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Lord Ganesha toilet seat outrage

Upset Hindus are urging USA-headquartered e-commerce company Etsy, Inc. for immediate withdrawal of toilet seat […] Read More

Children pull off biggest-ever fundraiser for Huddersfield children’s hospice

When the fundraising team at Huddersfield-based Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice had the idea of […] Read More

Think… “Asian Glastonbury”: Heady combination of musical acts heralds the 15th London Mela

London is preparing to celebrate Asian culture and showcase a combination of legends, international artists, […] Read More
DYNAMIC DUO: Bosses of the Big John’s Birmingham Mela Bob and John Saddiq

Birmingham Mela pulls in over 90,000 visitors

  Big John's Birmingham Mela has become one of the largest in the country Headline […] Read More

We need to dispel the dangerous myth that it’s only Asian men who sexually assault young women

“There is no community where men don’t rape girls and we must face up to […] Read More

Bradford celebrates Pakistan’s Independence Day

Bradford hosted great festivities as the Pakistani community celebrated 70 years since their independence day […] Read More
Bradford students celebrate A-level result success

Bradford students celebrate A-level result success

Coun Imran Khan, Bradford Council's Executive Member for Education, Employment and Skills said: "The early […] Read More

Lord Mayor of Bradford buys his candyfloss and popcorn

Manningham event organised and run entirely by young volunteers is an iconic representation of community […] Read More
BEAMING: Heading to university in Cambridge, Oxford and London are (L-R) Fahd Omar, Disha Anand and Aditya Tambe

Oxbridge and London calling for stellar A-level students

  Students at The Grammar School at Leeds (GSAL) have won coveted places at leading […] Read More

HOMETOWN HEROINE: Great British Bake Off champ Nadiya Hussain takes her TV career to the next level

  Great British Bake Off champion Nadiya Hussain has embarked on a new presenting role […] Read More
BEAMING: Patriotic Abrar-ul-Haq is delighted to see Pakistan’s Captain Sarfaraz Ahmed as the back page story of Asian Express

ABRAR-UL-HAQ: “I was in the process of buying a private jet…”

  Hailed as one of Pakistan's most-loved pop, bhangra and folk singers, Abrar-ul-Haq says that […] Read More

Eight jailed for supply of ‘spice’ drug

Cheaper than cannabis ‘spice’ is known as the “suicide drug” on the street Users will […] Read More
Nitasha Mustafa, 13, and parent Mrs Halima Ali signing the Love Roundhay Charter at the Gupshup event

We are diverse… we are equal… we are united

  A new festival marking a Leeds school’s rich culture culminated in staff and students […] Read More

Read our lips: Next generation of CCTV technology captures and relays what customers are thinking

Information available on CCTV footage is all about to change with lip-reading tech and software […] Read More
JUMPING FOR JOY: Shahayna Begum celebrates during boccia game

Deaf girl wins Outstanding Achievement Award

  A Bradford schoolgirl has been celebrating after being presented with an award recognising her […] Read More
CYCLISTS ASSEMBLE: Hajj Ride group ready for epic vogue

Super cycle from London to Mecca

  Group of Muslim brothers set out on a 2000-mile bike ride aiming to arrive […] Read More

Indian women create history at Kings Cross Station

Celebrating 70 years of India Independence Day A colourful India descended on the Western Concourse […] Read More
Operation Shelter defendants who were convicted/pleaded guilty of offences including conspiracy to incite prostitution, rape and drugs Northumbria Police. Left to right, row by row, starting top left (Picture: Northumbia Police). Abdul Sabe, Habibur Rahim, Badrul Hussain, AbdulHamid Minoyee, Jahanger Zaman, Monjur Choudhury, Taherul Alam, Mohammed Ali, Nadeem Aslam, Mohammed Azram, Yassar Hussain, Saiful Islam, Eisa Mousavi, Prabhat Nelli, Mohibur Rahman, Nashir Uddin, Redwan Siddquee, Carolann Gallon

Child sex network convicted

  "Vile crimes committed by evil men" Eighteen people have been convicted of abusing girls […] Read More

BROTHERS SET SIGHTS HIGH AS CREAMS BRITISH LUXURY LAUNCHES AT BLUEWATER

Two brothers from Yorkshire are hoping to make a splash in Kent this month, as […] Read More

Free from British Rule: India and Pakistan to celebrate milestone 70-years of Independence

Mid-August marks independence days of Pakistan and India, two of the largest countries of South […] Read More

West Yorkshire’s PCC supports response to human trafficking and modern slavery

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has released new figures on the scale of human trafficking […] Read More

Birkby becomes “selfie central” as cricket legends descend on local club

Birkby Rose Hill Cricket Club was packed to capacity when an international team of all-stars […] Read More

“These sexual offenders have brought shame on their religion”

“Sometimes elders in the Pakistani community prefer to blame young girls or even evil spirits […] Read More

Sweet success: Confectionary initiative raises £51,000 for Pakistan orphanage

A team from Bradford has had an insanely successful month of fundraising this Ramadan, after […] Read More
DETERMINED DUO: Avid fundraiser and humanitarian Nazim Ali along with 15-year-old Sufyaan Bashir will climb three of the country’s highest peaks in 24-hours

Saving lives in Syria and Gaza

  Bradford duo ready to take on the Three Peaks challenge raising crucial funds A […] Read More