Asian Sports Foundation Wins National Funding

The Asian Sports Foundation is celebrating after being awarded £100,000 of National Lottery funding from Sport England to help low income families in Bradford get active with their children. Four out of five primary school children do not get the...

Death Toll Rises in Karachi with Heatwave

In the southern Pakistani city of Karachi at least 60 people have died from a heat-related illness, rescue officials say, as temperatures soared to 44 degrees Celsius in the country's largest city during Ramadan. Faisal Edhi, chief of the Edhi...

Thousands Gathered for the Funeral of Abdul Rahman

Over thousands of mourners joined together at Green Lane Masjid on Thursday 24 May for the funeral of a much-loved university graduate who was gunned down in a shocking street shooting. Abdul Rahman 24-year-old a caring and loving man was...

New Parking Scheme in Coventry Proves Controversial

Thousands of drivers in Coventry have been fined due to the new parking scheme in the city centre, restricting zones that were previously available for use. Drivers claim the signage is not adequate and a report by the Chief Adjudicator,...

BCFC Midfielder Shares World Cup Plans

Cheikh Ndoye has revealed he intends to ''do something great'' while playing for Sengal during the World Cup. The 32-year-old Birmingham City midfielder has spoken of his pride at being selected to play in the World Cup, and hopes to...

Council Approve New Supermarket in Birmingham

Plans for a new supermarket in Birmingham have been approved at today's council planning meeting. The giant food shop, is set to be built in Longbridge's Austin Avenue, next to Smyths toy shop. The application is in the name of...

Over 100 Birmingham Taxi Drivers Have Criminal Records

An investigation has revealed that over 100 taxi drivers around Birmingham are licensed to operate, despite having been convicted for crimes including: speeding, driving without insurance and drug dealing. The Freedom of Information Act has revealed details of 114 of...

South Africa Captain Announces Retirement

Former South Africa captain AB de Villiers has revealed it is time and announced his retirement from playing international cricket. The 34-year-old made his Test debut against England in December 2004, last played for his country against Australia in March...

Illegal Tobacco Found in Store Secret Compartment

A general store in Hinckley was fitted out with secret compartments to hide counterfeit and tax-free tobacco were found. The illegal products were found hidden behind a false tiled kitchen wall, under near the till and inside an air conditioning...

Visa Mistake Rips Family Apart

Umer Farooq’s visa was rejected by the Home Office over what his family claims was a ‘small mistake’, forcing him to remain in Pakistan during his daughter’s 4th birthday. Farooq travelled to Pakistan to take care of his mother in...