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Security Union: EC welcomes political agreement on new rules for explosive precursors
EU News
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 16:25

The reinforced rules will ensure stronger safeguards & controls on the sale of dangerous chemicals that can be misused for the production of home-made explosives.

EU News | Official News Release
Security Union: EC welcomes political agreement on new rules for explosive precursors
Action Fraud news
Confessions of a dating fraudster
Action Fraud
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 16:20

A dating fraudster has revealed how they were able to take advantage of people looking for love online by creating fake accounts, obtaining information from social media profiles and building trust.

Action Fraud | Official News Release
Confessions of a dating fraudster
Ministry of Defence news
The Munich Security Conference
Ministry of Defence
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 16:15

Gavin Williamson gave a speech at the 2019 Munich Security Conference outlining the UK's commitment to NATO and European security.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
The Munich Security Conference
Department for Transport news
Transport Secretary announces £22 million investment in Plymouth link road
Department for Transport
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 16:10

Scheme will provide vital extra capacity on Plymouth’s road network and help cut journey times.

Department for Transport | Official News Release
Transport Secretary announces £22 million investment in Plymouth link road
Welsh Government news
Ministers press ahead with 50p minimum unit price for alcohol in Wales
Welsh Government
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 16:05

The Welsh Government is pressing ahead with plans to introduce a 50p minimum unit price for alcohol in Wales following a public consultation, Health Minister Vaughan Gething announced today.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Ministers press ahead with 50p minimum unit price for alcohol in Wales
EU News news
EC welcomes European Parliament's support for investment screening framework
EU News
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 15:37

Following the vote, the EU is one step closer to putting in place a Europe-wide framework for screening foreign direct investment.

EU News | Official News Release
EC welcomes European Parliament's support for investment screening framework
HM Treasury news
Welsh goods exports spurred by state-of-the-art manufacturing infrastructure
HM Treasury
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 15:25

Liz Truss attends Finance Ministers Quadrilateral meeting in Cardiff and visits local engineering firm.

HM Treasury | Official News Release
Welsh goods exports spurred by state-of-the-art manufacturing infrastructure
Competition & Markets Authority news
Trust and Brexit amongst priorities for CMA in annual plan
Competition & Markets Authority
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 15:20

Ensuring markets work in people’s favour is a priority for the CMA, which yesterday published its annual plan.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
Trust and Brexit amongst priorities for CMA in annual plan
Ministry of Defence news
War disablement pension rates 2019
Ministry of Defence
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 15:15

The 2019 war disablement pension rates have been announced.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
War disablement pension rates 2019
Environment Agency news
Thousands of fish released into North East rivers
Environment Agency
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 15:10

The Environment Agency has released thousands of fish to give stocks a boost and encourage people to go fishing.

Environment Agency | Official News Release
Thousands of fish released into North East rivers
Science and Technology Facilities Council news
US-UK-Australia funding to improve global gravitational wave network
Science and Technology Facilities Council
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 15:05

A global network of gravitational wave observatories will be upgraded to almost double its sensitivity, the lead science funding agencies of the United Kingdom and United States announced today.

Science and Technology Facilities Council | Official News Release
US-UK-Australia funding to improve global gravitational wave network
Department for Transport news
UK Transport Secretary continues to fund direct flights between City of Derry Airport and London
Department for Transport
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 14:25

Subsidy for direct flights between City of Derry Airport and London Stansted confirmed to continue to May 2021.

Department for Transport | Official News Release
UK Transport Secretary continues to fund direct flights between City of Derry Airport and London
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) news
Investigation launched following fatal crash on A40
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC)
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 14:20

An investigation has been launched after a man and a woman driving on the wrong side of the road, following a police pursuit, died in a head-on collision with a coach.

Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) | Official News Release
Investigation launched following fatal crash on A40
Competition & Markets Authority news
CMA welcomes court ruling to uphold fine in steel tanks case
Competition & Markets Authority
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 14:10

The CMA has welcomed a judgment from the Court of Appeal today upholding its fine on Balmoral Tanks for illegally exchanging price information.

