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  1. Update on Randox test kits

    Notification of issue relating to test kits produced by Randox laboratories.

  2. PM call with President Michel Aoun of Lebanon: 8 August 2020

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson had a call with President Michel Aoun of Lebanon.

  3. Multi-million-pound funding package for school transport

    New funding for local authorities to ease pressure on public transport as children return in September

  4. Government extends coronavirus support for buses and trams, total funding tops £700 million

    Bus and tram services in England to receive extra support worth up to £256 million.

  5. Gigabit broadband rollout milestone reached

    Half a million premises now have access to gigabit connectivity thanks to government investment

  6. Announcement by UK Visas and Immigration regarding the validity of Venezuelan passports

    Venezuelan passports that were issued or expired on or before 21 May 2019 may be considered valid by UK authorities for 5 years beyond their expiry date

  7. UK medics fly to Beirut following deadly blast

    The five medics will travel to Lebanon to determine the urgent needs in the Beirut health system and look at how the UK can support.

  8. GAD’s key role in pensions consultation

    GAD has provided key support and expertise for a government consultation on pensions.

  9. GAD launches ‘Making sense of COVID-19’ webinar programme

    More than 80 people attended the first GAD webinar on COVID-19.

  10. Weekly COVID-19 surveillance report published

    PHE publishes a weekly COVID-19 epidemiology surveillance summary.

  11. Restrictions on household gatherings to continue in parts of the north west and West Yorkshire

    The current rules on social gatherings will continue in parts of the north west, West Yorkshire and Leicester, following a review of all local restrictions yesterday by government and local authorities.

  12. Working with our customers during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

    We are continuing to operate as close to normal as possible and are adapting our services to support our customers.

  13. Research study into long-term health impacts of COVID-19 launched in the UK

    One of the world’s largest comprehensive research studies into the long-term health impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) on hospitalised patients has been launched, the Health and Social Care Secretary, Matt Hancock has announc…

  14. VPI Immingham OCGT Project granted development consent

    Today, Friday 7 August 2020, the application for the proposed VPI Immingham Open Cycle Gas Turbine (OCGT) has been granted development consent by the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

  15. Response to TES story about centre assessment grades

    A statement about the role of centre judgements in this summer’s awarding.

  16. 21-year-old Manchester rapist sentenced for longer

    A man who raped a 15-year-old when he was 19 has had his sentence increased following the intervention of the Solicitor General, Rt Hon Michael Ellis QC MP.

  17. Dogger Bank scallop closure extended

    Scallop fishing in the North Sea around Dogger Bank will continue to be suspended until 29 August 2020.

  18. £14million of cocaine and amphetamines seized by Border Force

    The drugs were hidden in a lorry load of flowers stopped in Coquelles.

  19. Regulator opens statutory inquiry into Birmingham-based education charity, after continued non-compliance with governance requirements

    The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into the Birmingham Education Trust over concerns about the management of the charity by its trustees

  20. Data authority sets new standards to improve data sharing across government

    The Data Standards Authority (DSA) has recommended the use of new open data standards to improve data sharing across government.