Student stabbed to death over phone

THE FAMILY of a student stabbed to death over a mobile phone have paid tribute to their “well respected” and “quiet” son. A-level student Rizwan Darbar was stabbed in his stomach after refusing to give up his mobile phone...

Britz – Pushing The Boundaries

Examining British Muslim life with C4 drama BritzChannel 4 has always pushed the boundaries and later this month the trend is set to continue with the explosive two-part thriller ‘Britz’. Written and directed by the acclaimed Peter Kosminsky, Britz...

Appeal over burning car death

POLICE are appealing for information after the body of a Leicester man was found in a burning car. The body of Shokat Chenia, 45, was discovered by firefighters in the burning silver Mercedes in Nottingham. Supt Simon Nickless, who is...

Khan, Warren at loggerheads over title shot

Warren has to say I’m ready, says KhanAMIR Khan has laid down the gautlet with promoter Frank Warren claiming he is ready for a title shot after his demolition of Stoke’s Scott Lawton at the Nottingham Arena on Saturday....

Man jailed for aiding killer

A MAN who helped his killer brother-in-law escape to Pakistan after the murder of a Leeds man has been sentenced to 12 months. 35-year-old Mohammed Ghaffar was told by Judge James Stewart QC his actions had sunk him to...

‘Self-harm saved me from suicide’

Surviving Self-Harm - Satveer's storyTHREE years ago Satveer found herself staring down at her arm. What she saw shocked her. More than 50 stitches were embedded in her arm - the result of self harming for a week. Satveer...

Why I Self-Harm

A MIDLAND mother will lift the lid on the growing problem of self-abuse that is gripping young Asian women later this month in a BBC Asian Network documentary. 25-year-old Satveer will speak openly about her experiences of self-harming as part...

Inzamam to retire from International cricket

South Africa Test will be his lastINZAMAM-ul-Haq will retire from international cricket after the second Test against South Africa. The 37-year-old is calling it a day after a distinguished 15-year career in which he played 119 Tests for Pakistan. He...

Leicester heroin gang sentenced

POLICE have smashed a major international crime ring that was involved in supplying heroin bound for the streets of Leicestershire. Four men are now behind bars for a total of more than 27 years following an 18-month operation by Leicestershire...

Sacked Hindu nose stud worker reinstated

A HINDU woman sacked by a Heathrow airport catering company for wearing a nose stud has won her job back. Amrit Lalji, 40, worked at Heathrow airport for caterers Eurest at the British Airways VIP Lounge before they dismissed...

Hunt continues for city centre rapist

A MAN wanted in connection with the rape of a Birmingham woman in 2006 has been added to the West Midlands Police “Wanted” website. Ali Majid, 21, has evaded capture since the incident in Birmingham city centre in July 2006...

Brum GP in clear over illegal abortion

A BIRMINGHAM GP and her daughter are in the clear after the West Midlands Crown Prosecution Service said there was insufficient evidence to convict the pair over an illegal abortion. Dr Saroj Adlakha and her daughter Shilpa Abrol who...