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GCSE results celebrated in Tower Hamlets

Pupils across Tower Hamlets have celebrated as they received their GCSE results, confirming our reputation as a borough of educational excellence. The provisional result for Tower Hamlets is that 64.7 per cent of GCSE students earned five A* to C grades including English and Maths. There is no national comparator at this stage as it can only be worked out ...

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Afsana Begum Shumi receives five A stars and six A’s

Afsana Begum Shumi  of Ashfield Street in East London has received five A Stars and six As in her GCSE exam this year.  She was born in a respected family in the UK on 10th of November 1998.  She wants to do her A levels on Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Maths.  She wished to study medicine at University and wishes ...

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Bangladeshi man arrested in suspicion of killing

A  Bangladeshi man was under arrest in hospital on Tuesday on suspicion of the murder of an elderly man, believed his family member and the stabbing of three children in their family home in Bethnal Green. Suluk Ahmed, 31, was charged following the incident. He was also charged with two attempted murders in the terraced council house. Ahmed, who appeared ...

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Businesses using illegal immigrant face 48-hour closures

Bangla Mirror desk  :: Powers for 48-hour shutdowns of businesses suspected of employing illegal workers are to be included in a new immigration bill designed to create a “hostile environment” for undocumented migrants in Britain. The new package of measures will also include powers to remove the trading licences of late-night takeaways, pubs and off-licences which fail to comply with ...

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Bangladeshi President in London

President of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh Md Abdul Hamid has arrived in London on 23rd August for treatment of his eye-problem and health checkup. President Hamid is scheduled to have eye treatment at Moorfield Eye Hospital and heart checkup at Bupa Cromwell Hospital. The President was received by Bangladesh High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Md Abdul Hannan, President ...

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The Camerons have worked hard to perfect the art of chillaxin

Summer’s lease has all too short a date — and the last week of August is the time it starts to run out. Thoughts of pinot grigio and finishing Elena Ferrante novels give way to anxiety about the lack of a career plan, dearth of school shoes and that unfinished piece of work you started in July. Fortunately, the Prime ...

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London named most congested city in Europe

Motorists in the capital spend four days each year stuck in traffic, study finds London was today named as Europe’s most congested city for the first time, with motorists spending four whole days on average stuck in traffic each year. The capital was ranked eighth in Europe in 2011 but quickly climbed to first place in 2014, overtaking Brussels, Cologne ...

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Tube strike suspended by unions

Two 24-hour Tube strikes planned for this week have been called off after talks between unions and London Underground (LU) managers. Tube workers have been in dispute with LU over rotas and working conditions on the new Night Tube service. The Unite union said it had suspended its action as a “gesture of goodwill” to allow further talks. Unions have ...

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Calls for new controls on landlords

Bangla Mirror Desk :: London has become one of the most expensive cities in the world to rent a home, prompting politicians to call for New York-style controls on landlords. In 18 of London’s 33 boroughs, the median rent for a one-bedroom flat is more than £1,000 a month, statistics from the government agency that values properties for the purposes ...

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Bethnal Green Schoolgirl’s passport confiscated

A High Court judge has ruled to take away passport off a Bethnal Green Academy schoolgirl to stop her joining ISIL. The 16-year-old is a student at Bethnal Green Academy and is believed to be close friends with four other students who have already travelled to Syria.  They are believed to have wed Islamic State fighters. High Court Family Division ...

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