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  1. UN Human Rights Council 44: UK's closing statement

    Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon welcomes conclusions of the 44th Session of the UN Human Rights Council.

  2. Statement by Media Freedom Coalition on situation in the Philippines

    The undersigned members of the Media Freedom Coalition have issued the following statement concerning media freedom in the Philippines.

  3. UN Human Rights Council 44: Report on human rights situation in the Philippines

    The UK's International Ambassador for Human Rights, Rita French, delivered this statement during the Enhanced Interactive Dialogue on the report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the situation …

  4. Third Future Accommodation Model (FAM) pilot takes off in RAF Wittering

    The FAM pilot is now live across all three services after the third FAM pilot site launched at RAF Wittering.

  5. Letter from the Paymaster General to the European Commission and the European External Action Service: 27 April 2020

    A letter from the Paymaster General Penny Mordaunt to Michel Barnier and Helga Schmid.

  6. Philippines travel during coronavirus (COVID-19): Department of Tourism contacts

    Department of Tourism (DoT) local contacts for British people in the Philippines during the coronavirus restrictions, who are due to travel to the airport.

  7. Defeating intolerance and antisemitism

    British Ambassador to Italy, Jill Morris, hosts a workshop on how to combat rising intolerance and antisemitism.

  8. Highways England hosts pupils to inspire the next generation

    Wiltshire schoolchildren enjoyed a ‘road’ trip with a difference when they spent a day with Highways England at its South West Regional Operations Centre.

  9. Heavy rain increases South East flood-risk

    Don’t drive through floodwater.

  10. British Ambassador welcomes home Honduran Chevening scholars

    The British Ambassador to Honduras, Nick Whittingham, hosted a Welcome Back Reception on 11 February in honour of returning Chevening scholars.

  11. Ministerial appointments: February 2020

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson made government appointments.

  12. Permanent Under-Secretary Sir Simon McDonald visits Lima to strengthen UK-Peru bilateral relations

    Sir McDonald met with President Vizcarra to strengthen trade and cooperation relations and accompanied the signing of new agreements for joint work on infrastructure.

  13. Peru and UK institutions exchange knowledge to help close the infrastructure gap

    The new agreements signed will facilitate the sharing of methodologies used in the UK to design, budget and deliver high quality and timely infrastructure projects.

  14. British Embassy Warsaw remembers British Heroes of the Holocaust

    To mark Holocaust Memorial Day and the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, British Embassy Warsaw remembers those awarded the British Hero of the Holocaust award.

  15. New Year’s Honours 2020: education, children's services and social mobility

    The New Year Honours list recognises a total of 84 people for their outstanding contributions to education, children’s services and improving social mobility.

  16. UK technology headlines at CEBIT Australia

    A British delegation of innovative technology companies and leading tech experts have arrived in Australia for the UK’s flagship showcase at CEBIT in Sydney.

  17. Government backs next generation of scientists to transform healthcare and tackle climate change

    Government sponsors new PhDs and researchers as part of £370 million investment to transform healthcare, improve mental health diagnosis and build more sustainable transport.

  18. 15 Paraguayans in the UK with Chevening scholarships

    Chevening welcomed 2019-20 scholars in London for the orientation event where Paraguayan scholars joined scholars from around the globe.

  19. Cleaning chemicals firm must sell acquired business

    The CMA has decided that Ecolab must sell off Holchem to prevent potential price rises or a lower quality of service as a result of their merger.

  20. British Embassy in Argentina announces finalists of Falkland Islands Regional Student Competition 2019/2020

    The Falklands Regional Student Competition offers a one-week trip for students in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay to visit the Falkland Islands.