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    British-Iranian woman’s release in doubt despite end of sentence

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:37am on March 07, 2021

    The release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a UK-Iraninan dual national held in Tehran, could be in doubt, her husband told the BBC on Saturday, a day...

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    How to repurpose growth capital

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2021

    DAVID Fleming, the late British economist, contributed many blazing insights; one that’s captivated my attention recently has to do with capital. Fleming counted six kinds...

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    Global military spending hit record levels in 2020 amid pandemic: think tank

    Agence Fance-Presse . London | Updated at 10:02pm on February 26, 2021

    Global military spending, driven in part by Chinese naval expansion, reached record levels in 2020 despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and ensuing economic...

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    Climate change a grave threat to world peace: Johnson

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 11:02pm on February 24, 2021

    British prime minister Boris Johnson called a virtual meeting of the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday where he urged fellow leaders to take immediate...

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    Harry, Meghan permanently quit UK royal life

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:17pm on February 20, 2021

    Prince Harry and his American wife Meghan have permanently quit royal duties, Buckingham Palace said Friday, just over a year after they rocked the British...

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    UK for political commitment to improve business environment

    Diplomatic Correspondent    | Updated at 12:37am on February 18, 2021

    BRITISH high commissioner Robert Chatterton Dickson on Wednesday emphasised improving business environment backed by political commitment for attracting foreign investors to Bangladesh and...

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    BATBC to open separate export unit, invest Tk 192cr

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:18pm on February 17, 2021

    British American Tobacco Bangladesh Company Limited is going to open a separate unit in Savar and invest Tk 192.5 crore in the factory to enhance...

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    Brexit upsets hit half of UK exporters: survey

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:41pm on February 12, 2021

    Half of British businesses exporting goods to the European Union are experiencing difficulties due to Brexit, a UK trade body said on Thursday. In a...

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    Meghan Markle wins privacy claim against UK news group

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 09:51pm on February 12, 2021

    Meghan Markle on Thursday won her high-profile privacy claim against a British newspaper group for publishing a private letter that she wrote to her estranged...

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    Vanessa Kirby uncovers lesbian pioneer history in ‘The World to Come’

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:43pm on February 10, 2021

    Vanessa Kirby shot to global fame as young Princess Margaret in ‘The Crown,’ winning plaudits for her sultry and tragic portrayal of the British queen’s...