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Griezmann shines as Barcelona edge gritty Getafe

A slick Antoine Griezmann strike set Barcelona on their way against Getafe in La Liga on Saturday before they survived a late onslaught from the gritty visitors to win 2-1. The result leaves Barcelona trailing on goal-difference atop La Liga before leaders Real Madrid’s Sunday home game with Celta Vigo. In a physically engaging game, Barca star Jordi Alba limped ...

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Freedom fighter, ex-state minister Rahmat Ali passes away

File Photo Freedom fighter and Awami League advisory committee member advocate Rahmat Ali passed away on Sunday morning at a Dhaka hospital. He was 76. Ali breathed his last while undergoing treatment at a hospital in the capital around 7:30am, the ruling party said in a press release. The former member of Parliament from Gazipur-3 constituency had served as the ...

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Development to continue without political consideration, says PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks at a joint meeting of the AL Parliamentary Board (ALPB) and AL Local Government Nomination Board Ganobhaban on Saturday. Photo: PID Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday her government never takes into consideration who voted for Awami League or who did not while unleashing development in the country. “In the democratic process, anyone has the ...

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First coronavirus death confirmed in Europe

A Chinese tourist has died in France after contracting the new coronavirus – the first fatality from the disease outside Asia. The victim was an 80-year-old woman from China’s Hubei province, according to French Health Minister Agnès Buzyn. She arrived in France on 16 January and was placed in quarantine in hospital in Paris on 25 January, she said.Only three ...

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Coronavirus: Eight of nine UK patients receiving treatment discharged

One person is still receiving treatment in Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital All but one of the nine people being treated for the coronavirus in the UK have been discharged from hospital. They were discharged after twice testing negative for the virus, NHS England said on Saturday. Meanwhile, all 94 people who were being quarantined at Arrowe Park hospital on ...

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Storm Dennis: Army called in to help shore up defences

  The Army has been deployed to help with flood relief as the UK faces a second weekend of weather disruption. Severe weather warnings are in place for much of the country and forecasters say a month’s worth of rain could fall in some places. The MoD said 75 soldiers from 4th Battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland, have been sent ...

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Islamic Relief UK shows the love for the earth

  Islamic Relief UK, as a member of the Climate Coalition, joined the ‘Show the Love’ campaign to highlight the importance of our environment using a green heart to symbolise all that we love but could lose to climate change. As part of the campaign, Islamic Relief UK volunteers had a stall outside the charity’s London office on Lower Marsh, where ...

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 Interview with Muslim Aid’s new Country Director for Bangladesh, Rabeya Sultana.

  Through her work both in the media and with international development organisations, Rabeya has a long track record helping some of the world’s poorest and most disadvantaged. She now has a strong vision for taking Muslim Aid’s work forwards in Bangladesh. who joined the Muslim Aid family on 15 January 2020.   She joins from HelpAge International Bangladesh, where she was the Country ...

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London mission leads the way by inaugurating NID registration for Bangladeshi-British Citizens

Bangladesh High Commission in London has led the way by inaugurating the formal registration of Bangladeshi expatriates in the United Kingdom and Ireland to provide them with the National Identity Card (NID) or the Smart Card. The inaugural event was held at the Bangladesh High Commission in London on Wednesday in presence of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nural Huda. ...

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Lawmaker questions China’s offer to build UK high speed rail

Photo : A protest sign is displayed by a roadside protest camp across the street from a High Speed 2 (HS2) rail line compound near the village of Harefield in north west London, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. Britain’s Conservative government is set to approve a contentious, expensive plan for a high-speed rail line linking London with central and northern England, ...

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