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EXTRAVAGANT: Billionaire Sanjay Hinduja tied the knot with Anu Mahtani in a lush wedding complete with performances by Jennifer Lopez and Nicole Scherzinger

My big fat £15 million Indian wedding

Tycoon from British billionaire Hinduja family hires Jennifer Lopez and Nicole Scherzinger for his big day A billionaire from one of Britain’s wealthiest business families,...

Calls to end non-stun slaughter

British Veterinary Association presents findings at Parliamentary debate which could effect the halal meat industry The debate around the halal slaughter of animals was heard...

‘Charity starts at home’

Trustees call on Asian communities to step forward and help local charities A husband-and-wife from Leeds are urging more people from the South Asian community...
PRAISED: Naz is a former prisoner who turned his life around and now works with young people to deter them from a life of crime. He will be using the facilities with his organisation, Con-Sequence

A first-hand look at life behind bars

Bradford Centre of Excellence looks to turn youths away from crime Bradford’s leaders have taken a proactive step in the fight against youth crime after...
CONDOLENCES: Imam Qari Asim, from Leeds’ Makkah Masjid, was part of the four-person team who visited Paris at the start of February

Imams head to Paris

Muslims told to ‘reclaim’ peaceful religion from minority fanatics who have ‘hijacked’ it A group of British imams headed to the French capital’s oldest synagogue...
ACTION: Local residents from Oulton Terrace and Rothesay Terrace want to see the fly-tipping stop in hope of turning land into a community garden

‘Stop the fly-tipping’

Community calls for an end to unsightly mess A residents group, who have continuously seen fly-tippers discard their waste on land they hope to turn...
MEETING: Mr Cameron visited the Asian Express offices earlier this month

‘Keep up the great work’

Prime Minister’s message to the Asian Express Following a successful visit from Britain’s Prime Minister earlier this month, the Asian Express Newspaper has been told...
APPEAL: LPHDA director, Dale Askham, and PHV driver, Tasadaq Hussain, stand at the site of Leeds’ newest bus lane

‘Call’ for access

Drivers question latest bus lane regulations Private hire vehicle (PHV) drivers in Leeds have questioned why access to one of the city’s busiest streets...
BUSINESS: Jana Braun-Wilson, Amn Bashir, Maleehah Aziz and Muskaan Amini sold the bracelets at school to help impoverished people in India

Bracelets for Blankets

Warm message from Bradford to India Determined fundraisers from a school in Bradford have helped purchase more than 500 blankets for some of the world’s...
LANDMARK: Campaigners have now gathered outside the McDonalds establishment for 200 days since the start of the boycott campaign

Boycott reaches 200 DAYS

Passion 4 Palestine protestors hit latest milestone A group of campaigners, who have stood outside a Bradford McDonalds every evening for two-hundred days, are celebrating...
CLEVER: Mohamed Elrawemi is closely involved with the NanoMend project which aims to roll out the availability of renewable energy

A bright future

Huddersfield leads the way in renewable energy research Research at the University of Huddersfield has never been ‘brighter’ as scientists take the lead on innovative...
TALENT: Roopa Panesar was trained by sitar maestro, Ustad Dharambir Singh MBE, and is known around the world

World-renowned sitarist plays in Leeds

Roopa Panesar to close ‘Women in Arts’ programme One of the UK’s leading sitar players will be plying her trade in Leeds next month as...
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#MuslimLivesMatter: Protest against BBC

North Carolina murders: Fathers of slain USA Muslim students maintains “It was a hate crime” The fathers of the three promising Muslim students shot in their...
Najma

Najma Akhtar

The woman who created a new genre of music infusing jazz with ghazals In 1987 a British-born vocalist, songwriter and actor achieved a significant place...

Dr Zeus’s camp delivers another buster track!

The Dr Zeus camp delivers another massive tune in the form of 'Inch'. Headed up by extraordinary 'Zora' and featuring Punjabi rapper 'Fateh', Inch...

Honeymoon

Sanj C and Taz kickstart the wedding season with a dancefloor smasher! A perfect blend of Bollywood and bhangra, with the magic of Sanj C...

‘Mushy’ speaks with Asian Express

Britain’s most loved student on life after Thornhill Last year millions of people were glued to their television screens as Thornhill Academy’s Musharaf Asghar overcome...
Bugatti Veyron

End of an era

Bugatti to take its 450th and final Veyron to Geneva Motor Show At last Bugatti has managed to shift the last few remaining €1million Veyrons, and...
Tee Hee! It’s the ticklish Toyota

Tee Hee! It’s the ticklish Toyota

Tee Hee! It’s the ticklish Toyota It gives you mirth not miles per gallon and its emissions are guffaws, chortles and sniggers rather than exhaust...
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New ‘Progression’ and ‘Junior’ models added to Alfa Romeo MiTo range

Two new models added to the Alfa Romeo MiTo range in 2015 Progression is the new entry-level specification, featuring air conditioning, alloy wheels and...

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