Seeing Double

Two sisters of Bangladeshi heritage are keeping it in the family as they graduate from Birmingham City University (UK) this week and celebrate securing jobs at the same school. Identical twins Anneka and Sanya Hoque, from Yardley in Birmingham, are...

Habib Rehman

Habib Rehman, a Birmingham business owner, was honoured in the New Year Honours list, receiving a British Empire Medal (BEM) for Services to Business and Community relations in Birmingham. The Asian Today had the pleasure of interviewing the awards recipient What...

Aftab Chughtai

Aftab Chughtai, a Chair of the West Midlands Police Independent Advisory Group, who also runs a department store based in East Birmingham specialising in baby products, received an MBE honours in this year’s New Year Honours List, awarded in...

Birmingham Boys Bring It Home

As 2015 drew to a close, with remnants of Christmas cheer still lingering in the air for some, there remained some surprises still under wraps for a fated few. On the penultimate day of December, the New Year’s Honours List...

Alum Rock in Gun Shock

Gun shots were heard on Sladefield Road just before 3pm on Monday the 4th of January. The gun attack yielded no victims, but a C-Max car and bullet castings were recovered from the scene for forensic examination. Detectives are searching for...

Lack of Ethnic Officers

The West Midlands Police force has been criticised for lack ethnic minority officers, making It unrepresentative of the public it serves. Figures released to The Guardian under the Freedom of Information Act revealed that the force was one of the...

Religious Hate On The Rise

The Home Office has released shocking new figures which reveal that religious hate crime has almost doubled in the West Midlands in the last year. West Midlands Police reported 87 offences committed in 2013-2014, which jumped to 163 in the...

Sir Albert Bore Steps Down

Birmingham City Council Leader To Stand Down “For The Good of Birmingham” Soon to be former Birmingham City Council leader Sir Albert Bore has announced that he will leave the role in order to improve stability within the city. The Ladywood...