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University of East London employee and activist for BAME organ donors participates in British Transplant Games and calls for more BAME donors

  Suzanne McDonald, school manager at the School of Business and Law at the University of East London (UEL), and her brother Derrick McDonald triumphed at the recent British Transplant Games in Newport. Suzanne, from Collier Row, east London, donated a kidney to Derrick, of Gidea Park, Romford, ten years ago.  Two years ago Derrick received another kidney from a ...

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Boris Johnson urges NI parties to ‘seal power-sharing deal’

Boris Johnson has urged political parties in Northern Ireland to step up their efforts to restore devolved government, during talks in Belfast. The PM held a series of meetings with the five main Stormont parties, in which Brexit was also discussed. NI has been without a government since January 2017, when the power-sharing DUP/Sinn Féin coalition collapsed. On Tuesday, Mr ...

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Tower Hamlets Labour sets out ambitious plan to tackle air pollution

At a meeting of Tower Hamlets Council last week, councillors voted overwhelmingly in favour of an ambitious plan to clean up our air and help tackle climate change. The plan, set out in a council motion, lists actions that the council will take to tackle air pollution over the coming months and years. The motion builds on a decision taken ...

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Bus strikes roadside bomb in Afghanistan, 32 killed

Photo: Afghans assist a wounded man in a hospital after a roadside bomb on the main highway between the western city of Herat and the southern city of Kandahar, in Herat, Afghanistan, Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Kabul, Jul 31 : A roadside bomb tore through a bus in western Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least 32 people, including children, a ...

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BB has ‘no data on remittance outflow’

Dhaka, Jul 31 : Bangladesh Bank does not maintain any data on remittance outflow although it has updated data on remittance inflow, said its officials. Bangladesh Bank government Fazle Kabir and other deputy governors informed reporters about it while responding to questions on the issue while unveiling the monetary policy statement (MPS) at a press conference at the central bank ...

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Khaleda denied bail in Zia Charitable Trust case

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia. File photo Dhaka, July 31 : The High Court on Wednesday denied bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia in the Zia Charitable Trust corruption case in which she was sentenced to seven years’ rigorous imprisonment by a lower court. The HC bench of Justice Obaidul Hassan and Justice SM Kuddus Zaman passed the order after hearing ...

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I condemn Indian governments hate politics. India and democratic?

Fatema Miah: Indian government BJP openly exercising hate politics in India against Muslims there. RSS attacking Muslims everywhere. Muslins are abused and tortured systematically in India. There in Bengal in India it’s a living hell for Muslims. Muslims are deprived, abuses are ignored and systematically attacking news been repressed. I disgust and condemn such ill politics played in India by ...

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What on earth does Boris want on Brexit

Rayhan Ahmed Topader: Good bye Theresa May and Welcome to the FT’s live blog on a big day for the UK as Boris Johnson becomes prime minister, replacing Theresa May who will formally resign to the Queen this afternoon. Mr Johnson will then be appointed prime minister and enter Downing Street to choose his cabinet.The early appointments to the Johnson ...

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3 cattle traders killed as truck overturns in Cumilla

A cattle-laden truck overturned  in Cumilla’s Chauddagram upazila early Wednesday, killing three cattle traders and six cows. Police identified the men as Khokon Mia, 40, Samiul Islam, 45, and Anwar Hossain, 42. They were residents of Jhenaidah’s Maheshpur upazila. The accident took place on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Chiura of Chauddagram upazila around 6:00am. Abul Kalam, in-charge of Miabazar Highway Police camp, said the three cattle traders were killed on the spot. ...

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Saif Ali Khan on Sara and Kartik’s next

Today marks 10 glorious years of Imtiaz Ali’s ‘Love Aaj Kal’ starring Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone. While reports are rife that the filmmaker’s next with Sarav Ali Khan and Kartik Aaryan is the sequel of the 2009 hit, Saif has something different to say about the film. Saif Ali Khan recently revealed that Imtiaz Ali’s next with Sara ...

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