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Bradford born entrepreneur Waleed Qadar, never dreamt that one day he would be successfully running a food empire and be the first choice for hospitality among leading international celebrities. It all started in 2007 says the self-made businessman, “When I was given the chance to be the hospitality partner for...
Bradford has become the first European city to open a film office in Qingdao in China – the country which is home to the world’s fastest growing cinema industry. The official opening took place in Qingdao wednesday heralding a new era in the developing relationship between UK and China screen...
A group of senior business leaders have come together to lobby and meet with MP’s and parliamentarians to pledge to work closely with each other to promote the Bradford District economy. At a meeting at Westminster on 11 September, the business delegation, organised by Bradford Breakthrough, met with all of...
A special season of films to mark the 70th anniversary of Indian Independence has started at Picturehouse Bradford, celebrating the variety of Indian cinema - from classic to contemporary. “The Indian film industry is incredibly rich and we’re delighted to join the BFI in their nationwide celebration of Indian cinema,” says...

Film, Family and Farhan

Farhan Akhtar is going to be seen in a film titled ‘Lucknow Central’ for which promotions have been in full swing. The actor is going to play a UP guy in the film, which is set against the backdrop of a jail and features him as a prisoner who forms a...
It was 2012 before women were able to compete in every event on the Olympic programme, 2014 before they could play professional cricket in England, 2016 before they could play professional rugby, and in 2017 they were finally allowed to join Muirfield golf Club. Women have always had to play catch...
The children of Bradford mum, Tazeem Sawaiz are indeed very proud, as their entrepreneur mum has recently graduated with a law degree. The accomplishment comes ahead of her fiftieth birthday. Running two businesses, managing a household with three children and a sick father to care for, is not an easy...

Asad Khan: A Tragic Reality

By FATIMA PATEL A year ago, this month a mother lovingly prepared her 11-year-old child ready for his first day at secondary school. Sadly, the caring mother will never see her child, Asad Khan again. Little Asad’s case touched thousands of people not just in his home town Bradford, but across...
Bradford City of Film is making waves internationally as its set to launch a film office in Qingdao, China as part of a developing relationship between UK and China film industries. The office will launch as part of the Qingdao Film Trade and Domestic Film Promotion Festival which takes place between...