Competition & Markets Authority | Official News Release
CMA welcomes court ruling to uphold fine in steel tanks case
Welsh Government news
Devolved administrations call for clarity on future funding post-Brexit
Welsh Government
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 14:05

Welsh Finance Minister Rebecca Evans and Scotland’s Finance Secretary Derek Mackay have called on the UK government to provide clarity on post-Brexit funding, future budgets and public sector pensions, ahead of a meeting with Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss in Cardiff today.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Devolved administrations call for clarity on future funding post-Brexit
Action Fraud news
Don’t let flight ticket fraudsters take off with your cash
Action Fraud
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 13:38

Action Fraud, the national fraud and cyber crime reporting centre, is warning half term holiday makers to avoid fraudulent flight ticket sellers as they use new tactics.

Action Fraud | Official News Release
Don’t let flight ticket fraudsters take off with your cash
EU News news
Fair labour mobility: EC welcomes agreement on the European Labour Authority
EU News
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 13:25

The EC, the European Parliament and the Council havereached a provisional agreement on the EC’s proposal to establish a European Labour Authority (ELA).

EU News | Official News Release
Fair labour mobility: EC welcomes agreement on the European Labour Authority
HM Land Registry news
UK House Price Index (UK HPI) annual review 2018
HM Land Registry
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 13:20

A review of the UK House Price Index statistics for 2018 for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

HM Land Registry | Official News Release
UK House Price Index (UK HPI) annual review 2018
Ministry of Defence news
Government stakeholders endorse DASA’s safety at sea competition - Get the Ship in Shape: accounting for, and tracking, personnel
Ministry of Defence
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 13:15

Stakeholder teams from across the Ministry of Defence gather in Portsmouth to discuss the future programme for DASA’s Get the Ship in Shape competition.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Government stakeholders endorse DASA’s safety at sea competition - Get the Ship in Shape: accounting for, and tracking, personnel
Cabinet Office news
Government backs plans to create new homes and jobs in next five years
Cabinet Office
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 13:10

Plans for public-sector land to be developed, which aim to bring forward 10,000 new homes, 14,000 new jobs and save taxpayers £37million in running costs.

Cabinet Office | Official News Release
Government backs plans to create new homes and jobs in next five years
Scottish Government news
£2 million for Highland communities
Scottish Government
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 13:05

Communities in the Highlands and Islands have been awarded more than £2 million to find new ways to improve people’s lives and services.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
£2 million for Highland communities
Department for International Trade news
UK and USA agree to continue Mutual Recognition Agreement
Department for International Trade
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 12:37

The UK and USA sign an agreement to continue existing arrangements which help facilitate goods trade between the two nations.

Department for International Trade | Official News Release
UK and USA agree to continue Mutual Recognition Agreement
Insolvency Service news
Customer satisfaction survey
Insolvency Service
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 12:25

The research agency Populus is conducting our annual Customer Satisfaction Survey and will be contacting a sample of customers over February and March 2019.

Insolvency Service | Official News Release
Customer satisfaction survey
Criminal Cases Review Commission news
CCRC disclosure review update
Criminal Cases Review Commission
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 12:20

The second phase of the Criminal Cases Review Commission’s internal review of disclosure is now well underway with more than twenty detailed reviews completed.

Criminal Cases Review Commission | Official News Release
CCRC disclosure review update
Environment Agency news
Partnership tree planting in Nottinghamshire
Environment Agency
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 12:15

Staff from the Environment Agency and Trent Rivers Trust have been showing their love of nature this Valentine’s Day, helping plant over 1,700 trees on farmland.

Environment Agency | Official News Release
Partnership tree planting in Nottinghamshire
Department of Health and Social Care news
Ambitions set to address major causes of cardiovascular disease
Department of Health and Social Care
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 12:10

Public Health England and NHS England lead coalition of over 40 organisations to step up fight against the nation’s biggest killer.

Department of Health and Social Care | Official News Release
Ambitions set to address major causes of cardiovascular disease
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) news
Health & Care Professions Council ‘snub’, as it goes ahead with ‘extortionate’ fee hike
WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations)
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 12:05

The Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) has delivered a snub by pushing ahead with an ‘extortionate’ registration fee hike, despite receiving a 38,000-signature petition protesting at the 18% increase.

WiredGov Newswire (news from other organisations) | Official News Release
Health & Care Professions Council ‘snub’, as it goes ahead with ‘extortionate’ fee hike
EU News news
EU negotiators agree to set up new European rules to improve fairness of online platforms' trading practices
EU News
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 11:43

The European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the EC reached a political deal on the first-ever rules aimed at creating a fair, transparent & predictable business environment for businesses and traders when using online platforms.

