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Sack Boris Johnson and reshuffle cabinet, senior Tories to tell May

Theresa May must sack Boris Johnson and shake up her cabinet if she is to reassert her authority and silence talk of a leadership plot in the wake of this week’s calamitous party conference, Conservative MPs will tell her. Few backbenchers were willing to give their public backing on Friday to Grant Shapps, the former party chairman who emerged as the prime mover behind ...

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Ethnic minority graduates ‘face jobs

Graduates from ethnic minorities in Britain are less likely to be in work than their white peers, a study says. The Resolution Foundation found that despite a higher proportion of BAME (black, Asian and minority-ethnic) people obtaining degrees, they face “employment and pay penalties”. Bangladeshi and Pakistani graduates are about 12% less likely to be employed than white British graduates. Indian ...

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UKBCCI annual Business and Entrepreneurs Awards for2017

UK Bangladesh Catalyst of Industry is a platform designed to bring together successful British Bangladeshis business community and entrepreneurs. The organisation is pleased to announce that it has arranged a gala dinner on 15th of October at London Hilton Park Lane Hotel to hand over Business and Entrepreneurs Award to winners for 2017. The winners of this year for best ...

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Sheikh Hasina in London

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in London on Tuesday morning from the United State after her 16-day official visit.   A United Airlines flight carrying the prime minister and her entourage members landed at Heathrow International Airport at 10:15 London time. Bangladesh High Commissioner to the UK Nazmul Qaunine received Sheikh Hasina at the airport.   Earlier, the prime minister ...

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May apologizes for losing the Conservative majority in election

Theresa May said she wanted to offer voters the “British dream” but the most personal speech of her premiership was overshadowed by a prankster handing her a P45, an incessant cough and a stage malfunction. The prime minister attempted to shift the focus from Brexit infighting to domestic policy on energy bills and council housing at the end of her party’s ...

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BBCCI to create a bridge between Bangladesh and British Bangladeshis through NRB Convention

British Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce wants to introduce different aspects of Bangladesh to the new generations of British-Bangladeshis through   Global Convention of NRB. New generation of Bangladeshis in Britain have a misconception about business scope in Bangladesh for different reasons. There are multiple reasons behind this misconception, such as poor representation of the country and wrong idea and information obtained ...

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Aid groups seek $434 million for Rohingya crisis for next six months

Humanitarian organisations helping Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh said on Wednesday they need $434 million over the next six months to help up to 1.2 million people, many of them children, who need life-saving help. There are an estimated 809,000 Rohingya sheltering in Bangladesh after fleeing violence and persecution in Myanmar, more than half a million of whom have arrived ...

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Boris Johnson denies Cabinet is split over Brexit: We are a nest of singing birds

Theresa May has said she expects Boris Johnson to remain as Foreign Secretary after he insisted the Cabinet was “a nest of singing birds”. The Prime Minister said Mr Johnson was doing “good work” heading up the Foreign Office as she arrived at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. It comes after the former London mayor issued an open challenge to ...

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Mayor John Biggs calls for Government to change the law to protect Tower Hamlets residents from acid attacks

Mayor John Biggs and Cllr Sirajul Islam spoke at a public meeting at the Osmani Centre last night about community safety and crime. The meeting was arranged in response to public concerns about safety following acid attacks.   At the meeting the Mayor called on the Government to make carrying acid and threatening to use it or other corrosive substances ...

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UK export finance support to Bangladesh rises to £625 million

The UK export finance support available for UK trade with Bangladesh has increased to £625 million from £150 million, Rushanara Ali MP, UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy for Bangladesh, announced as she began a week-long tour in the country. She is leading a trade delegation of nine UK rail companies, the British High Commission in Dhaka said in a statement ...

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