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Lead campaigner and SNP MP Alison Thewliss at a gathering in George Square, Glasgow, Scotland, against a proposed cut to child benefits by the Westminster government.
Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, said: "I welcome this partial U-turn from the UK government but it doesn't go far enough and the Tories should guarantee that everyone is able to keep their Motability vehicle until their PIP ...
The British government says it is "alarmed" by Russia's ban on Jehovah's Witnesses and has launched an appeal for Vladimir Putin to uphold religious freedom.
UK government rules out post-election international aid cuts. Theresa may said the UK will continue its 0.7 percent aid commitment [AFP].
London (Reuters) - The British government on Friday said it was willing to extend the deadline on talks to form a power-sharing executive in Northern Ireland between Irish nationalists and pro-British unionists to late June in light of a snap UK-wide ...
The UK government is calling on cities interested in hosting the 2022 Commonwealth Games to establish plans for how they would stage the event, culture Secretary Karen Bradley announced today.
President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani says Brexit (the United Kingdom leaving the European Union) could be reversed if the stance of the British government shifts after the elections, APA reports quoting Sputnik. "If tomorrow, the new UK ...
The UK is about to go into general election mode unexpectedly, so it's a funny time for its government to be issuing its Cyber Security Breaches Report 2017, which acknowledges that at least 2.5m cyberhacks have happened over the past 12 months.
In a meeting with Sir Oliver Heald QC MP, minister of state for Justice, the Equality and human rights Commission, Scottish Human rights Commission and Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission stated that the UK government must take the opportunity ...
Sinn Fein tells Brokenshire: British government has done nothing to achieve Stormont deal and wants power-sharing to fail. Secretary of State faces wrath of SDLP and Sinn Fein after General election vote.
The British government has extended the period for competition regulators to report on 21st Century Fox's $14.5B takeover bid of European pay-TV giant Sky from May 16 to June 20 due to the country's snap election on June 8. Related · Scott Aversano ...
On 8 March 2017, Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham gave evidence to the House of Lords EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee recommending that, following the UK's formal exit from the EU, the UK should apply for an EU adequacy finding for ...
The Chief Minister insists the Island is ready whatever the result of the UK's upcoming General election. British Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the ...
Britain's deputy Foreign Secretary has condemned the abuse of gay men in Chechnya in an urgent question to parliament. Sir Alan Duncan, the gay deputy to Boris Johnson, labelled the reported abuses as "utterly barbaric" and "dispicable" in a strongly ...
Foyle MLA Elisha McCallion has urged people to get out and vote for Sinn Fein in the forthcoming General election as the British government will 'never give a damn about any part of Ireland'. Mrs McCallion said: "Let's call it as it is! The British ...
GMB Scotland has accused the UK government of 'a gross betrayal' of drinks manufacturing workers after Diageo announced plans to cut more than 100 jobs ...
Ruth Davidson's refusal to oppose the so-called rape clause is "utterly shameful", Nicola Sturgeon has said. The SNP leader attacked her Scottish Conservative counterpart during a First Minister's Questions session at Holyrood that largely consisted of ...
The UK parliament's public administration watchdog has accused the British government of deliberately trying to weaken the rules ensuring transparency and probity in public appointments, giving ministers more power to appoint friends and allies as the ...
The Indian high commission in the UK is following the case with the British government, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Gopal Baglay said.
David Mundell has claimed Scottish ministers asked the UK government not to publish its response to the proposed separate plan on Brexit for Scotland.
Philip Hammond has admitted the UK government is prepared to sell its stake in Royal Bank of Scotland at a loss to the public purse.
UK government vows strong action to rein in energy companies. Business secretary says moves to prevent 'flagrant mistreatment' of customers will not be delayed by snap election.
environmental organizations such as Greenpeace, WWF, and Friends of the Earth have signed a joint letter to the UK Prime Minister warning the UK government against watering down its climate change and Environmental Policy commitments, following the ...
