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Conservative conference: UK faces 'hour of reckoning'

Prime Minister David Cameron will warn that the UK "may not have a future" unless "difficult, painful decisions" are taken, when he closes the Conservative Party Conference on Wednesday.

Mr Cameron will tell Tory activists that the UK is in a global race, and has to cut its budget deficit or face long-term decline.

The conference in Birmingham has been overshadowed by the news that the IMF has downgraded Britain's growth forecast.

Chris Mason reports.