LONDON – England and New Zealand head into Wednesday’s first Test at Lord’s with both sides face some potentially awkward selection decisions.
Dhaka to work closely with London in the journey to COP-26
Dhaka, 26 November – State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md. Shahriar Alam on Wednesday expressed his expectation for strong engagement of UK both for CVF and GCA South Asia. He manifested Bangladesh’s strong interest to work closely with the UK…
BD London mission bins report on issuing health certificate
Dhaka, July 25: Bangladesh High Commission in London, UK has described as ‘incorrect’ some media reports that said the mission issued ‘health certificate’ regarding COVID-19 to Bangladesh bound passengers.
BCB president undergoes successful operation in London
DHAKA – The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan Papon underwent a successful operation in a hospital in London on Wednesday night. Papon is now doing fine after the surgery; confirmed BCB media and communication committee chairman Jalal Younus.…
London police attacked for second night after street party
For the second night running, police officers in London have been attacked by revellers after trying to disperse crowds at an unlicensed music event.
114 stranded Bangladeshis return from London
Dhaka, May11: The government today brought back 114 stranded Bangladeshi nationals from London by a special chartered flight of Biman Bangladesh airlines amid flight suspension due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus: Biman suspends flights to London, Manchester
Biman Bangladesh Airlines has suspended all of its flights to London and Manchester, England for one week after March 29 to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the country. Two flights will leave for these two destinations on Sunday and…
Runa Laila’s album released in London
Culture Desk It was a very special day for the South Asian music diva, Bangladesh’s Runa Laila. Her album ‘Legends Forever’, was released on March 11 at the British House of Lords.
Facebook shuts London, Singapore offices after coronavirus case
LONDON, March 7, 2020 (BSS/AFP) – Facebook said Friday it was shutting its London office and part of its Singapore base for “deep cleaning” after an employee in the Asian city state was diagnosed with coronavirus.
US group plans major film studios near London
US group Blackhall Studios on Wednesday said it planned to build new film studios west of London, creating more than 3,000 jobs.
London offers winter warmers with a festive flavor
Mulled wine, warm spiced cider and hot toddies have long been British staples during winter. Whiskey expert Ross Dennis at Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery explains that the hot toddy comes from Scotland.
Terry O’Neill, whose images captured ‘60s London, dies at 81
London, Nov 18 – British photographer Terry O’Neill, whose images captured London’s Swinging ‘60s and who created iconic portraits of Elton John, Brigitte Bardot and Winston Churchill, has died at age 81.
1st-ever Bangladeshi bond to be listed on London bourse
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a sister concern of the World Bank, is set to float the first-ever Bangladeshi Taka- denominated bond on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The bond will be listed as “Bangla Bond”.
Anti-Brexit protesters march through London
London (AP/UNB) — Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters are marching through London as lawmakers debate Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s new European Union divorce deal. Protesters, many wearing blue berets emblazoned with yellow stars symbolizing the EU flag, poured out…
Syed Manzur Elahi honoured at UK Bangladeshi Awards ceremony
London, Sunday 06 October – The UK Bangladesh Catalysts of Commerce and Industry (UKBCCI), on Sunday paid tribute to the invaluable impact of the Bangladeshi community on the British Economy.
Fagun Haway to open Rainbow Film Festival in London
Culture Desk The Rainbow Film Festival is once again set to be held in London next week. This year’s festival will be the 20th edition of the event, which is going to be organized differently from previous ones. The opening…
London to host Miss World final,130 contestants for crown
The world’s largest annual international event returns to London for its 69thyear London, 2 July 2019 – The Miss World Organisation, led by Julia Morley, Chairman and CEO, has today announced exciting plans to bring 130 incredible women from all…
Bangladesh PM Hasina flies to London on official visit
Dhaka, May 1 (UNB) – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left here for London on Wednesday on an official visit to the United Kingdom (UK). A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the prime minister and her entourage departed Hazrat…
More than 200 arrested at London climate protests
More than 200 people have been arrested in ongoing climate change protests in London that brought parts of the British capital to a standstill, police said Tuesday. Demonstrators began blocking off a bridge and major central road junctions on Monday…
Paris, Milan, C’hagen laud London’s ultra-low emission zone
Mayor of Paris and Chair of C40 Cities, Anne Hidalgo. “Bravo Sadiq Khan, for implementing one of the largest and most comprehensive Low Emission Zones of any city in the world. The ULEZ will undoubtedly bring long-lasting benefits to London,…
Parineeti Chopra enjoys the chill as she vacays in London
Looks like London has officially become the new favourite holiday destination of our Bollywood stars.
Virgin Atlantic to halt Dubai-London flights
British carrier Virgin Atlantic has announced it will withdraw flights between Dubai and London Heathrow from next year. The airline said in a brief statement that the suspension was made after “conducting a thorough review of its network”, which found…
First non-stop flight from Perth arrives in London
The first non-stop flight between Australia and the UK has left Perth and is due to land in London on Sunday morning. Qantas Flight QF9 should complete its 14,498km (9,009-mile) journey in just over 17 hours. The airline is using…
Six victims, three suspects killed in London assaults
London — Terrorism struck at the heart of London, police said Sunday, after a vehicle veered off the road and mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge and witnesses told of men with large knives stabbing passersby at nearby Borough Market.…
Khaleda depart for London for health check-up and EID
Khaleda Zia has left for London for a medical check-up and will return home after spending the Eid-ul-Azha with her eldest son Tarique Rahman.