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General election 2019: Record number of women set to stand

A record number of women look set to stand for Parliament next month, with female candidates likely to comprise about a third of the total, reports BBC. Provisional PA analysis found 1,120 of 3,322 registered candidates are women.The Conservatives and ...

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BT shares drop over Labour free broadband plan

The Latest on campaigning for Britain’s general election (all times local): 9:25 a.m. Shares in BT have dropped nearly 4% in early trading on the London Stock Exchange after Britain’s main opposition party announced plans to nationalize part of the ...

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Two-day Bangladesh Festival opens in London Saturday

The two-day (Nov 16-17) annual Bangladesh Festival, London begins at the Bethnal Green Library here on Saturday. The annual festival was put in place in 2010 by Shommilito Sangskritik Parishad, UK, in partnership with Bangla Academy, Bangladesh’s Ministry of Cultural ...

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Brexit Party shifts tactics, won’t challenge Tories in vote

Brexit Party chief Nigel Farage changed course Monday, announcing that his party would not challenge Conservative candidates in nearly half of the U.K.’s districts, a tactical move that may make it easier for pro-Brexit forces to prevail in the Dec. ...

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Essex lorry deaths: Bodies of victims have all been identified

The identities of 39 people found dead in a refrigerated lorry have all been formally identified, police said. Essex Police had been working with Vietnamese officials to identify the 31 men and eight women found dead in Grays, Essex, on ...

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UK leader compares rival to Stalin at start of election

Photo: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson holds a meeting of the cabinet, inside number 10 Downing Street, in central London, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has compared his main rival to Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin as ...

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UK’s Boris Johnson apologizes for missing Brexit deadline

Britain’s election campaign heated up Sunday even before it officially started, with Prime Minister Boris Johnson saying he would apologize to Conservatives for failing to take the U.K. out of the European Union by Oct. 31 and Brexit Party leader ...

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12th year celebrating the best of the British Bangladeshi community

London, Friday  1st November 2019 – The official launch of The Bangla Mirror Group British Bangladeshi Who’s Who 2019 publication and award gala dinner will be held in the prestigious Meridian Grand on Tuesday 12th November 2019. The Bangla Mirror ...

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General election 2019: Boris Johnson rejects pact with Nigel Farage

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has rejected the suggestion from Nigel Farage and Donald Trump that he should work with the Brexit Party during the election. The Tory leader told the BBC he was “always grateful for advice” but he ...

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General election 2019: No 10 defends Brexit deal after Trump criticism

Downing Street has defended the UK’s Brexit deal with the EU, following criticism from the US president. Donald Trump said the US “can’t make a trade deal with the UK” under UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s EU withdrawal agreement.But a ...

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