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Eminent journalist A. N. M. Serajur Rahman has died today (1934-2015)

A .N. M. Serajur Rahman  has died today,1st of June at around 11am in Royal Free Hospital  London. He was suffering from critical medical condition last couple of months. He was Head of BBC Bengali Section. He served BBC for Long 34 years. He was the one who’s voice was eagerly waited by people to know about the liberation war ...

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UK rail strikes suspended after 2% pay rise offer

Planned rail strikes by workers from the RMT union have been suspended after an offer of a 2% pay rise this year, the arbitration service Acas has said. A 24-hour strike by Network Rail workers was to have taken place from 17:00 BST on Thursday, followed by a 48-hour walk-out next week. Acas said four days of talks helped “formulate” ...

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Boris Johnson: London stands ready to host the World CupFifa

London “stands ready” to host the World Cup if the contest which awarded it to Russia and Qatar five years ago turns out to have been “corrupted”, Boris Johnson said today. The Mayor also piled pressure on ’s sponsors to pull the plug on football’s world governing body “if they had any sense of honour”. He claimed there had been ...

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Barclays and Standard Chartered launch Fifa payment reviews

Two UK banks have launched internal reviews into whether they were used for corrupt payments by Fifa officials, the BBC understands. Standard Chartered confirmed it was investigating, while Barclays is also understood to have begun a review – although it has declined to comment. Both banks – and HSBC – were referred to in FBI indictments of 14 people, but ...

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