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Equalities groups hail Britain’s first white upper-class Prime Minister

didn't believe he'd see this in his lifetimeOnly a year after the inauguration of the first black President of the United States, equalities campaigners are celebrating a changed Britain after a white upper-class man this week ascended to the highest political office in the land.

‘It’s humbling, a real riches to riches story,’ admitted new Prime Minister, David Cameron, addressing his deprived constituents today in Witney, Oxfordshire. ‘When I was growing up on an estate in Berkshire, I never dreamed that someone like me could become anything more than a high court judge or chief executive of an investment bank. I was the first person in my family to go to university by private jet. To be honest, the whole thing hasn’t really sunk in yet – I have to keep asking my valet to pinch me.’

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Posted: May 15th, 2010
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Rosa Parks ‘was victim of superglue prank’

‘Demonstrates the power of practical jokes to change the world’

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Posted: Nov 5th, 2007
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