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Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs news
Subsidies for solar farms to be cut to help safeguard farmland
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 16:25
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Joint statement on Libya by the governments of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and United States
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 16:20

The governments of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States strongly condemn the ongoing violence in Libya and call for an immediate cessation of hostilities.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Joint statement on Libya by the governments of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and United States
Home Office news
Government Ministers mark Anti Slavery Day
Home Office
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 16:15

Foreign Office Minister Baroness Anelay and Home Office Minister for Modern Slavery and Organised Crime Karen Bradley mark Anti Slavery Day.

Home Office | Official News Release
Government Ministers mark Anti Slavery Day
Welsh Government news
Minister sees how Wrexham is taking action to tackle hate crime
Welsh Government
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 16:10

Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty, Lesley Griffiths, will visit the People’s Market, Wrexham, this weekend to see first hand the work taking place in the region to raise awareness of hate crime.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Minister sees how Wrexham is taking action to tackle hate crime
Department for Work and Pensions news
State of the Nation 2014 Report published
Department for Work and Pensions
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 16:05

The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission has published its second annual State of the Nation 2014 Report.

Department for Work and Pensions | Official News Release
State of the Nation 2014 Report published
Ministry of Defence news
Nominations open for Sun Military Awards
Ministry of Defence
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 15:25

The 2014 "Millies" celebrate the amazing work carried out by our servicemen and women at home and abroad.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Nominations open for Sun Military Awards
EU News news
Trafficking in human beings 2010-2014: eradicating the slave trade
EU News
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 15:20

During the years 2010-2012, EU Member States registered 30 146 victims of trafficking in human beings. Behind this number are human tragedies, broken hopes and destroyed plans for a better life. During the same period, 8 551 prosecutions against traffickers were reported across the EU.

EU News | Official News Release
Trafficking in human beings 2010-2014: eradicating the slave trade
Department for International Development news
RFA Argus deploys to Sierra Leone
Department for International Development
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 15:10

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship began her journey to Sierra Leone recently as part of the UK’s response to the Ebola outbreak.  

Department for International Development | Official News Release
RFA Argus deploys to Sierra Leone
Scottish Government news
First Minister reinforces bonds with Northern Ireland
Scottish Government
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 15:05

Seven years after signing a historic agreement to work together to secure better deals from Westminster, the First Minister Alex Salmond and the First Minister and the deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland have pledged that both administrations will continue in their collaboration to push for further progress.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
First Minister reinforces bonds with Northern Ireland
Department of Energy and Climate Change news
Statement on the fire at Didcot B power station
Department of Energy and Climate Change
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 14:25

Statement by the Secretary of State, Edward Davey on the fire at Didcot B power station.

Department of Energy and Climate Change | Official News Release
Statement on the fire at Didcot B power station
HM Treasury news
Pensions guidance providers unveiled
HM Treasury
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 14:20

Citizens Advice Bureau will provide expert face to face guidance, and telephone guidance will be provided by the Pensions Advisory Service.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Pensions guidance providers unveiled
National Audit Office Press Releases news
Departmental Overview: The performance of the Department for Transport 2013-14
National Audit Office Press Releases
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 14:15

This Departmental Overview is one of 17 we have produced covering our work on each major government department. It summarises our work on the Department for Transport 2013-14.

 

National Audit Office Press Releases | Official News Release
Departmental Overview: The performance of the Department for Transport 2013-14
Competition & Markets Authority news
Energy investigation update
Competition & Markets Authority
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 14:10

A short update on progress with the market investigation.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
Energy investigation update
Department for Transport news
Investment in the national transport infrastructure
Department for Transport
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 14:05

Speech about investment in the national transport infrastructure recently.

Department for Transport | Official News Release
Investment in the national transport infrastructure
Insolvency Service news
Two Mark One directors jailed for controlling companies whilst disqualified
Insolvency Service
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 13:25

Two disqualified directors, Mark Brafman and Bulbinder Singh Sandhu, were sentenced to a combined 13 months in prison, and disqualified for a further 12 years each, for being in control of a company while banned from doing so.

Insolvency Service | Official News Release
Two Mark One directors jailed for controlling companies whilst disqualified
Ministry of Defence news
RFA Argus deploys to Sierra Leone
Ministry of Defence
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 13:20

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship began her journey to Sierra Leone recently as part of the UK’s response to the Ebola outbreak.  

