Passenger to India

How Wes Anderson took India to HollywoodWes Anderson’s The Darjeeling Limited, releasing this week across the UK, tells the story of a reunion between three brothers - Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody and Jason Schwartzman – who set off on...

Suspended sentences for kidnap mother and uncle

THE MOTHER and uncle of a 16-year-old girl kidnapped by the pair after she ran away from home have been given suspended sentences. The pair, who cannot be named, kidnapped the teenager after she ran away from home following...

Jay Sean back for the ride

Why Jay Sean has nothing to proveHe was a breath of fresh air. A young and talented singer who managed to get Bipasha Basu on Top of the Pops (well in video format at least!!!). After a short hiatus...

Ofcom rejects ‘Dispatches’ police complaints

MEDIA watchdog Ofcom has accused West Midlands Police of giving "legitimacy to people preaching a message of hate" after it rejected its complaint over a Channel 4 Dispatches undercover programme about extremism in a Birmingham mosque. The Dispatches programme...

Monty to get Sri Lanka start

Sikh star back in frame for EnglandMONTY PANESAR will get a chance to cement his place in the England squad after a vote of confidence from coach Peter Moores for the forthcoming Test series against Sri Lanka. Panesar was...

Family of Champions!

9-year-old follows in brother’s footstepsA NINE-year-old Birmingham boy has followed in his brother’s footsteps and struck gold in kickboxing. Young Noor Muhammed was crowed British champion at the ISKA British Championships held at the Cocksmoor Woods Leisure Centre in...

Pakistan to extradite terror accused

A BRITISH MUSLIM suspected of involvement in an alleged plot to blow up airlines over the Atlantic is expected to be deported to the UK. Birmingham man Rashid Rauf was arrested in August 2006 in Pakistan in connection with an...

University campaign to free Imran Khan

THE UNIVERSITY of Bradford has begun a campaign to free its Chancellor Imran Khan from imprisonment in Pakistan. Former cricketer Khan is currently under house arrest in Pakistan after he was arrested and charged under anti-terrorism legislation after appearing at...

Superb India seal series win

Team take unassailable 3-1 ODI leadSACHIN Tendulkar helped guide India to their first one-day series win over Pakistan on home soil since 1983. The ‘little master’ hit a stunning 97 in a 107 partnership with Virender Sehwag (43) to...

Brown faces opposition in terror detention limit

PRIME Minister Gordon Brown is facing increased opposition to plans for extending the 28 day limit for holding terror suspects without charge. The Government are hoping to extend the limit to 58-days but critics, including a number within the...

Australia doubt over Pakistan tour

Political tensions worry AussiesREMARKS by Australian bowler Andrew Symonds have cast doubt over their tour of Pakistan next year. Symonds said current political tensions in Pakistan mean the team may have to rethink their first tour of the country...

Evidence appeal in nursing home murders

DETECTIVES investigating the murder of two elderly residents at a Leicester nursing home have appealed to the public for help in tracing a vital piece of evidence. 56-year-old Rashni Badiani and 72-year-old Radhaben Chauhan were found dead in a room...