A Poor Legacy

Jas Sansi - The Thinking Man's Mouthpiece Photographer and LoveBrum trustee, Jas Sansi brings a dose of all things Birmingham. With an unprecedented love of the city and its unique diverseness, he brings his 6-foot passion to The Asian Today. Eighteen...

Second Solihull Councillor Being Investigated After Retweeting ‘Racist’ Posts

Margaret Bassett, who sits on a religious education committee, has sparked new controversy at council after being accused of reposting ‘racist’ tweets - including one from former EDL leader Tommy Robinson. Last month, councillor Jeff Potts, who represents leafy Knowle, triggered a probe...

Viewers of Online Extremist Material To Face Up To 15 Years In Prison

Under plans announced by the Home Secretary Amber Rudd, people who repeatedly view terrorist content online could be jailed for up to 15 years. Amber Rudd told the Conservative Party Conference on Monday night that laws on counter-terrorism must be...

Theresa May Pledges To Freeze Tuition Fees And Raise Repayment Threshold

Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged a change in her party's approach on tuition fees in England, appealing to younger voters saying fees will freeze at £9,250. Speaking at the Conservative party conference, the PM said fee repayment thresholds will...

Jagmeet Singh Elected As Canada’s New Democrats Leader

Sikh politician Jagmeet Singh has been picked by Canada’s federal New Democrat party to lead their party into the next general election. The 38-year-old will be the first ethnic minority to lead a major federal party in the country. In the...

Pay Cap To Be Lifted For Police And Prison Officers

For the first time, the government is to lift the 1% public sector pay cap for both police and prison officers. Its is expected that ministers will accept recommendations for higher pay rises this week and also to pave the...

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...

MP’s Urge Government To Help Myanmar Muslims

MP’s have called for the government to help end the violence in Myanmar which some say amounted to the “ethnic cleansing” of Rohingya Muslims. It is thought that, since 25th August, more than 123,000 Rohingya people have fled the Rakhine...

Himalayan Border – China Claims Victory As India Withdraws Troops

Ending a stand-off that has lasted weeks, China has said that India has withdrawn troops from a disputed Himalayan border. The two-month long stand-off has sparked a war of words between the two Asian giants raising fears of a potential...

Prominent Sikh Preet Gill Elected as Edgbaston Labour MP

Preet Gill has been chosen at Birmingham’s Labour candidate for the Edgbaston seat in the upcoming 2017 General Election. The Sandwell councillor is to replace the former Labour MP, Gisela Stuart, who stood down. Gill, 44, is currently Sandwell's Cabinet...