Blair & the British Asian

Guest Columnist Tasnim Sheikh offers his viewsAt the end of the Blair era and the commencement of the Brown premiership, Tasnim Sheikh explores the headline achievements of the past and the challenges that lie ahead for the future.   Much was...

A Place Called Home

Worrying Decline of Ethnic Minority Adopters and the Impact on Children As the New Year beckons, children all over the United Kingdom are still looking for a home. The 3rd of November marks the start of National Adoption Week, and...

Reviving The Muslim Community

Op-ed by Dr Qari Muhammad Asim MBEAs the New Year starts, we remember all those magical moments when we achieved something; we cherish the memories of our accomplishments, or those of our loved ones. End of a year also...

Euro 2008 – Who’s your money on?

BBC experts give us their viewsTHE European Championships are here again, and sadly we won’t see an Englishman in sight. But unlike England there are 16 teams who deserve to be competing on the big stage. From Portugal’s wizard...

Murdered by my Father’s Kiran Sonia Sawar: ‘Honour killings is an issue that needs...

There is a moment in BBC Three drama Murdered by my Father where London teen Salma, played by Kiran Sonia Sawar, flees from her father's imprisonment and jumps over the nearest balcony in her block of flats. While this...

Ramadhan

The Month of MercyFast approaching is the holy month of Ramadhan, a blessed month, full of gifts and blessings. Ramadhan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar and is distinguished from all other months by a number of...

2009: A Year in the News

A rundown of all the major news stories that made the pages of The Asian TodayFROM Nick Griffin’s Question Time appearance to Slumdog Millionaire’s Oscar riches - we bring you a rundown of all the major news stories that...

Is Mother’s Day Necessary?

An Alternative CelebrationMothers Day is just around the corner, a day to honour the women who gave us life and to make them feel special. Time to crank out our credit cards and wallets to purchase the flowers, chocolates,...

Down Memory Lane

Indian ‘first’ returns to educationA woman who attended the University of Leicester nearly 50 years ago - becoming the first Indian woman to attend the University- has retraced her steps. A highlight of Usha Bowry’s time at the University...

YOUNG PEOPLE SET TO TAKE OVER EASTSIDE AS GALLERY 37 RETURNS TO BIRMINGHAM

BIRMINGHAM LARGEST TALENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM IS BACK!!!  GALLERY 37 hits the streets with a bold programme of pop-up events and liveworkshops this AUG, reaching hundreds of 16-25 year-olds IT BRINGS MODERN, PRACTICAL ACTIVITIES TO HUNDREDS OF YOUNG PEOPLE ACROSS THE CITY...