Coalition parties debate new terror plans

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9:09am Monday 1st September 2014

Negotiations between the two coalition parties over controversial plans to extend anti-terrorism powers continue today, in an effort to reach agreement before David Cameron addresses MPs.

Scores injured after Islamabad protests

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2:28pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Thousands of anti-government protesters have tried to raid the official residence of Pakistan's prime minister, sparking clashes with police that killed three people and wounded nearly 400 amid cries for the premier to step down, officials said.

Man due in court charged with attack on MP

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2:20pm Sunday 31st August 2014

A 39-year-old man will appear in court tomorrow charged with a religiously aggravated assault on controversial MP George Galloway who was left battered and bruised in an alleged street attack.

Fatwa issued against those who join IS

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2:34pm Sunday 31st August 2014

Muslim leaders have issued a fatwa condemning British jihadis.

Bollywood stars 'Slam, The Tour' O2 Arena details revealed

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12:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Deepika Padukone, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Malaika Arora Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and Abhishek Bachchan are among the stars set to perform in London in October.

George Galloway attacked in the street

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10:26am Saturday 30th August 2014

CONTROVERSIAL Bradford West MP George Galloway has spent the night in hospital after he was beaten up in the street.

'Shame culture within community means many victims suffer in silence'

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10:49am Saturday 30th August 2014

An Asian businesswoman has said a "shame culture" within families and communities means many sexual abuse victims often suffer in silence.

PM announces new tougher terror laws

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3:22pm Friday 29th August 2014

David Cameron has announced new laws to crack down on terror suspects as he warned that extremism in Iraq and Syria poses a greater danger to Britain than al Qaida.

Ethnic group charity boss is cleared of fraud

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3:25pm Friday 29th August 2014

A former charity boss has been cleared of two counts of fraud.

Recruitment firm payroll fraudster and accomplice jailed

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3:29pm Friday 29th August 2014

A fraudster who stole nearly £3 million from a City firm and then frittered away cash on gambling and a Thai bride has been jailed for four years for the "appalling breach of trust".

Astrologer £50k blackmail case is delayed

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12:21pm Friday 29th August 2014

A 49-year-old man accused of blackmailing a couple through a healing and astrology service has had his court case adjourned after it was revealed he is facing further counts of fraud.

Full shortlist for Brit Asia TV Music Awards announced in Birmingham

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11:07am Friday 29th August 2014

The Brit Asia TV Music Awards have announced their short list for this year's show which take place in October.

British student: 'Give up weekly Nandos and fight for Allah'

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10:41am Friday 29th August 2014

A British student has boasted of joining the "golden era of jihad" and fighting for the Islamic State, in a new video.

East Lancs taxi driver attempted sexual assault on undercover police officer after waving vibrator at her

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9:24am Friday 29th August 2014

A TAXI driver has admitted attempted sexual assault on an undercover police officer 11 months after he was cleared of sexually assaulting a teenager.

Crisis hit Tesco cuts dividend 75%

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10:37am Friday 29th August 2014

The trading crisis at Tesco deepened today as it revealed another profits warning and slashed its dividend to shareholders by 75%.

Muslim and Jewish leaders united in call for peace

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10:45am Friday 29th August 2014

Muslim and Jewish leaders in the UK have called for followers of both faiths to "export peace" to Gaza and stamp out racism.

'Burq-Off!': The one-woman show by Nadia Manzoor comes to UK

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7:00am Friday 29th August 2014

A British comic writer plays no less than 21 characters in a new play sharing her experiences of growing up in a traditional Muslim family.

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.

Superstar Superintendant from Lewisham to take part in India policing programme

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3:46pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Lewisham’s borough commander will be taking part in a programme in India to help train national police officers starting Tuesday.

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'

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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

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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'

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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

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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

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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.

Man hit with wooden pole in Gravesend racist attack

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10:02am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A man has been assaulted with a wooden pole during a racist attack in Gravesend.

£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.

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.

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.

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.

Tributes to 'inspirational' Lancashire trade union stalwart

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6:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

A STALWART of the Lancashire trade union movement has died, aged 83.

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.





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