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Tackling COVID-19 together through the ACT-Accelerator

I’m delighted to be speaking here today from Vietnam to co-host this event with UN Secretary-General, Dr Tedros, South-African Health Minister Zweli Lawrence Mkhize, and we feel that the issue of equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, treatments and tests is absolutely vital and urgent. As Secretary of State for the...Read More »


Arrests in international small boat people smuggling investigation

At approximately 6 am on Tuesday (29 September) officers from Immigration Enforcement’s Criminal and Financial Investigation (CFI) team executed warrants at three addresses in Streatham, Greenhithe and Enfield.

A 36-year-old Iranian man was arrested at an address in Streatham, a 40-year-old British woman was arrested at an address in Greenhithe and...Read More »


ASEAN Chairman's statement of the open-ended Troika virtual meeting between ASEAN Foreign Ministers and the Foreign Secretary

  • The Open-ended Troika Virtual Meeting between ASEAN Foreign Ministers and the Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom on COVID-19 was held on 30 September 2020 in Hanoi, Viet Nam. The Meeting was chaired by H.E. Pham Binh Minh, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam, in...Read More »


  • Northamptonshire woman fined after north London waste crime

    A Northamptonshire woman has been convicted for allowing her vehicle to be used in the illegal dumping of waste in Edmonton.

    Kathleen Stokes, 41, previously of Dun Roamin Park, Whitfield, Brackley, appeared at Highbury Corner magistrates’ court on 28 September 2020 for knowingly causing the dumping of waste on Stonehill Business...Read More »


    Gallifen 200 mg/ml Suspension, Pigfen 200 mg/ml Suspension - Product defect recall alert

    Pigfen packaging

    News story

    Product defect recall alert for: Gallifen 200 mg/ml Suspension for Chickens and Pheasants (Vm 30282/4037), Pigfen 200 mg/ml Suspension for Pigs (Vm 30282/4038) by Huvepharma N.V

    Pigfen packaging


    Peter Freeman confirmed as choice for new Homes England Chair

    Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has today (30 September 2020) announced Peter Freeman as the government’s chosen candidate for the role of Chair of Homes England, the government’s housing delivery body.

    Peter, one of the most distinguished figures in the industry is well known for his renowned work to regenerate Kings Cross,...Read More »


    DIO completes new homes for forces families in Cyprus

    Row of newly built homes on a sunny residential street.

    News story

    DIO handed over new service family accommodation (SFA) at RAF Akrotiri in a special ceremony earlier this month.

    New seismically compliant homes for service families at RAF Akrotiri. MOD...Read More »


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