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Leicester has been announced as the location for the 6th annual British Indian Awards. The prestigious awards ceremony is due to take place at The Athena on the 21 June. The awards aim to acknowledge and celebrate the effort of the British Indian community across sectors ranging from Entrepreneur of...
Tommy Robinson has been jailed for 13 months for breaking contempt of court laws with a Facebook Live video. The former EDL leader's sentence can be revealed for the first time after journalists challenged a reporting restriction put on the case at Leeds Crown Court. Robinson, whose real name was listed on court...
A couple from Leeds have been convicted of tricking their daughter into travelling to Bangladesh in order to force her into marriage on Tuesday The defendants told their children in the summer of 2016 that they were travelling to  Bangladesh for a holiday to visit relatives. Once they arrived in...
A third van has been seized by Bradford Council after reports that it had been spotted fly-tipping rubbish at various locations. The tipper van had been seen dumping large amounts of commercial and domestic waste which had to be removed by cleansing staff at a significant cost to the Council. On...
By GRAHAME ANDERSON Mother In a landmark conviction a Birmingham mother who cannot be named has been found guilty on two counts of forced marriage. It's the first time this type of case has been successfully prosecuted in a criminal court in England. Forcing anyone to marry against their will...
It was the shaadi (wedding) of shaadi’s with more than 100,000 people from all over the country and the world congregated on the lawns of Windsor, to celebrate the wedding of the year. As the sun beamed down on the many picnics and waving of the Union flag Prince Harry...
The North of England’s first ever direct flights to India’s financial capital Mumbai will begin in November. Indian airline Jet Airways announced it will operate a four flights per week service from Manchester, with a flight time of approximately 10 hours 35 minutes. Not only does it mark the first non-stop...
Bradford will be one of many cities, where a national one-minute silence will be held on the anniversary of the Manchester Arena atrocity to remember the 22 people who lost their lives.   There will be a minute’s silence on Tuesday 22 May at 2.30pm in Centenary Square in remembrance of those...
By GRAHAME ANDERSON At some point in life one in four people will experience mental health problems through a range of causes including stigma and discrimination. People of any status can be affected, but with Asian communities in mind taboos can be far reaching. In the past, such problems weren't...
The LIGHT CINEMA opens at THE Broadway Bradford Where best to open a unique cinema experience than the first Unesco City of Film - Bradford, and that is exactly what the UK’s fastest growing cinema operator - The Light will be doing on Friday.  The Light is opening at The...
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