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David Davis' speech to the Suddeutsche Zeitung Economic Summit

David Davis' speech to the Suddeutsche Zeitung Economic Summit

The speech was delivered in Berlin on Thursday November 16

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PM meeting with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven: 16 November 2017

PM meeting with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven: 16 November 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May met Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven ahead of the Gothenburg Social Summit.

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Apprenticeships from across industry showcased at The Skills Show 2017

Apprenticeships from across industry showcased at The Skills Show 2017

The Skills Show, the nation’s largest skills, apprenticeships and careers event is taking place from today, Thursday 16 November at the NEC in Birmingham.

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Joint statement on trade between UK and the CARIFORUM states

Joint statement on trade between UK and the CARIFORUM states

Joint statement signed by Trade Minister Greg Hands and the CARIFORUM states agreeing to discuss future trade ties.

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Limited services for court appointed deputies

Limited services for court appointed deputies

The Office of the Public Guardian is currently unable to provide case-specific information to deputies due to a technical issue.

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Consultation on disadvantaged entitlements under Universal Credit

Consultation on disadvantaged entitlements under Universal Credit

Views sought on support for disadvantaged pupils.

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Reappointment to the School Teachers’ Review Body

Reappointment to the School Teachers’ Review Body

Ken Clark reappointed to the School Teachers' Review Body (STRB), which looks at pay, duties and working time of teachers in England and Wales.

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Court news: voice your ideas on £1 billion court modernisation

Court news: voice your ideas on £1 billion court modernisation

Roadshow events seeking views on modernisation of courts and tribunals will be launched by HM Courts & Tribunals Service in November 2017.

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2018 will be the Year of Engineering

2018 will be the Year of Engineering

The UK Space Agency is joining forces with partners across government and industry to give thousands of young people inspiring experiences of engineering.

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Queen to commission namesake aircraft carrier in just three weeks, Defence Secretary announces on flight deck

Queen to commission namesake aircraft carrier in just three weeks, Defence Secretary announces on flight deck

Her Majesty the Queen will formally commission her namesake aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, into the Royal Navy fleet in just three weeks’ time.

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Over £18 million to go to manufacturing innovations

Over £18 million to go to manufacturing innovations

Projects include improving efficiency and sustainability in food packaging and revolutionising a labour-intensive process in high-value manufacturing.

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Crime news: Claim for Crown Court Defence ends CCLF access need

Crime news: Claim for Crown Court Defence ends CCLF access need

Online service provided by Claim for Crown Court Defence (CCD) means access to Crown Court Litigator Fees (CCLF) will end in February 2018.

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YJB publishes its business plan for 2017 18

YJB publishes its business plan for 2017 18

This plan reflects changes to the YJB’s functions which were effective from 1 September 2017.

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Civil news: housing and debt and/or HPCDS opportunity

Civil news: housing and debt and/or HPCDS opportunity

Expressions of interest welcome to deliver services for housing and debt in Buckinghamshire and HPCDS in Milton Keynes, Blackpool, Preston.

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Derailment at Wimbledon

Derailment at Wimbledon

Passenger train derailment near Wimbledon station, south-west London, 6 November 2017.

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North set to become first region in country to get new transport powers from government

North set to become first region in country to get new transport powers from government

Pioneering legislation will transform transport across the North of England, underlining the government's commitment to the Northern Powerhouse.

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Christmas and New Year closures for courts and tribunals 2017

Christmas and New Year closures for courts and tribunals 2017

Details of which courts and tribunals will be closed over the Christmas holidays.

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Remembrance Sunday 2017

Remembrance Sunday 2017

Remembrance Sunday is typically observed on the Sunday closest to 11 November (Remembrance Day) which marks the end of World War I on 11 November 1918.

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Government announces landmark campaign to inspire next generation of engineers

Government announces landmark campaign to inspire next generation of engineers

The Year of Engineering will see government and industry offer young people across the UK a million direct experiences of engineering in a major push to tackle skills gap.

