The Gateway to India Review

Today is Indian Independence day, the day that officially marked India’s independence from British Rule in 1947. The Gateway of India is a monument built during the 20th century that symbolises the meeting of these two cultures. The Gateway...

Solihull Councillor Suspended For Sharing Anti-Muslim Tweets

Conservative councillor Jeff Potts has been suspended by his party over allegations he shared anti-Muslim tweets. Mr Potts has also been suspended by the Tories from Solihull Council's religious education committee. “Deport and repatriate all Muslims from the UK or watch...

Ancient Well Discovery

Shakeel Afsar, an Entrepreneur from Acocks Green discovered an ancient well at the Victorian property that he is extending. Mr Afsar runs a property development business with his brother Akeel, and plans to flood the water industry with a Brummie...

Coca-Cola Christmas Truck Will Not Be Coming To Birmingham

With Christmas approaching, many of us look forward to seeing the Coca- Cola Christmas truck, however Birmingham is not on the list of release date. The red truck will be heading to Intu Merry Hill, Dudley on Friday, December 6,...

Traffic Warden Attacker Jailed

A man who viciously attacked a traffic warden has been jailed. The traffic warden who was on his phone to a colleague on 14 September this year, was attacked by a gang of four following an earlier dispute. Danyal Bashir,...

Muslim Women’s Network Helpline Extends It’s Opening Hours

The MWN Helpline provides a national specialist faith and culturally sensitive service that is confidential and non-judgemental. While our callers are primarily Muslim women, women of other faiths and men call us too. Offering information, support and guidance, we are...

Birmingham Muslim Councillor Fearful After Threats from Terrorist

A Muslim councillor from Birmingham has revealed that he considered leaving the city due to a series of threats levied at him for agreeing to testify in court to see a known terrorist’s son convicted for posting numerous abusive...

Two Teenagers – Two Stabbings

Two 19 years old males in two different locations suffered knife wounds on Tuesday 16 January both within an hour of each other. The first incident a 19-year-old was knifed in the chest and thigh on Coventry Road near St...

Labour Lets Down LGBT Community

One of Birmingham’s rising political figures has lodged a formal complaint against the prevalence of homophobia within the Birmingham Labour Party. 19-year-old Luke Holland yesterday resigned his role as Youth Officer for the Hall Green constituency, citing the issue...

Shruthi UK celebrates birth centenary of Queen of Carnatic Music

A rare concert held in Birmingham last night to mark the birth centenary of one of India’s pioneering vocalists won rapturous applause from guests. Glowing tributes were paid to Dr MS Subbulakshmi, also known as the Queen of Carnatic music....