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NHS England news
National maternity review is now officially underway – Baroness Julia Cumberlege (Chair)
NHS England
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 16:20

NHS England has recently announced the full list of members for the national maternity review, a major review of maternity services set to modernise care for women and babies across the country. The review will be led by Baroness Julia Cumberlege and its terms of reference were published last month. 

NHS England | Official News Release
National maternity review is now officially underway – Baroness Julia Cumberlege (Chair)
EU News news
War crimes & totalitarian crimes must be commemorated and never be allowed to happen again
EU News
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 16:15

On 26 April, Laimdota Straujuma, the PM of the Republic of Latvia representing Latvia as the country holding the EU Council Presidency, attended a commemorative event at the site of the Natzweiler-Struthof concentration camp in Alsace, France, upon an invitation from the French President, François Hollande.

EU News | Official News Release
War crimes & totalitarian crimes must be commemorated and never be allowed to happen again
Welsh Government news
New law to reduce homelessness comes into force
Welsh Government
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 16:10

The most fundamental reform to homelessness legislation in over 30 years comes into force across Wales today.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
New law to reduce homelessness comes into force
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Foreign Secretary confirms Embassy support to British nationals in Nepal
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 16:05

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond responds to earthquake disaster in Nepal and confirms Foreign Office Support.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Foreign Secretary confirms Embassy support to British nationals in Nepal
Ministry of Defence news
The World’s War in Europe
Ministry of Defence
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 15:20

A look at the role of troops from the British Empire, Dominions and foreign nationals in the UK Armed Forces during the Second World War.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
The World’s War in Europe
EU News news
Nepal Earthquake: EU mobilises all emergency response means
EU News
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 15:15

The European Commission is making available €3m in its immediate response to the vast devastation caused by the earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday.  This comes in addition to the assistance from the Member States and the deployment of European Commission's humanitarian aid and civil protection experts to the crisis area.

EU News | Official News Release
Nepal Earthquake: EU mobilises all emergency response means
Department for International Development news
British Search and rescue responders and medics deployed to Nepal
Department for International Development
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 15:10

The Department for International Development has deployed a team of more than 60 search and rescue responders and medical experts as part of a cross-government capacity surge to support the relief effort in Nepal, International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced this evening.

Department for International Development | Official News Release
British Search and rescue responders and medics deployed to Nepal
techUK news
Breaking down the barriers to the public sector market for SMEs
techUK
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 15:05

In this blog, we explain the impact of new legislation brought in at the end of the Parliament to help small businesses.

techUK | Official News Release
Breaking down the barriers to the public sector market for SMEs
Monitor news
Regulator secures services for patients in Nottinghamshire
Monitor
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 14:20

Monitor has agreed steps Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will take to deal with financial and leadership problems.

Monitor | Official News Release
Regulator secures services for patients in Nottinghamshire
EU News news
Only well-thought-out structural reforms can put the EU back on the growth path
EU News
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 14:15

On Friday 24 April, the first session of the informal meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN), chaired by the Latvian Minister for Finance Jānis Reirs, was held in Riga. The Ministers discussed the economic situation and financial stability in the European Union, as well as the main obstacles to the implementation of structural reforms in the Member States.

EU News | Official News Release
Only well-thought-out structural reforms can put the EU back on the growth path
Welsh Government news
Minister visits Germany to learn more about their apprenticeship programmes
Welsh Government
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 14:10

A tour of BMW’s iconic motorcycle factory in Berlin was just one of the visits Deputy Minister for Skills and Technology, Julie James, made during a fact finding mission to Germany on Friday.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Minister visits Germany to learn more about their apprenticeship programmes
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
UK humanitarian aid released for Nepal earthquake victims
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 14:05

International Development Secretary Justine Greening announces £5 million package of support.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
UK humanitarian aid released for Nepal earthquake victims
NHS England news
Dementia is a challenge to the entire planet – Professor Alistair Burns
NHS England
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 13:20

This landmark meeting brought together senior representatives from 80 countries plus a number of clinical experts, researchers, 80 philanthropic foundations, 45 non-governmental organisations and four UN Agencies to discuss and debate the global challenge posed by dementia.

NHS England | Official News Release
Dementia is a challenge to the entire planet – Professor Alistair Burns
Ofcom news
Lines are now open… but how much will it cost?
Ofcom
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 13:15

Ofcom today announced changes that will make the cost of entering phone-ins, competitions and votes on TV and radio programmes simpler to understand.

Ofcom | Official News Release
Lines are now open… but how much will it cost?
EU News news
TISPOL gives green light to future speed enforcement marathons on European roads
EU News
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 13:10

On 21-23 April in Jūrmala experts from the European Traffic Police Network (TISPOL) discussed road traffic safety issues and the results of the pan-European speed enforcement marathon which took place on 16 April.

