of the UK. He was first elected as an MP in 2001 and was promoted to the opposition front bench in 2003. Cameron was then elected leader of the Conservatives in 2005 and then went into a coalition government with the Liberal Democrats in 2010.

# david-cameron - Thursday 17 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge Radiohead will “sue the sh*t” out of David Cameron if he uses their music High And Dry

Radiohead will “sue the sh*t” out of David Cameron if he uses their music

David Cameron also likes Lana Del Ray and The Smiths.

# david-cameron - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie David Cameron call for investigation into horse meat Horse Meat

David Cameron call for investigation into horse meat

However the British Prime Minister said ultimately retailers have to be responsible for what they sell and where it came from.

# david-cameron - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Cameron’s deputy warns of uncertainty over Europe Britain

Cameron’s deputy warns of uncertainty over Europe

The British Prime Minister hopes to negotiate fundamental changes in his country’s membership of the European Union.

# david-cameron - Sunday 13 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie British withdrawal from the EU would be ‘rocking the boat’ – Gilmore EU

British withdrawal from the EU would be ‘rocking the boat’ – Gilmore

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore was speaking on Sky News this morning about the ongoing debate within the UK with regards to their membership of the EU.

# david-cameron - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie British business leaders warn Cameron over risks of EU exit UK

British business leaders warn Cameron over risks of EU exit

Cameron has expressed a desire to renegotiate the conditions of its membership with the 27-country bloc.

# david-cameron - Friday 4 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘The Sun’ places ad in Argentinian paper defending Falklands policy Falklands

‘The Sun’ places ad in Argentinian paper defending Falklands policy

The tabloid has advertised in an English-language newspaper telling Argentina’s president: ‘Hands off.’

# david-cameron - Thursday 3 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie British PM refuses demands to return Falkland Islands to Argentina Falklands

British PM refuses demands to return Falkland Islands to Argentina

David Cameron has today dismissed a renewed call by Argentine President Cristina Kirchner for Britain to return the disputed Falkland Islands.

# david-cameron - Sunday 30 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie ‘A logistical, logarithmic progression’ : The year in 46 quotes Review 2012 This post contains images

‘A logistical, logarithmic progression’ : The year in 46 quotes

“It’s clear that people are pissed off with us as a government” and 45 other quotes that tell the story of 2012.

# david-cameron - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge 8 of the weirdest meetings of 2012 Odd Couples

8 of the weirdest meetings of 2012

From Lady Gaga hanging out with Julian Assange to Tupac Shakur’s Coachella performance, here’s our shortlist of the stranger celebrity and political encounters of the year.

# david-cameron - Sunday 16 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Latin phrases and Rocky: The week in quotes Said And Done This post contains images

Latin phrases and Rocky: The week in quotes

“Acta non verba!”

From TheJournal.ie UKIP rises in polls to become UK’s third largest party UK

UKIP rises in polls to become UK’s third largest party

Polls for a number of British papers show Nigel Farage’s party enjoying 14 per cent of the vote, an all-time high.

# david-cameron - Friday 14 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams urges Taoiseach: put pressure on for full Pat Finucane inquiry Pat Finucane

Gerry Adams urges Taoiseach: put pressure on for full Pat Finucane inquiry

The Sinn Féin leader said the Irish government ‘needs to shift into a higher gear in support of the Finucane family, who want a public inquiry into the death of Pat finucane.

# david-cameron - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Government “strongly disagrees” with decision not to conduct public Finucane inquiry Finucane

Government “strongly disagrees” with decision not to conduct public Finucane inquiry

Speaking in the Dáil today both Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said they would continue to seek a public inquiry.

From TheJournal.ie Report on Pat Finucane murder uncovers “shocking levels” of state collusion Pat Finucane

Report on Pat Finucane murder uncovers “shocking levels” of state collusion

David Cameron said that the report found that Pat Finucane could still be alive today had it not been for state involvement.

From TheJournal.ie Report on Pat Finucane murder to be published today Northern Ireland

Report on Pat Finucane murder to be published today

The family of the murdered Belfast lawyer want a full public inquiry into the circumstances surrounding his death in 1989.

# david-cameron - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge The Dredge: MORTO for you Lindsay Lohan and David Cameron World Of Celebs

The Dredge: MORTO for you Lindsay Lohan and David Cameron

All of the day’s celebrity dirt, right here.

# david-cameron - Monday 10 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here’s the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your week.

# david-cameron - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Cameron says independent watchdog is needed urgently Leveson Report

Cameron says independent watchdog is needed urgently

The British PM met with editors and executives at 10 Downing Street to push them to set up a new independent regulatory body.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How royal children fit into the line to the British throne Succession

Explainer: How royal children fit into the line to the British throne

Contrary to misconception, women CAN be heirs to the throne – it’s just that the boys go first. Until now, that is.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you interested in William and Kate’s royal baby? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you interested in William and Kate’s royal baby?

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s child will be the third in line to the throne – but are you bothered?

# david-cameron - Monday 3 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge Royal baby: William and Kate are having a baby Royal Baby

Royal baby: William and Kate are having a baby

The Duchess of Cambridge is currently in hospital with a severe form of morning sickness.

