The UK government has launched a UK Space Agency dedicated to coordinating the government's involvement in civilian spaceflight, with responsibility for looking after policy and budgets.
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Department responsible for collecting taxes, administering other services, admits another data loss.
Hard disk containing details on 3 million candidates goes missing at facility run by contractor for the Driving Standards Agency.
Two discs containing details on those who receive child benefits go missing because of "major contravention" of data-protection laws.