Daily Archives: 03/03/2015

CHARITY: InTouch Foundation founder and board member, Osman Gondal, helped deliver meals to young and old in some of Pakistan’s slums

InTouch with the world: Bradford man takes charity to Pakistan

The founder of a Bradford charity, which feeds the homeless across West Yorkshire every week, flew his charitable arm around the world last month...
HEATED: Philip Hollobone MP led the debate on religious slaughter in Westminster Hall where speakers from across the political spectrum gave their views

The great big halal debate

MP argues that there was antisemitism and Islamophobia "lurking" behind some arguments against religious slaughter without stunning the animal “Religious minorities rightly feel picked on...
ILLEGAL: Evidence of the Saund’s activities were presented in front of Birmingham Crown Court including images of cannabis farms and giant wads of cash

£35million cannabis empire crashes down

Uncle and nephew jailed for huge drugs network Two men who oversaw a cannabis farm network across the Midlands - netting them a multi-million pound...
EXCLUSIVE: Editor Andleeb Hanif speaks with Prime Minister David Cameron at Asian Express offices in Leeds

“We need to unite to make a clear & loud definition between Islam &...

“We need to unite to make a clear and loud definition between Islam - a religion of peace and Islamist extremism” says Prime Minister The...
FOOTBALL: Kai Petty, Haleema Hassan and Madia Sadiq all took part in the school’s penalty shootout competition, organised in line with the 30th anniversary of the Valley parade fire

Score one for charity

Penalty shoot-out remembers Valley Parade tragedy Budding football stars from a Bradford school shot past the goal of raising £600 for a local charity last...
REPRESENTATIVE: Respect MP, George Galloway, labelled the Labour party as ‘in shambles’

Labour candidate steps down after 72 hours

Bradford West prospective MP pulls out of race The contest to hold the parliamentary seat in Bradford West took a bizarre twist last week...
RUNNERS: Around 30 people took part in the challenging 10km run last week in aid of the Islamic Relief charity

Winter runners

Fundraisers defeat the elements to conquer 10km challenge A group of fundraisers, aged from six to seventy-six-years-old, battled wind, rain and snow last weekend to...
EXPENSIVE: Local cabbies and operators have said the rise in fees will have a big effect on their trade (l-r) Mohammed Sajaad, Emily Halliday, Simon Bull and Naveed Ahmed

Frustration over new LBA parking charges

Parking costs rise at local airport The cost of parking at Yorkshire’s largest airport increased 50 per cent last week leaving drivers ‘disappointed’ with the...
PLANTS: The youths gave up their own time during half-term last week to take part in the latest project

Bulbs brighten up residential garden

Green-fingered youth sowing seeds of friendship The relationship between Dewsbury’s young Muslim population and a residential home in the area is ‘blossoming’ following the latest...
JAILED: Wakar Akhtar began his 17-year prison sentence last week and will return to court this month on charges of fleeing the country

17-years for fleeing rapist

Akhtar behind bars after successful extradition A Bradford man, who left the country part way through his trial, has returned to the UK and now...
RECOVERY: Nine-year-old Weam was hit by a rocket and had to have her lower left leg amputated under the care and supervision of British doctors

Gaza doctors return

Volunteers complete selfless work in war-stricken region A group of UK-funded NHS surgeons have returned from treating war-wounded patients in Gaza six months after the...

Corrupt Cop

Officer jailed on ‘BLACKMAIL’ charges A former Police Community Support Officer (PSCO) who blackmailed women in Newham whilst on duty, was sentenced last week to...
TRADITION: Sikh Soldier fought with the British Army in the 19th century as well as in World War One and the Second World War

Sikh regiment could return to UK

Army chief ‘looking into’ possibility of return A minister in the House of Commons says Britain’s army chief should look into re-introducing a Sikh regiment...
UNMASKED: The infamous ‘Jihadi John’ has been named as Brit Mohammed Emwazi

Jihadi John ‘UNMASKED’

Londoner behind mask of IS killer One of Islamic State’s most wanted men, dubbed ‘Jihadi John’, has been identified as Mohammed Emwazi, a Kuwaiti-born British...

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