Shah Rukh is ambassador for 'Turn Back Crime campaign'

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11:15am Thursday 28th August 2014

Shah Rukh Khan has been unveiled as the ambassador for INTERPOL’s Turn Back Crime campaign to promote greater awareness of how each of us can have a role in preventing crime.

Fashion chain Zara apologises for offensive pyjama tops

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10:15am Thursday 28th August 2014

Fashion chain Zara has apologised and removed a children's pyjama top from sale following complaints it resembled the clothing worn by Jewish prisoners in concentration camps.

'Because they were Asian, they didn't want communities to be in uproar about it'

Asian Image: Domestic violence rates in Bexley soar by 14 per cent

10:12am Thursday 28th August 2014

A woman has claimed she was groomed into a two-year sexual relationship with a man 10 years older than her, despite police knowing about it.

Men are simple creatures, it doesn’t take a PhD to figure them out

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7:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

But the bona fide alpha male really is simpler than he would like to believe.

'Million Dollar Arm Roadshow' comes to Manchester

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6:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Think you can throw a ball pretty fast? Then get down to Manchester this Friday.

Man arrested over murder of Pakistani politician Dr Imran Farooq

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2:12pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Detectives investigating the murder of an exiled Pakistani politician who was ambushed on his way home from work have made a second arrest.

Bollywood film production company to invest £13m in Manchester

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3:14pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

An Indian production company is to invest £13 million in the UK, the Deputy Prime Minister has announced, during a visit to a Mumbai film set as part of his UK trade mission to boost links between the two nations.

PICTURES: Spanish tomato fight fiesta

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2:58pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

People lay in a puddle squashed tomatoes, during the annual "tomatina" tomato fight fiesta in the village of Bunol, 50 kilometers outside Valencia, Spain. 

New study into shisha smoking is launched

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2:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A new health initiative is aiming to look at why more and more young people are smoking shisha.

Actress plans to showcase Indian culture in New York with new musical

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1:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Singer, songwriter and actress Nishi Rajan is producing an Indian musical in New York.

Nick Clegg opens Bangalore Business Centre

Asian Image: TRADE MISSION: Deputy PM Nick Clegg who is heading the trade mission to India. Photo: Nick Ansell/PA Wire.

12:43pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Nick Clegg has hailed India's fast-growing prowess in the aerospace and hi-tech sectors on the final leg of a three-day UK trade mission to boost links between the two nations.

'Those who choose to fight abroad should be stripped of British citizenship'

Asian Image: Metropolitan Police commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe admitted there was some truth in claims that crime figures were fiddled

11:44am Wednesday 27th August 2014

British extremists who go to fight abroad should be stripped of their passports, the country's most senior police officer has said.

Asian mill workers urged to share memories as part of special exhibition

Asian Image: Workers at Lister's Mill in its heyday

11:38am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Although the cotton industry was in decline by the middle of the twentieth century, in the 1950s and 1960s people were still coming from India and Pakistan to work alongside native Lancastrians in the remaining mills.

'Staff nervous about identifying ethnic origin of abusers'

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10:13am Wednesday 27th August 2014

No council employees will face disciplinary action in a town where 1,400 children suffered sexual exploitation in a 16-year period, the local authority's chief executive has said.

American woman being held by IS

Asian Image: In this photo released on Sunday, May 26, 2013, by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad take their position during a clashes against Syrian rebels, in Aleppo, Syria. Syria's Information Ministry sa

10:08am Wednesday 27th August 2014

The Islamic State (IS) militant group is holding hostage a young American woman who was carrying out humanitarian aid work in Syria, it has emerged.

£400,000 seized and two arrested as part of Hajj fraud investigation

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8:53pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Two people have been arrested and an estimated £400,000 was seized in East London as part of an ongoing investigation into Hajj fraud.

A mother who wanted nothing more than the truth

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5:00pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Fatima Khan is a name everyone of us should be synonymous with but we aren't. We know of the young girl Malala Yusufzai.

Sisters donate gift boxes to women's refuge

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3:47pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Four sisters donated more than 80 gift boxes to women in refuge to celebrate Eid.

Dharmendra rolls back the years in 'Double di Trouble'

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2:52pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Veteran Dharmendra will be seen in action sequences in his latest release 'Double di Trouble'. Even at the age of 78, he performed harness shots and refused to take any body doubles for his shots.

Israeli military blow-up Gaza tower blocks

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9:58am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Israel has bombed two large high-rise buildings in Gaza City with dozens of homes and shops - an escalation in the seven weeks of fighting with Hamas.

Clergy hails cultural links with India

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10:03am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Nick Clegg and Indian prime minister Narendra Modi have held talks on trade, climate change and education.

Call to end stop and search 'abuse'

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7:57am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Stop and search powers should be scrapped entirely after 40 years of alienation, a campaigner has claimed, despite moves by the Home Secretary and police forces to increase transparency.

Baby-faced East Lancs teen gets ASBO for ‘making innocent lives a misery’

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9:12am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A BABY-faced teenage criminal who was ‘making innocent people’s lives a misery’ has been issued with an ASBO and a two-year ban from Brierfield town centre.

There has to be more to worry about in Pakistan than an on-screen kiss?

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3:20pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Pakistani actress Humaima Malik (no relative of Veena) faces being vilified by her peers because of a kiss.

Call to ban electronic cigarettes from indoor spaces

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12:11pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Electronic cigarettes should be banned from indoor spaces and face curbs on their sale over health fears, the World Health Organisation has said.

