UK Needs 500 Workers To Supervise Community Service Offenders
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UK Needs 500 Workers To Supervise Community Service Offenders

Reading Time: 2 minutes Extra 500 more staff are required to oversee 3 million more hours of Community Payback workers More than 500 extra Community Payback staff are now being recruited to get offenders serving an extra 3 million hours of payback to their communities every year. The £93 million move will see more focus on outdoor projects, such Read More…

Queen Strips Prince Andrew Of His Title "His Royal Highness"
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Queen Strips Prince Andrew Of His Title “His Royal Highness”

Reading Time: < 1 minute Prince Andrew is now set to stand trial in the United States for Sexual Assualt The fallout for Prince Andrew continues after the US justice department refused to dismiss the sexual assault case filed against him. The Duke of York is fighting extradition back to America for his role played in the alleged sexual assault Read More…

UK Extend Free PPE For Frontline Workers for Another Year
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UK Extend Free PPE For Frontline Workers for Another Year

Reading Time: < 1 minute Offer of free personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline health and care staff extended until 31 March 2023. Supporting frontline workers remains a priority for the government and, following a public consultation, NHS trusts, primary care and adult social care providers will continue to receive COVID-19 PPE free of charge until 31 March 2023 or until infection Read More…

The Queen’s Baton Relay arrives in Bangladesh
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The Queen’s Baton Relay arrives in Bangladesh

Reading Time: 2 minutes A reception ceremony was hosted by the British High Commission to welcome the Queen’s Baton Relay to Bangladesh. The 16th official Queen’s Baton Relay arrived in Dhaka on Thursday 6 January as it continues its global journey around the 72 Commonwealth nations and territories before concluding at the opening ceremony of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Read More…

200 Armed Forces Personnel to Support UK Hospitals In London
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200 Armed Forces Personnel to Support UK Hospitals In London

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Ministry of Defence will provide 40 Defence medics and 160 general duty personnel to support NHS hospitals across the capital. Service personnel began deploying this week and are expected to be on task for three weeks. Forty teams of five personnel, each comprised of one medic and four general duties personnel will be distributed Read More…

New UK Campaign Focuses On 6 Keys To Weight Loss
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New UK Campaign Focuses On 6 Keys To Weight Loss

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Better Health campaign offers free support and guidance to those working towards a healthier weight A new Better Health marketing campaign has been launched today to help people prevent risks of developing serious illness and help reduce the risk of being hospitalised with COVID-19. Better Health is working in partnership with 15 weight management Read More…

UK Increases Testing To Ensure Young People Return To Classrooms
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UK Increases Testing To Ensure Young People Return To Classrooms

Reading Time: 2 minutes On-site Covid lateral flow tests for secondary pupils on return to school, with students and staff encouraged to test twice a week All secondary schools have been asked to provide one on-site test for pupils ahead of their return to the classroom this term to help reduce the transmission of Covid-19. Education staff and college Read More…

Kids Are 4 Times Likely To Smoke If Their Parents Smoke
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Kids Are 4 Times Likely To Smoke If Their Parents Smoke

Reading Time: 5 minutes A new film from the UK government Better Health Smoke-Free campaign has been released to discuss how an adult smoker can influence younger people. Top medical experts have warned that teens whose parents or caregivers smoked are four times as likely to have taken up smoking. Analysis has also shown that early teens whose main Read More…

UK Jewellery Businesses Set For Festive Export Boost
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UK Jewellery Businesses Set For Festive Export Boost

Reading Time: 2 minutes TLKE had its best year ever after securing Government support and is now set for a spike in jewellery sales over Christmas A West London jewellery business is preparing for a Christmas spike in sales following a record year, backed by £300,000 in finance from HSBC UK with an 80% guarantee from UK Export Finance Read More…

UK Education Secretary Calls For Ex-Teachers To Return To Classrooms
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UK Education Secretary Calls For Ex-Teachers To Return To Classrooms

Reading Time: 4 minutes Omicron expected to cause increased staff absence levels in the spring term, with former teachers needed to expand supply staff across country. The Omicron variant is expected to continue to cause increased staff absence levels in the spring term, and some local areas may struggle to find sufficient numbers of supply teachers available unless former Read More…

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UK Ramps COVID Testing After Week Of Record Infections

Reading Time: 2 minutes The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) and Royal Mail have today announced that delivery capacity for COVID-19 testing kits will double in response to unprecedented demand. The UK’s testing program is the biggest in Europe with nearly 400 million tests carried out to date, twice the number in France and more than 4 times the Read More…

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Joint European Education Summit To Tackle Education Of The Future

