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    No computer, no heat: UK’s poorest struggle with homeschooling

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:48am on January 22, 2021

    With schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, millions of children in Britain are struggling to learn remotely, because of a lack of computers, internet...

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    Meghan letter ended our relationship: father

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:15am on January 20, 2021

    Meghan Markle’s father described a letter she wrote to him after her marriage to Prince Harry as the end of their relationship, according to a...

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    Mohibul urges UK to provide more scholarships to Bangladeshis

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:11pm on January 18, 2021

    Deputy education minister Mohibul Hassan Choudhury on Sunday requested the British Council and the British High Commission to increase the number of scholarships for Bangladeshi...

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    UK mulls enforced hotel quarantine for all travellers

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 08:56pm on January 17, 2021

    Britain’s government said on Sunday it was looking at requiring all incoming travellers to isolate in hotels, expanding on new coronavirus restrictions entering into force...

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    Dutch customs seize sandwiches from UK passengers after Brexit

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 10:34am on January 12, 2021

    Dutch customs officials have been filmed confiscating sandwiches and other food from passengers on a ferry from Britain, blaming new post-Brexit trade rules. Officers in...

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    Prince Harry, Meghan quit social media

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 09:15pm on January 10, 2021

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have quit social media after growing disillusioned by the ‘hate’ they have found on sites like Facebook and Twitter, a...

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    UK helps raise $1 billion in global vaccine donations

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:48am on January 10, 2021

    Britain said on Sunday it has helped raise $1 billion from global donors towards the drive to help ‘vulnerable countries’ access coronavirus vaccines, by match-funding...

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    Gibson, Lewis arrive

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:38pm on January 08, 2021

    Bangladesh Cricket Board is still waiting for government’s green signal regarding the reduction in quarantine duration of national team’s bowling coach Ottis Gibson and newly...

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    UK govt gives nod to new coal mine, enraging climate groups

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:17am on January 08, 2021

    Britain on Thursday effectively approved a new deep coal mine in northwest England, opting to leave the decision to the local authority which has already...

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    UK PM postpones India trip

    Agence France-Presse | London | Updated at 06:11pm on January 05, 2021

    United Kingdom prime minister Boris Johnson