News story: Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport Appoints Lis Astall as Interim Chair of UK Sport Lis was born in the Channel Islands and educated at Jersey Ladies College before going to the London School of Economics (LSE) where she gained a BA Hons in French, ...
Press release: Culture Secretary appoints Dame Katherine Grainger as new chair of UK Sport Dame Katherine Grainger has been appointed as the new chair of UK Sport for a term of four years, Sports Minister Tracey Crouch confirmed today.

The former rower is Britain’s ...
News story: The Prime Minister reappoints three trustees of the British Museum Patricia Cumper MBE

Patricia Cumper is an award-winning playwright, producer, director, arts administrator and cultural leader who is a passionate advocate for the arts, particularly the BAME arts sector. She ...
News story: The Prime Minister reappoints a trustee of the National Portrait Gallery Dr Andrew Roberts

Andrew Roberts took a first in modern history from Caius College, Cambridge. He has written several books, including The Holy Fox, Eminent Churchillians, Salisbury: Victorian Titan (which ...
News story: UK maritime forces visit Vietnam with French naval task group Around 60 Royal Navy and Royal Marines are currently taking part in a five-month French naval deployment to the Indian Ocean and Far East, aboard French assault ship FS Mistral.

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News story: Sianel Pedwar Cymru (S4C) Board Member Appointed Elan Closs Stephens is Emeritus Professor of Communications and Creative Industries at Aberystwyth University. During her time at Aberystwyth, she taught and supported numerous young people who have since had ...
News story: VisitEngland Trustee Reappointed Sarah Stewart is the Chief Executive of NewcastleGateshead Initiative, the destination marketing organisation responsible for inspiring people to visit and to live, learn, work and invest in and around NewcastleGateshead. ...
News story: UK announces new support for security reform in Somalia On 17 April the Federal Government of Somalia and the Presidents of Somalia’s Federal Member States agreed a historic political agreement, to integrate regional and federal forces into a coherent ...
News story: Operational Honours and Awards List: 21 April 2017 The full list, which recognises and honours service on operations is below.

Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Air Commodore Martin Elliott SAMPSON, DSO, Royal Air Force

Officer ...
News story: Grave of Northumberland born World War 2 prisoner of war finally rededicated A new headstone has been installed and a rededication service took place in a moving ceremony on Friday 21 April 2017 at Wittenburg Cemetery, Germany.

The service, arranged by the ...
New rules for roaming marketsEU ministers wish to ensure that telecom operators limit the charges they apply to each other to offer cross-border coverage.+1s 2 4 0
Corporate report: Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency Business Plan 2017 to 18 This plan covers:


financial context
strategic activities
core business
performance targets and metrics
collated strategic activities for 2017 to 18
The EU not only has an impact within its borders, but also outside by promoting stability and creating... EU Global Strategy - The story of SophiaA global strategy for the European Union's Foreign and Security Policy - From Vision to Action European foreign policy matters to you, find out how http://eu...+1s 12 2 1
100 day review: here's six of the most important things Parliament has done so far this year → http:... 100 day review: here's six of the most important things Parliament has done so far this year → http://epgplus.eu/DB . Tell us: what would you like to see prioritised in ...+1s 19 6 2
Supporting the future of Syria and the Region - Highlights (Arabic version)On 5 April, High Representative Federica Mogherini chaired "Supporting the future of Syria and the Region". Attended by representatives from 70 countries, international organisations and civil society, the conference gave ...+1s 2 1 0
Eugroup HighlightsHighlights of the Eurogroup, chaired by Jeroen DIJSSELBLOEM, President of the Eurogroup, on 7 April 2017, in Valletta.+1s 4 4 0
Supporting the future of Syria and the Region - Highlights of the Brussels ConferenceOn 5 April, High Representative Federica Mogherini chaired "Supporting the future of Syria and the Region". Attended by representatives from 70 countries, international organisations and civil society, the conference gave ...+1s 6 3 0
Guidance: BFPOs included in the MOD enduring families free mail service Updated: Added updated list.The BFPOs and ships in support of operations who have entitlement to the Ministry of Defene (MOD) enduring families free mail service.
Learn the Keys to Doing Your Taxes Check out Key Tax Tips to find out the important factors to consider when doing your taxes.
Detailed guide: E-cigarettes: regulations for consumer products Updated: Updated information to include guidance on annual reporting.Overview

The Tobacco Products Directive 2014/14/EU (TPD) introduces new rules for nicotine-containing electronic cigarettes and refill containers (Article 20). MHRA is responsible ...
Official Statistics: Early access to medicines scheme applications: pending, refused, granted Updated: Added PIM stats for April.These tables show the number of applications made to the early access to medicines scheme for the promising innovative medicine (PIM) designation and the scientific ...

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