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Gove gives the green light to environmental farming project

The Environment Secretary has today announced that the Payment by Results (PBR) project will be the first agri-environment scheme directly funded by the UK...

Thursday, 2 August 2018 00:01

Closing the gender pay gap – businesses must drive change, say MPs

The UK has one of the highest gender pay gaps in Europe and pay reporting can only be the first step in closing it, says the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee...

Thursday, 2 August 2018 00:01

UK Armed Forces on high alert for hurricane season

The UK’s Overseas Territories will have unwavering military support throughout the 2018 hurricane season, a Defence minister has confirmed...

Wednesday, 1 August 2018 22:38

UN officials call for children’s rights to be respected in Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel

Children’s rights continue to be violated in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank and Israel, according to three leading UN officials in the region...

Wednesday, 1 August 2018 17:11

Environment Agency announces support for farmers during dry weather

Following the driest June since 1925 and a dry July, farmers have reported water supply concerns which could affect the irrigation of crops and welfare of livestock...

Wednesday, 1 August 2018 14:32

Research reveals UK's most 'electric car friendly' towns and cities

Poole, in Dorset, is the most electric car-friendly town in the UK, while London, not surprisingly, is the least friendly, according to research into home car charging...

Wednesday, 1 August 2018 13:48

Shadow Cabinet member calls on Willsman to 'consider his position'

Baroness Smith, Labour’s Shadow Leader in the Lords and a member of Jeremy Corbyn’s Shadow Cabinet, has become the most senior Labour figure so far...

Wednesday, 1 August 2018 13:08

Westminster City Council releases diesel parking surcharge consultation

Journeys into central London by older and polluting diesels vehicles could be cut by over a quarter of a million, if a new diesel parking surcharge is introduced....

Wednesday, 1 August 2018 13:05

MPs launch inquiry into poor state of local roads

The Transport Committee is today launching a new inquiry into the funding and governance of local roads in England. Local roads...

Wednesday, 1 August 2018 12:59

Game-changing technologies for aerospace: apply for funding

The Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI), Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and Innovate UK are inviting organisations to come forward...

Wednesday, 1 August 2018 12:55