Daily Archives: 12/03/2015

RELIEVED: Khan was forced to walk away from Bradford Bulls after his regime’s company was liquidated

Landmark case could rewrite history of rugby club

Former Bulls owner claims victory against administrator After being branded a ‘thief’ by some, Omar Khan says it was a ‘huge relief’ when a High...
DANCE: The three routines completed on the night by the couple were the Tango, Argentine Tango, and Waltz

Putting the ‘CHA CHA’ in Charity

Evening of dance raises £30,000 for hospice Fundraisers laced up their dancing shoes last weekend as the ‘Martin House Strictly Get Dancing’ event returned to...
GIVING: Eye specialist, Ishtiyak Mahomed, will travel to Sudan next week alongside the Mercy Mission charity

Eye-opening experience: Surgeon heads to Africa in aid mission

A local optometrist says he hopes to set up an eye surgery in one of the most poverty-stricken areas of Sudan in the future...

Landmark summit: Tough new measures announced by Prime Minister on tackling sexual exploitation

New criminal sanctions for those who fail to protect children from sexual exploitation are at the heart of a package of new measures announced...

Leap of Faith for charity

Flying five fall from the skies A group of high-flying fundraisers took the saying ‘the sky’s the limit’ to a whole new level last week...

Labour select Shah

Bradfordian to stand in general elections Following the resignation of Bradford West’s Labour candidate just four days into her role, the political party has selected...
PROTECTION: Vice-president of the city’s Council for Mosques, Zulfiqar Karim, says places of worship need laws to help protect them from repeat instances

Places of worship ‘need more protection’

Calls for new legislation following mosque invaders Britain First members who marched into Mosques in Bradford will not face any charges, the Crown Prosecution Service...
AWARD: Habiban Zaman will head to the House of Lords later this year to receive her BCHA

Community Champion

Prestigious award for Kirklees worker Over the past 25 years, Habiban Zaman has worked tirelessly to promote community cohesion across Kirklees with her efforts...
TRAGIC: Hamzah Khan was left to starve to death by his mother, Amanda Hutton, in 2009, whilst his body was found two years later

Police ‘could not prevent’ Hamzah death

IPCC rules West Yorkshire officers not at fault The shocking death of a four-year-old in Bradford could not have been prevented or predicted by police,...
OPEN: The new library was officially opened last week with staff, pupils and Roger Ram all in attendance

READy for action

New library facilities for primary pupils A Dewsbury school celebrated the official opening of its new library last week whilst similar services in the area...
SHOCKING: Artefacts dating back hundreds of years were destroyed by hammers, drills and bulldozers in Iraq recently by the Islamic State

Destroying history

IS militants target cultural sites in ‘catastrophic’ attack The Islamic State have been accused of ‘defying the will of the world’ after militants attacked cultural...
COLOUR: Powder is thrown into the air as colour overtakes the Holi celebrations

Happy Holi

Colourful scenes welcome in Spring Vibrant colours fill the sky, skin and clothes are turned every shade possible, and thousands flock to the streets to...
DEMONSTRATION: Hundreds gathered following the death of Avjit Roy to protest the attack

FBI help in Bangladesh murder case

Investigation continues into death of secular blogger, killed by machete- wielding assailant America’s top crime agency has been called in to help investigate the murder...
AGGRESSION: Around 200 women die each year in instances of domestic violence in Algeria

Algeria criminalises violence against women

Algeria's parliament passed a law on 5th March criminalising violence against women, in a move criticised by both Islamist lawmakers as well as Amnesty...
CLEVER: The Best App winning team included: Emily Ball, Hannah Wakefield, Ciara Gara, Tanaya Maslekar, Mia Bradley, Mahika Gogi, Bushra Tellisi, Beth Irwin-Jones

H-APP-y times for Leeds students

City’s tech-whizzes triumph in countywide competition A team of business-savvy students from Leeds proved they were the real deal when it comes to innovation last...
TASTY: Pupils and staff from each year group at Bankside Primary got involved with the ‘Great Bankside Bake-off’ project

Great Bankside Bake-off

Budding bakers head to the kitchen for school competition Whisks and wooden spoons were at the ready last week as a thriving Leeds primary school...
READING: Children at Lady Royd Primary got in the spirit of World Book Day last week, dressing up as their favourite characters

World Book Day

Children bring their favourite stories to life Wally was just one of the characters who was a little easier to find this past Thursday as...
The new 911 GT3 RS is priced from £131,296 and will arrive in showrooms in May

New Porsche 911 GT3 RS

New high-performance sports car celebrates world premiere at Geneva International Motor Show Blurring, once again, the boundaries between road-going sports cars and race-track cars, comes...
WICKED: Polly Chowdhury (left) and her lover Kiki Muddar were convicted of killing Chowdhury’s daughter, Ayesha

Two jailed for ‘wicked’ manslaughter of child

Mother and lesbian lover found guilty over daughter’s death A 35-year-old woman and her sadistic lover who created an online fantasy world have been convicted...

Heartache

Legal challenge dismissed on Britain’s visa law requirement for British half of couple to earn more than £18,600 Almost half the working population of Britain...

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