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David Cameron unveils £300 million in Dementia funds

David Cameron talks to Gina Doherty, the millionth Dementia friend and Jeremy Hughes, Chief Executive of the Alzheimer's Society Credit: PA Wires

The Government has pledged more than £300 million to be spent on research into dementia while all NHS staff will have to undergo training in the condition. The announcement was made by David Cameron while visiting a Dementia Friends / Alzheimer's Society event at The Clare Charity Centre in Saunderton, Buckinghamshire. The centre is located west of Thame in Oxfordshire.

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Prime Minister endures icy challenge in Oxford annual run

It's not the first time the Prime Minister has received a frosty reception.

But yesterday, the Witney MP endured a cold welcome of a different kind, as he ran in freezing conditions through Oxfordshire.

It was all part of the Great Brook Run - which takes place every year in Chadlington.

The PM crawls through a tunnel amid freezing conditions Credit: PA

David Cameron was one of 140 runners who took part in the charity race and he's not a novice to the event, running in 2008, 2009 and 2012.

The run saw him wade through brooks in the Oxfordshire countryside before finishing off the race with a pint.

Run PM Run. David Cameron came 64th in the race Credit: PA

Black boxes from MH17 arrive in Farnborough

The two black boxes from flight MH17 have arrived in Farnborough six days after the crash which claimed almost 300 lives. As some of the bodies were flown to the Netherlands from the crash site in Ukraine - the Dutch government asked for the UK's help in analysing the plane's data. Kate Bunkall sends this report.

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MH17 black box recorders arrive in Farnborough

The crash site Credit: DigitalGlobe/Google

The black box flight recorders from downed flight MH17 have arrived at the Air Accidents Investigation Branch in Farnborough in Hampshire the Ukraine government's investigation commission says.

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Cameron defends number of women in his Cabinet

David Cameron has been questioned on the percentage of women in his Cabinet during Prime Minister's Questions.

David Cameron speaking during PMQs

Given his commitment to equality, will the Prime Minister explain why 75% of his cabinet are still men.

– Labour MP Emma Lewell-Buck
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