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EU News news
Modern marine equipment rules for safer EU ships
EU News
Thursday 17 April 2014 @ 10:25

The European Parliament has adopted the Commission's proposed new Directive on marine equipment.  

EU News | Official News Release
Modern marine equipment rules for safer EU ships
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Workplace compensation claims have dropped by 50 per cent in the last decade
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 17 April 2014 @ 10:20

Workplace compensation cases have fallen by more than 50 per cent in the last decade, reveals a new joint report published yesterday (Wednesday) by the TUC and the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Workplace compensation claims have dropped by 50 per cent in the last decade
Ministry of Defence news
F-35 Lightning II jet to make maiden British flight
Ministry of Defence
Thursday 17 April 2014 @ 10:15

The combat aircraft will fly in Britain for the first time this summer at 2 airshows.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
F-35 Lightning II jet to make maiden British flight
10 Downing Street news
EE win Prime Minister’s Big Society Award for ‘Techy Tea Parties’
10 Downing Street
Thursday 17 April 2014 @ 10:10

EE is the latest winner of the Prime Minister’s Big Society Award for helping local communities with their tech challenges.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
EE win Prime Minister’s Big Society Award for ‘Techy Tea Parties’

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Skills Funding Agency news
ESF social enterprise Fifteen Cornwall wins international award
Skills Funding Agency
Thursday 17 April 2014 @ 10:05

This month Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen Cornwall won a top award at the Europe wide RegioStars 2014 run by the European Commission.

Skills Funding Agency | Official News Release
ESF social enterprise Fifteen Cornwall wins international award
EU News news
Small investors to be shielded against reckless risk taking by investment funds
EU News
Thursday 17 April 2014 @ 09:25

Small investors will be better protected against investment funds that take excessive or unnecessary risks with their money, under rules approved by Parliament. These rules clarify who is liable for mismanagement of funds and tailor fund managers' remuneration rules to encourage them to take reasonable risks and a long-run view.

EU News | Official News Release
Small investors to be shielded against reckless risk taking by investment funds
Office for National Statistics news
Life Expectancy at Birth and at Age 65 by Local Areas in the United Kingdom, 2006-08 to 2010-12
Office for National Statistics
Thursday 17 April 2014 @ 09:20

The inequality in life expectancy at birth and at age 65 between the local areas with the highest and lowest figures decreased for males and females between 2000–02 and 2010–12.

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
Life Expectancy at Birth and at Age 65 by Local Areas in the United Kingdom, 2006-08 to 2010-12
Environment Agency news
Fisheries and rod licensing - Two County Durham anglers banned for illegal fishing methods
Environment Agency
Thursday 17 April 2014 @ 09:15
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Foreign Office Minister meets President of Somalia
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Thursday 17 April 2014 @ 09:10
Department for Education news
Chair of School Teachers’ Review Body to step down next month
Department for Education
Thursday 17 April 2014 @ 09:05

Dame Patricia Hodgson announces that she is stepping down from the chair of the School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB).

Department for Education | Official News Release
Chair of School Teachers’ Review Body to step down next month
Welsh Government news
Welsh Government to fund Welsh Health workers to volunteer in Africa
Welsh Government
Thursday 17 April 2014 @ 08:10

Ten exciting and innovative projects run by NHS staff and health charities have been awarded grants from the Welsh Government’s Wales for Africa Health Links grant scheme.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Welsh Government to fund Welsh Health workers to volunteer in Africa
EU News news
More transparent and safer financial markets
EU News
Thursday 17 April 2014 @ 08:05

European Commission welcomes European Parliament vote on updated rules for Markets in Financial Instruments (MiFID II)

EU News | Official News Release
More transparent and safer financial markets
Office for National Statistics news
Regional Labour Market Statistics, April 2014
Office for National Statistics
Thursday 17 April 2014 @ 07:10

The employment rate in Great Britain was highest in the South East (76.3%) and lowest in the North East (69.1%).

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
Regional Labour Market Statistics, April 2014
Scottish Government news
Wide variation in life expectancy between areas in Scotland
Scottish Government
Thursday 17 April 2014 @ 07:05

Life expectancy at birth varies considerably for areas in Scotland, according to a report published today by the National Records of Scotland which breaks down by administrative area the Scotland level estimates published on 21 March

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Wide variation in life expectancy between areas in Scotland

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