Top Stories

Also in the news

VIOLENT: Samir Hussain hit the complainant numerous times around the head and body with a rounders bat

Batley ‘bat man’ jailed: Man who beat up relative will face 5 year prison sentence

A Batley man will go to prison for more than five years after he attacked […] Read More
PREDATOR: Javed Iqbal has been handed an eight year prison sentence

Armley Paedophile locked up: ‘Dangerous’ Leeds man sentenced

A dangerous paedophile from Leeds has been handed an eight year prison sentence after abducting […] Read More
TALK TO YOUR GP: Khalid Ahmed, a pharmacist, warns Manchester shoppers about the early signs of cancer and heart disease

Be clear on cancer: Medical roadshow spreads serious message

A local Asian pharmacist joined the ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ roadshow in Manchester’s Arndale to […] Read More
MURDER INQUIRY: Samia Shahid died last month whilst visiting her family in Pakistan

Strangled with a scarf: Ex-husband and father of Bradford ‘honour killing victim’ appear in court

The former husband and father of a Bradford woman, who is suspected to have been […] Read More
SPARKLING PLANS AFOOT: Cllr Judith Blake (right) with Holly Bowman, Director of North Star Coffee Roasters, launching the South Bank Leeds consultation at Leeds Dock

Regenerating Leeds: South Bank proposal will double the size of Leeds city centre

An online public consultation on ambitious proposals to regenerate the South Bank area of Leeds […] Read More
Turkish PM Erdogan addresses the media in Ankara

Daesh child bomber: 51 dead at Turkish wedding party

A suicide attack, which claimed 51 lives in the Turkish city of Gaziantep last weekend, […] Read More
BUILDING RELATIONS: A Memorandum of Understanding will see both Babylon undergraduate and postgraduate students finishing their studies in Huddersfield

Memorandum of Understanding: Historic agreement brings global universities closer

Students from one of the most fabled cities of the ancient world will soon be […] Read More
ARMY LIFE: The group of girls from Huddersfield and Batley got an invaluable insight into what it means to be in the army

Barrack babes: British Asian girls get a taste of Army life

British Asian girls from Huddersfield and Batley shone a spotlight on Army medicine this past […] Read More
CRIMINAL: Anjem Choudary wanted to see Sharia Law in the UK

Locked up at last! Decade behind bars for Anjem Choudary who ‘influenced 100 British jihadis’

Anjem Choudary, one of the most notorious hate preachers living in the UK, is facing […] Read More
RESPECT: President of the Guru Gobind Singh Gurdwara, Ranbir Singh Rai, says police have learned some important lessons about the Sikh faith and thanked them for their support

‘Hate incident’ at Bradford Gurdwara: Lessons have been learned after throwing of Guru Granth Sahib Ji

Senior police officers from Bradford attended a meeting in the city last week to speak […] Read More
ON A MISSION: Razia Amini will head off to Sierra Leone with the 40ft container in October

Africa aid mission: Bradford grandma needs to raise £4,000 to send off container

A fundraising grandmother from Bradford will be heading off on her latest charity venture later […] Read More
DIFFICULT PROBLEM: Professor Pinki Sahota - from Leeds Beckett University - says that tackling obesity remains a ‘complex and multifaceted problem’

Obesity crisis: 1 in 3 kids in the UK are overweight by the time they leave primary school

A 2013 study by the United Nations concluded that the UK obesity rate had trebled […] Read More
GRAMMAR GREATNESS: (Left to right) Abhijeet Oswal, Arvind Narayan, Miheer Sonwalkar, Ozair Khan, Kaiser Lodhi, Aditi Rajgopal, Iqra Khan

(A) stars in their eyes! Yorkshire students enjoy fantastic A-Level results yet again

Thousands of students across the UK ripped open their precious envelopes on Thursday 18th August […] Read More
DSC03683 (800x532)

September spice sensation: World Curry Festival 2016 is only weeks away!

Arriving on Yorkshire’s doorstep for 15 days of flavours, sights and sounds from around the […] Read More
CHARITABLE: Bobby Patel celebrates raising £2,000 for Yorkshire Cancer Research with his wife, Minal, and Stephanie Jones, Regional Fundraiser for West Yorkshire at the charity

Restaurant runners: ‘All-clear’ diagnosis inspires fundraisers to raise thousands for charity

A restaurant owner from Drighlington has raised £2,000 for Yorkshire Cancer Research after taking part […] Read More