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William Hague MP and his wife Ffion take a tour of the stands at the Conservative party conference in Birmingham this morning.

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William Hague MP laughs at an illustration of himself as he takes a tour of the stands at the Conservative party conference in Birmingham on Monday. Read more

Leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister, David Cameron, delivers his keynote speech to close the conference in Manchester.

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Conservative leader and prime minister, David Cameron, delivers his keynote speech to close the party’s annual conference in Manchester on Wednesday.

A protestor throws a molotov cocktail a riot police during clashes at Taksim Square Istanbul, Turkey, 11 June 2013. Turkey's crackdown on opposition protesters that reports said left at least two dead and more than 1,000 injured was 'truly disgraceful,' Amnesty International said 02 June, on a third day of the demonstrations. Demonstrations against the Islamic-conservative government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan began on 31 May when a police crackdown against a peaceful sit-in staged by environmentalists angered over a development project in Istanbul escalated into larger battles between law enforcement and demonstrators.

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A protester throws a Molotov cocktail at riot police during clashes that raged for more than two hours in Taksim Square, Istanbul, on Tuesday. Read more