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    Hitachi trains withdrawn in UK over cracks

    | Updated at 10:47pm on May 09, 2021

    Four UK train operators on Saturday pulled a number of Hitachi highspeed trains from long-distance routes after cracks were discovered, causing widespread disruption. Hitachi says...

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    US, UK, India, S Korea suspend visas services in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:31pm on April 16, 2021

    Many foreign missions in Bangladesh have restricted their visa services amid fresh restrictions imposed by Bangladesh with effect from April 14. The Indian High Commission...

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    Bangladesh imposes 14-day quarantine on passengers from EU, UK

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:19am on March 30, 2021

    The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh on Tuesday issued fresh COVID-19 guidelines asking passengers travelling to Bangladesh from European countries, including the United Kingdom, to...

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    UK strain in Bangladesh since January

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:38am on March 11, 2021

    The highly contagious United Kingdom variant of coronavirus has been present in Bangladesh since January, but the officials did not make it public until when...

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    UK government under pressure over continued school closures

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 09:56pm on January 25, 2021

    The UK government faced growing pressure on Monday to detail a strategy to reopen schools in England, following a backlash from lawmakers about reports they...

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    UK risks becoming ‘failed state’ without reform: Ex-PM

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 09:51pm on January 25, 2021

    The UK risks becoming a ‘failed state’ without far-reaching reforms to governance, former prime minister Gordon Brown said Monday, as calls mounted for a new...

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    Daily Telegraph owner David Barclay dies

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 06:10pm on January 13, 2021

    David Barclay, the secretive British billionaire whose portfolio included The Daily Telegraph newspaper and The Ritz hotel, has died aged 86 after a short illness,...

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    UK to ban China imports linked to Uighur camps

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:21pm on January 11, 2021

    Britain is set to announce plans outlawing the import of goods suspected of using forced labour in China’s Xinjiang province, media reported Monday, in a...

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    Two-week quarantine must for all passengers from UK

    Mustafizur Rahman | Updated at 03:03pm on December 28, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday instructed authorities concerned to ensure the 14-day mandatory institutional quarantine for all passengers travelling from the United Kingdom to...

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    Johnny Depp confirms appeal against UK libel ruling

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:52pm on November 07, 2020

    Hollywood star Johnny Depp on Friday confirmed he will appeal against a UK court ruling that upheld claims he was violent towards his ex-wife Amber...

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