News from the UK Government


HMS Queen Elizabeth Enters Portsmouth

Britain's future flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth sailed into her home port of Portsmouth for the first time today. Greeted by thousands of people lining the Portsmouth seafront, the 65,000-tonne carrier was met with the warmest of welcomes as...

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Multi-billion pound defence deal secures thousands of UK jobs

The Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has announced the signing of a contract worth around £3.7 billion to start building the Royal Navy’s Type 26 Frigates. Manufacture of the first three of these new highly capable...

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Research Lead and Technical Advisor for Maritime Security - UK

Are you excited by the idea of a fast paced and influential position within the Department for Transport? Would you thrive in a role where you can influence real world responses to real life security issues? The Department for Transport&nbs...

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Mighty engine brings HMS Queen Elizabeth to life

HMS Queen Elizabeth’s mighty diesel generators have been powered-up marking a major milestone on the way to becoming an operational warship. The 65,000 tonne future flagship of the Royal Navy has undergone months of preparation w...

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Launch of public consultation on sanctions legislation

The consultation will last nine weeks and will help determine the legal powers needed to maintain the UK’s sanctions capability. The Government has today launched a public consultation on proposals for new legal powers needed for...

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