Pakistan election 2018 – attacks leave dozens dead

Violence has erupted as millions head to the polls in Pakistan, to decide between cricket legend Imran Khan and brother of disgraced former PM Nawaz Sharif for PM Elsewhere, minor blasts and clashes between party workers left several injured and...

Over 100 Birmingham Taxi Drivers Have Criminal Records

An investigation has revealed that over 100 taxi drivers around Birmingham are licensed to operate, despite having been convicted for crimes including: speeding, driving without insurance and drug dealing. The Freedom of Information Act has revealed details of 114 of...

Santa Fe Shooting Sabika Sheikh Laid To Rest

The funeral of a Pakistani student Sabika Sheikh who was killed in Santa Fe Texas school shooting has taken place in Karachi. Sabika Sheikh, 17, was among the eight students and two teachers who were killed in the attack on...

Who is Standing For Birmingham’s Local Elections

There have been some important changes made to Birmingham City Council elections. This is the first time that Birmingham City Council residents will have the chance to vote in an ‘all out’ election. There will not be another ballot until 2022. The...

Sajid Javid The UK’s New Home Secretary

Sajid Javid has become the new Home Secretary after Amber Rudd’s exist. Mr Javid is the first BAME holder of one of the great offices of state. Born in Rochdale, he is son of a bus driver who has risen to...

Advance Together – For People Not Politicians 

The council elections are coming up soon and it’s no surprise that there is a new party being launched in Kensington & Chelsea.  Candidates from Advance Together, a new party headed by born and bred Annabel Mullin, an ex-police...

Engaging With The Youth of Lozells

Waseem Zaffar MBE was born, raised and has lived in Lozells all his life. He has represented the Lozells and East Handsworth Ward at Birmingham City Council since 2011. He also serves as a Non Executive Director at Sandwell...

first female Muslim Minister to stand at the despatch box in the House of...

History has been written as first female muslim women speaks as a Government Minister in the House of Commons. Nusrat Ghani was awarded the job of Transport Minister by Prime Minister Theresa May in last week's reshuffle. Born in Birmingham to immigrant...

Carillion Placed into Liquidation

Wolverhampton based Carillion one of the UK’s largest construction companies was placed into liquidation on Monday 15 January after struggling with debts of £900 million and a pension deficit of £590 million. The company  has over hundreds of public sector...

Former Sandwell Councillor Breached Code of Conduct

Mahboob Hussain Sandwell’s ex-council deputy leader has breached code of conduct over his role in the sale of public toilets and influencing the reduction and cancelling parking tickets for members of his family. Former Councillor Hussain has bought the council...