Leicester to Luxembourg pedal power will bring relief to many

Twenty-two riders are about to embark on a gruelling six-day, 410-mile cycle ride from Leicester to Luxembourg, to raise much needed funds for two charities. The team will depart at 10am on Saturday 5 August, from Leicester’s historic clock tower...

First Sikh MP To Wear Turban in the Commons

Tan Dhesi has received praise for being the first Sikh MP to wear a turban in the House of Commons. The 38-year-old’s successful election in Slough was celebrated by the local Asian community and even as far as his...

Knife Attack on Turban Wearing Postmaster

Police have launched an investigation after a man wearing a turban was attacked with a knife. CCTV footage shows Erdington man Tarsem Thethy, a postmaster, tidying his post office when a young white male enters and immediately swings the knife...

ABCC chairman takes Deputy Lieutenant role

Asian Business Chamber of Commerce chairman Nasir Awan (pictured) has been appointed Deputy Lieutenant of the West Midlands. The appointment was announced by Lord Lieutenant John Crabtree at a dinner at Birmingham City University. Mr Awan said: "I am honoured to...

Cllr Elias Mattu set to become New Mayor of Wolverhampton

Cllr Elias Mattu is set to become the 159th Mayor of the City of Wolverhampton at tonight’s (WED MAY 17) full council meeting. Cllr Mattu, who has represented the city’s Graiseley Ward for 17 years, intends to make recognising volunteers...

Reaching for the Stars – Reharna AbdelKareem

How many of us can say we are part of the space industry? Reharna AbdelKareem can proudly assert this having studied in a field not many Asian women dabble in; Space Engineering. Reharna is the proud alumni of Kingston...

Tom Watson Hits Out at Corbyn Supporters “Secret Plan” to Take Control of Labour

According to West Bromwich East MP and Labour Deputy Leader Tom Watson, the  future of the Labour Party is at risk and that a number of leftist supporters have enacted a “secret plan” to overthrow the party. Watson said, “I...
John Upchurch LAFF 2017

19th London Asian Film Festival Opening Gala – Memories Beyond Borders

“Memories beyond borders” - this was the theme that introduced the 2017 London Asian Film Festival at Regent Street Cinema last week. The Tongues on Fire UK Asian Film Festival each year aims to celebrate independent cinema from across...
Sejal Sehmi GAK 2017

Global Arts Kingston goes Bold for Change for International Women’s Day

Be Bold for Change was the global theme for this year’s International Women’s Day. Across the world, there were infinite events, marches, conferences and just pure celebrations to mark a day that holds a different meaning to women everywhere. This...
Work Play Fit

The opportunity to work together.

It has been a year of political upset and unexpected news. The UK, perhaps more than anywhere else, has been left reeling after the twin shocks of Brexit and Trump, events that have revealed an appetite for people to...