General News (Archive)

MoD:  Joint Communique on International Ministerial (5-Eyes) Conference on Veterans' Issues – (Defence Secretary visits the nation’s future Flagship ~ MoD:  World Class Innovators at the MOD ~ Defence Minister announces helicopter work will stay in the UK ~ MoD:  Armed Forces Muslim Forum Celebrates Eid with the Muslim Community ~ Chief of the Defence Staff strengthens bonds with India ~ MoD:  Grave of Yorkshire born WW1 Second Lieutenant finally rededicated nearly a century later ~ MoD:  UK troops awarded medals for UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan ~ MoD:  UK Destroyer visits Ukraine after completing multi-national naval exercise)

DCMS:  Battle Babies - From Verdun to Passchendaele ~ DCMS:  Centenary of Passchendaele – The Third Battle of Ypres

DCMS:  Exceptionally rare Roman figurine at risk of leaving the UK

Defra:  £10m fund to restore peatland opens for applications

HM Treasury:  Round pound left in slow lane as new £1 coin overtakes in circulation

LGA:  Councils house extra secondary school's worth of homeless children each month – (LGA:  Councils want answers over ‘hijacking of soft drinks levy’)

DfT:  New station boost for passengers thanks to £16m government investment

ScotGov:  £1.2m for affordable housing in Fort William – (ScotGov:  Scotland’s drinking water quality remains high)

WAG:  Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol’s role should expand says review – (WAG:  Researchers given 'a sporting chance' to access unique archive ~ WAG:  Carwyn Connects with Eisteddfod)

Ofqual:  The impact of qualification reform on A level science practical work

Ofgem:  Plan launched to unlock smart energy system fit for the future

Met Office:  Scientific collaboration is the key to saving lives in Southeast Asia – (Met Office:  High risk of unprecedented rainfall ~ Met Office - State of the UK Climate 2016)

TfL:  Family favourites are just a DLR ride away – (TfL:  Mayor’s new £42m fund to help cabbies ditch the dirtiest diesel taxis)

ICO warns workers about illegally sharing other people’s personal information

STFC:  Construction begins on international science experiment hoped to unlock the mysteries of the universe

ESRC:  Global issues from health to humanitarian crises to be tackled in ambitious research programme – (ESRC joint submissions on EU General Data Protection Regulation in the UK ~ ESCR:  Regret can improve decision-making in children)

HM Land Registry:  Access our online services through a supported web browser

ACE:  African contemporary dance increases awareness of addiction

UK Space Agency:  Saturn surprises as Cassini continues its Grand Finale

National Archives:  Booking now open for our ‘Reformation on the Record’ conference

Marine Management Organisation:  Master of vessel pleads guilty to fishing over quota limits

Unite:  Universal pardons for those convicted of homosexual offences on the 50th anniversary of 1967 Act – (Unite welcomes police ‘corporate manslaughter’ probe into Grenfell fire)

TUC: Household debt is not a stable basis for growth – (TUC: Court ruling is victory for workers’ access to justice)

WWF responds to the £246m investment in developing battery technology in the UK

Unicef:  Children on the move from Africa do not first aim to go to Europe