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Day: June 12, 2019

Former chef reveals Queen’s favourite food
Featured, United Kingdom

Former chef reveals Queen’s favourite food

    The Queen may have visited 116 of the world's 196 countries but according to her former royal chef Darren McGrady, the monarch is not an adventurous eater and isn't keen on trying new things. Her Majesty prefers traditional British and French cuisine and has a soft spot for... chocolate. In an exclusive interview with HELLO! Online, Darren revealed the Queen's likes and dislikes and admitted that the 90-year-old royal is not really a foodie at heart. She is absolutely a chocoholic, said Darren. Anything we put on the menu that had chocolate on, she would choose, especially chocolate perfection pie. For a main course she loved game, things like Gaelic steak, fillet steak with a mushroom whisky sauce, especially if we did it with venison. For a first course she love...
Is puppet master Putin losing his iron grip on Russia?
Featured, Russia

Is puppet master Putin losing his iron grip on Russia?

    In the days following the arrest of Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist detained on drug charges, dozens of reporters and public figures began lining up quite literally to take part in a peculiarly Russian form of protest: the single picket. Demonstrations here require an official permit, and with authorities often loath to sanction critical rallies, protesters, in an effort to evade the requirement, will stand alone, holding up a banner or placard while a line of people will form nearby, ready to step in and offer relief. No two protesters can stand within 50 meters of each other. And so, outside police headquarters in the center of the Russian capital, three separate single pickets were taking place at once, all to draw attention to what the authorities late...
News Brief: Bangladesh High Commission London
Bangladesh, Featured

News Brief: Bangladesh High Commission London

The budget session began yesterday with Speaker Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury presiding over. The Finance Minister will place the budget for the 2019-20 fiscal tomorrow. Earlier in the afternoon, Business Advisory Committee of the parliament also attended by Leader of the House and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina decided that the budget session will continue till July 11. Speaker Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury inaugurated a budget information help desk at the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban in Dhaka yesterday. The Speaker speaking on the occasion expressed her hope that the help desk will play an important role in assisting the lawmakers in delivering informative, constructive and lively speech in the on-going budget session. The 11th anniversary of Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasin...