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Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
First UK Minister to visit Belarus
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 16:48

The Minister for Europe will visit on 25-26 September to explore UK-Belarus cooperation on security, prosperity and reform.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
First UK Minister to visit Belarus
Ministry of Defence news
Uk At Heart Of International Missile Defence Exercise
Ministry of Defence
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 16:42

Exercise Formidable Shield, a US-led multinational maritime integrated air and ballistic missile defence exercise began yesterday off the coast of Scotland.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Uk At Heart Of International Missile Defence Exercise
NHS Digital news
Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator (SHMI) now supported by interactive resources
NHS Digital
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 16:25

The Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator (SHMI) - Deaths associated with hospitilisation, England, April 2016 - March 2017: annual report was published by NHS Digital.

NHS Digital | Official News Release
Summary Hospital-level Mortality Indicator (SHMI) now supported by interactive resources
Science and Technology Facilities Council news
Regional innovation is a key driver for UK economic growth
Science and Technology Facilities Council
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 16:20

STFC has taken part in two Science and Innovation Audits (SIA) published for the regions of Liverpool City and Oxfordshire. The reports confirm the significant role of regional innovation in strengthening the future national economy.

Science and Technology Facilities Council | Official News Release
Regional innovation is a key driver for UK economic growth
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Foreign Secretary to visit Czech Republic, Romania and Slovakia
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 16:15

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will visit Prague, Bucharest and Bratislava for high-level talks following the Prime Minister’s speech on the UK’s EU exit.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Foreign Secretary to visit Czech Republic, Romania and Slovakia
Open Europe news
Open Europe responds to Theresa May’s Florence speech
Open Europe
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 16:10

Theresa May today set forward the UK government's agreed position for a sensible and time-limited "standstill" transition arrangement.

Open Europe | Official News Release
Open Europe responds to Theresa May’s Florence speech
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
Most common ear infections should not be treated with antibiotics, says NICE
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 16:05
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Centre of Excellence for Information Sharing: Data sharing at the heart of transformation
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 15:52

Blog posted by: Stephen Curtis,  Director, Centre of Excellence for Information Sharing, September 13, 2017.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Centre of Excellence for Information Sharing: Data sharing at the heart of transformation
RUSI news
Sweden’s Choice: NATO or the Nuclear Ban?
RUSI
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 15:25

Sweden's latest military exercises indicate that Stockholm is getting closer to NATO.

RUSI | Official News Release
Sweden’s Choice: NATO or the Nuclear Ban?
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy news
Minister Claire Perry reflects on her time at Climate Week
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 15:20

Ahead of the first meeting of the Green Finance Taskforce on Tuesday 26 September, Climate Change Minister Claire Perry reflects on Climate Week in New York.

Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy | Official News Release
Minister Claire Perry reflects on her time at Climate Week
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Daesh Resolution to the UN Security Council: statement by Alistair Burt
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 15:20

The Minister of State for the Middle East spoke at a United Nations Security Council meeting recently (22 September 2017) about agreeing a resolution to bring Daesh to justice.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Daesh Resolution to the UN Security Council: statement by Alistair Burt
National Crime Agency news
Jail for child sex offender who hid camera in bathroom clock
National Crime Agency
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 15:15

A man who filmed children using a camera hidden in his bathroom clock has been jailed following an investigation by the National Crime Agency, supported by the PSNI.

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Jail for child sex offender who hid camera in bathroom clock
Independent Police Complaints Commission news
Metropolitan Police Officer cleared of actual bodily harm following trial
Independent Police Complaints Commission
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 15:10

A Metropolitan Police officer accused of striking a man during a raid on a property in east London has been cleared of causing actual bodily harm.

Independent Police Complaints Commission | Official News Release
Metropolitan Police Officer cleared of actual bodily harm following trial
techUK news
Businesses Need Clarity on Transition Deal by End of Year
techUK
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 15:05

Commenting on the Prime Minister's speech, techUK's Antony Walker comments on urgency of agreeing transitional deal.

techUK | Official News Release
Businesses Need Clarity on Transition Deal by End of Year
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
NICE says not to give up on people trying to be independent after hospital discharge or in their own homes
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 15:03

NICE is urging health and social care staff to support people to safely continue with everyday activities such as climbing stairs, dressing themselves or cooking after a period of illness or if they have been struggling at home.

