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Welsh Government news
Illegal tobacco detection dogs given more time to sniff thanks to Welsh Government funding boost
Welsh Government
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 16:20

Highly-trained sniffer dogs used to detect and tackle the illegal trade of tobacco will be on patrol more frequently across Wales thanks to a funding boost by the Welsh Government.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Illegal tobacco detection dogs given more time to sniff thanks to Welsh Government funding boost
Science and Technology Facilities Council  news
Call for nominations or applications for membership of STFCs Innovation Advisory Board
Science and Technology Facilities Council
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 16:15

STFC is setting up a new Innovation Advisory Board (IAB) which will advise STFC’s Council and Executive Board.

Science and Technology Facilities Council | Official News Release
Call for nominations or applications for membership of STFCs Innovation Advisory Board
Scottish Government news
Public Sector Employment in Scotland
Scottish Government
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 16:10
Independent Police Complaints Commission news
Witnesses sought by IPCC to stop and search of 16-year-old boy in Southend
Independent Police Complaints Commission
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 16:05

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is appealing for witnesses to the stop and search of a 16-year-old boy in Southend, Essex

Independent Police Complaints Commission | Official News Release
Witnesses sought by IPCC to stop and search of 16-year-old boy in Southend
EU News news
EU 'single market for research' now depends on national reforms, study finds
EU News
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 15:25

The conditions for achieving a European Research Area (ERA), where researchers and scientific knowledge can circulate freely, are in place at the European level.  Reforms must now be implemented at the Member State level to make ERA work.

EU News | Official News Release
EU 'single market for research' now depends on national reforms, study finds
Crown Commercial Service news
Digital Marketplace: the new home for G-Cloud
Crown Commercial Service
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 15:20

Along with Government Digital Service we are holding a series of free regional events for buyers to talk about how to buy cloud-based services through Digital Marketplace, the new home for G-Cloud. These events will provide an overview of what is changing and advice on buying services via G-Cloud

Crown Commercial Service | Official News Release
Digital Marketplace: the new home for G-Cloud
Department for Education news
Your future their future: new teacher recruitment campaign
Department for Education
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 15:10

Television’s Mr Burton (Educating Yorkshire) fronts new online interactive film to get more people into teaching.

Department for Education | Official News Release
Your future their future: new teacher recruitment campaign
Welsh Government news
Another step forward for the Wales International Convention Centre
Welsh Government
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 15:05

First Minister Carwyn Jones has welcomed the appointment of a contractor to start design work on the new Wales International Convention Centre.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Another step forward for the Wales International Convention Centre
EU News news
European scientists to assess risks of new stimulant drug 4,4′-DMAR
EU News
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 14:25

Leading European scientists have convened in Lisbon to undertake the risk assessment of a new psychoactive substance currently raising health concerns in Europe.  The substance in question, the stimulant drug 4,4′-DMAR, is the fifth new drug to be risk assessed this year.  To date, the substance has been linked to 31 deaths in the EU.

EU News | Official News Release
European scientists to assess risks of new stimulant drug 4,4′-DMAR
Department for Transport news
Smartcard milestone for London rail commuters
Department for Transport
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 14:15

Baroness Kramer launches Southern’s new smart travelcard, providing commuters with more choice, security and convenience.

Department for Transport | Official News Release
Smartcard milestone for London rail commuters
Environment Agency news
Police and Environment Agency swoop on water
Environment Agency
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 14:10

Police and Environment Agency Fisheries Enforcement carried out a joint raid on one of Cambridgeshire’s coarse fisheries yesterday.

Environment Agency | Official News Release
Police and Environment Agency swoop on water
Independent Police Complaints Commission news
IPCC finds domestic violence victim was failed by Merseyside Police before being murdered
Independent Police Complaints Commission
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 14:05

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has made a number of recommendations to Merseyside Police after an investigation into the force’s contact with a victim of domestic violence who was murdered by her estranged husband in 2012 revealed a series of serious failings

Independent Police Complaints Commission | Official News Release
IPCC finds domestic violence victim was failed by Merseyside Police before being murdered
EU News news
‘Our streets, our choice’ – EU launches 2014 European Mobility Week
EU News
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 13:25

Over 2000 European towns and cities are expected to participate in the 13th edition of European Mobility Week, an annual European campaign about getting around town in a sustainable way. The aim of this year's European Mobility Week, with the slogan ‘Our streets, our choice’, is to encourage citizens to 'reclaim' urban spaces to create the city they want to live in.

EU News | Official News Release
‘Our streets, our choice’ – EU launches 2014 European Mobility Week
Department for Work and Pensions news
Record drop in unemployment and more people in private sector jobs
Department for Work and Pensions
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 13:15

The number of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance is now below 1 million and unemployment has seen the largest annual fall in 25 years.

Department for Work and Pensions | Official News Release
Record drop in unemployment and more people in private sector jobs
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries news
Defra: funding allocation and oversight of three PFI waste projects
Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 13:10

Public Accounts Committee publishes its report into Defra's oversight and handling of three PFI waste projects.

Parliamentary Committees and Public Enquiries | Official News Release
Defra: funding allocation and oversight of three PFI waste projects
National Archives news
Newly released files reveal 'agent provocatrice' in Second World War
National Archives
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 13:05

Today we are making more than 3,300 Security Service records available online, including a file which has been opened revealing the previously dismissed use of an 'agent provocatrice' in Second World War operations.

