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Welsh Government news
First Minister and Secretary of State for Wales to showcase Welsh business, education and tourism ahead of NATO Summit
Welsh Government
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 16:25

The First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones and the Secretary of State for Wales Stephen Crabb will today (Thursday 28 August) host an event to showcase Welsh business, education and tourism in the build up to the NATO Summit.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
First Minister and Secretary of State for Wales to showcase Welsh business, education and tourism ahead of NATO Summit
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills news
First new further education college for 20 years opens in Essex
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 16:20

Prospects College of Advanced Technology in Basildon becomes the first new further education college for more than 20 years.

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Official News Release
First new further education college for 20 years opens in Essex
Cabinet Office news
One hundred experts join government to lead digital transformation
Cabinet Office
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 16:15

Over 100 digital and technology experts have joined government in the last year to help lead the digital transformation of public services.

Cabinet Office | Official News Release
One hundred experts join government to lead digital transformation
Ministry of Defence news
Guildford to host Armed Forces Day 2015
Ministry of Defence
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 16:10

Next year's Armed Forces Day celebrations will take place in the historic town of Guildford.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Guildford to host Armed Forces Day 2015
Big Lottery Fund news
Mental health scheme to help Hull pupils ‘before they fall’
Big Lottery Fund
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 16:05

As pupils in Hull prepare to head back to the classroom for the start of another school year, a new mental health project is set to help them deal with their problems and worries after receiving a £498,902 grant from the Big Lottery Fund’s £75m HeadStart programme.

 

Big Lottery Fund | Official News Release
Mental health scheme to help Hull pupils ‘before they fall’
Welsh Government news
International investment conference to be held in Wales
Welsh Government
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 15:20

Wales is to host an international investment conference which will create jobs and growth for the UK, Business Secretary Vince Cable and Welsh Government Minister for Economy, Science and Transport Edwina Hart announced yesterday.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
International investment conference to be held in Wales
Ministry of Defence news
HMS Illustrious takes final bow
Ministry of Defence
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 15:20

After a 32-year career, the last of the Royal Navy's Invincible Class aircraft carriers decommissions in Portsmouth.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
HMS Illustrious takes final bow
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Vietnam: Apply for your UK visa early
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 15:15

UK Visas and Immigration’s hub in Bangkok is currently receiving a very high volume of visa applications. We encourage anyone who requires a UK visa to apply as soon as possible.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Vietnam: Apply for your UK visa early
Department for Education news
Primary test results: standards rising in all subjects
Department for Education
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 15:10

Eighty thousand more children than 5 years ago will start secondary school secure in reading, writing and arithmetic.

Department for Education | Official News Release
Primary test results: standards rising in all subjects
Wales Office news
Leading Welsh chef to serve up Welsh banquet for world leaders
Wales Office
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 15:05

Star Welsh chef Stephen Terry has been chosen to prepare dinner for world leaders at next month's NATO Summit

Wales Office | Official News Release
Leading Welsh chef to serve up Welsh banquet for world leaders
Department for International Development news
Boost for Burma with new UK funding
Department for International Development
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 14:15

Desmond Swayne announces new funding for Burma while on a visit to the country

Department for International Development | Official News Release
Boost for Burma with new UK funding
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills news
Support for further education sector to develop maths teachers of the future
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 14:10

Government launches scheme to help raise maths standards of young people and adults by investing in the teachers of the future.

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Official News Release
Support for further education sector to develop maths teachers of the future
National Ombudsmen news
Couple denied chance of normal family life because of council delays
National Ombudsmen
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 14:05

A couple were denied the chance of a stable family life because Royal Borough of Kingston took two years to give them their own personal care budget, a Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) investigation has found.

 

National Ombudsmen | Official News Release
Couple denied chance of normal family life because of council delays
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
UNICEF deploys its largest emergency supply operation ever in a single month
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 13:40
Financial Conduct Authority news
Deutsche Bank fined £4.7m for failing to properly report transactions
Financial Conduct Authority
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 13:20

Deutsche Bank AG London Branch (Deutsche) has been fined £4,718,800 by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for incorrectly reporting transactions between November 2007 and April 2013.  