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) | Official News Release
NICE says not to give up on people trying to be independent after hospital discharge or in their own homes
Transport for London news
TfL releases interim Direct Vision Standard HGV star ratings
Transport for London
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 14:25

Consultation to open in the autumn on all proposed interim star ratings and a new Direct Vision Standard HGV safety permit.

Transport for London | Official News Release
TfL releases interim Direct Vision Standard HGV star ratings
AXELOS news
ITIL® and DevOps – better together
AXELOS
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 14:20

Blog posted by: Leif Andersson: Change leader, coach and facilitator – IlluminEight, 22 September 2017.

AXELOS | Official News Release
ITIL® and DevOps – better together
Open Europe news
Renaissance or Pudding? European reaction to Theresa May’s Florence speech
Open Europe
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 14:15

Open Europe’s Marta Vokshi and Leopold Traugott take a look at the European reactions to Prime Minister Theresa May’s much anticipated Florence speech on Brexit.

Open Europe | Official News Release
Renaissance or Pudding? European reaction to Theresa May’s Florence speech
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority news
New apprentices join the fight against cyber-crime in nuclear decommissioning
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 14:10

The NDA is placing apprentices at the heart of the nuclear decommissioning industry to help protect against cyber-attacks.

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority | Official News Release
New apprentices join the fight against cyber-crime in nuclear decommissioning
Scottish Government news
Jury research
Scottish Government
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 14:05

Research into how juries reach decisions, including their use of the ‘not proven’ verdict, will be carried out over the next two years.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Jury research
Charity Commission news
Charities Against Fraud Awards 2017
Charity Commission
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 13:41

Deadline for submission to the inaugural Charities Against Fraud awards due soon.

Charity Commission | Official News Release
Charities Against Fraud Awards 2017
techUK news
Nominate Now For the everywoman In Tech Awards 2018
techUK
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 13:33

Shine a light on great female talent today and nominate for the 2018 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards.

techUK | Official News Release
Nominate Now For the everywoman In Tech Awards 2018
Information Commissioner's Office news
International Conference of Information Commissioners highlights need for greater transparency in contracted-out public services
Information Commissioner's Office
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 13:20

The 10th International Conference of Information Commissioners has passed a resolution aimed at tackling a key challenge for access to information frameworks around the world – the growth in contracted-out public services.

Information Commissioner's Office | Official News Release
International Conference of Information Commissioners highlights need for greater transparency in contracted-out public services
National Crime Agency news
Former firearms certificate holder had prohibited weapons and over 6000 rounds of ammunition
National Crime Agency
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 13:15

A former firearms certificate holder has been sentenced to five years in prison after NCA officers found a cache of weapons and ammunition in his home.

National Crime Agency | Official News Release
Former firearms certificate holder had prohibited weapons and over 6000 rounds of ammunition
Action Fraud news
Warning: Fraudsters send out letters claiming to be from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau
Action Fraud
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 13:10

Action Fraud is warning people to be wary following reports of a letter claiming to be from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB).

Action Fraud | Official News Release
Warning: Fraudsters send out letters claiming to be from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) news
CCC: Scotland needs to take more action to meet its ambitious climate change plans
Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations)
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 13:05

Scotland’s plan to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions into the 2030s will need to bring forward firmer policies in transport, heating and other sectors if it is to remain world-leading, the Committee on Climate Change says today in its latest publication.

Wired-GOV Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
CCC: Scotland needs to take more action to meet its ambitious climate change plans
Ministry of Defence news
British naval team comes to assistance of family in search and rescue mission
Ministry of Defence
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 12:52

Last night the crew of Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Mounts Bay helped save the lives of three people in a search and rescue operation in the Caribbean, working alongside the US Coastguard.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
British naval team comes to assistance of family in search and rescue mission
Competition & Markets Authority news
CMA clears Cardtronics and DirectCash Payments merger
Competition & Markets Authority
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 12:47

The CMA has cleared the acquisition by Cardtronics of rival ATM provider DirectCash Payments, following an in-depth investigation.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
CMA clears Cardtronics and DirectCash Payments merger
Open Europe news
German Election: snap reaction
Open Europe
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 12:15

While Merkel wins as predicted, the country’s political balance has shifted away from the centre, and she is left diminished. Open Europe’s Leopold Traugott explains the results of Germany’s federal elections and their consequences.

