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...

April 5, 2016
April 5, 2016

UK tax havens 'should face direct rule'

David Cameron should consider imposing "direct rule" on the UK's overseas territories and dependencies if they do not comply with tax law, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says.

April 1, 2016
April 1, 2016

More obese than underweight, study says

There are now more adults in the world classified as obese than underweight, a major study has suggested.

March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016

US wants to help Bangladesh’s airport security

The United States offers their assistance in ensuring “standard security” for Bangladesh’s airports after the UK raised complain with Dhaka airport.

March 13, 2016
March 13, 2016

Body formed to step up Dhaka airport’s standard

A committee is formed to step up the standard of Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in view of United Kingdom raising security concerns.

March 10, 2016
March 10, 2016

Apparel exporters fear UK's ban on air cargo

Apparel exporters are concerned over the United Kingdom’s ban on cargo flights from Dhaka and say it might adversely effect the country’s exports.

March 7, 2016
March 7, 2016

IS 'may be plotting huge attacks' in UK

The so-called Islamic State group may be planning a "spectacular" attack in the UK, the national head of counter-terrorism policing warns.

March 1, 2016
March 1, 2016

New legal threat for UK air pollution

The UK government has been warned to drastically reduce air pollution or face renewed legal action.

February 20, 2016
February 20, 2016

EU deal gives UK special status, says Cameron

David Cameron says a deal struck with EU leaders will give the UK "special status" and he will campaign with his "heart and soul" to stay in the union.

February 3, 2016
February 3, 2016

Grenade attack on UK envoy: Appeal verdict on Feb 11

The High Court has fixed February 11 for delivering verdict in a case filed for a grenade attack on the then British high commissioner to Bangladesh Anwar Choudhury in 2004.

January 30, 2016
January 30, 2016

Why do British-Bangladeshi women join IS in Syria?

Islamic State (IS) has been successful in recruiting quite a few British-Bangladeshi women online, only to serve as sex slaves to the IS men. This report investigates the reasons behind these women...