Bias Against Ethnic Minorities In Justice System Exposed In Review

Labour MP David Lammy, who led the review, said young offenders from ethnic minorities will become "the next generation" of criminals unless the justice system is reformed. The system in England and Wales is biased against those from ethnic minority...

Universities Minister Asks Heads To Justify Pay Over £150k

New measures set out by Jo Johnson, Minister of State for Universities and Science, will seek to curb escalating rates of pay for university vice-chancellors. After it emerged recently that many university heads were earning £300,000 a year, with some topping...

Firms Warn Of “Catastrophic” Impact Of Government Brexit Proposals Amid Leaked Home Office Document

Businesses that rely on European Union workers have raised concerns of the impact new “UK workers first” proposals for Brexit could have. A Home Office document, leaked to The Guardian, said that firms would have to recruit locally or prove...

Birmingham Terrorist Plotted Attack A Year Prior To London Bridge Incident

Junaid Hussain tried to persuade an undercover BBC reporter to carry out an attack on London Bridge, a year before terrorists struck killing eight and injuring others. BBC’s Inside Out London said, in a special report, that Hussain encouraged their...

Figures Show Big Fall In Net Migration Since Brexit

Net migration has dropped to its lowest level in three years following the Brexit vote after a surge in the number of EU nationals leaving the UK, say figures released by ONS. The figures show net migration 81,000 to 246,000...

Free Childcare Hours Still Unclaimed By Thousands With Deadline Approaching

Findings show that thousands of families across Birmingham and the West Midlands are yet to confirm their place on the new childcare scheme, which entitles parents to 30 hours free childcare. Under the new scheme, parents will be entitled to...

Man Jailed After Pipe Bomb Found In Hand Luggage

Nadeem Muhammad was jailed for 18 years after a pipe bomb, initially mistakenly deemed to be not viable, was found in his hand luggage at Manchester Airport. Muhammad was convicted of possessing an explosive with intent to endanger life. The man...

British Indian Mother-of-two Urges South Asian People To Sign Up As Stem Cell Donors

‘NO PERSON SHOULD BE FACED WITH THE PROSPECT OF BEING TOLD THAT THEY HAVE NO MATCH ON THE REGISTER’ An optometrist from Bedford is raising awareness and funds for blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan in memory of her husband, who...

Confirmed Oxford Student: Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai has secured a place at Oxford University after receiving her A-level grades. The winner of the Noble Peace prize, who resides in Birmingham, verified the news on Twitter with a post praising all pupils that are receiving their...

Highest A-level Grades Rise Up

Top A-level results have improved for the first time in 6 years, as students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland receive their grades. A* and A grades were given to 26.3% of admissions - up by 0.5 percentage contrasted with...