General News (Archive)

Defence Minister confirms close relationship with the US – (MoD:  Rededication service held for serviceman who died 6 weeks before the end of World War 1 ~ MoD:  Building to start on new nuclear submarines as government announces £1.3bn investment ~ MoD:  Government to protect Armed Forces from persistent legal claims in future overseas operations ~ Defence Secretary: Helping our forces get on the housing ladder ~ MoD:  WW2 Wiltshire Regiment soldiers finally laid to rest)

FCO:  Britain’s Royal Air Force in Malaysia for Exercise Bersama Lima

Cabinet Office:  Minister for the Constitution presents University of Warwick with Royal Warrant ~ CO:  Government delivers on pledge to give back British expats the right to vote)

LGA:  Councils help residents & businesses prepare for further flooding as winter looms – (LGA responds to Chancellor's EU funding guarantee ~ LGA responds to Government plans to boost housebuilding)

ScotGov:  Bee Disease Confirmed ~ For want of pollinators much of our food may not grow ~ Decisions based on ‘faulty’ science could ‘bee catastrophic’ ~ Further cases of bee disease confirmed

WAG:  5p carrier bag charge turns 5!

NIA:  Committee visits Connswater Community Greenway

HEFCE:  Additional £120m for collaboration and technology transfer

Ofcom explores latest attitudes to offensive language

ESRC launches social science writing competition

National Archives:  Volunteers complete extensive WO 374 project – (NA:  Sculptures by artist Ian Kirkpatrick now on display ~ NA:  New Artwork for the Explore Your Archive campaign)

TfL:  Telecoms giant fined for mismanaging streetworks for second time in four months

Arts Council England:  Announcing our budget for our 2018 - 2022 investment period

TUC: Young workers must be bumped up to full adult minimum wage rate – (Santander signs up to TUC’s charter for helping terminally ill workers ~ TUC: Welcome words on workers’ rights must be followed by action ~ TUC: More than a quarter of a million pension savers are being left to 'fend for themselves’ ~ TUC welcomes Theresa May’s commitment to workers on boards)

Unite: Battle of Cable Street to be commemorated by 5,000 activists on Sunday

STFC built lab is now off on a comet as Rosetta mission ends

RoSPA Awards 2017 open for applications

WWF:  Britain’s leading conservation organisations call on the Government to grasp a better future for the countryside

Unicef Study: nearly 385m children living in extreme poverty, says joint World Bank Group – (Unicef Calls For Safety Of Schools In Yemen As The New School Year Opens ~ Statement from Unicef UK Executive Director, Mike Penrose, in response to Home Secretary, Amber Rudd's Conservative Party Conference Speech)
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