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British government urged to take legal action against Bangladesh mission attackers

Bangladesh High Commission in London has urged the British government to take necessary legal steps against the persons who defamed the portrait of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and attacked on the High Commission including those who ...

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Home Office Brexit app for EU citizens put in doubt

Home Office plans to roll out a simple phone app to register EU citizens in the UK have been dealt a blow after Theresa May clashed with Brussels over people arriving during the transition period. The new electronic system was ...

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Brexiteer Boris Johnson tries to reassure UK europhiles

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will on Wednesday attempt to heal divisions between UK europhiles and those backing his own pro-Brexit stance, kick-starting a series of high-profile speeches on leaving the EU. Johnson was one of the driving forces behind ...

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London City Airport reopens after WW2 bomb moved

London City Airport has reopened after an unexploded 500kg World War Two bomb was safely moved from the area. The device was discovered at the King George V Dock on Sunday during planned work at the east London airport. All ...

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Commonwealth makes secret succession plans

The Commonwealth has secretly begun considering who might succeed the Queen as its head, the BBC has learned.   The issue is hugely sensitive because the role is not hereditary and will not pass automatically to the Prince of Wales ...

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Oxfam deputy head resigns after Haiti sex scandal

The deputy chief executive of Oxfam resigned on Monday over the British charity’s handling of a prostitution scandal in Haiti involving its staff members and allegations of similar behaviour in Chad.   “As programme director at the time, I am ...

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London City Airport shuts down due to unexploded WWII bomb

All flights in and out of London City Airport were canceled Monday after a 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) unexploded World War II-era bomb was found nearby in the River Thames. The Metropolitan Police service cleared an area within 214 meters (700 feet) ...

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UK Govt to meet Oxfam Monday over Haiti prostitutes probe

Britain’s International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt warned Sunday Oxfam must hand over to authorities any information it has collected on a “shocking” staff prostitution scandal in Haiti or face repercussions.   The Cabinet minister announced she will meet with the ...

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London City Airport shut as WW2 bomb found in Thames

City Airport has been closed after a World War Two bomb was found nearby in the River Thames. The airport will be shut all day and all flights cancelled, affecting up to 16,000 passengers, a spokeswoman said. The bomb was ...

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Britons killed in Grand Canyon helicopter crash named

Three British tourists killed in a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon have been named by US police. Becky Dobson, 27, Jason Hill, 32, and Stuart Hill, 30, died in Saturday’s crash, the Hualapai Nation Police Department said. Three other ...

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