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Day: June 17, 2015

Whirlwind Schedule For US First Lady In UK
ENGLISH, London

Whirlwind Schedule For US First Lady In UK

    Michelle Obama has met with David Cameron and his wife Samanatha at Downing Street as she continues her UK tour. The First Lady, accompanied by her daughters, Malia, 16, and 14-year-old Sasha and her mother, Marian Robinson, swept up to the door of Number 10 in a seven-vehicle convoy, and spent around 45 minutes inside. Michelle Obama visited David and Samantha Cameron in Number 10. During her busy schedule, Mrs Obama and her family also took tea with Prince Harry at Kensington Palace. Earlier, Mrs Obama received a rapturous welcome when she visited a ''Mulberry School for Girls'' in Tower Hamlets as part of her campaign to give girls in developing countries the opportunity to have an education. After being given a superstar greeting by students at the Mulberry School...
10 embarrassing symptoms men shouldn’t ignore
ENGLISH, Life Style

10 embarrassing symptoms men shouldn’t ignore

    On average, men go to the doctor's half as often as women, according to NHS statistics. So, do they simply enjoy better health? Unlikely. Many men just can't bear the thought of talking about symptoms they find embarrassing, so prefer to bury their heads in the sand. Sound familiar? You could be putting your wellbeing - sometimes even your life - at risk. During Men's Health Week (15-21 June), it's time to stop being embarrassed and consult your GP about these 10 common symptoms...
Traffic jam and shopping: Make the best out of Ramadan
Bangladesh, ENGLISH

Traffic jam and shopping: Make the best out of Ramadan

Akanda Muhammad Jahid: Two major aspects of Ramadan are self control and charity. The Holy Qur'an says: "Turn to your Lord when you are free from your affairs." In Bangladesh, Ramadan also means an increased traffic on the roads. And with everyone rushing to finish shopping before Eid comes knocking at our doors, traffic jams waste away our entire day and all our plans. Here’s how The Daily Star Online thinks you can make the best out of the Ramadan traffic jam and shopping: MAP OUT YOUR ROUTES Select at least two alternative ways besides the straight route to your destination. You can get help by reviewing maps, both online and offline. For example, if you want to go to Dhanmondi from Karwan Bazar, you may take either Manik Mia Avenue or Panthapath. SWITCHING ROUTES Find out ways so ...
From Sarah Kyolaba to Rachele Guidi Mussolini: What jobs can the families of deposed dictators do?
London

From Sarah Kyolaba to Rachele Guidi Mussolini: What jobs can the families of deposed dictators do?

    Regulars at Sarah Kyolaba's hair salon in Tottenham, north London, were saddened to hear of her death from cancer towards the end of last week. What most of them didn't know, however, was that before Kyolaba arrived in Britain in 1982, she had been married to Idi Amin, the Ugandan dictator whose regime was responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths, and who once famously warned: You cannot run faster than a bullet. But what of other family members of rich and powerful despots after opponents rise and empires crumble?