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Anti-Brexit protest: estimated 100,000 march two years after vote

People’s Vote demonstration in London culminates with speeches in Parliament Square A roar of pro-European chants rose up above Pall Mall and across the royal parks as tens of thousands attended an anti-Brexit march marking the second anniversary of the EU referendum. Some marched on Saturday in the hope of stopping Brexit, some just wanted to alter the “mood music” ...

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Rahman named Bangladesh boss ahead of inner city World Cup

Muhammad Ismael: Emdad Rahman of Stepney FC has been named the manager and head coach of Bangladesh in the first ever Inner London Football League Veterans World Cup. The multicultural football festival involving ten teams made up entirely of inner city footballers over the age of 35 will attract huge interest especially with London being one of the most diverse ...

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British celebrity chef Tommy  Miah prepared food at Feast Restaurant

Bangla Mirror Desk: The authentic dishes of Bangladesh, especially the street food can compete at the world level.  If presented in a proper way, not only Bangladeshis or Indians will be attracted to it, but the people from all over the world will love to taste it. British celebrity chef Tommy Miah and founder of  Indian Chef of the Year ...

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Resource directory launched for activists

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: Book launch event of a resource directory, online & hard copy, for dealing with online & physical threats to assist secular Bengali activists was held on Thursday 21st June 2018, Idea Store, Whitechapel, East London. The resource Directory is a response to increasing Islamist attacks on bloggers, secular activists, free thinkers and members of minority faith communities. The event was chaired by Julie ...

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Javid’s post-Brexit settlement plan does nothing to reassure EU citizens

Far from providing comfort, the scheme for EU citizens in the UK leaves dozens of our questions unanswered After leaving us in limbo for almost two years, the government could finally have ended the uncertainty for EU citizens in the UK with the unveiling of details on settled status. Instead, we find many of the familiar lies and much of ...

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Airbus warns no-deal Brexit could see it leave UK

Airbus has warned it could leave the UK if it exits the European Union single market and customs union without a transition deal. The European planemaker said the warning was not part of “project fear”, but was a “dawning reality”. Airbus employs 14,000 people at 25 sites in the UK – around half in Wales. The UK government said it ...

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Brexit: EU is getting ready for no-deal, says Jean-Claude Juncker

European commission president says bloc must prepare for worst outcome The EU needs to be realistic about the dangerous state of the Brexitnegotiations and is preparing to deploy its trillion-pound budget to cushion the bloc from the prospect of a no-deal scenario, the European commission president has warned. With the two sides still far apart on the “hardest issues”, just ...

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Europe has got to stand up & fight for its values – MEP Karim

Senior anti-racism MEP, Sajjad Karim, has warned that Europe has to stand up and fight for its values if a major crisis is to be averted. The warning comes as the European Parliament begins its one-year countdown to its next polls, which he fears could be hijacked by extremist parties – due to low participation in the European elections – ...

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Sylhet Helping Hands UK starts its journey

Some distinguished local youth of the UK has taken an initiative to form an organisation to help the poor and destitute people in Sylhet named Sylhet Helping Hands UK.  A meeting was held on 18thJune to officially inaugurate the activities of the organisation. Guests who were present at the inauguration included former Sylhet City Corporation Councillor Abdul Qadir Shamsu, Mir ...

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Executive Committee  meeting held by Dirai Thana Development Organisation UK

Dirai Thana Development Organisation UK’s first Executive Committee meeting was held on 19th June at a restaurant in Whitechapel. Members across the UK took part in the meeting where the committee took some executive decisions which included creating a website for the organisation, UK charity registration, reorganise Whatsapp Group and organising an Eid reunion. The committee also announced a five members ...

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