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Cameron: 'A new direction for the country'

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David Cameron and Nick Clegg told reporters at Downing Street the coalition was an "inspiring" moment in British politics.

The Conservative Liberal Democrat coalition is a novelty for British politics, but David Cameron said the alternative of a minority Conservative government was a far less appealing choice.

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