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Cameron to lead 'proper and full coalition' government

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Britain has its first full coalition government for 70 years after David Cameron was confirmed as Prime Minister of a Tory-Liberal Democrat leadership.

Gordon Brown announced his immediate resignation on Tuesday evening and David Cameron arrived at Downing Street as prime minister just 90 minutes later.

Shortly after midnight, the Liberal Democrats gave their approval to the coalition deal.

Colette McBeth reports.

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