General News (Archive)

MoD:  UK reiterates support to the fight against Boko Haram – (MoD:  Cadet Forces increase social mobility and help disadvantaged kids reach potential, report finds)

DCMS:  Government confirms Birmingham bid for the Commonwealth Games 2022

LGA:  Average house price is now 8 times the average wage, councils warn – (LGA:  Greater curbs needed on gambling advertising, councils urge ~ LGA responds to report on lack of responsible gambling measures by operators ~ LGA responds to Which? care home research ~ LGA:  Councils call for urgent action to improve safety in youth offending institutions)

Children’s Commissioner launches social media giants’ terms & conditions ‘jargon-buster’ to give kids more power in digital world

Ofsted: a force for improvement

HEFCE:  Universities & colleges across England to work on 27 new degree apprenticeship development projects

UK Visas & Immigration:  Service enabling faster UK border entry expanded to 15 new countries

DVSA:  Driving test changes: 4 December 2017

STFC:  New agreement strengthens UK space sector

ESRC:  Scared, stigmatised and alone: - Irish women navigate the abortion trail with little support – (ESRC Festival of Social Science celebrates fifteen years this November)

Ofcom:  Better information before you buy broadband

TfL:  BT fined £25,000 for risking public safety

HO:  Law tightened to target terrorists' use of the internet

WWF:  Over eating animal products is devastating wildlife

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