Foreign students 'not seen as immigrants'

12:55pm Monday 25th August 2014

The British public does not see international students as immigrants and are opposed to attempts to reduce their number in a bid to lower net immigration, according to a new study.

Seema Malhotra MP to tackle domestic violence

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12:53pm Monday 25th August 2014

Labour leader Ed Miliband has appointed Seema Malhotra to be the party's first shadow minister tasked with tackling violence against women and girls.

Mum of three-year-old Mikaeel jailed

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12:49pm Monday 25th August 2014

A mother who killed her three-year-old son and hid his body in a suitcase has been jailed for 11 years.

10 dead after stampede at temple

12:56pm Monday 25th August 2014

A pre-dawn stampede has killed 10 people at a temple in central India.

'Free Palestine, boycott Israel' messages stamped on bank notes and handed out by newsagent

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8:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

FREE Palestine, boycott Israel messages are being stamped on bank notes and handed out by a newsagent.

What makes you an extremist and at what point will you be breaking the law?

Asian Image: CAMERA  East Lancashire councils use terrorist laws to catch people for minor offences

12:02pm Sunday 24th August 2014

The Home Secretary Theresa May is to introduce new laws to counter Islamic extremism in the UK. But what can be seen as extreme to one person may be simply someone else’s opinion.

New laws to tackle extremists to be introduced

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12:31pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

The Home Secretary is poised to bring in new laws to tackle British extremists in the wake of the horrific killing of American journalist James Foley by a jihadist with an English accent.

Man blamed the devil when he attacked his sister

Asian Image: Blind and partially deaf man denies conspiracy to supply class A drugs

6:53am Friday 22nd August 2014

A SCHIZOPHRENIC man who blamed the devil when he attacked his sister and stabbed a knife into his mother's furniture, has been made the subject of a Hospital Order.

PICTURES: Million Dollar Arm screening Mayfair

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2:57pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Jon Hamm has said he could not resist the opportunity to play a good guy when he was approached about the role of a washed-up sports agent in his new film Million Dollar Arm, which has its UK premiere tonight.

Imran Khan party resigns from Pakistani parliament

Asian Image: Imran Khan unlikely to accept Taliban request

2:49pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Assembly members from Imran Khan's party have resigned from Pakistan's parliament to pressure the prime minister to step down over what they claim is electoral fraud.

Jewish community condemns desecration of Muslim graves

10:25am Friday 22nd August 2014

Members of the Jewish community have said they are horrified after racist yobs targeted graves in a Muslim section of cemetery.

Clegg to lead trade mission to India

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9:58am Friday 22nd August 2014

Nick Clegg will lead a UK trade mission to India next week in the latest attempt by the Government to boost links between the two nations.

India blocks film about killing of Indira Gandhi

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9:57am Friday 22nd August 2014

India has blocked the release of a film about the assassination of former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi, saying it glorifies her killers and could trigger violent protests.

MURDER PROBE: Blackburn man died of single stab wound, police reveal

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6:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A MAN who died after suffering fatal injuries at a house in Blackburn was stabbed, murder probe police have confirmed.

Pamela Anderson urges ban on animal testing in India

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7:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Former Baywatch star and Bigg Boss star Pamela Anderson has written to the Indian Health Ministry calling for a ban on animal testing.

Is there any point in asking British Muslims about radicalisation?

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4:24pm Thursday 21st August 2014

The recent killing of a journalist has once again brought to the fore the ‘problems of radicalisation’ within young British Muslims.

IS are deluded if they think Muslims are impressed with acts of barbarism

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12:19pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Decapitations are nothing but a savage trophy prize for the most debased sadist.

Kareena Kapoor and Sharmila Tagore support UNICEF work in India

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11:26am Thursday 21st August 2014

Bollywood actress and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Sharmila Tagore joined actress and UNICEF Celebrity Advocate, Kareena Kapoor Khan at a dinner to support UNICEF’s education work for children in India.

The Marquee: A Grade II listed building perfect for Asian weddings

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3:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

PROMOTION: The Marquee is an impressive, modern venue, set amidst the stunning Grade II* listed building, enveloped within eight acres of greenery close to the heart of Manchester, with the ability to accommodate banqueting for over 600 people all year round.

International manhunt for killer of James Foley

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10:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

An international manhunt is under way for a British jihadist believed to have perpetrated the on-screen beheading of American journalist James Foley.

Murder hunt after man stabbed to death in Southall

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9:45am Thursday 21st August 2014

DETECTIVES are involved in a murder inquiry after a man was stabbed to death in Southall last night.

YouTube taking action to remove beheading video

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4:11pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

YouTube is taking action to remove any video of James Foley's murder on its site and close accounts belonging to terrorist organisations, it said today.

Charity boss 'gave back £100,000'

4:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A charity boss accused of fraud gave back more than £100,000 to Government officials following a funding error, a court has heard.

Galloway: 'I won't be silenced, I will keep speaking out against horrendous injustice.'

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1:16pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Respect MP George Galloway has vowed not be silenced after he was interviewed under caution by police investigating his declaration that Bradford was "an Israel-free zone".

Dismay at number of ethnic minorities working in TV industry

Asian Image: Lenny Henry to unveil proposals to increase ethnic minorities in TV

12:36pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Stars including Idris Elba and Lenny Henry have told TV bosses they are "dismayed" at the poor numbers of people from ethnic minority backgrounds working in the industry and demanded money be set aside to improve the situation.

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