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British food and drink to take center stage at upcoming China International Import Expo

The UK will showcase the very best of British food and drink, as well as UK excellence across a range of sectors at this year’s China International Import Expo (CIIE). A unique digital offer will enable audiences across the country to connect with pioneering UK innovation.

Rail franchising reaches the terminus as a new railway takes shape 

  • new ‘recovery’ contracts deliver government commitment to end the complicated franchising model and deliver a simpler, effective model to reform Britain’s railways
  • agreements focused on high performance targets and simplifying journeys are first steps to a network that puts passengers back in control

Ministers today ended rail franchising after 24 years...Read More »


E3 Foreign Ministers' Statement: 20 September 2020

Press release

Statement by the United Kingdom, France and Germany on the JCPoA

Today marks 30 days since the US sought to initiate the ‘snapback mechanism’, which allows...Read More »


New package to support and enforce self-isolation

People will be required by law to self-isolate from 28 September, supported by payment of £500 for those on lower incomes who cannot work from home and have lost income as a result. New fines for those breaching self-isolation rules will start at £1,000 – bringing this in line with...Read More »


Hundreds of UK troops parachute into Ukraine for joint exercises

Flying straight from the UK, 250 soldiers from 16 Air Assault Brigade dropped into the Ternivsky training area, where they teamed up with thousands of Ukrainian troops ahead of Exercise Joint Endeavour.

Building on the strong relationship developed between the two nations’ armed forces in recent years, the exercise provides both...Read More »


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