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UNICEF - Immunisation drive targets 3 million children in Ebola-hit countries
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 16:40

For the first time since the start of the Ebola outbreak, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are conducting major nationwide immunisation campaigns to protect millions of children against preventable but potentially deadly diseases.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
UNICEF - Immunisation drive targets 3 million children in Ebola-hit countries
Welsh Government news
New £20m a year fund to help keep people out of hospital and in their own home
Welsh Government
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 16:20

A new, £20m-a-year Welsh Government fund will support people in their own homes and local communities, reducing pressure on hospitals, Health and Social Services Minister Mark Drakeford has announced today.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
New £20m a year fund to help keep people out of hospital and in their own home
techUK news
Conservatives Launch Small Business Manifesto
techUK
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 16:15

Conservatives launch Small Business Manifesto restating commitment to make UK "the technology centre of Europe"

techUK | Official News Release
Conservatives Launch Small Business Manifesto
Scottish Government news
Initial £6 million to support Fife Taskforce
Scottish Government
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 16:10

Deputy First Minister John Swinney has announced an initial £6 million of financial support for economic growth in Fife following the announcement yesterday of job losses at paper-maker Tullis Russell.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Initial £6 million to support Fife Taskforce
EU News news
EU announces €110m benefitting SMEs and entrepreneurship in Ukraine
EU News
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 16:05

As part of the EU's €11bn package supporting Ukraine, the European Commission has adopted a Special Measure for Private Sector Development and Approximation worth €70m. It will notably help SMEs across the regions of Ukraine, boosting jobs and growth. 

EU News | Official News Release
EU announces €110m benefitting SMEs and entrepreneurship in Ukraine
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
LGA - UK council leaders unite in devolution call
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 15:40

Councils in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have united to demand "urgent action" by whoever forms the next government to set out how powers will be devolved to local communities in its first Queen's Speech.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
LGA - UK council leaders unite in devolution call
Office for National Statistics news
Childhood cancer survival in England, children diagnosed from 1990 to 2008 and followed up to 2013
Office for National Statistics
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 15:20

For all childhood cancers combined, the general trend of increasing 5-year survival has continued for all children (aged 0 to 14 years) diagnosed in the 19 years from 1990 to 2008.

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
Childhood cancer survival in England, children diagnosed from 1990 to 2008 and followed up to 2013
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Manufacturing recovery continues but exports weigh on growth
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 15:15

The recovery in British manufacturing continued in the three months to April, but the pace of growth eased and export orders growth remained sluggish, according to the latest CBI Quarterly Industrial Trends Survey.

 

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Manufacturing recovery continues but exports weigh on growth
EU News news
Your Europe, Your Say: It is your Europe, take your place!
EU News
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 15:10

Young people want to be heard in political decision-making processes and call for access to the relevant political bodies. “We have the ideas, and we know what we want and what we need.”

 

EU News | Official News Release
Your Europe, Your Say: It is your Europe, take your place!
Scottish Government news
A&E performance
Scottish Government
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 15:05

Commenting on today’s weekly A&E waiting times statistics, Health Secretary Shona Robison thanked NHS Scotland staff for their continued hard work as nine out of ten patients were seen within four hours.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
A&E performance
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CIPD - Fast growing companies in Middle East could lead global stage on HR analytics, but capability lags behind
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 14:40

First generation organisations within the Middle East have a unique opportunity to lead the development of HR analytics for the global stage but are being hampered by unreliable data, a lack of analytical skills and inadequate IT infrastructure. 

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CIPD - Fast growing companies in Middle East could lead global stage on HR analytics, but capability lags behind
Think Tanks news
NLGN - Councils at risk of becoming irrelevant
Think Tanks
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 14:35

A paper released by NLGN with the support of Socrata today warns that if councils fail to understand and harness the power of data they risk making themselves irrelevant to their citizens.

Think Tanks | Official News Release
NLGN - Councils at risk of becoming irrelevant
EU News news
EU steps up its contribution to nuclear safety in Chernobyl with €70m
EU News
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 14:20

The European Commission will step up its contribution with €70m to ensure the complete return to a safe environment at the Chernobyl site (Ukraine).

EU News | Official News Release
EU steps up its contribution to nuclear safety in Chernobyl with €70m
Scottish Government news
Farm rents rise six per cent
Scottish Government
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 14:15

The average cost of renting agricultural land has risen six per cent since last year, new figures show.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Farm rents rise six per cent
NHS England news
Person-centred care and support presents a moment of opportunity – Martin Routledge
NHS England
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 14:10

There are real opportunities to build on the great strengths of our NHS while making important shifts which reflect a changing society. But these opportunities will not make themselves.

NHS England | Official News Release
Person-centred care and support presents a moment of opportunity – Martin Routledge
Ministry of Defence news
Gurkha engineers preparing for deployment to Nepal
Ministry of Defence
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 14:05

RAF flight to take more personnel and humanitarian aid in response to the earthquake.

 

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Gurkha engineers preparing for deployment to Nepal
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
UNICEF - Hundreds of children killed or maimed in deadly month-long fighting in Yemen
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 13:40

At least 115 children have been killed and 172 maimed as result of conflict in Yemen since 26 March, Unicef said recently. 

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
UNICEF - Hundreds of children killed or maimed in deadly month-long fighting in Yemen
Think Tanks news
DEMOS - Diverse, popular, and growing in importance: Voter Advice Applications and the 2015 General Election
Think Tanks
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 13:35

In advance of the 2015 General Election, there are now more Voter Advice Applications (VAA’s) than ever before. 

