Cameron joins by-election scrum

David Cameron is set to enter the fray for the first time in the hotly-contested Eastleigh by-election battle.

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MH17 black box recorders arrive in Farnborough

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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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We've agreed Dutch request for air accident investigators at Farnborough to retrieve data from #MH17 black boxes for international analysis.

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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
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

Read: New Cabinet team 'reflects modern Britain'.

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Miliband congratulates PM on 'getting rid of Gove'

Ed Miliband has spoken out about the Cabinet reshuffle during Prime Minister's Questions.

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Ed Miliband, Labour Leader

We have always said we would support the Government when they do the right thing so can I join thousands of parents across the country in congratulating him [David Cameron] on getting rid of the Education Secretary.

– Ed Miliband, Labour leader

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Gove's wife tweets link to article criticising reshuffle

Michael Gove's wife Sarah Vine has tweeted a link to a Daily Mail article which criticised David Cameron's "sacking" of the former Education Secretary.

Read: New faces and big movers in the Cabinet reshuffle

Mr Gove was moved from his education post to Chief Whip in yesterday's reshuffle, with the Prime Minister claiming he wanted "one of my big hitters, one of my real stars" in the position ahead of next year's General Election.

The Chief Whip also played down suggestions he was demoted, saying: "Demotion, emotion, promotion, locomotion, I don't know how you would describe this move - though move it is."

He also claimed Mr Cameron gave him the option of staying as the Education Secretary.

More: Cameron orders Gove to act as 'minister for TV'

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Michael Gove: 'I have no idea how much I'll be paid'

Michael Gove has said he has "no idea" what his salary will be in his new role of Chief Whip.

The former Education Secretary is set for a pay cut of almost £36,000 after David Cameron's latest reshuffle.

Speaking to Radio 4's PM, Mr Gove said: "I have no idea how much I'll be paid and it makes no difference to me."

He also brushed off suggestions that he had been demoted.

"Demotion, emotion, promotion, locomotion, I don't know how you would describe this move - though move it is," he joked.

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