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RAF Personnel Selected for Team GB

RAF Personnel Selected for Team GB

Nov 04, 2011 08:10 GMT
Three Royal Air Force Servicemen have been selected to join the Great Britain Bobsleigh...

Pick of the crop could earn fewer farm inspections

Nov 03, 2011 08:59 GMT
Farmers with the best track records on environmental protection and animal welfare stan...

Fishermen to join forces to keep their communities afloat

Nov 03, 2011 08:56 GMT
Fishing communities struggling to survive could benefit from a new cooperative scheme t...

Aid conditionality and the limits of a politics of sexuality

Nov 01, 2011 08:38 GMT
For activists and advocates of sexual rights, the very recognition of sexuality as a va...

Flood risk areas prepared for emergencies says independent report

Nov 01, 2011 08:27 GMT
England and Wales are now better prepared than ever to respond to major flooding, says ...

Local areas are keen to form Local Nature Partnerships

Nov 01, 2011 08:25 GMT
Twenty two areas across England have been given funding by Defra to help them become a ...

Spelman urges one voice during European negotiations

Oct 26, 2011 13:08 BST
Defra Ministers are fighting in Europe for all of the UK’s farmers, fishermen and taxpa...

Business deal to boost recycling brokered

Oct 20, 2011 08:29 BST
A new recycling charter has been launched to help boost recycling rates and tackle the ...

EU CAP reform proposals should go further

Oct 14, 2011 10:21 BST
The European Commission’s proposals to reform the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) need...

More green space for our towns and cities

Oct 12, 2011 08:01 BST
Communities will be helped to bring the countryside into the city thanks to the launch ...