United Kingdom

Health Secretary welcomes reduction in child tooth decay

The Welsh Oral Health Information Unit (Cardiff University) report, published in partnership with Public Health Wales, shows that the percentage of children experiencing obvious tooth decay has dropped significantly from 45% in 2004/05 to 30 % in 2016/17. 

The Welsh Government launched the Designed to Smile campaign in 2008/09 to improve...Read More »


Press release: World leading microbeads ban comes into force

A ban on the sale of products containing microbeads has come into force today as part of the Government’s world-leading efforts to prevent these harmful pieces of plastic entering the marine environment.

From today, retailers across England and Scotland will no longer be able to sell rinse-off cosmetics and personal care...Read More »


Press release: £20 million investment to help tackle loneliness

  • Funding will support charities and community groups to bring people together
  • The money will go to support programmes that are proven to benefit individuals and society
  • Hundreds of thousands of people will be helped to make connections in their communities

Charities and community groups will get £20 million of new funding to help...Read More »


News story: Programme: EU-UK Article 50 negotiations Brussels, week of 18 June 2018


Speech: The UK and India's future trading relationship

Good evening.

It is a pleasure to be here tonight to mark the start of UK-India Week 2018.

In the past 3 decades, India has undergone a truly remarkable transformation.

Through free trade and economic openness, the country has been transformed into one of the most dynamic and fast-growing economies on earth.

This week...Read More »


Older Entries »