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    UK, Australia agree post-Brexit free trade deal

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 08:09pm on June 15, 2021

    Britain on Tuesday unveiled a major free trade agreement with Australia as London pursues efforts to strike new deals since leaving the European Union. It...

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    France urges UK to stick to Brexit deal

    Agence France-Presse . Carbis Bay | Updated at 04:02pm on June 12, 2021

    France on Saturday told UK prime minister Boris Johnson to stick to the terms of the Brexit deal he signed with Europe, amid a standoff...

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    UK Covid-19 heroes recognised in Queen’s honours list

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:02pm on June 12, 2021

    Queen Elizabeth II will recognise those responsible for Britain’s successful Covid-19 vaccine rollout in her annual Birthday Honours list, Buckingham Palace said on Friday...

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    UK schools plagued by sexual harassment, says watchdog

    Agence France-Presse . London, United Kingdom | Updated at 09:23pm on June 10, 2021

    UK schools are failing to protect children from unwanted explicit photos, videos and comments in a culture where online sexual harassment is now seen as...

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    UK recognises Bangladeshi doctor Jara as ‘Vaccine Luminary’

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:44am on June 03, 2021

    The UK government has recognised Tasnim Jara, a Bangladeshi doctor working at England’s National Health Service, as a ‘Vaccine Luminary’ in the G7 Global Vaccine...

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    July-April trade deficit widens

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 10:46pm on May 31, 2021

    The country’s trade deficit rose by 21.12 per cent or $3.1 billion year-on-year in the July-April period of the current fiscal year 2020-21 amid a...

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    Johnson weds fiancee in ‘secret’ weekend ceremony

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:24am on May 30, 2021

    British prime minister Boris Johnson and his fiancee Carrie Symonds married over the weekend, his office confirmed Sunday, in what media reports have described as...

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    Rajshahi’s Bagha begins process of exporting mangoes to UK

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rajshahi | Updated at 06:20pm on May 29, 2021

    Bagha upazila in Rajshahi has started process of exporting mangoes to the United Kingdom for the first time this season...

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    Stephen Hawking’s archive, office now for UK public

    Associated Press/ UNB . London | Updated at 12:54pm on May 28, 2021

    London’s Science Museum and the Cambridge University library said Wednesday they have acquired a large collection of items belonging to late physicist Stephen Hawking, from...

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    UK PM denies allegations of pandemic lies and chaos

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 09:07pm on May 27, 2021

    British prime minister Boris Johnson on Thursday denied overseeing the needless deaths of many thousands of Covid patients, after his former chief advisor alleged the...