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Medical team train in Oman for Exercise Saif Sareea 3

Medical team train in Oman for Exercise Saif Sareea 3

The Joint Medical Group has deployed to Oman ahead of Exercise Saif Sareea 3 (SS3), a joint exercise between the armed forces of the UK and Oman.

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Environment Agency’s ‘Incident Management Portal’ receives international award

Environment Agency’s ‘Incident Management Portal’ receives international award

The Environment Agency’s Incident Management Portal has been awarded a ‘Special Achievement in Geographical Information Systems Award’ at the 2018 International ESRI User Conference

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Dream comes true for young ‘nuclear expert’

Dream comes true for young ‘nuclear expert’

A young ‘nuclear physics expert’ described his visit to Sellafield as the best day of his year.

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IPA appoints new Director of Operations

IPA appoints new Director of Operations

The Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) announces Alison Baptiste as their new Director of Operations.

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IPA appoints new Director of Operations

IPA appoints new Director of Operations

The Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) announces Alison Baptiste as their new Director of Operations.

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Tune in to Companies House

Tune in to Companies House

How we use podcasts to share news, information and personal experiences from business owners and our own staff.

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Degree level Apprenticeship in Economics

Degree level Apprenticeship in Economics

Government Economic Service lead the way in developing the new approved Professional Economist Integrated Degree Apprenticeship

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RFA Tideforce docks in Falmouth ahead of entering service

RFA Tideforce docks in Falmouth ahead of entering service

The fourth and final Tide class tanker, RFA Tideforce, has arrived in Cornwall for customisation.

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New data links route to cancer diagnosis and treatment

New data links route to cancer diagnosis and treatment

Data from Public Health England show that patients diagnosed through screening, GP referral or 2-week referrals likely to have more treatment options.

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UK Government helps train Park Rangers in Malawi to combat the illegal wildlife trade

UK Government helps train Park Rangers in Malawi to combat the illegal wildlife trade

With less than two months to go until the London Illegal Wildlife Trade conference, UK troops in Malawi, as the face of Global Britain, are helping to train conservation non-profit African Parks’ rangers.

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Tech firms win prize to help UK's renters onto the housing ladder

Tech firms win prize to help UK's renters onto the housing ladder

Renters unable to get a mortgage because of their lack of a credit rating will be able to boost their chances through one of three new start-ups backed by the government.

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Developing early stage, user centred design: apply for funding

Developing early stage, user centred design: apply for funding

UK businesses can apply for a share of £1 million to build in early-stage design processes that reflect and respond to customer needs and behaviours.

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Home Secretary’s statement on the Westminster incident

Home Secretary’s statement on the Westminster incident

Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, has given a statement following this morning's incident outside the Palace of Westminster.

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Crime news: updated position on Litigators’ Graduated Fee Scheme

Crime news: updated position on Litigators’ Graduated Fee Scheme

How to claim following the LGFS judgment

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African swine fever risk reminder

African swine fever risk reminder

Pig keepers must not feed kitchen or catering waste to their pigs to help prevent the spread of African swine fever to the UK.

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Labour market statistics for Scotland

Labour market statistics for Scotland

David Mundell urges Scottish Government to take action and boost the economy

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£76 million a year to build homes for vulnerable people

£76 million a year to build homes for vulnerable people

Thousands of extra homes will be built that are designed for people who need extra support to help them live independently and in the community for longer.

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Research reveals lesser known qualifications could help boost skills and jobs

Research reveals lesser known qualifications could help boost skills and jobs

Level 4 and 5 qualifications could be the key to unlocking skills demanded by employers

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CMA refers airport services merger for in depth investigation

CMA refers airport services merger for in depth investigation

The CMA has referred Menzies’ purchase of Airline Services for an in-depth merger investigation.

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Social housing green paper: a ‘new deal’ for social housing

Social housing green paper: a ‘new deal’ for social housing

The paper aims to rebalance the relationship between landlords and residents, tackle stigma and ensure social housing can act as a stable base and support social mobility.

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Social housing green paper: a ‘new deal’ for social housing

Social housing green paper: a ‘new deal’ for social housing

The paper aims to rebalance the relationship between landlords and residents, tackle stigma and ensure social housing can act as a stable base and support social mobility.

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Unlawful Immigration Adviser Convicted for a second time

Unlawful Immigration Adviser Convicted for a second time

Mr. Chaudry Mohammad Saghir pleads guilty to five counts of providing unqualified immigration advice and services at Leeds Crown Court.

