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    ‘Sohan is living my dream’

    FOR Nine-year-old Sohan competing in martial arts has had a lot of rewards. Bullied at school because of his severe eczema, Sohan has managed to fight his way past his tormentors and emerge a fighter. The youngster will feature...

    Vaisakhi celebrations take Bhangra star from Birmingham to Canada

    City singer Jaz Dhami star attraction at Canada’s biggest Vaisakhi celebrations BIRMINGHAM Bhangra star Jaz Dhami was the star attraction at Canada’s biggest Vaisakhi celebrations. Over 200,000 people took to the streets in Surrey, a city in the province of...

    “Lives Not Knives”

    Knife Surrender Bin Launch At Green Lane Masjid The continued development of the Communities Working Together initiative and following the recent launch of a New Knife Surrender Bin in Handsworth, a further New Knife Surrender Bin will be unveiled...

    Three convicted of Edgbaston shooting murder

    Gary Narwain, Sarah Singh and Barrington Denny guilty of murdering Ricky Basra A WOMAN and a man have today been found guilty of the murder of a 22-year-old man, who was shot dead in Edgbaston in June 2011. Gary Narwain,...

    Midfielder Humza Choudhary Supports First Food and Sports Festival

    The inaugural food and sports festival organised by Leicester’s Bangladeshi community was supported by Leicester City’s footballer Hamza Choudhury. The organisers said he was happy to attend the Leicester Caribbean Cricket Club  to help support and raise the profile of...

    Memorial service for ‘much valued’ officer

    Leicestershire Constabulary to remember Sergeant Javed AkhterA POLICE Sergeant who died suddenly at the age of 50 is to be honoured by his colleagues and family at a special memorial service. Javed Akhter, who spent 22 years in the...

    Salim Khan Apologises for Son’s Rape Comment

    Salman Khan’s comparison has ignited public outrage in India, where sexual violence against women is widespread. On Tuesday, Salim Khan apologised for his son's comments and appealed to the public to forgive him. "To err is human to forgive divine," Salim...

    Beating the Paratha!

    How Birmingham grandfather cut the booze and Paratha to beat diabetesWALKING a few miles every day and cutting out regular trips to the pub was a small price to pay for Satnam Gill when he was told he had...

    Parents charged with murder of Shafilea Ahmed

    Teenager found dead in February 2004THE parents of a teenager whose body was found on the banks of the River Kent in 2004 have been charged with her murder. Shafilea Ahmed, 17, was last seen in her home town...

    LEADING UK CHARITY USES SHOCK TACTICS AT FAMILY CONCERT TOUR

    Human Appeal launches nationwide Sounds of Light performances A leading international relief charity is set to screen harrowing footage depicting the suffering of the Syrian people as part of a nation-wide concert tour aimed at British Muslim families.   The UK...