David Cameron is new prime minister; Clegg deputy PM

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David Cameron has entered 10 Downing Street as prime minister, returning the Conservative party to power after 13 years.

Cameron accepted the Queen's invitation to form a new government shortly before 8.30pm and minutes later spoke to the country outside Downing Street alongside his wife, Samantha, and announced he will establish a "proper and full" coalition with the Liberal Democrats - the first in British politics since 1945.

It follows four days of intense negotiations between all three main political parties sparked by last week's election which delivered a hung parliament.

Cameron drove into Downing Street to a mixture of cheers and boos before making a sombre speech in front of assembled senior Conservative officials....
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