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Unlawful Immigration Adviser Convicted for a second time

Unlawful Immigration Adviser Convicted for a second time

Mr. Chaudry Mohammad Saghir pleads guilty to five counts of providing unqualified immigration advice and services at Leeds Crown Court.

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New Competition: Predictive Cyber Analytics

New Competition: Predictive Cyber Analytics

This Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition seeks proposals for novel approaches to predictive cyber security

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Exclusive schedule tender for Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme (HPCDS)

Exclusive schedule tender for Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme (HPCDS)

Tender for a limited number of schemes starts 13 August and ends 5pm on 7 September 2018

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Programme: EU UK Article 50 negotiations Brussels, 16 to 17 August 2018

Programme: EU UK Article 50 negotiations Brussels, 16 to 17 August 2018

Talks will be held in Brussels, 16 to 17 August 2018

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Get involved: share your ideas or join our movement for change

Get involved: share your ideas or join our movement for change

Call for the public to get involved in improving social mobility in the UK.

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Reporting a phishing email scam

Reporting a phishing email scam

We are changing the email address to report fraudulent emails that pretend to be from HM Land Registry.

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Deregulation of Welsh housing associations: registration requirements

Deregulation of Welsh housing associations: registration requirements

On 15 August 2018, regulations relating to Welsh Registered Social Landlords will change.

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Ministry of Defence teams up with innovative start up to train next generation of cyber veterans

Ministry of Defence teams up with innovative start up to train next generation of cyber veterans

The MOD and new not-for-profit TechVets have joined forces to help more veterans become cyber warriors.

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Efficient and sustainable agriculture: apply for funding

Efficient and sustainable agriculture: apply for funding

Up to £20 million available to increase productivity and sustainability in crop and ruminant agriculture systems through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

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S4C Reappointments

S4C Reappointments

The Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has reappointed John Davies, Sian Lewis and Guto Harri to the S4C Authority board.

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Secretary of State meets the team decommissioning Dounreay

Secretary of State meets the team decommissioning Dounreay

Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark MP met new graduates as they embark on science and engineering careers at Dounreay.

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Secretary of State meets the team decommissioning Dounreay

Secretary of State meets the team decommissioning Dounreay

Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark MP met new graduates as they embark on science and engineering careers at Dounreay.

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Finding explosives in electrical items demonstration day

Finding explosives in electrical items demonstration day

Information on the demonstration day for research that has been funded for the future of aviation security solutions programme.

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Finding explosives in electrical items demonstration day

Finding explosives in electrical items demonstration day

Information on the demonstration day for research that has been funded for the future of aviation security solutions programme.

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Near miss with track worker, Peterborough

Near miss with track worker, Peterborough

Investigation into a near miss with a track worker, Peterborough, 20 July 2018.

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Grouse moors: Working together to achieve shared outcomes

Grouse moors: Working together to achieve shared outcomes

A training workshop for Natural England employees and those working in upland management recently took place on the North York Moors.

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Rough sleeping strategy: prevention, intervention, recovery

Rough sleeping strategy: prevention, intervention, recovery

Up to 6,000 vulnerable people will receive rapid specialist assessments and support under new measures in the government’s rough sleeping strategy.

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Secretary of State extends condolences following death of Tom Moran

Secretary of State extends condolences following death of Tom Moran

The Secretary of State has this evening offered her condolences following the death of Tom Moran in New York

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Secretary of State extends condolences following death of Tom Moran

Secretary of State extends condolences following death of Tom Moran

The Secretary of State has this evening offered her condolences following the death of Tom Moran in New York

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New plans to update road safety laws to protect cyclists and pedestrians

New plans to update road safety laws to protect cyclists and pedestrians

Consultation to look at whether a new offence equivalent to causing death by careless or dangerous driving should be introduced for dangerous cyclists.

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Minister for Africa statement on violence and human rights violations in Zimbabwe

Minister for Africa statement on violence and human rights violations in Zimbabwe

Minister for Africa urges government of Zimbabwe and opposition party to call for calm amid violence following elections.

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Minister for Africa statement on violence and human rights violations in Zimbabwe

Minister for Africa statement on violence and human rights violations in Zimbabwe

Minister for Africa urges government of Zimbabwe and opposition party to call for calm amid violence following elections.

