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Sam Cam jokes she only drinks stout when she's pregnant

Samantha Cameron has joked she only normally drinks stout when she is pregnant.

The Prime Minister's wife was taking a sip at Brains Brewery in Wales when she remarked, "I normally just drink this when I'm pregnant."

"Don't start that again," her husband said smiling before adding to the cameras, "Alright, that was not an announcement".

"There's always one," he said shaking his head.

David Cameron 'not too nervous' ahead of TV debate

The Prime Minister's wife has said that he is not nervous about tomorrow's live leaders' debate, but said she was glad she would not be involved.

Speaking while on a visit to a school in the Rochester and Strood constituency Samantha Cameron said: "He doesn't seem too nervous, but I have to say that I'm very glad that it's him that's doing it and not me."

PM discussed mentioning son Ivan in speech with wife

David Cameron discussed the portion of his speech which alluded to his son Ivan with his wife before using him as an example in the Prime Minister's attack on Labour.

Commentators remarked that Mrs Cameron looked teary-eyed during the section

The Prime Minister said his family know more than most how important the NHS is after going to hospital "night after night" with their disabled son, who was born with a rare genetic condition and died in 2009, aged six.

Aides said Mr Cameron had discussed with his wife whether to include the passage in his speech and that Samantha was "very strongly and personally passionate" about the need to discuss the NHS and its effect on their lives.

For me, this is personal: I am someone who has relied on the NHS and whose family knows more than most just how important it is. Who knows what it is like when you go to hospital night after night with a sick child in your arms knowing that when you get there, there are people who will love that child and care for that child just as if it was their own.

How dare they suggest I would ever put that at risk for other people's children. How dare they frighten those who rely on our National Health Service.

– David Cameron


Cameron 'to take Easter break in Lanzarote'

David Cameron is reportedly jetting off to the Canary Islands for Parliament's Easter break.

The Prime Minister is expected fly to Lanzarote this weekend with his wife Samantha and their three children.

David and Samantha Cameron relaxing in Ibiza last year Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/Press Association Images

It will not be the first time the Camerons have holidayed on a Spanish island - they have previously taken trips to Ibiza and Mallorca.

David Cameron and his family run Sport Relief Mile

The Prime Minister, his wife Samantha Cameron and their children have run the Sport Relief Mile.

Prime Minister David Cameron takes part in the Sport Relief Mile. Credit: Eddie Keogh/PA Wire

David Cameron and his family completed the Sainsbury's sponsored charity event at Cutteslowe Park in Oxford.

Cameron with his wife Samantha in Oxford. Credit: Eddie Keogh/PA Wire

Mr Cameron said afterwards: "Sport Relief brings together some of the best things about Britain - we are a great sporting nation but also one of the most generous countries when it comes to contributing to good causes.

David Cameron (centre) said Britain was a 'generous nation.' Credit: Eddie Keogh/PA Wire

"This is the third time I have run the Sport Relief mile and I am delighted to have taken part in such a fantastic event that is bringing people across the UK together to get active, raise money and change lives."

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Immigration minister's attack comes back to haunt PM

The Camerons at the Conservative Party conference in October Credit: Oli Scarff/PA Wire

Whenthe new immigration minister James Brokenshire attacked what he called the "wealthy, metropolitan elite" for benefiting from cheap foreign labour, it's unlikely he meant to point the finger at the Prime Minister.

But his words have now come back to haunt the government, after it emerged the Camerons had hired a Nepalese woman as a nanny who later gained British citizenship.

Tonight, Number 10 were forced to clarify her immigration status after questions from Labour and journalists.

She had put Samantha Cameron down as her employer but there was no special pleading on her behalf.

Do these domestic arrangements really matter politically? Well, it shows what a sensitive subject immigration continues to be - and why getting the tone right can be tricky.

No 10: Camerons 'followed proper process' over nanny

Number 10 said that the Cameron's followed the "proper processes" Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Downing Street has insisted David Cameron followed all the "proper processes" after it emerged his family's Nepalese nanny has been granted British citizenship.

Questions were raised about Mr Cameron's use of foreign domestic help after a minister deplored the effects of the "metropolitan elite" using cheap migrant workers.

Home Office minister James Brokenshire said yesterday the wealthy had been the main winners from Britain's openness to labour from abroad, because they had to pay less for tradesmen and services.

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