Britain News

News Staff March 19, 2020

While the oil market is facing difficulties, some traders on the other hand see a potential to buy low and sell high. Nigerian government has a tremendous oil supply and with secure trading terms, Ireland based trade consulting firm, Stankevicius International Limited, is entering the oil trading market. Stankevicius International CEO, Paulius Stankevicius has a relationship network […]

News Staff March 16, 2020

Autonomous delivery of vital supplies to the front-line with improved efficiency and reduced risk to life moves another step closer to reality as the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) announces the purchase of five totally new autonomous land vehicle systems. Two contracts collectively worth ~£5m have been awarded to HORIBA MIRA and QinetiQ to […]

News Staff March 6, 2020

victims to be automatically referred to Victim Contact Scheme new support for victims of mentally disordered offenders Victims of crime will have clearer rights regarding the support they should receive from the police, courts and other criminal justice agencies as a new Victims’ Code is published yesterday (5 March 2020). A six-week consultation seeks views […]

News Staff February 28, 2020

The Student Loans Company is trialling automatic bank refunds to customers who have over-repaid their student loans. As part of ongoing improvements to the repayment service, the Student Loans Company (SLC) is trialling automatic bank refunds to customers who have over-repaid their student loans. Customers included in the trial will be those that did not […]

News Staff February 12, 2020

The government has this week announced all children in England will be taught the skills for a lifetime of cycling, as its Bikeability training programme is significantly expanded. The Cycling Minister, Chris Heaton-Harris, will join world and European champion track cyclist Andy Tennant in a Bikeability session at Newnham Primary School in Daventry. The commitment will […]

News Staff February 10, 2020

government taking action to address poor performance of West Midlands Trains operator must invest £20 million to improve service for passengers and reduce delays Transport Secretary demands rapid introduction of a plan to improve services that passengers rely on In a stark warning to train operators across the country, West Midlands Trains (WMT) will be […]

News Staff February 5, 2020

Repairing channel walls and making a maintenance platform and track will make big differences to reducing flood risk to more than 100 properties in Bristol. A flood defence which protects more than 100 properties in Bristol is getting improved to the tune of £2 million. Built by Bristol City Council between 1964 and 1978, the […]

News Staff January 27, 2020

Lieutenant General R A Magowan CB CBE begins his post as Strategic Command’s Deputy Commander. Lieutenant General Robert Magowan assumed his post as Strategic Command’s Deputy Commander (DComd UKStratCom). He brings an abundance of knowledge and experience from more than 30 years’ service in the Royal Marines, for which he has been appointed CB, CBE, and […]