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Europe Briefing — Global

Preface

The cars, planes and (bicycle) that Britain's new PM David Cameron uses to get around, plus the Turkish soap stars winning the hearts of neighbouring Bulgarians.

David Cameron

Me and my Motorcade: No. 17

Walking the talk

UK [DAVID CAMERON]

Though Britain is popularly associated with official pomp and pageantry, this tends to be attached to its royal family. To a degree both surprising and endearing, Britain’s elected leaders observe a personal transport regime that would be regarded as bafflingly humble by the most risible Third World despot.

The UK prime minister does not have his own designated aircraft and will often travel within Britain on public railways. Even by those austere standards, Britain’s new prime minister…

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