Honda to shut UK car plant in 2022

The latest blow from Japan comes just two weeks after Nissan cancelled plans to build X-Trails in Britain as

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Bangladesh slips in global competitiveness

The country ranks 105th out of 141 nations on global competitiveness list


Cate Blanchett backs drive to end plight of 10m stateless

FILE PHOTO: Cast member Cate Blanchett poses during a photocall for the film The film star will speak at a meeting in Geneva aimed at persuading governments to escalate progress in the campaign called #Ibelong


London introduces levy on most polluted cars

An exhaust emits fumes as a car is driven through Richmond in London, Britain, Dec 2, 2016. ReutersIt would encourage motorists to switch to greener models, says Mayor Sadiq Khan


Bangladesh will miss GDP growth target: WB

It forecasts 7.2 percent growth in 2019-20


Bosnia's lady in red plans for the afterlife

Zorica Rebernik has spent her life in red and plans to stay that way even after she dies


Govt approves 2 metro rail projects

Two mass rapid transit lines worth Tk 938 billion will be established in the capital


Moroccan king pardons journalist in abortion case

Moroccan journalist Hajar Raissouni leaves the prison in Sale, near the capital Rabat, Morocco Oct 16, 2019. REUTERSThe journalist was arrested with her fiancé as they were leaving a gynecologist’s office in the capital last August


Puppies with royal pedigree

This undated handout picture shows Thai Royal puppies related to the pet dog of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, in Bangkok, Thailand. Royal Thai Palace via REUTERSThe eight are related to the pet dog of late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej


Red alert: ‘Baywatch’ swimsuits are back

David Hasselhoff, star and executive producer of What about “Baywatch” is most memorable, lasting and important? Its red one-piece swimsuit


What are the benefits of turmeric?

Turmeric used in the Always Sunny cocktail served at Decca Restaurant in Louisville, Ky., May 10, 2019. Turmeric, a spice long used in South Asian and Middle Eastern cooking, turns the drink a golden yellow and is the latest ingredient to make the leap from kitchen to cocktail glass. (Aaron Borton/The New York Times)Native to South Asia, it is one of the fastest-growing dietary supplements


When a student newspaper is the only daily in town

Katherina Sourine, one of The Michigan Daily’s four city and government reportersIn the decade since the closure of The Ann Arbor News, student journalists at the Michigan Daily have scrutinised the city’s police, power brokers and policymakers