Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Calls For A United Front On North Korea At Summit In Vancouver
Mr Johnson was speaking at a two day gathering in Vancouver jointly hosted by the US and Canada, focusing on security and stability on the Korean Peninsula.
The Foreign Secretary said:
"There can be…
16th Jan 2018 10:46 PM
UK Funded Vaccines Save Rohingya Children From Deadly Diphtheria Outbreak
Four-year-old Anawar has beaten diphtheria thanks to the efforts of British medics in Kutupalong camp, Bangladesh. Picture: Russell Watkins/DFID
The UK has once again led the response to the Rohingya…
15th Jan 2018 09:44 PM
Card Surcharge Ban Means No More Nasty Surprises For Shoppers
photo by Sean MacEntee
Hidden charges for paying with a debit or credit card will be banned from today (13 January), helping millions of UK consumers to avoid rip-off fees when spending their…
13th Jan 2018 09:42 AM
Government's Vision For A Greener Future Launched
The Border Mires in Kielder Forest - a successful restoration project. Yorkshire has over 70,000 hectares of upland peat soil, much in need of similar restoration
In a major speech today (11th Jan…
11th Jan 2018 04:40 PM
Political Developments In Queensbury Tunnel Campaign
A computer-generated visualisation of the tunnel after repair. Photo by Four by Three
The future of the disused railway tunnel under Queensbury, West Yorkshire will be debated by Bradford councillors…
10th Jan 2018 11:29 AM
Minister For The Middle East Statement Following Meeting With Syrian Opposition
Alistair Burt met with the Syrian Negotiation Commission, led by Nasser Hariri, in London on 16th January 2018.
Minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt said:
"The UK continues to play a leading…
16th Jan 2018 08:15 PM
Blue Monday 2018
Why is it called Blue Monday?
Blue Monday - photo by Lovro67
Blue Monday is the third Monday in January and seems to have been given the title because of the post-Christmas blues.
In 2018 the date…
14th Jan 2018 09:00 PM
photo by Elliott Brown
Transport Minister Jo Johnson said:
"This has clearly been a devastating incident and my thoughts are with all those affected.
"I am grateful for the courage of both the…
12th Jan 2018 03:25 PM
Railways Support Samaritans To Turn ‘Blue Monday’ Around With A Cuppa
Rail staff across Yorkshire & Humberside are backing Samaritans’ bid to turn ‘Blue Monday’ into ‘Brew Monday’ on 15 January, by helping get people together for tea and a chat, on what has…
11th Jan 2018 03:45 PM
Britain Must Turn The Tide On Throwaway Plastic
On Thursday, the prime minister, Theresa May, is expected to deliver a high-profile speech on the environment to coincide with the publication of Defra’s 25-year plan for nature.
In advance of the…
10th Jan 2018 10:43 AM