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  • Maidenhead, England
    Thursday May 6, 2010

    Theresa May

    Re-elected MP for Maidenhead

    Maidenhead, England
    Thursday May 6, 2010

    On 6 May 2010, May was re-elected MP for Maidenhead with an increased majority of 16,769 – 60% of the vote. This followed an earlier failed attempt by the Liberal Democrats to unseat her in 2005, as one of that party's leading "decapitation-strategy" targets.




  • England
    Thursday May 6, 2010

    David Cameron

    The 2010 General Election

    England
    Thursday May 6, 2010

    The 2010 general election resulted in the Conservatives, led by Cameron, winning the largest number of seats (306). This was, however, 20 seats short of an overall majority and resulted in the nation's first hung parliament since February 1974.




  • the Army Air Corps Base (AAC), Middle Wallop, England
    Friday May 7, 2010

    Prince Harry

    Prince Charles presented him

    the Army Air Corps Base (AAC), Middle Wallop, England
    Friday May 7, 2010

    Prince Charles presented him with his flying brevet (wings) on 7 May 2010 at a ceremony at the Army Air Corps Base (AAC), Middle Wallop. Harry had let it be known he intended to fly Apache attack helicopters if he was successful in passing the rigorous Apache training course. This would allow him to see active military service again on the frontline in Afghanistan.




  • England
    Tuesday May 11, 2010

    David Cameron

    Cameron appointed Nick Clegg as Deputy Prime Minister

    England
    Tuesday May 11, 2010

    Cameron outlined how he intended to "put aside party differences and work hard for the common good and for the national interest." As one of his first moves Cameron appointed Nick Clegg, the leader of the Liberal Democrats, as Deputy Prime Minister on 11 May 2010.




  • England
    Tuesday May 11, 2010

    David Cameron

    The Youngest Prime Minister

    England
    Tuesday May 11, 2010

    On 11 May 2010, following the resignation of Gordon Brown as Prime Minister and on his recommendation, Queen Elizabeth II invited Cameron to form a government. At age 43, Cameron became the youngest Prime Minister since Lord Liverpool in 1812, beating the record previously set by Tony Blair in May 1997.




  • England
    Wednesday May 12, 2010

    Theresa May

    Appointed Home Secretary

    England
    Wednesday May 12, 2010

    On 12 May 2010, when May was appointed Home Secretary and Minister for Women and Equality by Prime Minister David Cameron as part of his first Cabinet, she became the fourth woman to hold one of the British Great Offices of State, after Margaret Thatcher (Prime Minister), Margaret Beckett (Foreign Secretary) and Jacqui Smith (Home Secretary).




  • Wembley Stadium, London, UK
    Saturday May 15, 2010

    Michael Ballack

    The 2010 FA Cup Final

    Wembley Stadium, London, UK
    Saturday May 15, 2010

    He also started as Chelsea were victorious against Portsmouth in the 2010 FA Cup final, however he would come off injured shortly before half-time after a tackle by Kevin-Prince Boateng. As a result of the injury, Ballack was not able to participate in the 2010 World Cup.


  • Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday May 26, 2010

    Heysel Stadium Events

    Centenary Stand

    Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday May 26, 2010

    On Wednesday 26 May 2010, a permanent plaque was unveiled on the Centenary Stand at Anfield to honour the Juventus fans who died 25 years earlier. This plaque is one of two permanent memorials to be found at Anfield, along with one for the 96 fans killed in the Hillsborough disaster in 1989.


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