Monday, March 27, 2017

Four Gaza Universities Rebuilt by Manchester Charity

"Bloodshed and economic sanctions have left the people of Gaza stuck in deprivation and it could never move forward whilst its institutes of higher education lay in ruin.” Human Appeal, a Manchester-based humanitarian aid charity, has completed a project where...

A Ripple Effect

“I grew up in a family where the stereotypical gender roles were not really observed,” Dr Mavalvala says. “So I grew up thinking women can, must and should do anything and everything. That is very important for me.” A Pakistani-born...

London To Dominate Video Gaming World

City to receive £1.2m investment to help make it the world’s games capital The video games and interactive entertainment industry in London is set to receive a boost of £1.2m to launch Games London, a groundbreaking new initiative to transform...

Cameron ‘Doesn’t Understand Muslim Women’

"The real question I would ask the prime minister is this: how comfortable is he with accepting the genuine choices of women, educated and literate, when they don’t fit with his world view?” Prime Minister Comes Under Fire From...

Driver in Fatal Crash to Serve Only 6 Months in Prison

Zubair Hussain: “My children will always carry the psychological burden of this terrible tragedy." Driver Shammas Rehman will serve just 6 months in jail for the fatal crash that resulted in the death of pregnant mom-of-two Tahira Parveen. Parveen, 30, who...

Death of Chamber International Director Jonathan Webber

Jonathan Webber, director of international trade at Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce (GBCC), has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 58. Jonathan, who joined the Chamber in April, 1999, was awarded the MBE for services to international...

The British Ethnic Diversity Sports Award 2016 : A Star-Studded Event

"I wanted to hear the ring announcer saying Bruno the new world champion of the world. And I was privileged to hear that in 1995. That was my legend and no one can ever take that away from me.” February...

Small Heath School Strikes Again

"Hundreds of children are not receiving an education because there exists an employee/employer dispute regarding one member of staff." Labour MP Shabana Mahmood has condemned striking in Small Heath School, urging staff to return to the classroom. Concerns ensued as...

Zatoon Bibi, 36, Charged with Murder of Edgbaston Shop Owner

A 36-year-old woman has been charged with the murder of Hi-Tech Music shop owner Tanveer Iqbal. Zatoon Bibi, of Rowey Lane, Oldbury, was set to appear in Birmingham Magistrates Courts on Wedneday Morning. A 43-year-old male was also arrested in suspicion...

Fauja Fronts Ford

Punjabi legend Fauja Singh has redefined what it means to be an OAP. The elderly role model has not only changed the face of marathon running, but has become an advocate for the power positive thinking. "When I went through...