Conservative party leader David Cameron took over as Britain's prime minister Tuesday after being formally appointed to the post by Queen Elizabeth II. Cameron has begun forming a coalition including five Liberal Democrats in his cabinet.
REUTERS - New Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives and the smaller Liberal Democrat party struck an agreement on Wednesday to form Britain's first coalition government since 1945.
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Cameron, a 43-year-old former public relations executive, took over as prime minister just hours earlier when Brown admitted defeat in his own efforts to broker a deal with the Liberal Democrats.
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Date created : 2010-05-11