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Education Secretary says post-16 options better than ever, as GCSE results released

Entries to EBacc subjects and overall arts subjects have risen, as GCSE results are released today
21 August 2019, 11:15 pm

UK and Korea to sign trade continuity deal to ensure businesses are ready to trade post-Brexit

The UK and Korea sign a continuity Free Trade Agreement.
21 August 2019, 9:45 pm

Transitioning security responsibilities and preparing for equal elections in Somalia

Statement by Stephen Hickey, UK Political Coordinator at the UN, at the Security Council briefing on Somalia
21 August 2019, 4:47 pm

UK-China trade relations championed by investment minister visit

Minister for Investment travels to China today on a 10-day visit to the region to boost bilateral trade
21 August 2019, 3:56 pm

North Yorkshire farmer admits Wildlife & Countryside offences on Site of Special Scientific Interest

Natural England has taken action to prosecute a farmer in North Yorkshire for damaging a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
21 August 2019, 2:55 pm

£1 million project to reduce flood risk in Earby is complete

A culvert in a Lancashire town has been repaired to protect homes and businesses from flooding.
21 August 2019, 2:52 pm

Legia Warszawa vs Rangers FC – travel advice

Travel advice for Rangers FC fans attending the match against Legia Warszawa on 22 August 2019.
21 August 2019, 2:03 pm

Change of British High Commissioner to Pakistan: Dr Christian Turner CMG

Dr Christian Turner CMG has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in succession to Mr Thomas Drew CMG
21 August 2019, 1:59 pm

Chesterfield man nets £431 penalty for fishing without a licence

A 22-year-old man from Chesterfield has been successfully prosecuted by the Environment Agency after being found guilty of fishing without a licence.
21 August 2019, 1:54 pm

Regulations on the import of forestry machinery

From 1st September 2019, machinery or vehicles that have been used for agricultural or forestry purposes will be subject to plant health regulations when imported from any third country.
21 August 2019, 1:35 pm

Signs of improvement at Feltham as population is reduced by over a third

The Ministry of Justice announces plans to address the serious issues identified at HMYOI Feltham A, including extra staff training and limiting the population.
21 August 2019, 12:57 pm

Letters on no deal Brexit advice for businesses trading with the EU

HMRC letters to VAT-registered businesses trading with the EU explaining how to prepare for changes to customs, excise and VAT if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
21 August 2019, 12:30 pm

Alister Jack comments on GERS 2018-19

Secretary of State comments on Scottish Government’s GERS figures for 2018-2019
21 August 2019, 11:30 am

Change of British High Commissioner to Pakistan

Dr Christian Turner CMG will take up his appointment by December 2019
21 August 2019, 11:15 am

Keeping British MotoGP visitors on track for safer rides

Highways England is reminding motorcyclists heading to the British MotoGP at Silverstone this weekend to make sure they stay safe – whatever the weather.
21 August 2019, 11:15 am

Have you caught a Pacific pink salmon in England?

The inland and coastal waters of England are home to a host of different fish species, but we can now add another name to that list, the Pacific pink salmon.
21 August 2019, 11:13 am

ESFA Update: 21 August 2019

Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers.
21 August 2019, 11:05 am

Student Loans Company appoints new Chief Information Officer (CIO)

Stephen Campbell has been appointed Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the Student Loans Company.
21 August 2019, 10:54 am

Cornwall Council Local Authority of the Year

Cornwall Council receive special award for Local Authority of the year at the Regulatory Excellence Awards in June 2019.
21 August 2019, 10:44 am

Conman sentenced for selling forged exam certificates

A conman found to be selling fake certificates for qualifications online was fined and sentenced to 80 hours unpaid work on 14 January 2015.
21 August 2019, 10:19 am