National Archives | Official News Release
Newly released files reveal 'agent provocatrice' in Second World War
EU News news
The EU Youth Guarantee
EU News
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 12:25

Youth unemployment and NEETs indicators are part of the new Scoreboard of key employment and social indicators which identifies the major employment and social imbalances within the EU.  Over 5m young people (under 25) were unemployed in the EU-28 area in July 2014.  This represents an unemployment rate of 21.7% (23.2% in the euro area).  More than 1 in 5 young Europeans on the labour market cannot find a job; in Greece and Spain it is 1 in 2. 

EU News | Official News Release
The EU Youth Guarantee
Science and Technology Facilities Council  news
Call for nominations or applications for membership of STFC's Skills and Engagement Advisory Board
Science and Technology Facilities Council
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 12:15

STFC is establishing a new subcommittee of its Council, to be called the Skills and Engagement Advisory Board, to advise it on the development of its programmes in skills and public engagement

Science and Technology Facilities Council | Official News Release
Call for nominations or applications for membership of STFC's Skills and Engagement Advisory Board
Independent Police Complaints Commission news
Man fatally shot by police in north London named
Independent Police Complaints Commission
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 12:10

The man who was fatally shot by police in Islington, north London in the early hours of Friday 5 September 2014 can now be named as 40-year-old Dean Joseph of Northumberland Park, Haringey, north London.

Independent Police Complaints Commission | Official News Release
Man fatally shot by police in north London named
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Open House London weekend 2014
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 12:05

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office will be throwing open its doors as part of the Open House London architectural festival this weekend.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Open House London weekend 2014
EU News news
European Parliament ratifies EU-Ukraine Association Agreement
EU News
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 11:25

The European Parliament gave its consent to the EU-Ukraine Association agreement, which includes a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA), on Tuesday in Strasbourg.  At the same time, the Agreement was also ratified by the Ukrainian Parliament in Kiev. The deal will establish a deep political association and economic integration between the EU and Ukraine and provide for mutual free market access.

EU News | Official News Release
European Parliament ratifies EU-Ukraine Association Agreement
Office for National Statistics news
Index of Labour Costs per Hour (ILCH), Q2 2014 (experimental)
Office for National Statistics
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 11:20
Northern Ireland Assembly news
Assembly Commission Nominates Simon Community as Charity of the Year
Northern Ireland Assembly
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 11:15
Association of Police and Crime Commissioners news
APCC statement on the resignation of Shaun Wright
Association of Police and Crime Commissioners
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 11:10

It is essential for Police and Crime Commissioners and all those involved in keeping our communities safe to retain the confidence of the public and victims.

Association of Police and Crime Commissioners | Official News Release
APCC statement on the resignation of Shaun Wright
EU News news
EU budget 2015: back your policy pledges with money, MEPs urge ministers
EU News
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 10:25

The Council’s version of the draft EU budget for 2015 disregards its own political pledge to spur economic growth and job creation, MEPs said after Council Presidency representative Enrico Zanetti presented it in plenary session on Tuesday.

EU News | Official News Release
EU budget 2015: back your policy pledges with money, MEPs urge ministers
Think Tanks news
Is this Plan B?
Think Tanks
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 10:20

Scotland's First Minster, Alex Salmond, has made two elements of his plans on currency for an independent Scotland clear.

Think Tanks | Official News Release
Is this Plan B?
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
TUC welcomes international commission’s report on low carbon growth
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 10:15

Commenting on yesterday’s report ‘Better Growth, Better Climate’ from the Global Commission on the Economy and the Climate, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
TUC welcomes international commission’s report on low carbon growth
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Foreign Secretary meets French Foreign Minister
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 10:05

Philip Hammond met Laurent Fabius, France's Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Development, in Paris yesterday.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Foreign Secretary meets French Foreign Minister
Transport for London news
More convenient journeys for millions
Transport for London
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 09:20

Contactless payments launch across London's transport network

Transport for London | Official News Release
More convenient journeys for millions
Insolvency Service news
Insolvency Service office moves
Insolvency Service
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 09:15

Details of Insolvency Service offices that have moved and merged: OR St Albans closes 19 September 2014

Insolvency Service | Official News Release
Insolvency Service office moves
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory news
CDE Innovation Network event: 30 September 2014, Scotland
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 09:10

The Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) is holding a networking event for science and technology providers in Scotland on 30 September 2014.

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory | Official News Release
CDE Innovation Network event: 30 September 2014, Scotland
Office for National Statistics news
House Price Index, July 2014
Office for National Statistics
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 09:05

UK house prices increased by 11.7% in the year to July 2014, up from 10.2% in the year to June 2014.

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
House Price Index, July 2014
Office for National Statistics news
Producer Price Inflation, August 2014
Office for National Statistics
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 08:10
Ofcom news
Campaign to explain major changes for telephone users
Ofcom
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 08:05

Ofcom and the UK telephone industry are working together on a major new consumer information campaign to explain the biggest changes to calls in more than a decade.

Ofcom | Official News Release
Campaign to explain major changes for telephone users
Welsh Government news
Deputy Minister welcomes positive findings for Jobs Growth Wales report
Welsh Government
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 07:10

Independent Evaluation shows Welsh Government flagship programme has exceeded goals.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Deputy Minister welcomes positive findings for Jobs Growth Wales report
Office for National Statistics news
Consumer Price Inflation, August 2014
Office for National Statistics
Wednesday 17 September 2014 @ 07:05

The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) grew by 1.5% in the year to August 2014, down from 1.6% in July.

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
Consumer Price Inflation, August 2014

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