Press release: Record boost to R&D and new transport fund to help build economy fit for the future The UK will see its biggest ever increase in research and development investment and a new fund to transform transport connections within city regions across the country, the PM announced on Monday 20 November. Announcements on GOV.UK
Speech: "We will not cease in our efforts to stop the use of chemical weapons" Statement by Ambassador Matthew Rycroft, UK Permanent Representative to the UN, after the Security Council vote on Syria Chemical Weapons Announcements on GOV.UK
Press release: UK stands by Caribbean and Overseas Territories UK stands by Caribbean and Overseas Territories as they build back better after hurricanes Announcements on GOV.UK
Photo Story: World pushing for faster climate action at Bonn conference One year after the entry into force of the Paris Climate Agreement, the annual Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an opportunity for nations around the world to show their ambition for ... UN News Centre - Top Stories
Press release: Foreign Secretary in Ireland for high-level talks The Foreign Secretary met his Irish counterpart for talks today during an official visit to Ireland. Announcements on GOV.UK
News story: New Defence Secretary recognises Scots defence role The new Defence Secretary was briefed on how Scotland benefits from and contributes to UK defence and National Security in Edinburgh today. Announcements on GOV.UK
News story: ‘Space Emergency Service’ gains international award A global operation to provide satellite information when disasters strike, which the UK led on earlier this year, has received a major international award. Announcements on GOV.UK
Speech: "Make no mistake, the JIM has succeeded; it is Russia that has failed" Statement by Ambassador Matthew Rycroft, UK Permanent Representative to the UN, after the Security Council vote on Syria Chemical Weapons. Announcements on GOV.UK
Press release: Woman jailed after providing false statement to Court The Court of Appeal has quashed Lisa Sudale's original sentence today and replaced it with 18 months imprisonment Announcements on GOV.UK
Press release: PM meetings with EC President Tusk and President Macron of France At the Gothenburg Social Summit, Prime Minister Theresa May held meetings with the President of the European Council and the President of France. Announcements on GOV.UK
News story: The AAIB is sending a team to Buckinghamshire The AAIB is sending a team to investigate a mid-air collision near Aylesbury Announcements on GOV.UK
Press release: Parole Board supports Why Me? initiative for Restorative Justice Week Parole Board supports Why me? Victims for Restorative Justice in an initiative launched as part of Restorative Justice week (16- 23 November) Announcements on GOV.UK
With UN support, more countries confronting threat of drug-resistant 'superbugs' Efforts to stem the spread of antimicrobial resistant pathogens on farms and in food systems are gaining strength, thanks to strong backing by governments and technical support from the United Nations to boost national capacities, the Organization's food security and ... UN News Centre - Top Stories
UN rights chief voices concern about Cambodia election after opposition ban The United Nations human rights chief voiced grave concerns Friday about the conduct of credible, free and fair elections in Cambodia next year following the decision by the Supreme Court to dissolve the main opposition party. UN News Centre - Top Stories
Wrapping up visit, UN rights chief urges El Salvador to address femicide and abortion ban At the end of his first visit to El Salvador, the United Nations human rights chief on Friday highlighted the Government's stated commitment to human rights, as well as several issues facing the Central American country, including the highest rate ... UN News Centre - Top Stories
UN-led ministerial conference in Moscow agrees universal commitment to end tuberculosis On Friday, 75 ministers announced a landmark agreement to take urgent action to end tuberculosis (TB) by 2030 at the conclusion of a World Health Organization (WHO) conference in Moscow, Russia, on eradicating the world's deadliest infectious disease. UN News Centre - Top Stories
UN agencies rush in medical supplies for thousands wounded in Iran-Iraq earthquake United Nations agencies have delivered medical supplies to the areas of Iran and Iraq struck by a devastating earthquake, and are urging vigilance against the possible outbreaks of infectious and waterborne diseases. UN News Centre - Top Stories
In major new report, UN environment chief urges ambitious action to save planet from 'pollution menace' Every part of the planet and every person is affected by pollution – the world's largest killer – and while solutions are within reach, new policies, enhanced public and private sector leadership, redirected investments and massive funding are all desperately ... UN News Centre - Top Stories

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