United Kingdom

Rohingya crisis: UK govt urged to stand by Bangladesh

A parliamentary body of the United Kingdom has called upon its government to strengthen its efforts to persuade the international community to share the responsibilities of the Rohingya refugees now being sheltered in Bangladesh.

October 8, 2020
October 8, 2020

UK lauds PM Hasina's leadership in tackling climate change

The United Kingdom has appreciated Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s enduring leadership in tackling climate change -- both domestically and on the international stage.

May 23, 2018
May 23, 2018

Rohingya crisis: UK govt urged to stand by Bangladesh

A parliamentary body of the United Kingdom has called upon its government to strengthen its efforts to persuade the international community to share the responsibilities of the Rohingya refugees now being sheltered in Bangladesh.

April 12, 2018
April 12, 2018

Watchdog confirms on nerve agent used on Russian ex-spy

The world's chemical arms watchdog says it had confirmed Britain's findings on a nerve agent used in an attack on a former spy last month, which London said came from Russia.

April 6, 2018
April 6, 2018

UK playng with fire: Russia

Russia tells Britain at the United Nations Security Council that "you're playing with fire and you'll be sorry" over its accusations that Moscow was to blame for poisoning a former Russian spy and his daughter.

March 19, 2018
March 19, 2018

UK and EU agree Brexit transition terms

Britain agrees to a potentially unpalatable deal to avoid a "hard border" for Northern Ireland to win agreement from the European Union that it would retain most EU benefits for nearly two years after Brexit.

April 21, 2017
April 21, 2017

Can't pass an order on reclaiming Kohinoor: India SC

India Supreme Court says it cannot pass an order for reclaiming the Kohinoor from the United Kingdom or to stop it from being auctioned.

March 31, 2017
March 31, 2017

Flame of reconciliation to burn brightly at Commonwealth Games

The two decade reconciliation process which has seen Australia confront its treatment of indigenous people has been fully embraced by 2018 Commonwealth Games organisers, Gold Coast Elder Ted Williams told AFP.

June 21, 2016
June 21, 2016

Bangladeshi youth wins British Queen’s young Leaders Award

Bangladeshi youth to receive Queen’s Young Leaders Award 2016 for his leading role in transforming the lives of others and making a lasting difference in his community.

June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

British MP dead after shooting attack

A British lawmaker has died after she was shot and stabbed during an attack in her constituency, police say.

June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

Granny’s polite Google search goes viral!

Using Google to search for things on the internet has become a common part of most people's daily lives. But it seems the internet giant may just have found its politest searcher - 86-year-old May Ashworth.