Foreign Office gathered information on Declassified UK journalist before refusing FoI requests

The Foreign Office gathered data on an investigative journalist who submitted freedom of information (FoI) requests before refusing his enquiries, government emails show. Additionally, internal Cabinet Office emails referred to the reporter 1,900 times over two years. Matt Kennard of Declassified UK put in a range of FoI requests over a two year period at …
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Ex-MP claims ‘senior people’ at The Sun knew information was unlawfully obtained

Former Liberal Democrat MP Simon Hughes has said knowledge that his private information was unlawfully obtained “went to the top in The Sun”, after accepting “substantial” damages from the newspaper’s publisher. Damage Hughes sued News Group Newspapers (NGN), the publisher of the Sun and the now-defunct News Of The World, for misuse of private information …
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COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2): information about the new virus variant

Main points Data from Whole Genome Sequencing, epidemiology and modelling suggest the new variant ‘VUI – 202012/01’ (the first Variant Under Investigation in December 2020) transmits more easily than other strains. We currently have no evidence that the variant is more likely to cause severe disease or mortality – but we are continuing investigations to …
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National norovirus and rotavirus bulletin: management information

National norovirus and rotavirus bulletin: week 49 (17 December 2020) Ref: PHE publications gateway number: GW-1813 PDF, 615KB, 12 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more …
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Flu vaccination: information about the extended programme

Flu vaccination: information about the extended programme Ref: PHE publications gateway number: GW-1773 HTML Flu vaccination: information about the extended programme (print version) Ref: PHE gateway number 2020359 PDF, 232KB, 2 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a …
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