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UK EXTENDS SUPPORT TO PEACEKEEPING IN SOUTH SUDAN

UK EXTENDS SUPPORT TO PEACEKEEPING IN SOUTH SUDAN

The UK is extending the deployment of Royal Engineers to the UN Mission in South Sudan for an additional year, until April 2020.

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Driving examiner strike: December 2017

Driving examiner strike: December 2017

Some driving examiners are planning to take strike action on Monday 4 December and Tuesday 5 December 2017.

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Applications open for employment tribunal fee refunds as scheme rolls out

Applications open for employment tribunal fee refunds as scheme rolls out

All those eligible for employment tribunal fee refunds can apply from today, following a successful opening phase of the scheme.

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UK delegation to China looks to build on IP partnerships

UK delegation to China looks to build on IP partnerships

Tim Moss, Chief Executive of the UK Intellectual Property Office has returned from China after leading a successful business delegation to the country.

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Tax Free Childcare to open to children under 6

Tax Free Childcare to open to children under 6

Childcare scheme available to parents of under 6s from 24 November 2017

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U.S. UK Trade and Investment Working Group Statement

U.S. UK Trade and Investment Working Group Statement

Joint Statement on the Second Meeting of the U.S.-UK Trade and Investment Working Group in London this week

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Government fully committed to Operation Stack solution

Government fully committed to Operation Stack solution

Government is no longer defending a judicial review over a planned lorry park near the M20 in Kent.

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Completion of Longbridge accommodation for Royal Centre for Defence Medicine staff

Completion of Longbridge accommodation for Royal Centre for Defence Medicine staff

The Commanding Officer of the RCDM has cut the ribbon to mark the completion of new accommodation for military medics working in Birmingham.

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd appoints Millie Banerjee as new College of Policing Chair

Home Secretary Amber Rudd appoints Millie Banerjee as new College of Policing Chair

Millie Banerjee takes over on a permanent basis as chair of the college.

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November 2017 labour market statistics for Scotland

November 2017 labour market statistics for Scotland

Employment in Scotland increased by 2,000 over the quarter, and increased by 46,000 over the year to stand at 2,652,000.

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Zimbabwe and the political situation in Harare: November 2017

Zimbabwe and the political situation in Harare: November 2017

Information for British nationals in Zimbabwe on where to find guidance following recent developments in Harare.

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Government doubles exceptional talent visa offer

Government doubles exceptional talent visa offer

Double the number of visas will be made available to leading figures and individuals who show promise in technology, science, art and creative industries, the government announced today.

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New support for tech to boost public sector productivity

New support for tech to boost public sector productivity

Dedicated GovTech Catalyst team and £20 million fund to help tech firms deliver innovative fixes to public sector challenges.

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Thousands of higher and degree apprenticeship vacancies announced

Thousands of higher and degree apprenticeship vacancies announced

Over 3000 higher and degree apprenticeships have been announced, giving individuals a wider choice of options for entering higher education in 2018, widening access to the professions and higher level technical skills.

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US and UK Armies lead the way in world first for robotic vehicles

US and UK Armies lead the way in world first for robotic vehicles

The first ever demonstration of a UK-US unmanned military vehicle convoy has taken place as part of the 'Last Mile' logistics to front-line troops

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£21m to boost UK’s world class tech sector and spread the benefits across the country

£21m to boost UK’s world class tech sector and spread the benefits across the country

The UK’s world-leading tech sector will go from strength-to-strength after plans unveiled today set out a £21m investment to create a new national network of regional tech hubs in areas across the country, including Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Birmingham.

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Government backed scheme helps train two million people in digital skills

Government backed scheme helps train two million people in digital skills

Over two million people have now benefited from free digital skills training thanks to a partnership between Government and Industry launched just eight months ago, Digital Minister Matt Hancock announced today.