The British Prime Minister, Theresa may, has stated her intention to call a General election on 8 June. With the GBP up against the USD and FTSE 100 down, what are investors thinking?
A specialist unit will spearhead efforts to stop drones dropping drugs and mobile phones into prisons. The new team has been assembled to combat the problem of the remote-controlled flying devices being used to fly contraband into jail grounds.
The SNP is calling on the UK government to reinstate the so-called Dubs scheme for unaccompanied child refugees as a matter of "humanitarian urgency".
In the latest government forward energy projections, the Government implicitly admits that reductions in contracts to be awarded for renewable energy are to be replaced by more generation from natural gas plants.
THE UK government is only just starting to realise exactly how much "an act of great self-harm", Brexit is, according to the civil servant leading Ireland's EU negotiations.
UK government is one of the largest public sector customers of Microsoft in Europe and an increase of 22% price will really affect government's IT budget.
Our thoughts are with the Chibok girls who remain missing, their families and all those abducted by Boko Haram. We are working side by side with Nigeria in the fight against Boko Haram and call for the release of all those who have been taken.
The UK government has a record of encouraging the growth of the domestic fintech industry, and in a sign of the importance it increasingly ascribes to the space, it opened its inaugural International Fintech Conference in London on Wednesday.
Speaking to PTI, the President of Universities of UK and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kent Dame Julia Goodfellow said, "The UK government continues to count international students as long-term migrants in its target to reduce migration. There ...
The Calisto Group, a cyber-crime gang known to target military personnel, think tanks and journalists in Europe and the South Caucasus, targeted the UK government last year in a series of attacks. The UK's Foreign & Commonwealth Office was targeted ...
The British government is slowly realising Brexit is "an act of great self-harm" and that upcoming EU-UK negotiations must seek to limit the damage, the State's top Brexit official has said.
Slow internet speeds at your house? The UK government want you to take advantage of this scheme. / Paul Behan. 0 comments. THE government are offering help to UK homes and businesses with the slowest internet speeds and people are being ...
THE British government has been accused of "playing God" over the handling of the agent known as 'Stakeknife'.
A "highly motivated and well-resourced" group of hackers with ties to Russia, Ukraine and China targeted the U.K. Foreign Office in 2016.
The UK Equality Act 2010 (Gender Pay Gap Information) Regulations 2017 came into force on 6 April 2017, which require private businesses with at least 250 employees in the United Kingdom on the "snapshot date" of 5 April 2017 to publish information ...
More than 11,000 people have signed a petition calling on the British government to apologize for the Balfour Declaration, when, one century, ago then Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour promised a homeland for the Jews, in Palestine, at the expense of ...
The British government has confirmed sarin "or a sarin like substance" has been detected in samples taken from the Syrian province where more than 80 people were killed in a suspected chemical attack last week.
A charity comprising environmentalist lawyers has challenged the UK government over its "continuing delay" in publishing a new emissions reduction plan and warned it will have "no option but to consider legal action" if delays persist.
... mayoral election requires a different approach to comms · British government among those 'losing ground' in Propaganda battle with Russia, warns major report · West Midlands to use online, off-line and outdoor advertising for integrated mayoral ...
UK government sets connected vehicle security plan in motion. The UK government has given the green light to a national strategy to develop cyber security techniques for the testing and commercialisation of connected autonomous vehicles.
A charity comprising environmentalist lawyers has challenged the UK government over its "continuing delay" in publishing a new emissions reduction plan and warned it will have "no option but to consider legal action" if delays persist.
The government must publish delayed plans on how it will cut greenhouse gas emissions or face legal action, campaigners have warned.
The government must find other ways of funding itself, which do not burden the labour market, make future generations pay for current expenditure with interest, decrease the value of investments or sell off assets.
Those price increases were at the time attributed to "sustained currency changes" following the Brexit vote and the halving of interest rates by the Bank of England.
Gavin Newlands, MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has strongly criticised the UK government on the day that they have introduced the rape clause, ...


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