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Sorry Bangladesh

Exactly 44 years ago, on 16th December 1971, Pakistani army was defeated and Bangladesh officially became an independent country. This day is celebrated in Bangladesh as "Victory Day".<p>One of my friends at Cornell who is from Bangladesh once told me in detail about the way his nation thought about …


North-south divide cited as factor in Yorkshire flooding devastation

Yorkshire Evening Post claims floods in Leeds would be ‘unthinkable’ in London or south-east, as others criticise funding gap<p>The government has been accused of neglecting its duty to protect northern England from flooding, with one Yorkshire newspaper claiming it would be “unthinkable” that the …

United Kingdom

Ministers bow to anger over flood defences

Whitehall to announce major review of Britain’s plans for coping with “worst case” floods<p>Ministers have been forced to bow to anger over claims the Government was unprepared for the consequences of the heavy flooding that hit Britain last week.<p>Public criticism over its ability cope with extreme …