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UK conducts UN sanctions enforcement to counter North Korea's weapons programmes

HMS Richmond captured evidence of ships apparently breaching UN sanctions targeting North Korea's Weapons of Mass Destruction and ballistic missile programmes.

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UK conducts UN sanctions enforcement to counter North Korea's weapons programmes

HMS Richmond deployed to the East China Sea

Press release

HMS Richmond captured evidence of ships apparently breaching UN sanctions targeting North Korea’s Weapons of Mass Destruction and ballistic missile programmes.

HMS Richmond deployed to the East China Sea

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UK achievements celebrated in new children's book to mark The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Primary school children across the United Kingdom will receive a book that celebrates the achievements of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth over the last 70 years.

The book will be commissioned by the UK Government and designed to celebrate the people and places of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth. It will...Read More »


More support to help people to become HGV drivers among package of government measures to ease risk of shortages

Government taking action to tackle the shortage of HGV drivers.

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More support to help people to become HGV drivers among package of government measures to ease risk of shortages

  • Up to 4,000 people will be trained as new HGV drivers to help tackle skills shortages and support more people to launch careers within the logistics sector.
  • Package of measures includes using MOD examiners to help increase immediate HGV testing capacity by thousands over the next 12 weeks.
  • Nearly 1 million...Read More »

Mrs Merkel was no friend of the UK and helped the EU lose our membership

It is true that Mrs Merkel will soon retire from the office of Chancellor after a signal achievement of winning and keeping such a high office for 16 years. No-one else in her era came anywhere near such an achievement. She not only exercised great authority in Germany but also...Read More »


Parliament, the people and Brexit: a rare retrospect

For years on this site I faced a barrage of criticism from some for staying with the Conservative party and not joining UKIP or later the Brexit party . I explained patiently that there could only be a Brexit if the Conservative party gave the people a referendum by using...Read More »


Riverbanks and watercourses to be planted with new woodland

Over 3,000 hectares of new woodlands are set to be planted along England’s rivers and watercourses with backing from the country’s leading environmental organisations, Forestry Minister Lord Goldsmith announced today (Saturday 25 September).

Planting trees on and around riverbanks, or allowing them to grow naturally, can help to improve water quality...Read More »


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