# david-cameron - Thursday 29 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Leveson report into UK press standards to be published this afternoon Nostalgia

Leveson report into UK press standards to be published this afternoon

The report from the first part of the inquiry will be available from 1.30pm

# david-cameron - Sunday 25 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Farage wants foster children returned to UKIP party members UKIP

Farage wants foster children returned to UKIP party members

Three children, who are EU migrants, have been removed from the home of a Rotherham couple who are members of UKIP, which the council said is a ‘racist party’.

# david-cameron - Thursday 22 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach and EU leaders gathering for budget summit EU Budget

Taoiseach and EU leaders gathering for budget summit

EU leaders are to spend the day and probably tomorrow discussing their budget for the next seven years.

# david-cameron - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Enniskillen confirmed as location for G8 summit It's Official

Enniskillen confirmed as location for G8 summit

The world’s most powerful leaders will descend on Fermanagh on 17 and 18 June next year.

# david-cameron - Friday 9 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie UK broadcasters warned over “witch hunt” UK

UK broadcasters warned over “witch hunt”

David Cameron warned warned the media and the public of the danger of shredding the reputations of innocent figures.

# david-cameron - Thursday 8 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Syria’s Assad refuses to flee: ‘I’ll live and die in Syria’ Syria

Syria’s Assad refuses to flee: ‘I’ll live and die in Syria’

The beleaguered Syrian president is defiant, telling Russian TV: “I am not a puppet, I was not made by the West”.

# david-cameron - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Syrian rebels make new push into capital Damascus Syria

Syrian rebels make new push into capital Damascus

The regime stronghold of Damascus has seen a surge in violence this week with some of the fiercest clashes in months.

# david-cameron - Sunday 4 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie More texts between David Cameron and Rebekah Brooks emerge Leveson

More texts between David Cameron and Rebekah Brooks emerge

In the texts, Cameron praises a horse he rode while Brooks tells him that she cried during his speech at a Conservative Party conference.

# david-cameron - Friday 19 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Chief whip of Cameron government resigns over ‘plebs’ comment Plebgate

Chief whip of Cameron government resigns over ‘plebs’ comment

Chief whip Andrew Mitchell tendered his resignation to David Cameron this evening after he was accused of calling police officers at 10 Downing Street ‘plebs’.

# david-cameron - Monday 15 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Pakistani girl shot by Taliban arrives in UK for treatment Activist

Pakistani girl shot by Taliban arrives in UK for treatment

Malala Yousafzai is being treated for a damaged skull in a highly specialised unit in Birmingham.

From TheJournal.ie Scottish independence: Will they stay or will they go? Scotland

Scottish independence: Will they stay or will they go?

David Cameron will sign a deal with Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond later, outlining plans for a referendum on Scottish independence.

# david-cameron - Sunday 30 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The Hillsborough documents: What we’ve learned so far Hillsborough Disaster

The Hillsborough documents: What we’ve learned so far

An examination of the report and 450,000 documents released by the Hillsborough Independent Panel has shed new light on the stadium disaster, a discredited scrutiny of evidence, and the conduct of a senior police officer.

# david-cameron - Thursday 27 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Letterman springs a history quiz on David Cameron Could Do Better

Letterman springs a history quiz on David Cameron

The talk show host presented the British prime minister with a citizenship challenge.

# david-cameron - Friday 21 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Calls for Tory minister’s resignation after allegedly calling police ‘plebs’ United Kingdom

Calls for Tory minister’s resignation after allegedly calling police ‘plebs’

Conservative minister Andrew Mitchell is reported to have sworn at and called police officers ‘plebs’ earlier this week outside Downing Street and is now facing calls to resign.

# david-cameron - Sunday 16 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge 7 musicians who’ve told politicians to get their ‘mitts’ off their tunes Cease And Desist

7 musicians who’ve told politicians to get their ‘mitts’ off their tunes

Thin Lizzy have told Mitt Romney to stop using ‘The Boys are Back in Town’. What other musicians have put the foot down when it comes to politicians?

# david-cameron - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Hillsborough: MacKenzie apologises for Sun’s ‘The Truth’ headline The Lies

Hillsborough: MacKenzie apologises for Sun’s ‘The Truth’ headline

The former editor of The Sun newspaper said he was “totally misled” into running the story, families of the 96 victims of the stadium disaster said it was “too little, too late” from the “clever lowlife”.

From The Score Independent report finds police changed Hillsborough statements to deflect blame JFT96

Independent report finds police changed Hillsborough statements to deflect blame

Prime minister David Cameron offers a ‘profound’ apology to the victims of the 96 Hillsborough victims as a new independent report is published.

# david-cameron - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie British cabinet reshuffle sees ‘Minister for Murdoch’ get health portfolio Everyday I'm Shufflin

British cabinet reshuffle sees ‘Minister for Murdoch’ get health portfolio

Jeremy Hunt was the surprised appointment to the Ministry of Health as David Cameron conducted his first reshuffle since taking office over two years ago

# david-cameron - Friday 24 August, 2012

From The Score Paralympic cauldron lit in central London Paralympics 2012

Paralympic cauldron lit in central London

Prime Minister David Cameron addressed the crowd in London’s Trafalgar Square as marathon participant Claire Lomas lit the cauldron.