National News
Two pieces of fine porcelain currently housed in two museums in Britain were looted during the Nazi period, an Independent Panel ruled today. A monteith or glass cooler at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge will be returned to the claimant, the sole surviving heir of Heinrich Rothberger. An ex-gratia payment of £18,000 will be made to the same claimant for a Viennese dish on display at the British Museum.   ...more
11 June 2008 15:43
Department for Culture, Media And Sport
The Office of the Schools Adjudicator has published a decision on an objection by Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council and Dudley Local Admissions Forum to the admission arrangements of Birmingham City Council. Mr Andrew Baxter, the adjudicator considering the case, has partially upheld the objections.   ...more
11 June 2008 15:37
Office of The Schools Adjudicator
Employers throughout the UK should put skills and training centre stage if they want to profit from the 2012 Games, Skills Minister David Lammy said today as he launched an action plan for business leaders.
11 June 2008 13:38
Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills
Drivers on the A14 are to benefit from more reliable and safer journeys as Transport Secretary Ruth Kelly today announced the go-ahead for an £89.5m project to install new jam-busting technology on the route.
11 June 2008 12:36
Department for Transport
Defra has today announced that it is placing an order with Merial to deliver 13 million doses of Bluetongue serotype 8 vaccine, eight million for use in England and five million for use in Wales.
11 June 2008 12:19
Department for Environment, Food And Rural Affairs
- 2008 Mobility Show, 12-14 June, Stoneleigh Park -
11 June 2008 11:19
Highways Agency
The Royal Navy's latest air defence missile demonstrated its prowess when it scored a direct hit on a sub-sonic target during trials in the Mediterranean.
11 June 2008 10:22
Ministry Of Defence
Communities Secretary Hazel Blears today set out the range of actions the Government is taking to manage migration, maximise the benefits for the whole of the UK and minimise the negative impacts.
11 June 2008 10:17
Communities and Local Government
The UK welcomes the agreement on 8 June between the Government of Sudan and the Government of Southern Sudan to resolve their differences over Abyei.
11 June 2008 10:14
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Her Majesty The Queen has been pleased to approve the reappointment as Non-Executive Directors of the Court of the Bank of England of:
11 June 2008 10:11
HM Treasury
New targets to improve the productivity, efficiency and sustainability of the UK's construction sector were unveiled by the Government and industry today.
11 June 2008 09:59
Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
Migrants coming to the UK from Eastern Europe have not caused unemployment or stopped UK workers from finding jobs, according to research published today.
11 June 2008 09:51
Department for Work And Pensions
New figures out today show that employment remains high at over 29.5 million, rising by 76,000 on the quarter and up 446,000 compared to a year ago as more people continue to take up opportunities to work.
11 June 2008 09:48
Department for Work And Pensions
The following statistics were released today by the Department of Health:
11 June 2008 09:31
Department of Health
HM The Queen has appointed David James Stewart Worster to be a Circuit Judge on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Jack Straw MP. The Lord Chief Justice, Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers, has assigned him to the Midland Circuit, based at Birmingham Civil Justice Centre with effect from Wednesday 2 July 2008.
11 June 2008 05:01
Ministry of Justice - Judicial Appointments
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