Mahmood tipped for Ashes glory

Former England star singles out British Asian WeekEngland bowler Sajid Mahmood could be his teams’ ‘star’ in Australia later this year, former captain Mike Gatting has said. The Lancashire paceman has made a name for himself at international level...

Down Memory Lane

Indian ‘first’ returns to educationA woman who attended the University of Leicester nearly 50 years ago - becoming the first Indian woman to attend the University- has retraced her steps. A highlight of Usha Bowry’s time at the University...

Accused admits murder of policewoman

A man accused of killing policewoman Sharon Beshenivsky has pleaded guilty, it has been revealed. Details of the plea made by Muzzaker Imtiaz Shah, 25 was made available after Mr Justice Andrew Smith lifted reporting restrictions. Four other men, including...

High praise for lecturer Bashyr

A University of Wolverhampton senior lecturer has been named in the top 20 of the country’s leading occupational health professionals. Bashyr Aziz (pictured right) was named as a leading light in his field by influential industry magazine Occupational Health, which...

Youths charged over attack

Two youths have been charged after an attack on two Asian men in Leicester. The youths, who are both 17-years-old, will appear at Leicester Youth Court tomorrow jointly charged with two counts of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily...

Lib Dem duo call for Briton’s release

Two Liberal democrat MEPs have called on the Pakistan judicial system to release Brit Mirza Tahir Hussain to mark the fourth annual World Day against the Death Penalty. Sajjad Karim and Diana Wallis joined for calls to abolish the...

PM backs Straw on Veil debate

Prime Minister Tony Blair has backed former Home Secretary Jack Straw saying his comments on the issue of religious veils was “sensible”. He said the issue needed to be addressed and discussed as Mr Straw had urged. Jack Straw had...

New cartoon scandal hits Denmark

Denmark has become embroiled in a new cartoon scandal after a television channel aired a video showing youth groups ridiculing the Prophet Muhammad. The country was at the centre of violent protests last years that escalated across the world...

Birmingham Plan B in 7/7 terror plot

BIRMINGHAM and not London could have been at the centre of the 7/7 plot, according to a friend of bus bomber Hasib Hussain. In an article in the Sunday Times, a friend of bomber Hasib Hussain who killed 13 people when...

Distraught father speaks of hanging

THE father of two children who were found hanged alongside their mother has spoken out for the first time about his grief. Suhal Miah was inconsolable after he made the grim discovery of his wife Musamat Mumtahana and two young...

Fears for missing lad

POLICE are concerned for the welfare of a 15-year-old lad who has been missing from his foster home address in Wednesfield since 19 September at 10pm. Haroon Khan is described as Asian, slim build, 6ft tall with short black hair. He...

Become a Blues Mascot!

The Asian Today CompetitionThe Asian Today and Birmingham City FC have teamed up to offer one lucky Blues fan the chance to lead out the side in the forthcoming Championship clash with West Bromwich Albion.The Prize, which is worth...