BBC新闻100篇:BBC News Item 21

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[00:00.00]After days of political horse-trading

[00:02.79]the UK finally has a new government and a new Prime Minister,

[00:06.92]following the resignation of Labour's Gordon Brown on Tuesday evening.

[00:10.73]Since last Thursday's general election resulted in a hung parliament,

[00:15.16]a situation in which none of the political parties has an overall majority,

[00:19.95]British politicians have been attempting to form a coalition government.

[00:24.78]Such a government is comparatively rare in the UK.

[00:28.96]Indeed this is the first coalition since the Second World War.

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