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Abbas calls on ‘duty-bound’ UN to end Israeli occupation

From the podium of the United Nations General Assembly Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas today called on the world Organization to face up to its responsibilities to end Israel’s “relentless” occupation...

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 22:24

First-ever UK-US Science and Technology Agreement paves the way for closer research collaborations

Science Minister Jo Johnson has today signed a UK-US Science and Technology Agreement with US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs...

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 22:21

Hurricanes Irma and Maria: government response and advice

Hurricane Irma has affected large parts of the Caribbean. Hurricane Maria is forecast to bring further hazardous sea and weather conditions...

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 17:11

UK response to Hurricane Maria – 20 September 2017

There has been further media coverage today about Hurricane Maria which is hitting islands across the Caribbean....

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 17:08

DfE announces deal to help schools save cash on computer equipment

The second in a series of bulk buying deals (sometimes referred to as ‘aggregated deals’) for schools considering buying new tablets, laptops or desktop devices has now started. Schools could save thousands of pounds by using a deal developed by DfE and Crown Commercial Services...

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 17:05

PM's speech at Commonwealth leaders reception

Prime Minister Theresa May spoke at the start of a reception she hosted for Commonwealth leaders during United Nations General Assembly 2017...

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 16:07

Minister announces £22.8 million boost to give power back to communities

Communities across England are set to benefit from a package of support worth £22.8 million to help them develop plans to give them a real say in the development of their area....

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 14:40

Speech by Priti Patel at UNGA High Level Event on UN Development System Reform

It is because the UK is a committed supporter of the UN, that we are working so hard to reform and improve it, says Priti Patel...

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 13:26

Hurricane Irma: UK government response in numbers, 15 September 2017

Facts and figures on the UK government's relief work in the Caribbean and the British Overseas Territories in response to Hurricane Irma...

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 13:19

BEIS Committee launch Brexit and the implications for UK business inquiry

The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee has today launched an inquiry on the implications of leaving the European Union for British business...

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 12:42