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Prime minister Lord Palmerston was also named “lord Cupid” because his appetite for women. Although he had ill-fitting false teeth, this minister was irresistible for women. He fathered 7 illegitimate children and some sources state that he once tried to rape one of Queen Victoria’s ladies while he visited Windsor Castle. Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, lived from 1784 till 1865.
Downing Street in London, England, has for over three hundred years housed the official residences of two of the most senior British Cabinet ministers: the First Lord of the Treasury, an office now synonymous with that of Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; and the Second Lord of the Treasury, an office held by the Chancellor of the Exchequer. The Prime Minister’s official residence is 10 Downing Street; the Chancellor’s official residence is next door at Number 11. The Government’s Chief Whip has an official residence at Number 12, though the current Chief Whip’s residence is at Number 9.
The Downing Street mortar attack was carried out by the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) on 10 Downing Street, London, the British Prime Minister John Major’s official residence. The 7 February 1991 attack, an assassination attempt on Major and his War Cabinet who were meeting to discuss the Gulf War, was originally planned to target Major’s predecessor Margaret Thatcher. Two shells overshot Downing Street and failed to explode, and one shell exploded in the rear garden of 10 Downing Street. No members of the cabinet were injured, though four other people received minor injuries, including two police officers.
10 Downing Street, colloquially known in the United Kingdom as “Number 10”, is the headquarters of the British Government and the official residence and office of the First Lord of the Treasury, an office now invariably held by the Prime Minister.
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One of the most hilarious events at number 10 happened during the visit of President Obama.
11 Downing Street (commonly known as Number 11), is the official residence of Britain’s Second Lord of the Treasury who is formally recognised as the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
12 Downing Street is one of the buildings situated on Downing Street in the City of Westminster in London, England.
10 Downing Street is the home of the Prime Minister of the UK.