UK’s First Teenage Muslim Jockey

A teenager from South London will be the UK’s first Muslim jockey to ride out at Glorious Goodwood on Thursday. Khadijah Mellah , an 18-year-old student will appear in a competitive horse race while wearing a hijab. She will ride in...

Winners for the 7th British Indian Awards 2019 are revealed

Some of the top professionals and businesses from the British Indian Community were awarded for their ingenuity and achievements. Among the 32 winners were 2 from Birmingham, including Young Entrepreneur of the Year and Media Professional of the Year. The...

South Asian Heritage Month Launch

London, Monday 22nd July – The concept launch of South Asian Heritage Month was held at the House of Commons. The British South Asian community make up 3 million of the UK population, with 1 in every 20 people...

Boris Elected As New Prime Minister

Former foreign secretary Boris Johnson has been elected as our new prime minister. Boris won comfortably, winning 92,153 votes to his rival Jeremy Hunt with 46,656. In his victory speech, Mr Johnson promised he would "deliver Brexit, unite the country and...

Announcing our newest Patron

The United Kingdom Thalassaemia Society (UKTS) is proud to introduce their newest Patron Mr Adil Ray.  Adil Ray OBE is best known as the star and creator of the hit BBC1 sitcom Citizen Khan. More on his work can...

Forced Marriage Crackdown

The figures for forced marriages are still on the high and with the summer holidays approaching it is even a more worrying time as many will not return for their next academic year. The Government’s Forced Marriage Unit (FMU) is...

Why Two England Stars Moved Away From The Celebrations

The celebrations were in full swing with England winning the world cup Cricket and two of the players were captured running for cover from champagne spray during their side's World Cup celebrations. Birmingham-born Moeen Ali and Yorkshire spinner Adil Rashid,...

England’s First Win in The World Cup

What a season of Cricket it has been with 45 days and 48 matches and England winning the world cup for the first time after beating New Zealand in an emotional and electric atmosphere at The Oval. This might just...

Jailed Surgeon told To Pay Or Serve More Jail Time

A jailed surgeon who is currently serving time has been told to pay back more than £330,000 or face more jail time after botched medical procedures. Sudip Sarker, 50, lied about his experience and expertise when he was got £80,000...

Home Owners Can Extend Their Homes Without Planning Application

A change in the law will allow home owners  across England to extend their properties without the need for a full planning application. Families can put a single-storey rear extension on their property of up to six metres for terraced...