Blunkett resigns

LONDON - Senior British government minister David Blunkett, a trusted ally of Prime Minister Tony Blair, has resigned.

The resignation follows weeks of allegations that Blunkett abused his office to fast-track a visa for the nanny of a former lover and after he criticised senior government ministers in a biography.

- REUTERS

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