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HS2 gets thumbs up from new Transport Secretary

New Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has said he has no plans to stop the controversial HS2 project… Upon taking office Chris Grayling has made it...

Mapping the European Climate

Per Undén, Senior Scientist, Coordinator at the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Instute (SMHI) highlights UERRA – the FP7 pre-operational Copernicus Climate Change Service...

£34k Smart Technology investment for Cardiff

The City of Cardiff Council has invested £34,000 in Smart Technology to help Civil Enforcement Officer… Forty-eight Civil Enforcement Officers (CEO) across Cardiff will be...

EU funding will give 100 Telford businesses superfast broadband

Funding from the EU could give more than 100 extra businesses in Telford access to Superfast Broadband… Telford businesses could benefit from Superfast broadband due...

Shropshire town councils given more time to find funding

Town councils in Shropshire have been given an extra 12 months to find ways of funding services such as libraries and leisure centres… Shropshire Council...
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Climate changes suffers major blow after DECC cut

The department that tackles climate change was cut in yesterday’s cabinet reshuffle, leading to criticism… When David Cameron first got into power he pledged his...

MicroRNA and its role in preventing psychiatric disease

Hermona Soreq, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular Neuroscience, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem discusses how MicroRNA guardians prevent psychiatric disease by controlling brain-expressed non-coding ‘pseudogenes’... Psychiatric diseases such as schizophrenia or manic-depressive...

UK-France Data Innovation Taskforce explores innovative use of data

A number of recommendations have been published outlining how the UK and France can work together to use data for the good of society… The...
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Theresa May reshuffles cabinet as she takes office

In the past 24 hours new Prime Minister Theresa May has been making ministerial appointments. AG looks at who is in and who is...

Harnessing the potential of eHealth to live longer and healthier in Europe

In an exclusive article for AG, Vytenis Andriukaitis, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety highlights how eHealth has the potential to help Europe live...

Liverpool and Salford councils agree to digital transformation programme

A new deal between software firm SAP and two city councils has been reached to provide a new technology platform aimed at improving services… Enterprise...

Organic sector in need of improvements for animal health

Prof. Dr. Albert Sundrum, Head of Department Animal Health and Animal Nutrition at the University of Kassel highlights progress made by the organic dairy...

Creating climate solutions for agriculture and forestry

AG Editor, Laura Evans speaks to Rachel Steele, National Climate Hub Coordinator at the U.S Department of Agriculture about how they are helping to...

Post-referendum: A view from terra incognito

Dr Julian Francis discusses the aftermath of the vote and the legal basis under which the UK must consider the ramifications of the EU Referendum results... As...

Welsh parents need better mental health support

Charity NCT is calling for better support for parents with mental health problems in Wales… One of the largest parent charities in the UK is...

Tackling AMR – the Danish way

Esben Lunde Larsen, Danish Minister of Environment and Food explains why a united Europe is needed to lead the fight against AMR… In Europe 25,000...
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European Commission launches two financial instruments

The European Commission has launched two new financial instruments for ESI Funds investments to help young businesses and sustainable urban development… The European Commission has...

Nanotherapy and its role in multiple myeloma treatment

A new class of nanotherapy blockades the genetic drive for multiple myeloma progression. Gregory M. Lanza and Michael H Tomasson, of Department of Medicine, Washington University...

Is your workforce mentally healthy?

Liz Skelton, Vice-President of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), provides advice for employers on ensuring that workers are mentally healthy… Having a...
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Theresa May vows to put working people first

Theresa May to put the Conservatives “at the service” of working people as she becomes the last woman standing in the race for Tory...

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