Little luck for Brown

CREWE - After a good start Gordon Brown wavered last autumn over calling a general election and has had precious little luck as prime minister since.

CREWE - After a good start Gordon Brown wavered last autumn over calling a general election and has had precious little luck as prime minister since.

Here is a short chronology of his first 11 months: June 24 2007, as incoming premier, he vows to renew the government and learn lessons from the war in Iraq.

He takes over from Tony Blair on June 27. June 30, the country is put on "critical" alert - the highest level of terrorist threat warning. - Reuters

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