Akshay to sue British tabloid?

News of the World in trouble over Shilpa storyBRITISH tabloid The News of the World may have got itself in a bit of bother after Bollywood action hero Akshay Kumar reportedly threatened to sue for slander following an article...

Wedded bliss with My Bollywood Bride

DVD Review: My Bollywood BrideWhat happens when Hollywood decides it'll try its hand at a Bollywood-style story? The answer is 'My Bollywood Bride', a fantastic blend of boy-meets-girl, boy-loses-girl, boy-finds-girl, boy-ends-up-with-girl! (Phew!). A 'Best of Fest' winner at the...

Man wanted for failing to appear at court

A MANHUNT is underway after a man wanted in connection with physicallly abusing his former partner failed to turn up in court. Mohammed Akram, 37, is on the run after failing to turn up for his sentencing hearing at Leicester...

Feeling Mischievous

Ramon Tikaram gets naughty in ‘Mischief Night’You’ll probably recognise him as leather-clad biker ‘Ferdy’ in the critically acclaimed BBC drama ‘This Life’. But there’s more to Ramon Tikaram which meets the eye, evident none more so than in ‘Mischief...

Life sentence for wife killer

A MAN who admitted stabbing his wife to death has been jailed for life. Zameer Ahmed, 27, was sentenced by a judge at Manchester Crown Court after pleading guilty to the murder of his wife Nazia Ahmed in Blackburn...

Brum graffiti artist to showcase work in America

A BIRMINGHAM graffiti artist whose take on modern Islamic art has made him one of the most recognizable Muslim artists in the world is to showcase his work in America next month. Birmingham-born Mohammed Ali will take his work to...

Pakistan coach was murdered, say police

Cricket world in shock after new developmentsPOLICE investigating the death of Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer have confirmed he was murdered. The shocking new development, which has stunned the cricketing world, was revealed in a press conference where Karl Angell,...

Was Bob Woolmer murdered?

‘It’s a possibility’, says grieving widowTHE GRIEVING widow of Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer has conceded her husband could have been murdered. Gil Woolmer revealed it was a “possibility” her husband was murdered as reports of broken bones, poisoning and...

Police hunt Asian gold theft gang

POLICE are hunting three Asian men after a city jeweller’s was targeted in a terrifying raid in broad daylight. The incident happened at the Gold City store in Sparkbrook yesterday afternoon. Three men armed with hammers and a shotgun...

Schools’ right to ban veil ‘shocking’

NEW proposals allowing headteachers the right to ban its Muslim pupils from wearing full-faced veils have been described as “shocking” by one prominent British Muslim leader. Massoud Shadjareh, chair of the Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC), made the comment just...

Proving a Point

2NV turns heads with debut albumBirmingham music star 2NV has a point to prove. He burst onto the music scene in 2002 on Harbhajan Talwar’s critically acclaimed album ‘Soul Search’ with the tracks ‘Tappe 2NV’ and ‘Kiteh Chaleh’. Since...

India look to bounce back after Bangladesh shocker

Chappell urges players to ‘get over’ defeat INDIA cricket coach Greg Chappell urged his players to put aside their shock defeat against Bangladesh and save their World Cup dream. His team were beaten comprehensively by their South Asian neighbours Bangladesh...