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Day: June 25, 2016

Stunned EU bosses order Britain to Pack your bags and get out now
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Stunned EU bosses order Britain to Pack your bags and get out now

    AP File pic of Prime Minister David Cameron and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. Stunned EU bosses ordered Britain: Pack your bags and get out now. The strongly worded message in the wake of Thursday’s Leave vote was designed to stop a domino effect of EU exits and calm the ¬frenzied money markets. Brexit reaction and in-depth analysis on our dedicated page Far-right groups in France and Holland seized on the result to demand their own exit referendums. In Brussels, EU chiefs said they regret but respect our decision and that the UK must remain a close partner. PA How Britain voted But in a clear sign of the battles ahead, a statement from bosses including European Council boss Donald Tusk and European Commission president Jean Claude Juncker called on th...
SP Babul Akhter taken into police custody
Bangladesh, ENGLISH

SP Babul Akhter taken into police custody

    Superintendent of Police Babul Akter have taken into police custody on last night over the murder of his wife Mahmuda Khanam Mitu. He was picked up by police from his in-laws residence in capital's Khilgaon area. UNB adds Deputy Commissioner (Motijheel division) Anwar Hossain along with Officer-in-charge of Khilgaon police station Moinul Hossain came to our house around 1:05 am and took Babul with them saying that the IGP wanted to talk with him, said Md Mossharraf Hossain, father-in-law of SP Babul. We’ve repeatedly tried to contact Babul over mobile phone several times, but haven’t got any response from the other side. Even the OC hasn’t picked up the phone, Mosharraf Hossain said. The OC Khilgaon or the DC Motijheel did not pick up phone when attempt was made to contact...
Sonar Bangla Express Inugurate: Electric underground trains soon PM Sheikh Hasina
Bangladesh, ENGLISH

Sonar Bangla Express Inugurate: Electric underground trains soon PM Sheikh Hasina

    Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated a new inter-city train ‘Sonar Bangla Express’ on Dhaka-Chittagong route at Kamalapur Railway Station on June 25, 2016Expressing her high hope of launching high-speed electric trains and underground trains in the country, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said a feasibility study is going on for underground trains. Steps have been taken to introduce a high-speed express train on Dhaka-Chittagong-Dhaka route while a feasibility study is underway to introduce underground trains in the country, she said. The prime minister said this while inaugurating a new inter-city train ‘Sonar Bangla Express’ on Dhaka-Chittagong route at Kamalapur Railway Station. Sheikh Hasina said her government has undertaken massive programmes for th...
EU referendum Queen asks guests to give her three reasons why Britain should remain in Europe
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

EU referendum Queen asks guests to give her three reasons why Britain should remain in Europe

    The Queen has been canvassing opinion on the EU debate by asking dinner companions: Give me three good reasons why Britain should be part of Europe. Her Majesty's biographer, Robert Lacey, reported the Queen's comments and suggested they may mean the Queen favours withdrawal from the European Union. Full EU referendum coverage on our dedicated page Buckingham Palace would neither confirm nor deny that the Queen had been debating the merits of Brexit in private, but royal sources pointed out that the words attributed to the Queen were a question not a statement. However the leading nature of the alleged question adds weight to previous claims that the Queen would like Britain to pull out of the EU. Last month the press regulator found that the Sun newspaper had been guilty ...
Brexit: Obama tries to quell fears of a global political fall out from the EU referendum
America, ENGLISH

Brexit: Obama tries to quell fears of a global political fall out from the EU referendum

    US President Barack Obama has sought to quell fears about the global fall-out from the EU referendum, telling an audience in California that, despite British voters deciding to leave the EU, “One thing that will not change is the special relationship between our two nations. That will endure.” Appearing at Silicon Valley’s annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit, Mr Obama said he had already spoken by phone to David Cameron and to Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor. “Our economic and financial teams will remain in close contact as we stay focused on ensuring economic growth and financial security,” he said. Full EU referendum coverage on our dedicated page PA Results map The President, who had argued for Britain to remain in Europe during a recent visit to the UK, said the...