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REFUSED ENTRY: A British Muslim family had to abandon their Disney dreams at the airport

Disney disaster for Muslim family who were banned from boarding US flight

US officials refuse to explain why  A British Muslim family in London were banned from boarding a flight to Disneyland, Los Angeles, on 15th December...

The Great Selection Box Appeal enjoys its third successful year

Sweet gesture for hospital kids thanks to December duo  A kind-hearted duo from Bradford and Leeds have succeeded in their mission to collect over 250...

Shipley schoolboy Ubayd Rehman lands top acting role in BBC sitcom

Bradford teen becomes part of the Citizen Khan crew A Bradford teenager from Shipley has been scooped up by the BBC for their top British...
PREPARATIONS: Getting ready to fill those plates

Curry Circle HO-HO-HOsts Christmas meal for the homeless

Communities get together in Bradford for festive fun   The Carlisle Business Centre in Bradford was packed to the rafters on Thursday 17th December when around...

Super slimmer: Weight loss champion sheds the pounds after warning from docs

After seeing his weight sky rocket to over 22 stone at the age of just 23, Halifax resident Amraze Khan was issued with the...

The right way to write

Putting pen to paper pays off for primary school pupil Abdul Maatin Riaz is just like your normal seven-year-old boy, he loves swimming, playing and...
TACKLING LONELINESS: The team at touchstone want to prevent the elderly from feeling isolated

Inspirational project sees grandparents adopted by volunteers

Neighbours go on dinner dates in a bid to make Leeds less lonely Leeds has been awarded a £6 million project which is aiming to...

Black box from shot-down Russian warplane contains zero information

Russian officials were hoping to find out if Turkey were to blame The damaged black box from the Russian warplane shot down by Turkey...

India decides to lower the age for trying rapists in court to 16

New law is needed after Delhi bus gang rape in 2012 Indian officials have this week passed legislation which has lowered the age for people...
TIARA: Shaima Qasim was named the first Miss Iraq in 43 years after receiving her crown this week

Miss Iraq contest returns after 43 years

Organisers and contestants praised for standing up to terror threats Iraq’s first national beauty contest since 1972 concluded earlier this week despite death threats targeted...

London Motor Show commissions “Ultimate Defender” by Afzal Kahn

Yorskhire entrepreneur Afzal Kahn has been commissioned to design a one-off bespoke version of the Land Rover Defender by the London Motor Show. As one...

Mercedes kills off its SLK model

Mercedes had dropped the much-liked SLK model and replaced it with a revised car dubbed the SLC. As part of the Stuttgart-based firm's new naming...

Next-generation sleigh for Santa

The University of Central Lancashire has released a render of an improved sleigh for Father Christmas. After analysing the aerodynamic qualities of Santa’s wagon, the...
JOINING FORCES: West Yorkshire’s Muslims travel to Cumbria and help the army with the disaster

Local Muslims dig out wellies and spades to help in relief effort

Islamic charities flood in to bring aid to Cumbria Islamic charities based in West Yorkshire have joined forces with soldiers to provide aid and assistance...
AWARD-WINNING CHAPLAIN: Mohammed Arshad says holistic care is crucial to the process of recovery

NHS recognises the work of dedicated hospital Imam with a special award

‘Everyone needs an Arshad in their life!’ A hospital chaplain in Bradford received a prestigious award last week for showing excellence in equality and diversity. Mohammed...
FAMILY: Zeb and Armaan Ayub both suffer from a genetic bone disorder and play wheelchair basketball

Like father like son: Local family aiming for a double slam-dunk in wheelchair

A father and son from Bradford, who share the same genetic bone disorder, are determined to take the wheelchair basketball scene by storm with...

Hasan’s Restaurant: Swoon over samosas in a Kirkstall gem

Hasan’s turns up the heat and goes from strength to strength One of Leeds’ finest family-orientated Indian restaurants is gearing up to celebrate the joys...

Sixth formers make a LEAP into the business world

Students given business masterclass in new initiative A business initiative which enables students to set up their own company for a whole school year...

“Don’t be stumped: Send that sample!”

The message is clear: kit is life-saving Dr Elaine James - a GP from Yeadon Tarn Medical Practice and Macmillan funded GP Cancer Lead for...

BBC One show needs you

Get reunited with distant family and win up to £30,000 Families in the UK, with relatives living abroad, are being offered the opportunity of a...

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