Open Europe | Official News Release
German Election: snap reaction
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
PM's Florence speech: a new era of cooperation and partnership between the UK and the EU
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 12:10

Prime Minister Theresa May set out how the UK will be the strongest friend and partner to the EU after we leave the EU.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
PM's Florence speech: a new era of cooperation and partnership between the UK and the EU
Welsh Government news
Free weekend bus travel pilot off to a fast start
Welsh Government
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 12:05

The TrawsCymru network has seen a huge increase in passengers across the network since the Welsh Government launched its free weekend bus travel pilot in July, figures have shown.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Free weekend bus travel pilot off to a fast start
Department for International Development news
HMS Ocean arrives in Caribbean to boost UK disaster relief effort
Department for International Development
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 11:52

The Royal Navy’s flagship HMS Ocean has arrived in the British Virgin Islands to support those affected by Hurricane Irma and Maria.

Department for International Development | Official News Release
HMS Ocean arrives in Caribbean to boost UK disaster relief effort
EU News news
Statement by Michel Barnier
EU News
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 11:32

In her speech in Florence, Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed a constructive spirit which is also the spirit of the European Union during this unique negotiation.

EU News | Official News Release
Statement by Michel Barnier
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority news
Landmark containers move radioactive waste from Harwell, Oxfordshire
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 11:15

Brand new high-precision containers have been used successfully for the first time to deliver radioactive waste from Harwell in Oxfordshire to Sellafield in Cumbria.

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority | Official News Release
Landmark containers move radioactive waste from Harwell, Oxfordshire
Scottish Government news
Improving education
Scottish Government
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 11:05

Standardised assessments will help empower schools to tackle the attainment gap and drive improvements in education, Deputy First Minister John Swinney has said.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Improving education
HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) news
Cumbria Constabulary child protection a 'significantly improved picture'
HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS)
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 11:05

HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) is encouraged by the progress Cumbria Constabulary has made in improving how it protects children, and is assured of the continuing commitment of the constabulary to making further improvements.

HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) | Official News Release
Cumbria Constabulary child protection a 'significantly improved picture'
Foreign and Commonwealth Office news
Foreign Secretary and Lynn Forester de Rothschild co-chair discussion on gender equality in the economy
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 10:51

Boris Johnson and Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild hosted a meeting at the UN General Assembly on improving gender equality in the workplace.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office | Official News Release
Foreign Secretary and Lynn Forester de Rothschild co-chair discussion on gender equality in the economy
Innovate UK news
Motorbikes to large trucks: developing zero emission vehicles
Innovate UK
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 10:28

Businesses can apply for a share of £20 million to support development of technologies that allow a range of vehicles to be zero emission.

Innovate UK | Official News Release
Motorbikes to large trucks: developing zero emission vehicles
Scottish Government news
Reforming contract law
Scottish Government
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 10:10

Reforms to contract law on third party rights have been passed by the Scottish Parliament.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Reforming contract law
Sport England news
Fighting Fit For Football
Sport England
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 09:12

The power and popularity of football is helping more and more men lose weight – and experience the benefits of getting active.

Sport England | Official News Release
Fighting Fit For Football
HM Treasury news
North Sea exploration funding announced
HM Treasury
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 09:10

Chancellor announces North Sea exploration funding during Aberdeen and Dundee visit.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
North Sea exploration funding announced
Sport England news
Funding To Tackle Inactivity In Colleges
Sport England
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 09:05

Sport England are investing £5 million of National Lottery money into further education colleges to help get students active.

Sport England | Official News Release
Funding To Tackle Inactivity In Colleges
Cabinet Office news
Hong Kong to host technology festival for cutting-edge British businesses
Cabinet Office
Monday 25 September 2017 @ 08:16

International Trade Secretary, Dr Liam Fox, yesterday announced that UK will host a festival showcasing the best of British innovation in Hong Kong.

Cabinet Office | Official News Release
Hong Kong to host technology festival for cutting-edge British businesses

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