Samsung launches four new products in a day

Asian Image: Samsung launches four new products in a day

2:30pm Friday 11th April 2014

Technology giant Samsung has stepped up the consumer war with Apple by launching four new products in a single day.

UK companies win £850m worth of contracts with Saudi Arabia

Asian Image: Skills Minister Matthew Hancock

1:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

UK education providers have won four new contracts worth £850 million to establish 12 technical and vocational training colleges in Saudi Arabia, Skills Minister Matthew Hancock has announced.

Leicestershire Business group meet Vince Cable

Asian Image: Leicestershire Business group meet Vince Cable

11:29am Wednesday 9th April 2014

The Leicestershire Asian Business Association were the guests as Sir Edward Garnier, MP invited constituents to a briefing session with ministers and industry experts at the Palace of Westminster.

Barclays sell UAE retail arm to Sharia-compliant bank

2:02pm Sunday 6th April 2014

Barclays has signed an agreement to sell its retail arm serving expatriates in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to a Sharia-compliant bank for a reported 650 million dirhams (£107 million).

More bad news for Blackberry

Asian Image: More bad news for Blackberry

3:00pm Friday 28th March 2014

Smartphone maker BlackBerry has reported a heavy quarterly loss as sales of its devices continue to fall.

Abu Dhabi International Airport named best in Middle East

Asian Image: Abu Dhabi International Airport named best in Middle East

4:27pm Thursday 27th March 2014

Abu Dhabi International Airport has been named as the ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ by The World Airport Awards of Skytrax, for the third consecutive year.

Number of Chinese speakers in City of London up

Asian Image: London’s skyline with The Shard towering above it

10:02am Tuesday 25th March 2014

The number of Chinese speakers working in the City of London has increased "dramatically" in the past year, according to a new study.

Sony to move into virtual reality business

Asian Image: Are Sony working on a PlayStation phone?

10:05am Wednesday 19th March 2014

Sony is getting into the virtual reality business.

Apple launches cheaper iPhone 5c

Asian Image: The iPhone 5S

9:25am Tuesday 18th March 2014

Apple has launched a cheaper version of its existing iPhone 5c smartphone, cutting £40 from the current retail price.

Now you can build your own tandoor and make rotees like they used too!

Asian Image: Now you can build your own tandoor and make rotees like they used too!

8:00am Tuesday 18th March 2014

Want to make rotes (chappatis) the traditional way then you can now build your own tandoor!

Priyanka graces cover of BRIC magazine

Asian Image: Priyanka graces cover of BRIC magazine

4:55pm Friday 14th March 2014

Priyanka Chopra graces the front cover of issue 1 of BRIC magazine.

Company secures major deal supplying cable cleats to holy mosque in Makkah

Asian Image: An artist’s impression of the Shamiya Haram in Mecca

4:00pm Friday 14th March 2014

A cable cleat maker has secured one of its largest orders after helping expand a mosque welcoming millions of worshippers.

Big rise in passengers travelling to and from UAE and India at Manchester Airport

Asian Image: New Boeing Dreamliner 787 arrives at Manchester Airport

9:27am Friday 14th March 2014

Manchester Airport saw a 5.2% increase last year in its passenger figures.

BBC and Facebook are websites Britons love most

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12:00pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

The two websites Britain cannot live without are the BBC and social networking site Facebook, new research has found.

Patchwork Foundation hosts Deputy PM Nick Clegg at Q&A event

Asian Image: Patchwork Foundation hosts Deputy PM Nick Clegg at Q&A event

1:28pm Saturday 8th March 2014

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg attended a question and answer session at the British Muslim Heritage Centre.

Brothers at Harwood Solicitors adapting to industry challenges

Asian Image: Brothers at Harwood Solicitors adapting to industry challenges

11:13am Friday 7th March 2014

As the economy sees signs of renewed growth, a new survey reveals that this optimism is mirrored in the legal sector.

Indian Angel Network to make first investment in UK start-up

Asian Image: UK Trade and Investment (UKTI)

1:10pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

India’s largest business angels group is set to make its first investment in a UK start-up.

New Samsung water resistant

Asian Image: New Samsung water resistant

11:00am Tuesday 25th February 2014

The latest version of Samsung's Galaxy S smartphones features biometric security, the electronics giant has announced.

WhatsApp to offer voice service

2:15pm Monday 24th February 2014

WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum says the popular messaging application for smartphones, bought recently by Facebook, will soon be offering a voice service.

LG to launch first smartwatch

10:22am Monday 24th February 2014

LG Electronics has said it will launch a computerised wristwatch later this year, entering a nascent market where Samsung, Sony and smaller companies such as Pebble are already jostling for dominance.

How Facebook snaps up rivals

Asian Image: Woodingdean primary head reports his pupils to Facebook

9:53am Thursday 20th February 2014

The blockbuster takeover of WhatsApp by Facebook is the latest move by a technology giant to snap up a rival in the social media sphere.

House prices surge to new high

Asian Image: An estimated £16.6 billion worth of mortgages were advanced to borrowers in July

11:10am Tuesday 18th February 2014

House prices have surged to another record high and now stand at one quarter of a million pounds on average, official figures show.

Makeup artist fought back from illness to set-up leading academy

Asian Image: Makeup artist fought back from illness to set-up leading academy

10:40am Friday 14th February 2014

Samera Hussain founder and owner of Artistry Make-Up Academy in West Yorkshire reveals how she fought for her life out of a coma and achieved her long-life ambition of becoming a professional makeup artist and teacher when the odds were against her. By Fiaz Rafiq.

