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May aims to rescue Brexit plan; EU says ball's in UK's court

Brussels, Dec. 15 -- British Prime Minister Theresa May launched a rescue mission for her ailing Brexit deal Friday, after the European Union rebuffed her request to sweeten the divorce agreement so s... Read More

Traffic congestion at Shimulia Ghat due to holidaymakers' rush

Munshiganj, Dec. 15 -- Hundreds of passengers, including children and women, went through immense sufferings in the long queue of vehicles at Shimulia ferry Ghat here since Friday morning. Over 500 v... Read More

MP's bother-in-law found dead in CTG residence

Chattogram, Dec. 15 -- The brother-in-law of Awami League MP MA Latif was found dead at his residence at Bark Mia School intersection in Fakirhat area of the port city on Friday. The deceased was ide... Read More

Road crashes claim 6 lives in 4 districts

Dhaka, Dec. 15 -- At least six people were killed in separate road accidents in Pabna, Rajshahi, Sirajganj and Jashore districts on Friday. In Pabna, a motorcyclist and his wife were killed as his ve... Read More

GD filed against Dr Kamal for 'threatening' journalists

Dhaka, Dec. 15 -- A general dairy (GD) was lodged with Islamic University Police Station in Kushtia on Friday against Jatiya Oikyafront chief Dr Kamal Hossain for 'threatening' journalists. Acting Ed... Read More

4 train roof passengers killed being hit by bridge girder in Pabna

Pabna, Dec. 14 -- At least four people were killed and five others injured after being hit by an overhead girder of Hardinge bridge while travelling on a train roof at Pakshi in Ishwardi upazila early... Read More

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen to quit after World Cup

New Zealand, Dec. 14 -- All Blacks coach Steve Hansen will step down after the 2019 Rugby World Cup, ending a 16-year involvement with the world's top-ranked team. Hansen, 59, said at a news conferen... Read More

Chelsea condemns anti-Semitic chant by fans in Budapest

Hungary, Dec. 14 -- Chelsea has issued a harsh condemnation of its supporters after several were heard singing an anti-Semitic chant during the 2-2 draw against Vidi in the Europa League on Thursday. ... Read More

Half of iconic Bert & I duo dies 60 years after recording

Maine, Dec. 14 -- Bob Bryan, one half of the comedy duo Bert and I, which had fun at the expense of Maine Yankees and popularized the immortal punchline, "You can't get there from here," has died at h... Read More