Europe

Thinking about a career in Europe? Career Lover Bison says it’s easy

Europe — the ultimate continent, the stuff of dreams and a reality for only a choice few. For an average Bangladeshi to be able to live and work in a European country, let alone flourish there is a thought that seems almost too good to be true, for most people at least. However, it is possible and Farzana Hai can tell you how!

August 31, 2022
August 31, 2022

Ukraine’s Tale of Two Colonisations

More is at stake in Ukraine than many commentators seem to appreciate. In a world beset by the effects of climate change, fertile land will be an increasingly valuable asset.

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

Thinking about a career in Europe? Career Lover Bison says it’s easy

Europe — the ultimate continent, the stuff of dreams and a reality for only a choice few. For an average Bangladeshi to be able to live and work in a European country, let alone flourish there is a thought that seems almost too good to be true, for most people at least. However, it is possible and Farzana Hai can tell you how!

July 28, 2022
July 28, 2022

Traits of the happiest country in the world

The annual survey that ranks countries according to how happy its citizens think they are, have found Finland to yet again top the list, according to criteria such as a high GDP per capita, a healthy social support system among friends and family, good life expectancy, freedom of choice, little to no corruption in the government and the business world, and generosity in charity or community service. Countries with all or most of these factors rank high on the list of happiness as their citizens feel a sense of security in living there, and are able to form trusting relationships with their governments.

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

Covid-19 cases on the rise in Southeast Asia, Middle East and Europe

The number of new coronavirus cases rose in Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Europe last week, while the number of deaths globally dropped by 16%, according to the World Health Organization’s latest weekly pandemic report issued Wednesday.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

Apple has to switch to USB-C from lightning cable on iPhones for European market

Apple (AAPL.O) will have to change the connector on iPhones sold in Europe by 2024 after EU countries and lawmakers agreed on Tuesday to a single mobile charging port for mobile phones, tablets and cameras in a world first.

May 15, 2022
May 15, 2022

32 Bangladeshis among 81 migrants rescued off Tunisia coast

The Tunisian navy said on Saturday (May 14, 2022) it rescued 81 migrants, including 32 Bangladeshis, who had set out for Europe from Libya on a barely seaworthy vessel, Arab News reports.

December 14, 2018
December 14, 2018

Brexit could wilt huge Dutch flower trade

Every day from dawn, a fleet of forklift trucks carries crates of roses, tulips, chrysanthemums and 22,000 other flower varieties through the world's biggest flower market.

May 29, 2018
May 29, 2018

Gunman shoots police in Belgium, 4 dead

A gunman kills two police officers and a passer-by on Tuesday before being shot dead in the centre of the Belgian city of Liege, public broadcaster Radio Television Belge Francophone (RTBF) says on its website and authorities says terrorism could not be ruled out as a motive.

March 2, 2018
March 2, 2018

Deadly blizzards lash Europe, air travel disrupted by snow

Heavy snowfall and deadly blizzards lash Europe, forcing airports to cancel or delay flights around the continent, as a deep freeze grips countries from the far north to Mediterranean beaches in the south.

September 22, 2017
September 22, 2017

Water: Garments’ invisible price

Bangladesh boasts as being the world's number two garment exporter. Every third European has a T-shirt made in Bangladesh on his back. Every fifth American wears jeans manufactured in Bangladesh.