'Comfort is key to Asian passengers'

Asian Image: 'Comfort is key to Asian passengers'

6:00am Thursday 13th February 2014

Airbus has published a new research report about the comfort demands of Asian economy class passengers.

Pictures: Govinda visits restaurant

Asian Image: Pictures: Govinda visits restaurant

4:30pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

It is not every day a Bollywood legend pops into your restaurant!

Lack of diversity at top FTSE firms

Asian Image: Lack of diversity at top FTSE firms

10:20am Monday 10th February 2014

Britain's top firms are suffering from a "diversity deficit" which threatens the country's domestic and international economic competitiveness, a new study claims.

Double award for Asons Solicitors

Asian Image: Business of the Year at the British Muslim Awards

10:35am Monday 10th February 2014

Asons Solicitors have scooped not one but two awards.

'Cupping helps with health issues'

7:00am Friday 7th February 2014

Cupping is a regime that is often associated with celebrities and their bizarre health fads.

Indian-born Satya Nadella named Microsoft CEO

5:09pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

Microsoft has named Indian-born Satya Nadella as its new chief executive and announced that founder Bill Gates is stepping down as company chairman.

British Muslim Awards 2014 winners

9:47am Friday 31st January 2014

The winners of the second annual British Muslim Awards presented by Islamic Bank of Britain have been announced.

NASDAQ opens office in Bangalore

10:00am Tuesday 28th January 2014

NASDAQ OMX has opened a new office in Bangalore which will focus on developing new technologies and innovating current solutions, including the next generation Investor Relations platform.

Facebook not 'dead and buried'

12:00am Tuesday 21st January 2014

Reports of the death of Facebook have been "greatly exaggerated", the boss of a major market researcher into digital customers has said.

Full speed ahead for Blackburn-based firm Euro Garages

Asian Image: Euro Garages Mohsin Issa, right and Zuber Issa, left, who are driving the business forward

7:00pm Monday 20th January 2014

A FORECOURT giant is increasing its presence across the UK after adding 48 Esso sites to its growing empire.

British Muslim Awards finalists announced

Asian Image: British Muslim Awards finalists announced

9:44am Tuesday 14th January 2014

Finalists for the second annual British Muslim Awards presented by Islamic Bank of Britain have been unveiled.

All female law firm in Saudi Arabia

4:00pm Monday 6th January 2014

The first ever all-female law firm has opened in Saudi Arabia.

New London black cab launched by Nissan

Asian Image: New London black cab launched by Nissan

11:54am Monday 6th January 2014

A new version of the London black cab has been launched by car company Nissan.

2014 'good time to sell property'

10:45am Friday 3rd January 2014

More than half of people believe that 2014 would be a good time to sell a property as housing market confidence continues to blossom, a survey has found.

Kamal Ahmed is BBC's new business editor

3:00pm Friday 20th December 2013

Newspaper journalist Kamal Ahmed has been announced as the BBC's new business editor, taking over from Robert Peston.

New £5 bank notes will be made of plastic

Asian Image: New £5 bank notes will be made of plastic

4:41pm Wednesday 18th December 2013

Plastic bank notes are to be issued by the Bank of England for the first time when the new £5 featuring Sir Winston Churchill appears in 2016.

Road to starting firm was not an easy ride

9:00am Monday 16th December 2013

Starting a business is never going to be an easy ride, particularly in this economic climate. While the British high street struggles in the face of the economic downturn, in the UK alone, SMEs make up 99% of private sector business.

Twitter backtracks on 'block' function

1:00pm Friday 13th December 2013

Twitter has backtracked on a change it made to its "block" function after it faced a user revolt.

Scottish Asian Business Awards winners

Asian Image: Scottish Asian Business Awards winners

12:00am Thursday 12th December 2013

The 8th annual Scottish Asian Business Awards presented by Bank of Scotland were held at the Thistle Hotel in Glasgow tonight.

New Subway opens in Crompton Place

Asian Image: ‘Subway’ brothers, from left, Awais, Shuaib and Zubair Ishaq

2:07pm Wednesday 11th December 2013

SIX new jobs have been created at a new sandwich shop in the heart of Bolton.

Omar, Qatar and UAE visa rules waived

4:35pm Monday 9th December 2013

Short-term visitors from Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates will no longer need visas to enter Britain under plans announced by Home Secretary Theresa May.

Jesse Jackson to visit East End Foods

1:08pm Wednesday 4th December 2013

Reverend Jesse Jackson will visit Birmingham based success story East End Foods as part of a tour of the UK to mark the 50th anniversary of the Great March on Washington.

Top 10 tips for businesses to have a safe Christmas

Asian Image: Top 10 tips for businesses to have a safe Christmas

10:50am Wednesday 4th December 2013

MORE accidents occur over the Christmas period than at any other time of year.

Staff at law firm learn sign language

Asian Image: Staff at law firm learn sign language

3:23pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013

A law firm is pairing up with the East Lancashire Deaf Society to train staff.

Asons announce new £7 million building

Asian Image: Asons announce new £7 million building

11:17am Wednesday 27th November 2013

Asons solicitors have announced plans to develop a brand new £7million building in Bolton’s town centre.

Manchester entrepreneur Shazada wins £5,000 prize

Asian Image: Manchester entrepreneur Shazada wins £5,000 prize

6:00am Tuesday 26th November 2013

A young Manchester entrepreneur has beaten a veteran property developer to win a £5,000 prize in the TV show 'Beat My Build'.

Indian tourism ministry launches interactive website

12:00pm Tuesday 19th November 2013

The Ministry of Tourism in India has officially launched their interactive website - incredibleindia.org - at the World Travel Market (WTM).




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