Birmingham mosque hit back at Dispatches programme

A BIRMINGHAM Mosque at the centre of a Channel 4 undercover investigation broadcast last night have hit back at the broadcaster accusing it of “pander to age-old anti-Muslim prejudices”. The city’s Green Lane Mosque was filmed as part of a...

Celeb BB in massive ‘racism’ row

CELEBRITY Big Brother has found itself at the centre of a huge racism row after more than 3,500 viewers complained to TV watchdog Ofcom about the treatment of Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty. Complaints of alleged racism were made to...

Rang De Basanti gets BAFTA nomination

Amir hoping for Brit gloryAMIR KHAN will have a double chance of bagging himself an honour from the Western world of media after his film ‘Rang De Basanti’ was nominated for a BAFTA award. The film, which will be India’s...

Two arrested in Walsall murder hunt

POLICE have arrested two men in connection with the murder of pensioner Sobat Ali. Two men, both aged 17, from Walsall were arrested by police this morning on suspicion of manslaughter. The two men are currently in police custody helping...

Row intensifies between Younis and PCB

Ex-bowler resigns as bowling coachPAKISTAN bowling coach Waqar Younis and the Pakistani Cricket Board have begun a war of words after the former bowler shocked fans by handing in his resignation. Younis, who was assigned as bowling coach for the...

Life for brutal wife killer

A LEEDS man who savagely beat and killed his Pakistani wife has been jailed for a minimum of 15 years by a judge who described his actions as ‘unmerciful’. Shahzad Khan subjected his 19-year-old wife, Sabia Rani to horrendous beatings...

Triple murder inquiry launched

A MOTHER and her two daughters found murdered in their home have been named by police today. The bodies of 26-year-old Juli Begum and her two daughters, 6 –year-old Thanha Khanum and 5-year-old Anika Khanum, were found in the...

Muslim groups slam C4 ‘Dispatches’ programme

MUSLIM groups have slammed Channel 4’s Dispatches programme set to be broadcast this coming Monday accusing programme makers of heightened Islamaphobia. Muslim Public Affairs Committee (MPAC) and UK Islamic Mission (UKIM) have spoken out against the programme ,’Dispatches: Undercover Mosque’...

Police launch anniversary murder appeal

DETECTIVES in Leicester have launched a fresh appeal for information on two men still wanted in connection with the murder of a man who was stabbed to death in Leicester city centre last January. Police believe victim Rebwar Osman...

Ex-Guantanamo Brit in call for camp closure

A BRITISH Asian who was held at America’s notorious Camp X-Ray for more than two and a half years has spoken of his ordeal ahead of a planned protest march to the gates of the detention camp. Asif Iqbal,...

Getting back into shape – The Asian Way!

Indian fitness craze hits BritainIF YOU thought the art of Bhangra was just a bit of fun then think again - it's actually a great way to lose weight and boost fitness. A new DVD has mastered the art...

Walsall mugging death e-fit released

DETECTIVES investigating the murder of Walsall pensioner Sobat Ali have released an e-fit of a man wanted in connection with his death. 64-year-old Sobat Ali died on 2 January after chasing three men who robbed him of jewellery at...