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UK Politics

Camerons relax during holiday in Majorca


David and Samantha Cameron relax outside a Spanish cafe today on the first full day of their summer holiday.

The Prime Minister and his wife were pictured taking a coffee in Majorca during a short break on the island.

Mr Cameron left Britain with his family yesterday, after the London Olympics came to a close on Sunday evening.

He is expected to return to the UK next week and spend a few days in the office before taking a further short holiday in the UK.

He will be in London for the opening ceremony of the Paralympics on August 29.

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has also headed to Spain, where he is staying with his Spanish wife's family for two weeks.

Labour leader Ed Miliband is spending a fortnight in Greece.

Foreign Secretary William Hague has taken charge of the day-to-day business of government in the absence of the coalition's party leaders.

Mr Cameron said at the weekend he was a "great believer" in holidays for politicians.

"If you don't think politicians ought to have holidays I think you need to have a serious think."