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Tony Blair admits he should have challenged intelligence that led to Iraq War

Former Prime Minister again defends decision and insists it was taken ‘out of good motives’ Tony Blair has admitted he should have challenged the intelligence reports that informed his decision to take Britain to war in Iraq. Responding to the damning findings of the Chilcot Inquiry, the former Prime Minister again defended the decision to go to war and insisted that it was ...

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Eid Message From Bangla Mirror

EID-ul-Fitr comes once again with its message of remembrance of the Almighty and caring for those who are less privileged than us. With the end of the holy month of Ramadan, it becomes our particular responsibility to go for self-assessment on what we have endeavoured to do during the period and what we could yet have done to bind our ...

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Prime Minister’s Eid message 2016

As the presents are wrapped, the food is prepared and the holy month of Ramadan comes to an end. I want to sen my very best wishes to Muslims at home and around the world celebrating Eid. I look at the things people are doing in Britain for the occasion – putting on special brunches for the lonely, giving presents ...

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Sadiq Khan’s £10 pollution ‘T-charge’ for older cars added to London’s congestion charge

Highly polluting vehicles, broadly registered before 2005, will be hit with the extra £10 charge Motorists driving vehicles belching out filthy fumes are set to be hit with a £10 “T-charge” to enter central London from next year. The new toxicity levy was part of a radical package of measures billed by mayor Sadiq Khan as the toughest crackdown on the most polluting ...

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Brexit: Legal steps seek to ensure Commons vote on Article 50

4 July 2016 A law firm is taking action to ensure the formal process for the UK leaving the EU is not started without an act of Parliament. Mishcon de Reya, lawyers acting for a group of business people and academics, said it would be unlawful for a prime minister to trigger Article 50 without a full debate and vote in Parliament. ...

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Nigel Farage resigns as Ukip leader after Brexit vote

Nigel Farage today dramatically quit as Ukip leader saying he wanted his “life back” following the historic Brexit vote. In a surprise announcement that will spark another leadership contest in British politics he said he could not hope to achieve more than the Brexit vote. Within seconds his move was greeted joyfully by one of his internal rivals Douglas Carswell ...

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Bangladesh cafe attack: Japan, Italy and US mourn dead hostages

Twenty hostages were killed in the siege at the Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka that police ended by force on Saturday. They were construction consultants from Japan, Italian businesspeople in textiles and three students from American universities. Two of the students were studying at Emory University in Georgia: Faraaz Hossain from Dhaka and Abinta Kabir from Miami, Florida, who was visiting family ...

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Mohammed Mahtabur Rahman (Nasir) elected as Chairman of NRB Bank Limited

Mr. Mohammed Mahtabur Rahman (Nasir) has been unanimously elected as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of NRB Bank Limited in its 39th Board meeting held on 27 June 2016. Prior to his new role, he was the Vice Chairman of the Bank. Mr. Rahman a seasoned businessman and well versed in a broad range of trade ventures around the ...

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