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Hasina meets ‘vibrant’ British-Bangladeshi youngsters in London

Syed Nahas Pasha, London : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has spent a joyous evening with a new generation of Bangladeshi-British youngsters in London after wrapping up her visit to Scotland for COP26. “The vibrant diaspora community remains at the centre of the partnership between Bangladesh and the UK,” the prime minister said at an event at the British Foreign, Commonwealth ...

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UK records 37,269 daily coronavirus cases and 214 deaths

Another 37,269 coronavirus cases and 214 deaths have been reported in the UK, according to the government’s official daily figures. It compares with 41,299 COVID-19 cases and 217 deaths within 28 days of a positive test reported on Wednesday, and 39,842 and 165 this time last week. Over the last seven days there have been 275,264 cases – 20% down on ...

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UK records more than 41,000 new daily Covid cases and another 217 deaths

A further 41,299 people have tested positive for Covid-19 across the UK, the government has said. According to the Department of Health’s latest figures, in the 24 hours to 9am on Wednesday, another 217 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for coronavirus.The figures reported on Wednesday bring the UK’s overall death toll since the start of the ...

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UK records more than 33,000 new daily Covid cases and another 293 deaths

A further 33,865 people have tested positive for Covid-19 across the UK, the government has said. According to the Department of Health’s latest figures, in the 24 hours to 9am on Tuesday, another 293 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for coronavirus. This total includes data from NHS England which was not provided in time for Monday’s ...

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UK’s Johnson says ‘the whole thing’ fails on climate if COP26 flops

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday global efforts to tackle climate change, which go back decades, would fail if the United Nations negotiations in Glasgow were not successful. “The countries most responsible for historic and present-day emissions are not yet doing their fair share of the work,” Johnson told reporters after a Group of 20 summit, before flying ...

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UK reports 41,278 new COVID cases, 166 deaths

Coronavirus cases in the UK have, once again, risen by more than 40,000 in a 24 hour period. According to the latest government figures 41,278 lab-confirmed Covid cases were reported as of 9am on Friday. A further 166 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Saturday, bringing the UK total to 140,558. Separate figures ...

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UK Covid death toll rises by 186 as 43,467 new cases reported

A further 186 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Friday, bringing the UK total to 140,392. Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have been more than 165,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate. As of 9am on Thursday, there had been ...

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UK to remove all countries from its Covid travel ban red list

Beginning Monday, the UK will remove the remaining seven countries from its Covid-19 travel ban red list, which will be reviewed every three weeks and revised in case of emerging Covid variant threats, the British government has announced, reports PTI. From 4am on Monday, the remaining seven destinations on the UK’s Covid-19 travel ban red list – Colombia, the Dominican ...

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