Reading Time: 2 minutes Future education needs must be addressed at all levels of government ​​Members of the European Committee of the Regions were invited to represent the EU’s regions and cities at the yearly European Education Summit organised by the European Commission on 9 December. This provided an opportunity to underline the essential contribution of local and regional authorities to developing high-quality Read More…

A fully autonomous passenger shuttle service begins trials on UK roads today, Science Minister George Freeman has announced.
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Fully Autonomous Shuttle Arrives In UK

Reading Time: 3 minutes A fully autonomous passenger shuttle service begins trials on UK roads today, Science Minister George Freeman has announced. The new service is being trialled by Darwin Innovation Group, with support from the European Space Agency (ESA) and the UK Space Agency. An autonomous shuttle will transport passengers around Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire, Read More…

UK Confirms Two Case Of Omicron COVID-19 Variant
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UK Confirms Two Case Of Omicron COVID-19 Variant

Reading Time: 2 minutes Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed new temporary and precautionary measures following the emergence of the Omicron variant in the UK. The Omicron variant contains a large number of spike protein mutations as well as mutations in other parts of the viral genome. Urgent work is ongoing internationally to fully understand how these mutations may Read More…

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Glasgow Holds The COP26

Reading Time: < 1 minute The COP26 has officially kicked off in Glasgow The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) is finally in motion, since it was postponed for twelve months due to the global pandemic. The 26th conference is held in Glasgow, Scotland, Between 31 October and 12 November of this year. The United Kingdom holds the presidency Read More…

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Boris Johnson Declared The Pandemic Was Over Prematurely

Reading Time: < 1 minute An increase in Britain’s Covid-19 cases contradicts Johnsons’ statement declaration. By: Rawan Alshehri There has been an alarming increase in Covid-19 cases throughout Britain, which is something that was expected and does not align with UK Prime Minister Johnson’s declaration of the pandemic being over. Nor does it apply to the policies he has implemented Read More…

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UK Government Invests Over £300 Million To Improve Teaching Qualifications

Reading Time: < 1 minute Prime Minister Johnson affirms support for new trainee teachers in high-demand subjects By: Maha Altamimi Starting from 2022 to 2023, all fresh UK graduates will receive tax-free bursaries of up to £15,000 for training in subjects such as languages, geography, design, technology, and an additional £24,000 bursary or a £26,000 scholarship for teachers studying math, Read More…

Climate Activists Will Now Be Charged For Erecting Illegal Road Blocks
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Climate Activists Will Now Be Charged For Erecting Illegal Road Blocks

Reading Time: 2 minutes The injunction bans activities that obstruct traffic and access to motorways and major roads in and around London. The UK government has taken out a fresh injunction to target protesters who cause disruption on any of the highways on the Strategic Road Network linked to the M25 in the southeast. The new injunction bans activities that obstruct traffic and access to motorways and major roads Read More…

UK Becomes First Country To Regulate Fusion Energy
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UK Becomes First Country To Regulate Fusion Energy

Reading Time: 2 minutes New green paper establishes government’s view on how to put in place the regulatory framework needed for the safe use of Fusion Energy. The UK will become the first country in the world to detail how it would legislate to ensure the safe and effective rollout of fusion energy, outlined in a Fusion Green Paper Read More…

UK Commits £7.2 Million To Tackle Illegal Wildlife Trade
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UK Commits £7.2 Million To Tackle Illegal Wildlife Trade

Reading Time: 2 minutes The illegal wildlife trade, currently estimated to be worth up to £17 billion globally per year. Endangered species including tigers, orangutans, pangolins and rosewood trees will be better protected under a range of projects funded by the government this year aimed at tackling the damaging illegal wildlife trade. Seventeen conservation projects across the globe will Read More…

UK Gas Shortage: Is The Crisis Ending?
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UK Gas Shortage: Is The Crisis Ending?

Reading Time: < 1 minute The current gas crisis in the UK is resulting in long lineups at the pump. By: Rawan Alshehri Multiple gas companies around the UK have reported a shortage of gas supplies in the past few days. This news naturally has driven many people to panic buying, and long queues of vehicles started to form at Read More…

Rugby Stars Urge Young People To Get Vaccinated
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Rugby Stars Urge Young People To Get Vaccinated

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kicking COVID into touch: Rugby stars support vaccine roll out Some of the country’s top rugby players have today (Tuesday 28 September) encouraged young people to get their COVID-19 vaccine as they discuss their personal experiences of the pandemic. Ahead of Round 3 of the Premiership Rugby this weekend, a new film has been released Read More…