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Equality starts in early education

OAG highlights the work being done by the European Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education to help remove education barriers for vulnerable and disabled...

Innovative solutions for healthcare challenges

European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis spoke at eHealth week in Riga about how digital applications are integral to tackling today’s...
A snapshot of breast cancer

A snapshot of breast cancer

Tom Stansfeld, Health Information Officer at Cancer Research UK gives an overview of breast cancer and how survival has improved… Breast cancer is the most...
Depression in adolescence

Depression in adolescence

Dr Rhys Bevan Jones, Clinical Research Fellow at the Institute of Psychological Medicine & Clinical Neurosciences, MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics & Genomics at...
Raising awareness of skin cancer

Raising awareness of skin cancer

Dr. Myrto-Georgia Trakatelli, Dermatologist and Chair of the Media & PR Committee at the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) highlights the growing problem of...
Evaluating sustainable energy

Evaluating sustainable energy

Elena Nekhaev, Programmes Director at the World Energy Council, details how energy analysis is important in order to achieve future energy sustainability According to the...
Mobile devices on the increase in local government

Mobile devices on the increase in local government

New research has revealed that local government organisations issued four time more mobile devices compared with 2010 figures... Almost 9,000 mobile devices were issued to...

Climate change and plants- a disaster waiting to happen?

Suzanne Sharrock, Director of Global Programmes at the Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) discusses the impact of climate change on plants There is unequivocal evidence...

Minister to raise glass for first Beer Day

Community Pubs Minister, Marcus Jones hopes Britain will join together today and raise a glass to make the first ever Beer Day… The day aims...
Council initiative launched to strengthen communities

Council initiative launched to strengthen communities

North Yorkshire County Council has launched a new initiative aimed at supporting and strengthening communities… The Stronger Communities initiative will support empowered and vibrant communities...
Tower Hamlets new mayor named

Tower Hamlets new mayor named

Labour’s John Biggs will become Tower Hamlets directly-elected mayor after winning by nearly 32,800 votes… After the controversies surrounding Tower Hamlets’ former mayor, it must be something...
Mental health crisis care is inadequate

Mental health crisis care is inadequate

Care regulator warns the mental health system is struggling to cope with demands, leaving many people in crisis without adequate care… The Care Quality Commission (CQC) reviewed...
Air Pollution in Europe

Air Pollution in Europe

Gautham Gnanajothi, Senior Industry Analyst & Team Leader – Energy & Environment at Frost & Sullivan highlights the impact of air pollution throughout Europe…   Looking at...
£5bn could be cut from child tax credits

£5bn could be cut from child tax credits

The government has announced it is considering reducing tax credits for millions of working families as it prepares to cut £12bn from the welfare...
Skin cancer prevention in Europe

Skin cancer prevention in Europe

Veronique del Marmol European Chair and Alexander Stratigos Vice-Chair of Euromelanoma look at the growing burden of skin cancer in Europe, and the importance...
Osborne set to implement Budget surplus law

Osborne set to implement Budget surplus law

The Chancellor of the Exchequer is expected to try to prevent future governments from overspending by maintaining a surplus when the economy is growing... During...
Smart budgeting – smart councils

Smart budgeting – smart councils

Maia Beresford and Claire Mansfield from the New Local Government Network (NLGN) shed light on how some councils are embracing new ways of budgeting…   When you...
Hardest places in the UK to find construction work

Hardest places in the UK to find construction work

New research has shown the hardest places in the UK to find regular construction work... A new study has revealed the North East and Wales...
EWEA calls for national renewables targets

EWEA calls for national renewables targets

The European wind industry has called for new national renewable targets to help ensure low carbon energy investment continues... The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA)...
Cameron tells ministers to back him on EU

Cameron tells ministers to back him on EU

Prime Minister David Cameron has warned his ministers to back any deal he makes in regards to the UK's relationship with the EU or...

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