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13 May

Show Racism the Red Card campaign posterAnti-racism stars come to Number 10

A group of footballing stars old and new have visited Number 10 as part of the Show Racism the Red Card campaign.


Buckingham PalaceKnighthood for Judge Alistair MacDuff

The Queen has been pleased to approve that the honour of Knighthood be conferred upon His Honour Judge Alistair Geoffrey MacDuff on his appointment as a Justice of the High Court.


Her Majesty The QueenPrivy Council Appointment of Sir Stanley Burnton

The Queen has been pleased to approve that Sir Stanley Jeffrey Burnton be sworn of Her Majesty's most honourable Privy Council on his appointment as a Lord Justice of Appeal.


Downing Street signAfternoon press briefing from 12 May 2008

Briefing from the Prime Minister's Spokesman on: 10p tax rate, Frank Field and miscellaneous


12 May

Door knockerMorning press briefing from 12 May 2008

Briefing from the Prime Minister's Spokesman on: Draft Legislative programme, Frank Field comments, Embryology Bill, Dalai Lama, President Medvedev, Burma and misc


Burma Cyclone SurvivorsPM demands access to cyclone victims

The Prime Minister has demanded that the Burmese authorities grant "unfettered access" to aid agencies trying to provide support to victims of cyclone Nargis.


Old woman being helped upPM kicks off social care debate

The social care system needs "radical reform" to ensure proper care for older people, Gordon Brown said this morning.


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