EU News | Official News Release
EU negotiators agree to set up new European rules to improve fairness of online platforms' trading practices
techUK news
Study set to further understanding on the fate of waste electricals
techUK
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 11:25

The WEEE Fund is seeking expressions of interest to carry out research into the fate of waste electricals and electronics by 15 March.

techUK | Official News Release
Study set to further understanding on the fate of waste electricals
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport news
Millions invested to help people get active in their communities
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 11:20

£3 million to be spent in 16 boroughs, towns and cities across England to encourage more people to get involved in local issues.

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport | Official News Release
Millions invested to help people get active in their communities
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) news
NICE provides first scientific advice on patient preference study design
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 11:15

The NICE Scientific Advice team, working with the Science Policy and Research team at NICE, has provided its first piece of advice on the design of a patient preference study.

 
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) | Official News Release
NICE provides first scientific advice on patient preference study design
HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) news
Lincolnshire Police – working hard to improve their service to vulnerable children
HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS)
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 11:10

The commitment that the Lincolnshire Police leadership team has shown in improving its service to vulnerable children, now needs to lead to better outcomes, a report by HMICFRS into the force’s child protection capability warned yesterday.

HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) | Official News Release
Lincolnshire Police – working hard to improve their service to vulnerable children
Welsh Government news
First Minister announces St David Awards finalists
Welsh Government
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 11:05

First Minister Mark Drakeford yesterday announced the St David Awards finalists for 2019.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
First Minister announces St David Awards finalists
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory news
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory launches ‘SME Searchlight’ to harness innovation
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 10:25
AXELOS news
The ITIL update in a world of digital and service transformation: ITIL 4 - The Evolution of ITSM Part 2
AXELOS
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 10:20
Ministry of Defence news
Implementation of improved Air System Safety Case Regulation - RA 1205
Ministry of Defence
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 10:15

This article supplements NPA 19/01, 25 January 2019. The article does not replace NPA 19/01 or regulation contained within the MAA Regulatory Publications.

Ministry of Defence | Official News Release
Implementation of improved Air System Safety Case Regulation - RA 1205
Scottish Government news
Improving maternity and neonatal care
Scottish Government
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 10:05

Package of measures backed by £12 million investment.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Improving maternity and neonatal care
EU News news
Agreement with Singapore set to give a boost to EU-Asia trade
EU News
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 09:25

The trade and investment agreements between the EU and Singapore have received the approval of the European Parliament. The Parliament has also given its green light to the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement.

EU News | Official News Release
Agreement with Singapore set to give a boost to EU-Asia trade
Children’s Commissioner news
Children’s Commissioner responds to feedback on her Home Education report and Channel 4 documentary
Children’s Commissioner
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 09:20

On the 4th February, the Children’s Commissioner took part in a Channel 4 Dispatches programme. The documentary was aired alongside the publication of the Children’s Commissioner’s own report into home education.

Children’s Commissioner | Official News Release
Children’s Commissioner responds to feedback on her Home Education report and Channel 4 documentary
NHS England news
Simon Stevens challenges ambulance makers to help ‘blue lights go green’
NHS England
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 09:15

NHS chief Simon Stevens yesterday challenged vehicle manufacturers to help “blue lights go green” and cut air pollution by developing more environmentally friendly ambulances.

NHS England | Official News Release
Simon Stevens challenges ambulance makers to help ‘blue lights go green’
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) news
Update: Investigation following the death of Roberto Villa in Huddersfield
Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC)
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 09:10

Our investigation looking at the contact between West Yorkshire Police and man at a hotel in Huddersfield has made significant progress.

Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC - formerly IPCC) | Official News Release
Update: Investigation following the death of Roberto Villa in Huddersfield
Welsh Government news
Minister celebrates enhancement of MyTravelPass young persons' discount scheme
Welsh Government
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 09:05

Transport and Economy Minister Ken Skates joins students in Coleg Cambria, Wrexham, today (Thursday 14th) to celebrate the enhancement of the popular MyTravelPass young persons’ discount scheme.

Welsh Government | Official News Release
Minister celebrates enhancement of MyTravelPass young persons' discount scheme
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government news
£250 million of housing deals struck to deliver tens of thousands of homes
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 08:10
Scottish Government news
Protecting people at risk of domestic abuse
Scottish Government
Friday 15 February 2019 @ 08:05

Social Security Secretary calls for views in final weeks of consultation.

Scottish Government | Official News Release
Protecting people at risk of domestic abuse

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