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New online challenge will test teenagers’ cyber security skills

New online challenge will test teenagers’ cyber security skills

The search is now on to inspire the UK’s next generation of cyber security specialists as the Government’s extracurricular training programme Cyber Discovery opens its doors.

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Research partner announced for children’s social care project

Research partner announced for children’s social care project

Cardiff University awarded research partnership for new What Works Centre

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Plans to further boost teacher recruitment and development

Plans to further boost teacher recruitment and development

Staff at the National College for Teaching and Leadership and the Department for Education to form one team to support teachers at every stage of their career.

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Appointment of Mike Parsons as Director General of the Government Property Unit

Appointment of Mike Parsons as Director General of the Government Property Unit

John Manzoni, Chief Executive of the Civil Service, has announced the appointment of Mike Parsons as Director General of the Government Property Unit.

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David Davis' speech at UBS

David Davis' speech at UBS

The speech was given on Tuesday 14 November.

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Inverness coastguard helicopter called out twice within the hour

Inverness coastguard helicopter called out twice within the hour

The coastguard helicopter was in action twice within the hour on Sunday 5 November, first to Beinn Pharlagain, onto Buachaille Etive Mòr.

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Coastguard winchman landing on narrow ledge to rescue two walkers

Coastguard winchman landing on narrow ledge to rescue two walkers

Coastguard search and rescue helicopter at St Athan rescuing two women from Nash Point in South Wales after they got cut off by the rising tide.

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Sexual violence abuses against the Rohingya in Burma

Sexual violence abuses against the Rohingya in Burma

FCO staff and the UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict visit Bangladesh to support survivors of sexual violence.

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Sellafield decommissioning reaches new heights

Sellafield decommissioning reaches new heights

The demolition of one of Sellafield’s tallest hazards has started.

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Dr Gillian Tully reappointed in key role for setting standards for forensic science

Dr Gillian Tully reappointed in key role for setting standards for forensic science

The Home Office has today (14 November) announced the reappointment of Dr Gillian Tully as Forensic Science Regulator.

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BBC Panorama, 13 November 2017

BBC Panorama, 13 November 2017

Ofqual's statement on alleged malpractice at training centres.

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Minister announces accessibility improvements to voter registration service

Minister announces accessibility improvements to voter registration service

The voter registration service has been made more accessible for users, following an audit by the Government Digital Service Accessibility team.

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Xbox controllers, Hoverbikes and robotic trucks trialled by British and American Armies

Xbox controllers, Hoverbikes and robotic trucks trialled by British and American Armies

A world-first in the US has seen British soldiers controlling 4x4s with Xbox-style controllers and a UK driverless truck leading American trucks in an unmanned convoy.

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UK ratifies new agreement to tackle global warming

UK ratifies new agreement to tackle global warming

The UK has become one of the first nations to complete ratification of a landmark agreement to reduce emissions from appliances that play a major role in global warming

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These SMEs did it and so can you!

These SMEs did it and so can you!

Crown Representative for Small Businesses, Emma Jones, talks about the latest Top 100 SME suppliers to government

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ACT for Youth: RUN HIDE TELL

ACT for Youth: RUN HIDE TELL

Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP) have collaborated with specialists from the PSHE Association and Girlguiding to take terrorism safety advice into the UK’s classrooms and youth organisations for the first time.

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HCA response to Dispatches programme

HCA response to Dispatches programme

Statements to address misunderstandings about the role of the HCA and the remit of the regulation committee.

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Defence Minister reaffirms UK commitment to European security

Defence Minister reaffirms UK commitment to European security

Defence Minister Lord Howe has reaffirmed the UK's commitment to European Security at a meeting today of the EU Foreign Affairs Council.

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Healthy eating guidance published for the early years sector

Healthy eating guidance published for the early years sector

Example menus developed with nutrition experts to support early years providers

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Space launch plans tour the UK

Space launch plans tour the UK

The UK Space Agency is touring the country with industry workshops and public open evenings on LaunchUK – the campaign to enable small satellite rocket launches and sub-orbital flights from UK spaceports.

