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UK PM in new controversy over cabinet picks

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak faced new questions Saturday over his choice of senior officials after his number two was accused of behaving aggressively towards staff. The controversy over Dominic Raab, who is deputy prime minister and justice secretary, came after fellow Sunak ally Gavin Williamson was forced out of the new government because of alleged bullying. Raab, Sunak’s most ...

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UK police bail student arrested for egging Charles

A British university student, who was arrested for throwing eggs at King Charles III on Thursday, said he had been banned from carrying eggs in public as part of his bail conditions. Patrick Thelwell, 23, was released from custody after Wednesday’s incident in York, northern England, during a visit by the monarch. North Yorkshire Police said he was arrested on ...

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Celebrating 13th year of best of the British Bangladeshi community

Bangla Mirror Desk : The British Bangladeshis have made their own place in multicultural Britain with contributions in their respective fields and have been playing a major role in the growth of this country. The British Bangladeshi Who’s Who publication emphasises the success of the Bangladeshi community and showcases it to both the British and Bangladeshi community in the UK. ...

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Police detain man after eggs thrown at King Charles III

A protester was arrested Wednesday after hurling eggs and vitriol at King Charles III and Camilla, the queen consort, as they walked in the northern England city of York. The incident happened as the king and his wife were entering York through Micklegate Bar, a medieval gateway where monarchs are traditionally welcomed to the city. Video footage showed several eggs ...

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UK to remain ‘bedrock’ of NATO, Sunak declares

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said Tuesday that the UK will continue to play a vital role in NATO for generations, ahead of a visit by Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. The NATO chief will be the first international leader Sunak has met in Downing Street since he took office last month. Wednesday’s talks will centre on UK support for Ukraine ...

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Sylhet important to close Dhaka-London relationship : Javed Patel

British Deputy High Commissioner to Bangladesh Javed Patel on a two-day visit on Wednesday discussed the important contribution Sylhet makes to Bangladesh. The deputy high commissioner also thanked people from Sylhet for their support to British Bangladesh communities. “I am delighted to be back in Sylhet, which is so important to close UK-Bangladesh relationship,” he said speaking from Sylhet. The ...

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13th year celebrating the best of the British Bangladeshi community.

  Bangla Mirror Desk: London, Monday 31st 2022 – The official launch of The Bangla Mirror Group British Bangladeshi Who’s Who 2022 publication and award gala dinner will take place in the prestigious Meridian Grand on Tuesday 8th November 2022. The Bangla Mirror Group, publisher of the British Bangladeshi Who’s Who publication, held a press conference on Monday 31st 2022 ...

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Sunak makes Parliament debut as PM, axes more Truss policies

Sunak ripped up more of predecessor Liz Truss’ flagship policies, reinstating a moratorium on fracking for shale gas that Truss had lifted. Plans for large-scale deregulation of the economy, part of Truss’ vision to unleash economic growth, are also under review, Sunak’s spokeswoman said, AP reports. Sunak, who took office Tuesday, has appointed a government that mixes allies with experienced ...

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British High Commission brings veteran, young activists to find solutions to climate change

The British High Commission Dhaka organised a discussion with representatives from the Government of Bangladesh, policymakers, NGOs, and youth organisations on how to work together in building momentum for solutions to climate change in Bangladesh. The discussion was held at the Residence of the British High Commissioner where young climate change activists from Bangladesh Youth Environment Initiative (BYEI) shared their ...

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Britain’s new PM delays crunch budget plan

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Wednesday postponed an eagerly awaited budget plan due next week, as the youthful new leader got down to business after weeks of political turmoil. Following a meeting of his new cabinet, Sunak engaged in his first parliamentary joust with opposition Labour leader Keir Starmer, who is demanding a snap general election. Sunak, 42, ruled ...

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