Walsall Mugging Horror

A PENSIONER who died after chasing three men moments after he was mugged of £2,500 worth of jewellery has been described by his family as a "hard working man". 64-year-old Sobat Ali suffered a heart attack and collapsed just yards...

2006: A Year in Entertainment

The highs & lows of 2006January Top Story: The year began with the biggest court case in Bollywood since Sanjay Dutt was imprisoned for his part in the Mumbai blasts. Facing charges relating to the shooting of protected antelope in...

Murdered man found near school

A MURDER investigation is underway today after an Asian man was found dead close to a city school. Detectives are appealing for help in identifying the man who was found near the Oldknow Junior and Infants School in the Small...

I am really proud of Kabul Express

Bollywood Interview: Arshad WarsiArshad Warsi may have risen to the heights of Bollywood playing Sanjay Dutt’s sidekick ‘Circuit’ in Lage Raho Munnabhai, but his latest film has proven he is no one-hit wonder. Starring alongside John Abraham in Kabir...

Album Review: Mischief Nights

Win a copy of Mischief Nights!If you thought the revolutionary Asian music scene had met an untimely death then think again. Believe it or not, the likes of Danish outfit Outlandish, Nitin Sawheny and even Raghav are still at...

Birmingham man convicted of PC’s murder

A BIRMINGHAM man accused of shooting dead a West Yorkshire policewoman has been found guilty of her murder. 20-year-old Yusuf Abdillh Jamma, from the Small Heath area of Birmingham, was found guilty of the murder of PC Sharon Beshenivsky...

Muslim woman pulls out of C4 Christmas speech

A BRITISH Muslim woman who had been chosen to deliver a telecast Christmas day speech on the veil has pulled out of the project. Khadija Ravat, who lives and works in a school in Leicester, was slated to deliver the...

I like doing films that are on the edge and crazy

John Abraham on his new film Kabul ExpressFor Bollywood star John Abraham, December is a very busy month indeed. Already riding high with Baabul, the 35-year-old has added another film to the December movie hit list with Kabul Express. The...

Fifth murdered prostitute identified

DETECTIVES investigating the murders of five prostitutes in Ipswich have identified the fifth as Annette Nicholls. The 29-year-old, who was reported missing on 4 December, was found in woodland in Levington near Ipswich. Her naked body was discovered less than...

Boy meets Girl – The ‘Halal’ Way

Exploring Kamran A Beg’s ‘The 3-Dialogue Rule’Three years ago a Manchester man began writing a book in the hope that it would help British Muslims find the partners of their dreams. Fast-forward to today and author Kamran A Beg...

Rapist jailed after 18 years

A WOLVERHAPTON man who was arrested for drink driving has been jailed for raping a woman 18 years ago after his DNA matched that found at the scene. Sukhdarshan Singh, 52, evaded arrest after the incident in a south...

Multi-Faith Centre protestors defend actions

A MIDLANDS Sikh group who took part in protests outside a Wolverhampton multi-faith centre over the storage of the Sikh holy book have defended their actions. More than 400 protestors converged on the Ek Niwas centre in Dudley Road, Blakenhall on Sunday...