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New UK Brexit chief: We may not pay exit fee if no deal

London, Jul 22 : Britain’s new Brexit chief has suggested Britain might not pay its 39 billion pound ($51 billion) divorce bill if no trade agreement with the European Union is reached. Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab told the Sunday Telegraph ...

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British PM’s trade envoy Rushanara due today

British Prime Minister’s trade envoy to Bangladesh Rushanara Ali, MP, arrives in Dhaka on Saturday night to discuss how trade and investment ties between the two countries can be strengthened further. Confirming the visit, a Foreign Ministry official told UNB ...

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Labour draws up plans for government in case of snap election

Party preparing about 35 pieces of legislation to be ready to go should it win power Labour is privately ramping up preparations for government, holding an away day on Monday where shadow cabinet members will present plans for a leftwing ...

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Her Majesty The Queen recognises Bangladeshi volunteer with Commonwealth Points of Light award

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has today recognised Sharmin Sultana, representing Bangladesh, as the 61st Commonwealth Point of Light in honour of her exceptional voluntary service providing humanitarian relief to Rohingya refugees. Sharmin Sultana, is an experienced reproductive health-care provider ...

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Surge in knife crime and murders in England and Wales

Police-recorded knife crime up 16% and homicides up 12% in year to March, says ONS The number of “high-harm” violent offences involving weapons continues to rise in England and Wales, official figures show. Offences involving knives or sharp instruments rose ...

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PMQs verdict: Corbyn resorts to empty slogans on Vote Leave and Brexit

PM scores easy win before summer recess as Corbyn fails to drive home white paper chaos Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May pay tribute to Nelson Mandela on what would have been his 100th birthday. He lists cabinet ministers who were ...

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Sadiq Khan to cut cash for housing schemes opposed by residents

Regeneration that demolishes social housing will need residents’ votes to win funding Redevelopment schemes in London that would result in the demolition of social housing will only get city hall funding if existing residents approve the scheme in a ballot, ...

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Rock icon Cliff Richard wins UK High Court privacy case

London, Jul 18 : British rock icon Cliff Richard was awarded 210,000 pounds ($273,000) in damages Wednesday after winning a privacy lawsuit against the BBC for its coverage of a police raid at his home. Richard had sued the broadcaster ...

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Suspect arrested in attack on home of Gerry Adams

London, Jul 18 : Police in Northern Ireland have arrested a man in connection with an attack on the home of former Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams. The Police Service of Northern Ireland said Wednesday a 35-year-old man is in ...

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Labour demands investigation into Vote Leave ministers

Call for inquiry into whether Boris Johnson and Michael Gove breached ministerial code Labour has called for ministers and former ministers who were key members of Vote Leave to be investigated for possible misconduct after the Electoral Commission fined the ...

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