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Sir Elton John holds Cameron meeting over Aids

Sir Elton John in Downing Street
Sir Elton has campaigned for many years to raise awareness of HIV/Aids

Pop music legend Sir Elton John has held Downing Street talks with Prime Minister David Cameron about the work of his Aids foundation.

The singer, known for works including Goodbye Yellow Brick Road and Daniel, also spoke to International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell.

Since 1992, the Elton John Aids Foundation has raised more than £130m.

It runs prevention programmes and campaigns against stigma and discrimination surrounding the illness.

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