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Mark White becomes UK’s second Groceries Code Adjudicator

Mark White has been appointed the UK's second Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA).

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Nagorno-Karabakh: UK to provide food and medicine to people affected by the conflict

UK announces £1million funding to provide relief to those affected by Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

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Government review to boost the provision of toilets for women and men

Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick has launched a review that will help women be assured of the necessary provision of toilets.

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Election Litigation Information

For the purpose of election litigation, the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas has established an emergency after–hours phone number (913-735-2395). This number will be available after 5 PM on Tuesday, November 3. Complaints should be filed electronically…

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Campaign for co-Chair of the Council for Science and Technology

A campaign has launched to select a new co-Chair for the Prime Minister’s Council for Science and Technology.

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Extra transparency measures for COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics, , 30/10/2020

Today the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has implemented two further extra transparency measures for COVID-19 medicines, by publishing both the clinical…

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Defra concludes its review into releasing gamebirds on and around protected sites

Defra has concluded its review into how gamebird releases on or near European protected sites are managed.

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Hammersmith Bridge Taskforce meeting, 29 October 2020

Joint statement on progress made by the taskforce at its meeting on 29 October 2020.

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63 days to go: Readiness webinars prompt businesses to take action for end of transition period

With just 63 days to go until the UK’s new start, the Business Secretary Alok Sharma is encouraging firms to sign up for a second phase of webinars

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Applications and complaints to the CAC

The submission of applications and complaints to the CAC

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USACE waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Veterans Day

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 180 USACE-operated recreation areas within the district in observance of Veterans Day, November 11.

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Corps hosts Shallow Land Disposal Area Virtual Public Meeting Nov. 12

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh and Buffalo districts’ staff will host a virtual public meeting on Thursday, Nov. 12 and present an update to the public on project status, result of annual environmental monitoring, upcoming site activities, and…

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Smithsonian Science Education Center Launches “Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición”

The Smithsonian Science Education Center has released “Pick Your Plate! Guía Global de Nutrición.” This Spanish-language educational nutrition game will help teach students about building healthy meals while using nutritional guidelines from around the world. “Pick Your Plate!” is also…

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Kansas City District delivers $740 million program for the Heartland

As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District wrapped up final contract awards for fiscal year 2020, the team wants to share a summary of a few major accomplishments and how they tie into the district mission and…

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Missouri River Water Management virtual public meetings set for Nov. 2

The Missouri River Water Management Division invites the public to participate in one of two virtual public meetings scheduled for Nov. 2. The meetings will take place at 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. central time. Details for connecting to each…

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Corps makes new changes to camping along Columbia River

Beginning Nov. 1, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close all primitive camping areas for the season at The Dalles and John Day dams. These closures are part of a new camping policy the Corps is implementing this year.

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NSF Announcements More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/announcements/?WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item.

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Corps to contract for construction of I-29 grade raise for Fargo-Moorhead diversion project

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is beginning the contracting process for construction of a raise of I-29, where it crosses the southern embankment of the Fargo, North Dakota/Moorhead, Minnesota, Metropolitan Area Flood…

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Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas in observance of Veterans Day

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,850 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in observance of Veterans Day, November 11.

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