Smart data to protect consumers from rip-off tariffs

Consumers to benefit from better deals through new data-driven technologies and services.

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People with severe mental illness experience worse physical health

A new Public Health England report shows people with severe mental illness (SMI) suffer worse physical health compared to the general population. A new Public Health England (PHE) report shows people with severe mental illness (SMI) suffer significantly worse physical health compared to the general population, with the greatest inequalities seen among younger people. The report looks […]

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Environment Agency joins forces with eBay to stop illegal vehicle breakers

The Environment Agency and eBay have joined forces to tackle illegal car breakers which use the e-commerce site to trade.

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Employment Minister addresses employers as part of National Inclusion Week

Minister of State for Employment Alok Sharma’s speech on building on employment success to create a more inclusive workplace.

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Northern Powerhouse attracts record visitor numbers

Tourists flock to Northern counties to take in the sights and enjoy local attractions Overnight stays across the Northern Powerhouse rise by around 5%, while spending increases too North East region sees the highest increase in visitors with a 17% increase in the number of trips and a 14% increase in the number of overnight […]

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Cadet Forces increase social mobility and help young people’s self-belief, new report finds

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has welcomed an independent report highlighting the positive effects of Cadet Forces as dozens of new units across the UK are approved.

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Fighter jets join forces with British aircraft carrier to make history

Royal Navy Commander Nathan Gray and RAF Squadron Leader Andy Edgell were the first pilots to land their stealth F-35 Lightning fighter jets on board the carrier, demonstrating the formidable force HMS Queen Elizabeth and her fleet of jets will be.

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Presidential Proclamation on Child Health Day, 2018

On Child Health Day, we renew our commitment to ensuring the health and well-being of our young people, who are the future of our great country.  All children deserve to grow up in loving homes with parents or guardians who are dedicated to empowering them to live healthy, safe, and successful lives.

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Joint Statement of the United States and Chile

In Washington D.C., today, President Donald J. Trump and President Sebastian Piñera of Chile held their first official meeting.  The two leaders affirmed their commitment to strengthening their bilateral economic relationship and to cooperating on regional challenges, such as the crises in Venezuela and Nicaragua.

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Government announces ‘root and branch’ review of rail

A sweeping review to transform Britain’s railways has been launched today (20 September 2018) by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling.

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