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UNVEILED: The statue’s official launch date was Saturday 14th March with Prime Minister David Cameron and Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in attendance

Gandhi takes his place in Parliament Square

Iconic statue revealed to mark centenary year One of the greatest humanitarian and political leaders in modern history was eternalised in London last weekend as...

Amitabh Bachchan: “My bond with Kolkata cannot break”

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who will next be seen in the upcoming Bollywood film ‘Piku’, has shot quite a lot of scenes in Kolkata...

Arjun Kapoor: In our generation, Ranbir is leaps and bounds ahead

  Among the new generation of actors, there’s one quality that is very admirable - they don’t shy away from appreciating other actors in the...

Lata Mangeshkar sings after three-year break

Living singing legend Lata Mangeshkar, who is extremely choosy in singing for films, has now sung a song for a first Indian Norwegian collaboration...

Safra’s ‘Shattered’ gets the V-Dubl-E Treatment!

Classically trained singer and songwriter Safra Paul’s singing ability was evident from a young age, but the Bedford-born artist followed the more traditional route...

Sunny Leone: “I am not a typical Bollywood actress”

Adult star turned Bollywood actress Sunny Leone’s films have worked well and have been reasonably successful too. From ‘Jism 2’ to ‘Rajini MMS 2’, her...
SOLO: Zayn Malik released his first track away from One Direction last week in collaboration with Naughty Boy

Zayn Malik quits One Direction

Pop sensation leaves the band stating he wants to “feel like a normal 22-year-old” When One Direction became one man down on its "On the Road...

Study abroad and choose Hungary’s UNIVERSITY OF DEBRECEN

Looking to study in the field of Medicine, Dentistry or Pharmacy in the future but worried about the competitive market for places in the...
TARGET: The Park View academy in Birmingham was at the centre of the Trojan Horse enquiries

“No evidence of extremism”

Trojan Horse enquiry committee concludes on radicalisation accusations in Birmingham schools A series of official investigations found the claims last year that Islamist extremists had...
SMART: Emily Nar won the national Talent 2030 competition for her pop-up isolation unit design, to be used in the fight against Ebola

Building Success: Student wins national engineering prize

The fight against Ebola was taken to the classroom last week as an engineering student from Baildon took first prize for her pop-up isolation...
BLUE EYES: Model-turned-actress Ashwariya Rai Bachchan caught the attention of film-makers due to her unique blue eyes

New surgery turns brown eyes blue

Brown eyes can, of course, be beautiful yet if it is not the shade you wanted then there is little you can do other...
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 have complained that new legislation, requiring many to redesign their...
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 relaunch as an academy earlier this week as children took...
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’ approach to charity work last week as pupils swapped the...
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 the city of violence against women, with men at the...
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 assault of a woman in Leeds have released CCTV of...

Accountancy apprenticeship adds up for Fahad

Students across Yorkshire mark National Apprenticeship Week As National Apprenticeship Week arrived last Monday, thousands of students across the county got the chance to experience...
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 mothers and daughters from Leeds, has revealed a ‘worrying lack...
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 to make a united stand rejecting the barbarism of ISIS...
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 hundreds of thousands of pounds for charity was awarded last...

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