Financial Conduct Authority | Official News Release
Deutsche Bank fined £4.7m for failing to properly report transactions
Wales Office news
International investment conference to be held in Wales
Wales Office
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 13:15

Wales is to host an international investment conference which will create jobs and growth for the UK.

Wales Office | Official News Release
International investment conference to be held in Wales
Department for Transport news
Final chance to join trial to boost freight capacity
Department for Transport
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 13:10
Information Commissioner's Office news
Racing Post pulls up short on IT security
Information Commissioner's Office
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 13:05

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is warning businesses that they must be prepared for a targeted attack. The warning comes as the Racing Post signs a commitment to improve its IT security practices after 677,335 accounts were compromised during a data breach in October 2013.

 

Information Commissioner's Office | Official News Release
Racing Post pulls up short on IT security
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
LGA - Councils warn of £1bn shortfall in funding for new school places
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 12:40

Council budgets are plugging a national 'black hole' of at least £1 billion in school places funding, town hall leaders are warning.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
LGA - Councils warn of £1bn shortfall in funding for new school places
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
The living wage is out of reach for most women working part-time in many parts of Britain
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 12:25

The majority of women working part-time earn less than the living wage in over 50 local authority areas across Britain, according to research published today (Thursday) by the TUC.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
The living wage is out of reach for most women working part-time in many parts of Britain
HM Treasury news
Seychelles commit to sharing tax information
HM Treasury
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 12:20

The country becomes the 46th jurisdiction to join the initiative launched by the G5.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Seychelles commit to sharing tax information
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills news
International investment conference to be held in Wales
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 12:15

Wales is to host an international investment conference which will create jobs and growth for the UK.

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Official News Release
International investment conference to be held in Wales
Department of Health news
Thousands more patients to benefit from additional £160 million for cancer drugs
Department of Health
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 12:10

Thousands more cancer patients in England will be offered vital treatments in a £160m boost to the Cancer Drugs Fund, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced today.

Department of Health | Official News Release
Thousands more patients to benefit from additional £160 million for cancer drugs
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CAB - Housing cost “cliff edge” with 3 in 5 worried about household bills
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 11:40

Citizens Advice today warns that competing bills mean that half of households will have to cut spending this year. The charity has said that expected rises in interest rates will need to be “slow and steady” to help families meet housing costs.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CAB - Housing cost “cliff edge” with 3 in 5 worried about household bills
Think Tanks news
Policy Exchange - 40 new garden cities needed to meet housing demand, say Prize finalists
Think Tanks
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 11:35

Final submissions for the £250,000 Wolfson Economics Prize published

Exhibition of entries to open on 4 September in London

Think Tanks | Official News Release
Policy Exchange - 40 new garden cities needed to meet housing demand, say Prize finalists
Food Standards Agency news
A batch of Tofutti Original Minis withdrawn
Food Standards Agency
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 11:15

Triano Brands has withdrawn a batch of Tofutti Original Minis with a 'best before' date of 15 May 2015 because the product contains soya and this is not mentioned on the front of the packet. This makes the product a possible health risk for those with an allergy or intolerance to soya. Only individual pots with a foil lid mentioning soya as an ingredient are affected.

Food Standards Agency | Official News Release
A batch of Tofutti Original Minis withdrawn
Transport for London news
London Overground donates rare oil tanker to museum
Transport for London
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 11:10

A rare 1950s oil tanker has been donated by Transport for London to the East Anglian Railway Heritage museum.

Transport for London | Official News Release
London Overground donates rare oil tanker to museum
Wales Office news
UK manufacturing - amazing technologies for you and for industry
Wales Office
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 11:05

Innovation in manufacturing is an area where Britain excels - companies based in Wales are at the forefront of some ground-breaking work.