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
RFA Argus deploys to Sierra Leone
Department for Work and Pensions news
Pensions market shake-up puts savers first and enshrines value for money in law
Department for Work and Pensions
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 13:15

New measures which will protect savers’ interests and boost many people’s personal pension pots are outlined by Pensions Minister Steve Webb.

Department for Work and Pensions | Official News Release
Pensions market shake-up puts savers first and enshrines value for money in law
Scottish Government news
French fancy for Scottish food and drink
Scottish Government
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 13:10

France has proved it has a fancy for quality Scottish produce with latest figures valuing food and drink exports to the country at £703 million in 2013 – up more than 50 per cent since 2007, and £21 million on the previous year.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
French fancy for Scottish food and drink
EU News news
Fees and grants for students widely differ across Europe
EU News
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 13:05

Levels of student tuition fees, grants and loans continue to highlight stark differences across Europe, according to a report published recently by the European Commission's Eurydice network. 

EU News | Official News Release
Fees and grants for students widely differ across Europe
Department for Education news
State of the Nation 2014 Report published
Department for Education
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 12:25

The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission has published its second annual State of the Nation 2014 Report.

Department for Education | Official News Release
State of the Nation 2014 Report published
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Stronger supply chains could boost economy by £30bn - CBI
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 12:20

Targeted action to revitalise domestic supply chains could inject £30 billion into the economy by 2025, creating more than half a million jobs across the United Kingdom, according to a new CBI report.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Stronger supply chains could boost economy by £30bn - CBI
10 Downing Street news
Ebola virus: PM calls on European Council for action
10 Downing Street
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 12:15

David Cameron has written to members of the European Council asking leaders to agree a new package of measures to tackle the Ebola crisis.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
Ebola virus: PM calls on European Council for action
National Crime Agency  news
Drug fugitive brought back to UK after three years on the run
National Crime Agency
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 12:10

Footage showing the moments convicted drug trafficker and fraudster Martin Evans arrived back in the UK, after three years on the run in Cyprus and South Africa, has been released by the National Crime Agency.

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Drug fugitive brought back to UK after three years on the run
Cabinet Office news
Celebrating 'Join In' and the volunteering legacy of London 2012
Cabinet Office
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 12:05

Minister for Civil Society Rob Wilson spoke at a reception about the work of 'Join In', a charity that encourages volunteering in sports recently.

 

Cabinet Office | Official News Release
Celebrating 'Join In' and the volunteering legacy of London 2012
Department for Communities and Local Government news
Fire services improvement fund - public get a win-win: better local services and at lower cost
Department for Communities and Local Government
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 11:25

Fire Minister Penny Mordaunt recently (17 October 2014) announced the winners of a £75 million fund which will improve frontline services and save taxpayers over £300 million.

Department for Communities and Local Government | Official News Release
Fire services improvement fund - public get a win-win: better local services and at lower cost
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Foreign Secretary welcomes appointment of new Iraqi Ministers
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 11:20

Philip Hammond has welcomed the Iraqi government’s vital appointment of new Interior and Defence Ministers.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Foreign Secretary welcomes appointment of new Iraqi Ministers
EU News news
EU & Japan researchers join forces to deliver the 1 Gigabit Olympics
EU News
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 11:15

The European Commission and Japan have recently announced four research projects developing new technologies for high-speed networks in highly-dense user areas.

EU News | Official News Release
EU & Japan researchers join forces to deliver the 1 Gigabit Olympics
Scottish Government news
Tackling money worries
Scottish Government
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 11:10

Community projects which will help vulnerable families deal with debt and welfare problems are set to benefit from a £2.4 million funding boost.

 

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Tackling money worries
Arts Council England news
Liverpool's Everyman Theatre wins prestigious national Stirling Prize
Arts Council England
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 11:05

Liverpool's Everyman Theatre, which re-opened in March 2014, has won the prestigious national Stirling Prize for the best building of the year, awarded by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Designed by Haworth Tompkins architects, the Everyman beat off competition from the LSE's student centre in Aldwych, the Shard, the Olympic aquatics centre, Manchester School of Art and the Library of Birmingham.