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Foreign Secretary attends November 2017 EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting

Foreign Secretary attends November 2017 EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting

Boris Johnson attended the EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting on 13 November 2017, where discussions included the Iran nuclear deal and sanctions on Venezuela.

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UK and Australia step up defence relationship as ministers meet

UK and Australia step up defence relationship as ministers meet

Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin has been in Australia this week discussing defence equipment in the face of intensifying threats.

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Collision at Frognal Farm user worked level crossing

Collision at Frognal Farm user worked level crossing

Investigation into a collision between a train and a van at Frognal Farm level crossing, near Teynham, Kent, 23 October 2017.

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IPO customer visit programme 2016 to 2017

IPO customer visit programme 2016 to 2017

The IPO customer visit team has published its annual report.

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New MOT reminder service launches in beta

New MOT reminder service launches in beta

A test version of a new government service has launched to remind drivers by text message and email when their MOT is due.

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Brokenshire:  no place in our society for those who want to pull us back to the past

Brokenshire: no place in our society for those who want to pull us back to the past

The Secretary of State has strongly condemned those who placed a device at Omagh Memorial on Remembrance Day

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The Nation remembers

The Nation remembers

The nation falls silent as The Queen and members of the Royal Family join the traditional Remembrance Sunday service at the Cenotaph in London

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Communities to decide how to spend shale cash windfall

Communities to decide how to spend shale cash windfall

Communities near sites, approved for the safe and clean extraction of shale gas, will benefit from a share of the proceeds through a new ‘Shale Wealth Fund’.

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Culture Secretary Karen Bradley on India mission to attract more tourists to Britain

Culture Secretary Karen Bradley on India mission to attract more tourists to Britain

India is a key market for Britain and the number of visitors is forecast to grow to 531,000 by 2020.

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Chair of Residential Care Leadership Board appointed

Chair of Residential Care Leadership Board appointed

Children's Minister appoints Alan Wood to lead work on improving residential care

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The AAIB is sending a team to Belfast

The AAIB is sending a team to Belfast

The AAIB is sending a team to Belfast International Airport to investigate an aircraft incident.

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Forthcoming consultation on our response to the CJEU judgment on data retention

Forthcoming consultation on our response to the CJEU judgment on data retention

We will shortly launch a public consultation on the government’s response to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) judgment on data retention.

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Correspondence from the Insolvency Service

Correspondence from the Insolvency Service

We are aware that some people are receiving letters from a Dubai address purporting to be from the Insolvency Service.

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Joint Nature Conservation Committee Members reappointed

Joint Nature Conservation Committee Members reappointed

Professor Ian Bateman and Professor Colin Galbraith have been reappointed as Independent Members of the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC).

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David Davis' closing remarks at the end of EU exit negotiations on 9 10 November

David Davis' closing remarks at the end of EU exit negotiations on 9 10 November

Statement in Brussels by the Secretary of State.

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Adam Afriyie MP visits Ghana to explore commercial opportunities for UK business in the Infrastructure and Oil and Gas sectors.

Adam Afriyie MP visits Ghana to explore commercial opportunities for UK business in the Infrastructure and Oil and Gas sectors.

Adam Afriyie MP, the UK’s Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Ghana, will visit Ghana from the 8-11 November 2017.

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Defence Secretary hosts first meeting in UK with Secretary Mattis

Defence Secretary hosts first meeting in UK with Secretary Mattis

The Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has held his first bilateral meeting with his US counterpart, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, in London today.

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Tate Trustee appointment

Tate Trustee appointment

The Prime Minister has appointed Roland Rudd as a Tate Trustee, for four years from 13 November 2017, following an open competition.

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GRECO: UK successfully completes 4th round compliance procedure

GRECO: UK successfully completes 4th round compliance procedure

The Group of States Against Corruption (GRECO) publishes its second fourth round compliance report on the United Kingdom.

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