General News (Archive)

Defence Secretary discusses tackling terrorism with Qatar – (MoD:  Government consults with civil society groups on UN peacekeeping ~ MoD:  The UK decides to renew continuous at sea deterrent ~ MoD:  WW2 servicemen's grave rededication ~ Defence Secretary underlines UK commitment on US visit)

DCMS:  First World War submarine wreck sites protected

BIS:  Pubs Code comes into force

DfE:  Amanda Spielman confirmed as next Ofsted Chief Inspector

DCMS:  More people owning their own home – (DCMS:  England cathedrals benefit from £14.5m government investment to help protect nation’s heritage ~ New ministerial team at DCMS confirmed)

ScotGov:  Minister welcomes faster planning decisions

WAG:  Chief Veterinary Officer teaches children about biosecurity at Royal Welsh – (WAG:  Communities & Children Secretary celebrates 10 years of giving Welsh Children a Flying Start)

LGA:  Millions of miles knocked off cars in ‘clocking' surge, councils warn

EHRC agrees that MPs should be allowed to breastfeed in the House of Commons

Ofwat:  Competition in residential water could lead to better service & new products

Environment Agency:  Stay safe this summer in & around the Thames

Ofcom awards six new community radio licences

ESRC:  Getting to grips with our food waste

STFC:  Neutron Strategy community input – (STFC:  From Agatha Christie's toxic tally to the ultrasonic life of bats – be wowed by science at Daresbury)

CCC:  Fifth Carbon Budget – Infographic

National Archives:  Shakespeare’s will heads to Stratford – (NA:  Committee announces newly Accredited Archive Services ~ NA:  More files from 1986-88 released)

TfL:  Staff who go the extra mile recognised at London Bus Awards – (TfL teams up with Danone to hand out free bottles of evian to Tube passengers ~ TfL:  Travel troubles now on mobiles ~ Police & TfL stand together against hate crime ~  TfL:  Find the facts on Underground art)

Arts Council England:  Favourite book characters show it’s ok to be different – (ACE:  Mary Rose museum reopens for a 21st Century audience ~ ACE:  Nearly £1m awarded to North organisations in Ambition for Excellence funding ~ ACE:  More Momentum: additional investment announced for trailblazing music fund ~ ACE:  Artistic ambitions remain central to the identity of Cambridge and Reading)

TUC: Jobs figures show “massive” increase in self-employment – (TUC: New government can make UK a global leader in green jobs)

Unicef:  Almost a quarter of a million children severely malnourished in Borno state, Nigeria

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