Burkini Beach Ban

Just a month ago, headlines blared after a terror plot saw a lorry kill 85 people on Bastille Day, Nice. Now, the French Riveria beaches, a mere few kilometres down from Nice has implemented a full ban in burkinis-...

UPDATE – Councillor Afzal Steps Down as Lord Mayor elect

After recent controversies, Councillor Afzal has announced his withdrawal from the running to become Lord Mayor elect. The veteran Labour councillor had been expected to become Birmingham’s First Citizen, when public embroilments ensued. The Birmingham Councillor came under-fire when he made...

Kiran Rai Hosts Asian Bride Live 2016

Nottingham Artist Kiran Rai successfully finished hosting Asian Bride Live yesterday at the Olympia stadium alongside Miss London 2016 'Whitney Martins,' Italian presenter Roberto Baron, Portuguese presenter Kamilla Paiva and Bangaldeshi presenter Mokul. The footage will showcase across Europe in...

£2bn Birmingham-Chinese Housing Agreement

City council leader John Clancy has agreed a deal with Country Garden, a Chinese housing developer, to invest and build in Birmingham in a move that could be worth £2bn to Birmingham’s economy. Country Garden, based in Guangdong, is to...

Lewis Hamilton Wins F1 Glory

Lewis Hamilton took a dominant victory at Silverstone to tie the all-time record of five career wins in the British Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver equalled the tally of Scot Jim Clark and Frenchman Alain Prost with his fourth home...

Women Only ‘Pink Taxi’ Launches in Pakistan

Have you been to Pakistan lately? If so, you might have heard rumours of a fleet of Pink Taxi’s donning the streets. Pink Taxi is a taxi service launching in Karachi, Pakistan on March 30th. The service aims to protect...

Local Care Home Event on Hearing Loss and Dementia

When: Friday 19th May Time: 11 am Where: Karuna Manor, Christchurch Avenue, Harrow, HA3 5BD   In support of Dementia Awareness Week from 14 – 21 May, Karuna Manor Care Home in association with bloom™ Hearing Specialists have teamed up for great event...

Indian Filmmaker Mahmood Farooqui Sentenced for Rape

A woman from the US reported to officials in New Delhi that she had been raped by Indian famed writer, artist and director Mahmood Farooqui. Farooqui, 44, was subsequently arrested and a court trial that began in September and lasted...

Midlands Companies Feature in ‘Times’ Listing

The annual Sunday Times HSBC Top Track 100 league table ranks the top 100 British companies with the biggest sales. Regular name include Virgin Atlantic, Dyson and Clarks. A total of 16 Midlands Companies have appeared on the list, the...

Penny Appeal charity runners take on the Great Birmingham Run

A team from international humanitarian charity Penny Appeal gathered together this month to take part in Great Birmingham Run, helping orphans every step of the way by raising money to open an orphanage in Asia. As part of #TeamOrange –...