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Boris Johnson’s party suffers defeat in UK special election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s governing Conservative Party lost a special election early Friday, leaving it with a one-vote working majority in Parliament as Brexit looms. In the Conservatives’ first electoral test since Johnson became prime minister nine days ago, the party was defeated for the seat of Brecon and Radnorshire in Wales by Jane Dodds of the opposition Liberal ...

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Bangladeshi man jailed in UK for killing wife

Mohammed Anhar Ali and Nazia Ali. Photo: Collected A Bangladeshi man was sentenced to 26 years in prison by a UK court on Wednesday. Mohammed Anhar Ali, originally from Bangladesh, hid inside a cupboard for 10 hours before attacking wife Nazia Ali in her home in Bow, east London, according to BBC. The Old Bailey heard Ali was a devout ...

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Tulip delays giving birth for Brexit vote

Photo: British Labour MP Tulip Siddiq, a niece of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. British Labour MP Tulip Siddiq, a niece of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, has delayed giving birth in order to vote on the Brexit deal. Tulip Siddiq, 36, has been advised by doctors to have a caesarean section, but agreed to push the procedure back to ...

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BD JS Speaker Shirin Sharmin calls on British PM Theresa May

Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury has met British Prime Minister Theresa May at the latter’s office at 10 Downing Street in London during her visit to the UK to attend the Women MPs of the World Conference. During the meeting, Shirin Sharmin wished a successful completion of the conference and thanked May for inviting her to the event, ...

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Essex jailbird gets ten years for Mare Street acid attack

Peter Brown HE WAS DESCRIBED as the ringleader of an acid attack at a shop in Mare Street Hackney – and last month Peter Brown, 29, of Hope Avenue, Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex, was sentenced to ten years in prison for his crimes.The incident occurred on 10th March 2017. Four men – all wearing masks and gloves – burst into a supermarket ...

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Drunk Japanese pilot arrested at Heathrow Airport

A Japanese pilot who was arrested at Heathrow Airport for being drunk has admitted being more than nine times the legal alcohol limit. Katsutoshi Jitsukawa, 42, who works for Japan Airlines, was arrested on 28 October after failing a breath test.   He was found to have 189mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood in his system – the legal ...

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Royals release new photos to mark Prince Louis’s christening

London, Jul 16 : Kensington Palace has released family photos of Prince Louis in the arms of his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, to mark the baby boy’s christening. The four official photos were taken at Clarence House in London after Louis was baptized in the chapel at St. James’s Palace on July 9. The images, taken by celebrity photographer ...

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Boom Supersonic jet could fly from London to New York in 3 hours 15 minutes

Flying from London to New York could take as little as three hours 15 minutes by 2025 if plans unveield by Boom Supersonic go ahead. The full-sized 55-seater Boom aircraft is expected to reach speeds of more than 1,687mph, 100mph faster than Concorde, according to the company founder, Blake Scholl. He revealed plans to use the aircraft for commercial flights in the next seven years ...

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Bangladeshi Cultural Night in Winnipeg, Canada

Canada-Bangladesh Association’s (CBA) annual cultural night was celebrated on 10 September 2017 with grand jubilation and joyful community participation. The cultural show is considered a landmark performance of performers of Bangladesh origin in Winnipeg. The attendants rated the program as one of the best performances of the Bangladesh community artists in Winnipeg. The stage program titled ‘Protyasha’ began at 3 ...

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United Kingdom charity organizations with the help of Rohingya

Oxfam, a UK-based charity, is providing food, sanitation facilities and tents to the Rohingyas who have fled to shelter camps to flee the Myanmar army’s ruckus state. Four thousand Rohingya fleeing from Myanmar to Bangladesh after August 25 Raising refugees for Rohingyas has created humanitarian conditions, including drinking water, lack of sanitation, and shelter centers. Thousands of people are clogging ...

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