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Super-sub Messi scores twice to lead Barca to Betis win

Lionel Messi came on at half-time to rescue Barcelona by scoring twice, including his first goal from open play this season, in a 5-2 victory over Real Betis on Saturday. Messi had been rested by Ronald Koeman but was thrown on with the game in the balance after Antoine Griezmann missed a penalty in the Argentinian’s absence, before Antonio Sanabria ...

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COVID-19 infected actor Apurba’s condition improves

Popular television actor Ziaul Faruq Apurba, who has been infected with COVID-19, showed signs of improvement on Saturday. Apurba posted a video on his official Facebook account on Saturday night, where he was seen raising his hand showing ‘thumbs up’. “When the mercy of the Almighty Allah and all of your blessings are in my side.. nothing seems impossible,” the ...

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How Biden navigated pandemic politics to win the White House

Joe Biden was fresh off winning the Michigan primary and effectively capturing the Democratic presidential nomination, a prize he’d sought for the better part of three decades. Instead of plotting a strategy to build momentum, he was contemplating an abrupt halt. He gathered his senior team in a conference room on the 19th floor of his campaign’s Philadelphia headquarters, the ...

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UK bans Denmark visitors over mink Covid-19 fears

The UK has imposed a ban on non-UK citizens coming from Denmark amid concerns over a new coronavirus strain that has spread from mink to humans. UK citizens will be able to return to Britain from Denmark – but will have to isolate along with all members of their household for 14 days. The new rules update regulations that came ...

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UK records another 24,957 coronavirus cases with 413 deaths

LONDON, Nov. 7 : Another 24,957 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 1,171,441, according to official figures released Saturday. The coronavirus-related deaths in Britain rose by 413 to 48,888, the data showed. Earlier Saturday, Britain has imposed immigration powers against foreign visitors from Denmark following widespread outbreaks ...

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Biden wins White House, vowing new direction for divided US

Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by the historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil. His victory came after more than three days of uncertainty as election officials sorted through a surge of mail-in votes that delayed the ...

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A Season of Bangla Drama comes of age

  Lights, camera, action! Tower Hamlets Council is set to host a virtual version of A Season of Bangla Drama, which returns this November for its eighteenth year.Audiences across the borough and beyond can relax and enjoy the council’s online festival of British Bengali theatre which runs from 12 to 21 November.The theme is ‘coming of age’ and this year ...

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Implications for future missions to the moon

    Rayhan Ahmed Topader :   There is water on the moon’s surface, and ice may be widespread in its many shadows, according to a pair of studies published in the journal Nature Astronomy. The research confirms long-standing theories about the existence of lunar water that could someday enable astronauts to live there for extended periods. One scientific team ...

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Kamala Harris – the first woman vice-president

A year ago her own presidential dreams sputtered to a halt, but now Kamala Harris has made history by becoming the first female vice-president-elect. How her fortunes have changed in the last 16 months. The California senator had surged to the front of a crowded field of Democratic candidates on the back of a series of strong debate performances – ...

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US Election 2020: Joe Biden wins the presidency

Joe Biden has won the race to become the next US president, defeating Donald Trump following a cliff-hanger vote count after Tuesday’s election. The BBC projects that Mr Biden has won the key battleground of Pennsylvania, propelling him over the 270 electoral college vote threshold required to clinch the White House. The Trump campaign has indicated their candidate does not ...

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