Think Tanks | Official News Release
DEMOS - Diverse, popular, and growing in importance: Voter Advice Applications and the 2015 General Election
Department for International Development news
UK aid to help meet emergency humanitarian needs in Yemen
Department for International Development
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 13:20

Support will help those most affected by the conflict, by providing medical supplies, water, food and emergency shelter.

Department for International Development | Official News Release
UK aid to help meet emergency humanitarian needs in Yemen
Office for National Statistics news
Geographic Patterns of Cancer Survival in England: Adults diagnosed 2004 to 2008 and followed up to 2013
Office for National Statistics
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 13:15

For 8 of the most common cancers, there was an upward trend in 1-year and 5-year survival for adults diagnosed in England between 2004 and 2008.

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
Geographic Patterns of Cancer Survival in England: Adults diagnosed 2004 to 2008 and followed up to 2013
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
"The role of Secretary-General is one of the most important jobs in the world"
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 13:10

Statement by Ambassador Rycroft at the Ad Hoc Working Group of the Revitalisation of the Work of the General Assembly yesterday.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
"The role of Secretary-General is one of the most important jobs in the world"
Scottish Government news
Emergency Department Weekly Activity and Waiting Times in Scotland
Scottish Government
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 13:05

Today sees the latest publication of weekly Accident and Emergency (A&E) statistics.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Emergency Department Weekly Activity and Waiting Times in Scotland
Care Quality Commission news
NHS inspections for September 2015 announced
Care Quality Commission
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 12:20

We have announced the 11 acute, community and mental health providers that we will inspect in September 2015, as part of our comprehensive regime.

Care Quality Commission | Official News Release
NHS inspections for September 2015 announced
Scottish Government news
Melanoma skin cancer on rise
Scottish Government
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 12:15

Cases of skin cancer in Scotland have increased by more than 30 per cent in a decade, prompting calls for Scots to take more care in the sun.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Melanoma skin cancer on rise
EU News news
European Commission support for Ukraine
EU News
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 12:10

The European Commission is determined to make sure that Ukraine has all the support it needs, in the short and long term, to undertake the political and economic reforms that are necessary to consolidate a democratic, independent, united and prosperous Ukraine.

EU News | Official News Release
European Commission support for Ukraine
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Workers' Memorial Day is reminder of daily risks faced by workers, says TUC
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 12:05

International Workers’ Memorial Day (Tuesday, 28 April) serves as a reminder to workers across the globe that many of them are at daily risk of accidents, injury and illness at work, says the TUC.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Workers' Memorial Day is reminder of daily risks faced by workers, says TUC
Office for National Statistics news
Index of Services, February 2015
Office for National Statistics
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 11:20

The Index of Services is estimated to have increased by 3.2% in February 2015 compared with February 2014. All of the 4 main components of the services industries increased in the most recent month compared with the same month a year ago.

Office for National Statistics | Official News Release
Index of Services, February 2015
Department for International Development news
Gurkha engineers preparing for deployment to Nepal
Department for International Development
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 11:15

RAF flight to take more personnel and humanitarian aid in response to the earthquake.

Department for International Development | Official News Release
Gurkha engineers preparing for deployment to Nepal
Scottish Government news
Scottish Welfare Fund helps nearly 135,000 households
Scottish Government
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 11:10

Nearly 135,000 households have been helped by the Scottish Welfare Fund, since the scheme began in April 2013. During its first 21 months of operation, around £56 million has been allocated, providing a safety net to households in a disaster or emergency and helping people set up home or stay in the community rather than being in care.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Scottish Welfare Fund helps nearly 135,000 households
EU News news
Commission sends Statement of Objections to Gazprom - Factsheet
EU News
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 11:05

The European Commission has sent a Statement of Objections to Gazprom alleging that some of its business practices in Central and Eastern European gas supply segment the EU's Single Market and constitute an abuse of its dominant market position in breach of EU antitrust rules.

EU News | Official News Release
Commission sends Statement of Objections to Gazprom - Factsheet
Care Quality Commission news
CQC inspectors publish reports on 62 adult social care services in the North of England
Care Quality Commission
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 10:20

In the past week the Care Quality Commission has published a further 62 reports on the quality of care provided by adult social care services across the North that have been inspected under its new approach.

Care Quality Commission | Official News Release
CQC inspectors publish reports on 62 adult social care services in the North of England
Transport for London news
Planners given access to more data to improve efficiency
Transport for London
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 10:15

Transport for London (TfL) has yesterday given planners access to better public transport information and new tools via its website to assist them with the development of future neighbourhoods and communities.

 

Transport for London | Official News Release
Planners given access to more data to improve efficiency
EU News news
The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights to be discussed during international conference
EU News
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 10:10

An international conference, organised by the Latvian Presidency and devoted to the role of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union in the EU legislative process, will take place on 28-29 April in Riga.

EU News | Official News Release
The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights to be discussed during international conference
Welsh Government news
Review of the legal sector in Wales commissioned to identify opportunities for growth
Welsh Government
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 10:05

A review of the legal sector in Wales is being undertaken to identify opportunities to increase investment and employment and maximise the direct and indirect benefits for the Welsh economy.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Review of the legal sector in Wales commissioned to identify opportunities for growth
techUK news
techUK at RSA 2015
techUK
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 09:10

techUK Joined UKTI and Eight Cyber Security Companies at the RSA 2015 Conference.

techUK | Official News Release
techUK at RSA 2015
EU News news
Financial integration in Europe rebounds, ECB report finds
EU News
Tuesday 28 April 2015 @ 09:05

Overall, financial integration in Europe has returned to a level close to that recorded before the sovereign debt crisis, the European Central Bank (ECB) said today in a new report published at a Conference on Financial Integration and Stability held together with the EU Commission in Brussels.

EU News | Official News Release
Financial integration in Europe rebounds, ECB report finds

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