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Marine firm makes a splash down under

Marine firm makes a splash down under

Ocean Footprint, a Salisbury-based boat part manufacturer, is set to make waves in Australia with a deal to supply one of the country’s biggest boat builders.

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South Sudan peace talks: Troika statement

South Sudan peace talks: Troika statement

The UK, US and Norway have issued a Troika statement on the South Sudan peace process.

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Sellafield Ltd announces a £20,000 donation to Egremont Crab Fair

Sellafield Ltd announces a £20,000 donation to Egremont Crab Fair

Sellafield Ltd is proud to announce a £20,000 donation to Egremont Crab Fair.

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Football fans urged to ‘Know The Game Plan’ for new season

Football fans urged to ‘Know The Game Plan’ for new season

Police and clubs give stewards information to help deter terrorism.

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Competition concerns over university laundry merger

Competition concerns over university laundry merger

The CMA has provisionally found that JLA’s purchase of Washstation is likely to lead to higher prices or lower quality in student laundry services.

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New competition: Biosensing across wide areas

New competition: Biosensing across wide areas

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) is launching a new competition to find solutions for rapidly detecting and locating hazardous biological agents deposited in the field.

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A step forward for Sellafield’s most hazardous building

A step forward for Sellafield’s most hazardous building

Work to empty the Magnox Swarf Storage Silo (MSSS) has taken a significant step forward.

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Managing traffic in real time: apply for funding

Managing traffic in real time: apply for funding

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £250,000 to develop innovative new ways of using high-quality data to ease traffic congestion.

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National product safety strategy now published

National product safety strategy now published

The Office for Product Safety and Standards has today (10 August 2018) published its strategy to upgrade the UK’s product safety regime.

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New strategy launched to keep consumers safe and protect businesses that do the right thing

New strategy launched to keep consumers safe and protect businesses that do the right thing

Office for Product Safety and Standards launches first ever strategy to further enhance the UK’s world-leading product safety regime

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Special Recognition for Ministry of Defence Police Inspector Anne Turner

Special Recognition for Ministry of Defence Police Inspector Anne Turner

Inspector Anne Turner, a training manager in the Ministry of Defence Police (MDP) was presented with a Special Recognition Award by the British Association for Women in Policing (BAWP).

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Billion pound backing for British innovation

Billion pound backing for British innovation

Britain’s world-leading researchers and entrepreneurs will benefit from an additional £780 million to create the technologies of tomorrow.

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Ministry of Defence Police officers compete in Britain’s Strongest Police Officer competition

Ministry of Defence Police officers compete in Britain’s Strongest Police Officer competition

Three Ministry of Defence Police officers successfully competed in the annual Britain’s Strongest Police Officer competition that was held recently at the Wild Training Gym in High Wycombe.

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Near miss with workers at Dundee

Near miss with workers at Dundee

Near miss with workers at Dundee, 10 July 2018.

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Joint Forces Command Operational Concept Demonstrator flies for over 25 days

Joint Forces Command Operational Concept Demonstrator flies for over 25 days

A Joint Forces Command High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite Operational Concept Demonstrator aircraft has surpassed the world flight endurance record without refuelling.

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Minister for Africa visits Sudan to strengthen UK’s commitment to long term future growth

Minister for Africa visits Sudan to strengthen UK’s commitment to long term future growth

Harriett Baldwin emphasises UK's commitment to helping Sudan become more stable and prosperous.

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PM call with Colombian President: 9 August 2018

PM call with Colombian President: 9 August 2018

Prime Minister Theresa May and President of Colombia, Iván Duque, spoke this afternoon.

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Statement on targeting of opposition supporters in Zimbabwe

Statement on targeting of opposition supporters in Zimbabwe

Minister for Africa calls on government of Zimbabwe to protect constitutional rights of citizens

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Statement on targeting of opposition supporters in Zimbabwe

Statement on targeting of opposition supporters in Zimbabwe

Minister for Africa calls on government of Zimbabwe to protect constitutional rights of citizens

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Apprenticeship service transition, acting on user feedback

Apprenticeship service transition, acting on user feedback

Our aim is for all employers to take more ownership of their apprenticeships and access the full range of high quality training provision on offer. We believe that the best way to do this is through the apprenticeship service.

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Global access to reliable energy: apply for funding

Global access to reliable energy: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £10 million to help bring clean, affordable and secure energy to sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

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