General News (Archive)

MoD:  Further UK troops train Tunisian forces to counter Daesh – (MoD:  Statement by the Royal Military Police ~ MoD:  Two WW1 heroes finally laid to rest 100 years after they made the ultimate sacrifice for their country ~ Defence Secretary speaks at Cyber Symposium ~ Defence Secretary announces major cyber investment)

MoD:  UK & France begin build of unmanned mine clearance craft ~ Dstl:  MAST goes into action at Unmanned Warrior

BEIS:  Government demands more action from Whirlpool on faulty tumble dryers – (BEIS:  Full steam ahead for construction of UK’s £200m new polar research ship RRS Sir David Attenborough)

LGA:  Lack of capacity & performance risks children's education – (LGA responds to clean air zones consultation ~ LGA: Let councils decide how sugar levy is spent ~ LGA:  Call for broadband USO to include social tariff for most in need)

Home Office:  Unaccompanied minors arrive in UK ahead of Calais camp clearance ~ Children’s Commissioner:  Anne Longfield comments on the arrival of children from Calais refugee camp to the UK

Children’s Commissioner,  Anne Longfield welcomes new Ditch the Label report on masculinity & misogyny in the digital age ~ Children’s Commissioner responds to Head of Ofsted's comments on police & child protection

DCMS:  Battle for Britain's best high street

Cabinet Office:  Civil Service celebrates its diversity at the 10th Diversity and Inclusion awards

HEFCE:  How satisfied are graduates with their degree choices?

STFC:  Conference Success for UK Nuclear Physics

Environment Agency:  Help plan the future: join the flood and coastal committee – (EA:  Are you disposing of your oil or fuel correctly?)

CCW:  Household competition risks being a damp squib, warns CCWater

Met Office at the forefront of the Royal Navy's autonomous trials

WAG:  Astronaut Tim Peake touches down in Wales – (WAG:  Light at the end of the tunnel for congested M4 stretch)

Northern Ireland Assembly:  Speaker Launches Art Exhibition Tour – (NIA:  Committee visits Waterways Ireland HQ)

Arts Council England:  £4.6m to help diversity flourish – (ACE:  Celebrating dance of the African Diaspora)

MMO seek public views to inform marine conservation plans

TUC: Transport Select Committee report shows why government should terminate Southern rail’s contract ~ PC&PE:  Government must 'get a grip' on monitoring rail franchise agreements

TUC: Time For Action - The business case for inclusive workplaces – (TUC: More than 3 in 4 employers say unions make the difference on training)

STFC:  Businesses do battle at boot camp for Duke of York's 'Pitch@Palace'

Ordnance Survey:  Get Outside for National Map Reading Week

Unicef:  Keep children safe in Mosul operation – (Unicef:  Supply of children’s five-in-one vaccine secured at lowest-ever price ~ Unicef UK response to coverage of children arriving from Calais)

EHRC:  Commission chair comments on irrational discussion on child migrants

WWF:  Oil exploration to threaten the endangered Belize Barrier Reef World Heritage Site