Danish police arrest 13 on suspicion of planning attack in Denmark or Germany

Thirteen people have been arrested in Denmark in the last week for acquiring firearms and ingredients to make explosives on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack in either Denmark or Germany,...

Hungarian opposition radio forced off air as loses licence renewal case

A Hungarian opposition radio station lost an appeal against the removal of its licence today, cutting by one the already dwindling ranks of media outlets critical of the country’s nationalist...

Britain will not introduce Covid-19 vaccine passports

Britain will not introduce Covid-19 vaccine passports, but people will be able to seek proof from their doctor if needed for travel to other countries, vaccine deployment minister Nadhim Zahawi...

Public eco-friendly urinals annoy Paris residents

A new set of eco-friendly but completely exposed urinals deployed on the streets of Paris provokes uproar from locals.

After fires, floods hit Greek capital

Heavy rains leads to flash flooding in the north of Athens, three days after devastating wildfires killed scores of people in the region around the Greek capital.

Elizabeth's memorable encounters with US presidents

Donald Trump is the 12th US president to meet with the British Queen Elizabeth.

February 12, 2021
February 12, 2021

Danish police arrest 13 on suspicion of planning attack in Denmark or Germany

Thirteen people have been arrested in Denmark in the last week for acquiring firearms and ingredients to make explosives on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack in either Denmark or Germany,...

February 9, 2021
February 9, 2021

Hungarian opposition radio forced off air as loses licence renewal case

A Hungarian opposition radio station lost an appeal against the removal of its licence today, cutting by one the already dwindling ranks of media outlets critical of the country’s nationalist...

February 7, 2021
February 7, 2021

Britain will not introduce Covid-19 vaccine passports

Britain will not introduce Covid-19 vaccine passports, but people will be able to seek proof from their doctor if needed for travel to other countries, vaccine deployment minister Nadhim Zahawi...

September 7, 2020
September 7, 2020

UK PM gives October 15 deadline for Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has given an October 15 deadline for a post-Brexit trade agreement with the European Union, brushing off fears about "no-deal" chaos if talks fail.

July 21, 2020
July 21, 2020

EU reaches 'historic' deal on post-pandemic recovery

European Union leaders reached a "historic" deal on a massive stimulus plan for their coronavirus-hit economies at a meeting after a fractious summit that lasted almost five days.

March 30, 2020
March 30, 2020

British citizens in Bangladesh should prepare to stay until flights resume: UK High Commission

The UK High Commission in Dhaka advises British citizens currently living in Bangladesh to be prepared to stay in the country until commercial flights resume.

January 21, 2020
January 21, 2020

Norway populist party quits govt over jihadist spouse's repatriation

Norway's populist Progress Party says it was leaving the right-wing coalition government over the repatriation of a suspected Islamic State member and her two children last week.

November 16, 2019
November 16, 2019

EU 2020 budget talks drag on because of disagreement

Talks setting the EU's budget for next year are going down to the wire because of disagreement between member states and the European Parliament, officials say.

September 5, 2019
September 5, 2019

British PM Johnson's own brother resigns

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to kick off what is in effect an election campaign casting parliament as the enemy of Brexit was overshadowed on Thursday when his younger brother...

February 3, 2019
February 3, 2019

Accelerating growth real challenge for new govt: EU

Appreciating Bangladesh's impressive economic performance over the last one decade, the European Union (EU) yesterday said sustaining and accelerating this growth is the real challenge for the...