Wales Office | Official News Release
UK manufacturing - amazing technologies for you and for industry
EU News news
EC moves to help Italy, Greece, Slovenia & Croatia after flood, earthquake and ice storm disasters
EU News
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 10:25

EU Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn, has announced an aid package worth nearly €47 million proposed by the European Commission for Sardinia (Italy), Kefalonia (Ionian Islands, Greece), Slovenia and Croatia after a series of natural disasters struck the regions in late 2013 and early 2014.

EU News | Official News Release
EC moves to help Italy, Greece, Slovenia & Croatia after flood, earthquake and ice storm disasters
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Anglo-Portuguese union agreement offers migrant workers new help with their rights
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 10:20

The British and Portuguese trade union movements will sign a co-operation protocol later today (Thursday), aimed at ensuring Portuguese migrant workers in the UK can join unions and enforce their rights at work. The new agreement will help to prevent the exploitation of migrants and the undercutting of existing workers’ wages, says the TUC.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Anglo-Portuguese union agreement offers migrant workers new help with their rights
10 Downing Street news
PM calls with Afghan Presidential candidates and Chancellor Merkel and President Van Rompuy
10 Downing Street
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 10:10

David Cameron spoke to Dr Ashraf Ghani and Dr Abdullah Abdullah and Chancellor Merkel and European Council President Van Rompuy.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
PM calls with Afghan Presidential candidates and Chancellor Merkel and President Van Rompuy
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills news
UK manufacturing - amazing technologies for you and for industry
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 10:05

Innovation in manufacturing is an area where Britain excels - companies based in Wales are at the forefront of some ground-breaking work.

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Official News Release
UK manufacturing - amazing technologies for you and for industry
Monitor news
NHS patients could benefit from new models of care used around the world
Monitor
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 09:20

Patients in England could benefit if the NHS learns from successful models of care that are being used in other countries, according to Monitor.

Monitor | Official News Release
NHS patients could benefit from new models of care used around the world
Department for Culture, Media and Sport news
Horseracing levy consultation launched
Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 09:15

Government seeks views on plans to modernise the horseracing levy to benefit both racing and the betting industry

Department for Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
Horseracing levy consultation launched
Environment Agency news
Flood sirens to be tested in Grimsby and Cleethorpes
Environment Agency
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 09:10

The Environment Agency will be carrying out annual testing of its flood warning sirens in Grimsby and Cleethorpes next week.

Environment Agency | Official News Release
Flood sirens to be tested in Grimsby and Cleethorpes
Office for National Statistics news
Services Producer Price Indices, Quarter 2 2014
Office for National Statistics
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 09:05

Estimated annual inflation in the UK service sector, as measured by the Services Producer Price Index (SPPI), continues to run at a relatively low level in quarter 2 of 2014.

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
Services Producer Price Indices, Quarter 2 2014
Scottish Government news
Record number of NHS staff
Scottish Government
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 08:10

More nurses and midwives caring for Scotland.

 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Record number of NHS staff
Independent Police Complaints Commission news
IPCC refers file of evidence from investigation into Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner to CPS
Independent Police Complaints Commission
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 08:05

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has completed its investigation into the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Bedfordshire, Olly Martins, and has passed its report to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)

Independent Police Complaints Commission | Official News Release
IPCC refers file of evidence from investigation into Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner to CPS
Welsh Government news
£4m of Welsh Government funding for new ambulances
Welsh Government
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 07:10

The Welsh Ambulance Service will get almost £4m for a major upgrade of its fleet of vehicles, Health Minister Mark Drakeford announced yesterday.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
£4m of Welsh Government funding for new ambulances
Environment Agency news
Water voles return to every county in England
Environment Agency
Thursday 28 August 2014 @ 07:05

Introduction of water voles to Cornwall sees them return to the every county in England for the first time since 1989.

Environment Agency | Official News Release
Water voles return to every county in England

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