EU News | Official News Release
TISPOL gives green light to future speed enforcement marathons on European roads
techUK news
techUK SME receives Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2015
techUK
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 13:05

Avanti Communications receives the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2015, the UK’s highest accolade for business success.

techUK | Official News Release
techUK SME receives Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2015
EU News news
EC & EU External Action Service issue annual report on Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
EU News
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 12:20

The European External Action Service and the European Commission on 24 April released their latest annual report to the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers on political and economic developments in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), covering 2014.

EU News | Official News Release
EC & EU External Action Service issue annual report on Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Ministry of Defence news
Red Arrows and historic buildings lit up to mark VE Day 70
Ministry of Defence
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 12:15

New details about the celebrations taking place on the weekend of the 70th anniversary of VE Day have been announced.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Red Arrows and historic buildings lit up to mark VE Day 70
Department for International Development news
UK humanitarian aid released for Nepal earthquake victims
Department for International Development
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 12:10

International Development Secretary Justine Greening announces £5 million package of support.

Department for International Development | Official News Release
UK humanitarian aid released for Nepal earthquake victims
Welsh Government news
GE Healthcare's first Innovation Village in the UK creates international interest from young life science businesses
Welsh Government
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 12:05

Edwina Hart, Welsh Minister for Economy, Transport and Science and Kieran Murphy, President and CEO of GE Healthcare Life Sciences, today opened the first phase of GE Healthcare’s new campus for growing businesses developing tools and technologies for the global life sciences industry.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
GE Healthcare's first Innovation Village in the UK creates international interest from young life science businesses
National Archives news
Discover records and online resources for Gallipoli centenary
National Archives
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 11:21

To mark the centenary of the Gallipoli landings of the First World War and ANZAC day this April, we have made a selection of records and blogs now available to see online.

National Archives | Official News Release
Discover records and online resources for Gallipoli centenary
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Foreign Secretary Statement on Nepal earthquake
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 11:15
Scottish Government news
Good luck to all candidates
Scottish Government
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 11:10

Minister for Learning Dr Alasdair Allan has wished all pupils and students well ahead of this year’s national exam period.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Good luck to all candidates
EU News news
Malaria: a persistent health threat that we must face head on
EU News
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 11:05

On World Malaria Day, Neven Mimica, EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Vytenis Andriukaitis, EU Commissioner for Health & Food Safety and Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation highlight a persistent global health threat that must not be forgotten.

EU News | Official News Release
Malaria: a persistent health threat that we must face head on
National Crime Agency news
Cocaine found after North Sea boat raid
National Crime Agency
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 10:20

A quantity of cocaine has been seized following a joint NCA, Border Force and Royal Navy operation in the North Sea.

 

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Cocaine found after North Sea boat raid
EU News news
Modernisation of social protection systems: Stocktaking report on Member States progress on reforms
EU News
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 10:15

A report commissioned by the EC to the European Social Policy Network of independent experts shows that Member States have made progress in implementing reforms toward the modernisation of the social protection systems but there is still a lot to be done across the European Union.

EU News | Official News Release
Modernisation of social protection systems: Stocktaking report on Member States progress on reforms
Transport for London news
TfL’s top travelling tips
Transport for London
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 10:10

A new campaign to help you get the most out of travelling in London has been launched.

 

Transport for London | Official News Release
TfL’s top travelling tips
Department for International Development news
UK humanitarian experts deployed to Nepal
Department for International Development
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 10:05

An eight-strong team will assess damage and assist authroities in Nepal.

Department for International Development | Official News Release
UK humanitarian experts deployed to Nepal
Care Quality Commission news
New Director appointed to lead CQC's Market Oversight scheme
Care Quality Commission
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 09:18

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has appointed a new Director of Corporate Providers and Market Oversight.

Care Quality Commission | Official News Release
New Director appointed to lead CQC's Market Oversight scheme
10 Downing Street news
The World’s War in Europe
10 Downing Street
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 09:15

A look at the role of troops from the British Empire, Dominions and foreign nationals in the UK Armed Forces during the Second World War.

10 Downing Street | Official News Release
The World’s War in Europe
Welsh Government news
Appointments to the Advisory Panel to the Welsh Language Commissioner announced
Welsh Government
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 09:12

First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones has recently announced the appointment of three new members to the Advisory Panel to the Welsh Language Commissioner.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Appointments to the Advisory Panel to the Welsh Language Commissioner announced
EU News news
Commission authorises 17 GMOs for food/feed uses and 2 GM carnations
EU News
Monday 27 April 2015 @ 09:05

The Commission has adopted 10 new authorisations for Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) for food/feed use, 7 renewals of existing authorisations and also the authorisation for the importation of 2 GMO cut flowers (not for food or feed). 

EU News | Official News Release
Commission authorises 17 GMOs for food/feed uses and 2 GM carnations

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