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Zayn Malik quits One Direction
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Gandhi takes his place in Parliament Square
Gandhi takes his place in Parliament Square
Gandhi takes his place in Parliament Square
Building Success: Student wins national engineering prize
Building Success: Student wins national engineering prize
Building Success: Student wins national engineering prize
“No evidence of extremism”
“No evidence of extremism”
“No evidence of extremism”

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APPEAL: Business owners from Oak Lane stand in front of one store which would have to remove the electrical shutters on the outside and reinstall them behind the glass

Dispute over shutters rolls on

Shop front changes would have ‘massive effect’ on businesses Over 50 shop owners in Bradford […] Read More
OPEN: Southmere Academy principal, Hayley Marshall, and chief executive of Northern Education Trust, Nick Kershaw, mark the official launch of the academy

Academy celebrates new status

Re-opening of academy brings celebrations to Southmere A primary school in Bradford celebrated its official […] Read More
SWEET: Children from Year 4 smile with their flavoursome cup corn, Year 4 pupils pictured include: Owais Bostani, Liyla Khan, Ghazalah Darbok, Zaian Khan, Mustapha Khan and Zaian Wilkinson

Charity is ‘cream of the crop’

Pupils sell corn cups in fundraising appeal A primary school in Bradford took a ‘sweet’ […] Read More
WORK: Leeds was awarded a special accolade from the White Ribbon campaign last week, for its work tackling domestic violence

City awarded for tackling domestic violence

Leeds continues fight alongside White Ribbon Campaign Leeds leaders have reaffirmed their commitment to eradicating […] Read More
FILM: Following the attack on Beeston Road, the man was filmed via CCTV, with the victim lying still in the garden

Find this man

Search continues after near-fatal attack in Leeds Detectives investigating the attempted murder and serious sexual […] Read More
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Accountancy apprenticeship adds up for Fahad

Students across Yorkshire mark National Apprenticeship Week As National Apprenticeship Week arrived last Monday, thousands […] Read More
EXPLORE: Nasreen shares her views on the display, developed over a six week project

‘Wake-up call’ art display highlights online issues

Examining the real risk to Muslim children on the internet An internet safety project, involving […] Read More
UNITED: Muslim women from Leeds came together last week to discuss the best ways to ‘make a stand’ against all types of extremism in their local communities

#MakingAStand in Leeds

Muslim women unite in stand against extremism Muslim women from Leeds came together last week […] Read More
SUCCESS: Abdul Basit received his trophy last weekend from Nasir Awan - the uncle of Muhammad Yaseen in whose memory the award was named

Sweet award for volunteer

#Cakes4Syria volunteer receives national award A selfless volunteer who helped spearhead a nationwide campaign raising […] Read More
HEALTH: Doctors who specialise in diabetes were in attendance to talk about the condition at an event in Bradford last week, (l-r) Dr Shiraz Haider, Dr Husnat Hamdani, Dr Salman Shahid

Facing the silent killer

Diabetes event raises awareness in ‘at risk’ communities It is a statistic which ‘leaders have […] Read More
OPPOSITION: India’s political parties unite against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s land reforms, President of the Congress Party Sonia Gandhi was joined by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other leaders

Indian opposition unites to oppose Modi

India's usually fractious opposition parties have joined forces against a bill to ease land acquisition […] Read More
CRITICISED: Human rights supporters have slammed Nawaz Sharif’s execution system after the hangings include a man whose lawyers say was 14 when he was tortured into a confession of killing a child. Critics have pointed out that the system is a “sham” and many on death row are not terrorists


Pakistan hangs 12 in largest execution since moratorium lifted Pakistan hanged 12 convicts earlier this […] Read More
CAMPAIGN: Christians in Pakistan have long complained that they are not provided with enough protection by the government

Church blasts target Pakistan’s Christians

Campaigners take to the streets in protest for greater security Fourteen people were killed and […] Read More
British Coins and Notes

National minimum wage increased

The national minimum wage will increase by three per cent to a new rate of […] Read More
FAMILY: A picture of Shaker Aamer with daughter, Johnina (left), and son Michael, which was taken in 2001 before his detention

‘Free Shaker Aamer’

MPs call on US to release Guantanamo Bay’s last Brit For the past 13 years, […] Read More