Arts Council England | Official News Release
Liverpool's Everyman Theatre wins prestigious national Stirling Prize
HM Treasury news
Government sets out options to include peer-to-peer (P2P) loans in ISAs
HM Treasury
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 10:25

Government sets out options to enable savers to hold innovative P2P loans in their ISAs which will allow returns to be entirely tax free.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Government sets out options to include peer-to-peer (P2P) loans in ISAs
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
NICE consults on safe staffing advice for midwives
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 10:20

NICE has issued its second draft guideline for safe staffing in the NHS which provides advice on how to make the right decisions about safe midwife staffing levels for women and their babies, wherever they choose to receive care.

 

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) | Official News Release
NICE consults on safe staffing advice for midwives
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills news
BIS confirms teaching bursaries to continue for top graduates
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 10:15

Nick Boles announces the continuation of a bursary scheme to encourage more top graduates to begin a teaching career in further education.

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills | Official News Release
BIS confirms teaching bursaries to continue for top graduates
Cabinet Office news
GOV.UK reaches 1 billion visits
Cabinet Office
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 10:10

On its second birthday, the award-winning government website has reached a major milestone of 1 billion site visits.

Cabinet Office | Official News Release
GOV.UK reaches 1 billion visits
Wales Office news
Baroness Jenny Randerson: "We are a government for business"
Wales Office
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 10:05

Wales Office Minister Baroness Randerson demonstrates commitment to small businesses at Swansea conference.

Wales Office | Official News Release
Baroness Jenny Randerson: "We are a government for business"
Office for National Statistics news
EU Government Deficit and Debt Return, September 2014
Office for National Statistics
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 09:25

This release is consistent with the information on UK deficit (or net borrowing) and debt that the UK and other European Union (EU) Member States are required to report to the European Commission at the end of September and March each year under the terms of the Maastricht Treaty. This bulletin reflects the first report to be made under the new European System of Accounts 2010 (ESA 2010) that all Member States have simultaneously implemented this September.

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
EU Government Deficit and Debt Return, September 2014
Big Lottery Fund news
Project aims to turn Roy’s long goodbye into a lasting legacy
Big Lottery Fund
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 09:20

A loving wife who noticed she could use sign language to better communicate with her husband who was suffering from dementia will help use a Big Lottery Fund grant ensure more people living with the disease and their carers benefit from the technique.

 

Big Lottery Fund | Official News Release
Project aims to turn Roy’s long goodbye into a lasting legacy
Science and Technology Facilities Council  news
Dark underground access tunnels, light diffraction and behind the scenes at a world-leading research centre amongst STFC Photowalk 2014 winners
Science and Technology Facilities Council
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 09:15

STFC recently announced the winners of its 2014 Photowalk competition, which showcases some of the UK’s leading-edge science and world-class technical facilities.

 

Science and Technology Facilities Council | Official News Release
Dark underground access tunnels, light diffraction and behind the scenes at a world-leading research centre amongst STFC Photowalk 2014 winners
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs news
Dangerous dogs: tough new law to help prevent attacks
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 09:10

Police and local authorities to be given new legal powers to tackle irresponsible dog ownership.

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs | Official News Release
Dangerous dogs: tough new law to help prevent attacks
Ministry of Defence news
Army officers lead the way on the future of engineering
Ministry of Defence
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 09:05

Engineers in the British Army have been demonstrating the importance of engineering through the Bloodhound supersonic car (SSC) project.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Army officers lead the way on the future of engineering
Home Office news
OISC (Triennial Review)
Home Office
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 08:10

The Secretary of State for the Home Department (Mrs Theresa May): I am today announcing the start of the Triennial Review of the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC).

Home Office | Official News Release
OISC (Triennial Review)
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
NICE issues draft updated guidance on the use of dual-chamber pacemakers for some people with a slow heart rhythm
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Monday 20 October 2014 @ 08:05

NICE has recently published draft updated guidance recommending the use of dual-chamber pacemakers as an option for treating some people with abnormally slow heart rhythms (bradycardia) caused by sick sinus syndrome without atrioventricular block, and who have started to show symptoms of the disease.

 

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) | Official News Release
NICE issues draft updated guidance on the use of dual-chamber pacemakers for some people with a slow heart rhythm

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