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Wendy Matthews OBE tells graduates: communication is the key to success

London, UK- July 18, 2019-Wendy Matthews OBE, deputy chief nurse and director of midwifery at Barking, Redbrige and Havering NHS Trust, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science by the University of East London (UEL) in recognition of her services to nursing. Wendy, speaking at UEL’s graduation ceremony on 18 July, stressed how important it is to work together. “As you go forward ...

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Labour anti-Semitism: Corbyn’s plan to go to ruling body

Jeremy Corbyn will present his plan to speed up the expulsion of members over anti-Semitism to Labour’s ruling body, the National Executive Committee. On Monday, he told his MPs he wanted to “confront this poison”, but the process sometimes took too long. A statement from the shadow cabinet said they supported the proposals, but still backed “independent oversight” as well. ...

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The UKBCCI Announces the Launch of its Annual Business & Entrepreneur Excellence Awards 2019 and Gala Dinner.

  The UK Bangladesh Catalysts of Commerce & Industry (UKBCCI), the leading umbrella business organisation, which aims to bring together and nurture successful British-Bangladeshi entrepreneurs in the UK and Bangladesh, is proud to announce the launch of its annual Business & Entrepreneur Excellence Awards 2019 and Gala Dinner, to be held on 6th  October 2019, at the London Hilton Park ...

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Ofsted rates Tower Hamlets Children’s Services as ‘Good’ after ‘relentless focus’

Ofsted has rated Tower Hamlets Council’s Children’s Service as ‘good’, just two years after the service was given an ‘inadequate’ rating. It represents ‘remarkable progress’ according to Ofsted after the council set an ambitious target of achieving the good rating following the previous inspection in 2017. (A rating of ‘needs improvement’ sits between inadequate and good). Back then, the council ...

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Tower Hamlets councillors decide against new parish council

  Following feedback from an extensive two stage public consultation on proposals to establish a parish council for the Spitalfields & Banglatown and Weavers areas in Tower Hamlets, councillors have decided to keep the existing governance arrangements. The results were confirmed at a meeting of Tower Hamlets Full Council on Wednesday 17 July, where councillors voted 28 in favour of ...

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Sergeant Kibria’s death: Writ seeks Tk 10 cr compensation

Traffic police sergeant Golam Kibria. Photo: File photo Dhaka, July 23 : A writ was filed with the High Court seeking its directive to provide Tk 10 crore as compensation to the family members of traffic police sergeant Golam Kibria who died in a road crash on July 16. Advocate Mohammad Faizullah filed the writ petition on behalf of Golam ...

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Trump meets with chipmakers on Huawei, other economic issues

President Donald Trump met with executives from several of the nation’s leading chip and computer part makers Monday and discussed restrictions his administration has imposed on the sale of components to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, the White House said. Huawei is embroiled in a trade dispute between China and the U.S. The Trump administration in May sanctioned Huawei, which it ...

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Resistant malaria spreading in South East Asia

Malaria parasites resistant to key drugs have spread rapidly in South East Asia, researchers from the UK and Thailand say. The parasites have moved from Cambodia to Laos, Thailand and Vietnam, where half of patients are not being cured by first-choice drugs.Researchers say the findings raise the “terrifying prospect” drug-resistance could spread to Africa. However, experts said the implications may ...

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Boris Johnson set to enter Number 10 as UK’s next PM revealed

London, Jul 23 : As Theresa May held a farewell party in Downing Street last night, Mr Johnson was plotting with his inner circle. Boris Johnson is preparing for power as he awaits the widely expected confirmation that he has defeated Jeremy Hunt in the battle to become the UK’s next prime minister. As the overwhelming favourite to be crowned ...

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Mudslide in remote Nepal mountain village kills 8, 2 missing

Kathmandu, Jul 23 : A mudslide has buried houses in two remote mountain villages in Nepal, killing eight people and leaving two others missing. Government Administrator Yadhunath Poudyal said the mudslide at dawn Tuesday buried at least five houses while residents were still sleeping. Villagers were able to pull out two people alive who were buried by the mudslide, while ...

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