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News 11 July 2018


Notice of competition launch 'Don't Blow It! Safely eliminating munitions on the battlefield

Notice of competition launch 'Don't Blow It! Safely eliminating munitions on the battlefield

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is launching a competition 'Safely eliminating chemical and biological munitions on the battlefield 'Don't Blow It!'

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Government announces strict rules for the use of vaginal mesh

Government announces strict rules for the use of vaginal mesh

The government and NHS have accepted the recommendation from the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review to pause the use of vaginally inserted surgical mesh.

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Royal Navy sailor killed during World War 1 is honoured as he is laid to rest

Royal Navy sailor killed during World War 1 is honoured as he is laid to rest

Able Seaman James Cameron Robertson has finally been laid to rest in Orchard Dump Cemetary in France

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Social innovators receive £360,000 of government funding to tackle the UK’s biggest challenges

Social innovators receive £360,000 of government funding to tackle the UK’s biggest challenges

18 small social innovators will receive government funding and professional support to tackle three major issues: financial capability, mental health at work and helping young people into employment.

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Pioneering solutions to defence and security challenges to be explored at White City

Pioneering solutions to defence and security challenges to be explored at White City

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is opening a new hub at Imperial's White City Campus.

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UK space survey 2018: we want your input

UK space survey 2018: we want your input

Make sure your voice is heard in the 2018 update of the Size and Health of the UK space sector.

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Nuclear industry showcases progress in decommissioning

Nuclear industry showcases progress in decommissioning

Leaders from the nuclear decommissioning industry have spent two days with national and international stakeholders at the second NDA Stakeholder Summit.

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Commander JFC Twitter Q and A

Commander JFC Twitter Q and A

You are invited to take part in a discussion on Twitter with General Sir Chris Deverell, Commander Joint Forces Command.

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Civil news: statutory charge, care costs and the Human Rights Act

Civil news: statutory charge, care costs and the Human Rights Act

We have published a position statement explaining when the costs of care and ‘other family law proceedings’ apply as a statutory charge to HRA damages.

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Professor David Southwood reappointed as Chair of the UK Space Agency Steering Board

Professor David Southwood reappointed as Chair of the UK Space Agency Steering Board

Professor David Southwood has been reappointed as Chair of the UK Space Agency Steering Board.

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More financial services firms commit to improve gender diversity at the top

More financial services firms commit to improve gender diversity at the top

More firms have joined the Treasury's Women in Finance charter.

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Regulator publishes new research into factors the public associate with trustworthy charities

Regulator publishes new research into factors the public associate with trustworthy charities

“Transparency is not enough: Charities need to demonstrate authenticity to rebuild trust” Charity Commission tells charities

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