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Bangladeshi bride-to-be, with family, perishes in London fire

At least 12 people were killed in the inferno Five members of a Bangladeshi family have been killed in the massive fire that broke out in a 24-story Grenfell Tower apartment block in London early Wednesday. The deceased are Komru Miah, 82, his wife Razia Begum, 65, their three children Abdul Hanif, 29, Abdul Hamid, […]

Fourteen candidates of Bangladeshi origin are contesting in the UK general election, scheduled to take place on June 8. Eight of them are contesting from Labour Party, one from Liberal Democrats, one from Friends and four are running as independents. The UK last went to polls on May 7, 2015, when the Conservatives came to […]

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Emmanuel Macron was elected president of France on Sunday with a business-friendly vision of European integration, defeating Marine Le Pen, a far-right nationalist who threatened to take France out of the European Union. The centrist’s emphatic victory, which also smashed the dominance of France’s mainstream parties, will bring huge relief to European allies who had […]

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Bangladeshis now make up the single largest group of illegal migrants to European shores, reports English daily The Independent. More than 2,800 Bangladeshis arrived on European shores from North Africa in the first three months of 2017, compared to only one over the same period in 2016, said the report from the London-based newspaper. Those […]

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Syed Jamanoor Islam, a British-Bangladeshi student, was described as a very well-behaved and decent boy.Metropolitan Police The attackers brutally beat Syed Jamanoor Islam with a baseball bat and then stabbed him several times A 20-year-old British-Bangladeshi student was stabbed to death in front of his mother near his East London home on Tuesday. Syed Jamanoor […]

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Muslim leaders hold peace rally in wake of Westminster terror attack ‘The figures of far-right extremists do not define the British values that we hold,’ speaker tells crowd in Birmingham Richard Vernalls, Press Association The Independent Online Muslims leave Birmingham Central Mosque after friday prayers Getty Images Muslim faith leaders have led a peace rally […]

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Munsur Ali, a British Bangladeshi Labour Party candidate, was democratically elected as a Councillor in the City of London at the recent election held on the 23rd of March. What is being called a historic win where not only Britain’s Labour party won a record 5 seats but also as it is the first time […]

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Bangladeshi-origin parliament member Rupa Huq has been named home affairs minister in the shadow cabinet of UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Rupa Huq, who was elected in last year’s UK general elections from Ealing Central and Acton constituency, has been inducted into the Labour Party shadow cabinet on Thursday, according to a news agency […]

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Britain’s 2011 military intervention in Libya, ordered by former prime minister David Cameron, relied on flawed intelligence and hastened the North African country’s political and economic collapse, lawmakers said on Wednesday in a damning report. Britain and France led international efforts to help oust Libya’s then-leader Muammar Gaddafi in early 2011, using fighter jets to […]

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Britain’s former prime minister David Cameron said on Monday he was resigning from his seat in parliament, ending his political career just weeks after he A file photo shows Britain’s outgoing prime minister, David Cameron, with his wife Samantha, waves in front of number 10 Downing Street, on his last day in office as prime […]

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The Progress 1000 celebrates London’s most influential people, highlighting those driving progress and innovation in London. Bangladeshi-origin British lawmakers Tulip Rizwana Siddiq and Rushanara Ali have been named in the Evening Standard’s The Progress 1000 list of the most influential people in London. Hampstead and Kilburn’s lawmaker Tulip and Bethnal Green and Bow’s lawmaker Rushanara […]

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Thousands of rescuers have searched through the night for survivors following Wednesday’s earthquake in a mountainous area of central Italy. More than 240 people have died and at least 368 were injured, officials said. Many people are still believed to be buried under rubble and more than 4,300 rescuers are using heavy lifting equipment and […]

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