Ranil Jayawardena, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Trade Policy in UK

Ranil Malcolm Jayawardena, a British Member of Parliament of Sri Lankan origin, was appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Trade Policy by Prime Minister,...

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BBC New- US President Donald Trump has described the coronavirus pandemic as the "worst attack" ever on the United States, pointing the finger at...

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BBC News- New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says the country will not have open borders with the rest of the world for "a...

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BBC News- Director Danny Boyle, actress Angelina Jolie and a host of Bollywood stars have paid tribute to Indian actor Irrfan Khan, who has...

Coronavirus: Czechs free to move again

BBC News- The Czech Republic's ban on free movement, imposed to curb coronavirus, has been lifted. Czechs will be able to gather outside in groups...

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BBC News- More than a million airline meals are to be given away to disadvantaged people across Greater Manchester. A frozen food mountain had been...

South Korea election: Ruling party wins amid coronavirus outbreak

The party of South Korean President Moon Jae-in has won a decisive victory in parliamentary elections, with voters backing the government's response to the...

Coronavirus: Western economies slow to react to crisis, says leading economist

BBC New- The coronavirus was "taken a little more lightly" by western economies compared to those in Asia, says a former IMF chief economist. Raghuram...

Covid-19 fuels a surge in fake medicines

More and more fake medicines linked to coronavirus are on sale in developing countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. A BBC News investigation...
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