Devout family win home care battle

A MUSLIM family who wish to care for a brain-damaged family member at home have won their fight in the High Court. The family of Syeda Ahsan, 48, wished to care for her at home so she could receive the...

HOWZAT!

YOUNG patients were bowled over when members of the Pakistan International Cricket Team made a surprise visit to Leicester Royal Infirmary's Children's Hospital. The Pakistan players, who were in Leicester at the beginning of the month for a pre-Test...

Brum Charity to raise funds for Lebanese Refugees

BIRMINGHAM based charity Islamic Relief are set to raise more than £4 million for Lebanon refugees embroiled in the Middle East conflict. The worldwide charity will use the money to provide emergency aid including food, water, blankets and medicine....

Muslim band in concert role alongside Bee Gee star

A BIRMINGHAM all-Muslim female girl group have revealed their excitement at being selected to appear alongside legendary Bee Gees member Robin Gibb at a special concert promoting peace and harmony. Birmingham-based Ulfah Collective, a 14-member group made up of...

Monty the man as Pakistan crushed

England take lead in Pakistan seriePAKISTAN coach Bob Woolmer could all but heap praise on British Asian sensation Monty Panesar after watching the spinner crush the might of his team to give England a 1-0 lead in the Test...

The Dream’s still on for Qasim

Kickboxing star takes Midland titleIn June this year 17-year-old Birmingham Lightweight Kickboxing sensation Qasim 'The Dream' Nisar took another step in realising his dream of one day being crowned World professional full contact Champion. After already capturing the Junior European...

Let’s Do Battle

Steve Bruce on the season aheadFor Steve Bruce the memories of last season's Premiership relegation hurt deeper than anything he has ever experienced in his footballing career. His team experienced their worst run in the Premiership and were made...

No Child’s Play

Tackling Parental Child AbductionWith parental child abduction within South Asian communities on the rise, we speak to Reunite, a charity dedicated to helping parents dealing with abduction, and one woman who has battled for 7 years to get her...

The Destruction of Holy Sites in Mecca & Medina

Destroying Islamic HeritageThe Arabian Peninsula, the cradle of Islam, is being demolished by hardliners. In countries such as Saudi Arabia almost all of the Islamic historical sites are gone, but this is not the first time they have been...

Bedtime story to Hollywood Blockbuster

M Night Shyamalan on his new filmM Night Shyamalan is the modern day master of suspense. Think The Sixth Sense, Signs and The Village and you’ll instantly know what we’re talking about. The gifted Hollywood hot-shot is back with...

Who’s got the Blues?

MC Riz on his own Post 9/11 BluesWhat happens when 9/11 forms the basis for a hip-hop song? Actor-turned-rapper Riz Ahmed reveals all...   For 23-year-old Riz Ahmed, the past year has been one rollercoaster of a ride. His acting break...

I Confronted the BNP

  A BIRMINGHAM woman who challenged the racist views of a BNP member on national television has told The Asian Today the party's existence threatens the future of Britain. Bushra Ifran came face to face with the party's press officer, Dr...