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%.

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.

Bollywood film production company to invest £13m in Manchester

Asian Image: Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg pictured during a visit to the North-East

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Twitter to add tweets to timelines

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12:06pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Tweets from accounts that you do not follow will now appear in your Twitter timeline, the social network has confirmed.

English Asian Business Awards 2014 finalists

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5:18pm Monday 18th August 2014

Finalists have been announced for the English Asian Business Awards 2014.

New Asian shopping mall to open on Green Street, London

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2:39pm Monday 18th August 2014

An indoor Asian shopping mall, is opening in the heart of East London’s bustling shopping district, Green Street.

Rare Ferrari sold for £22m

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9:00am Friday 15th August 2014

A rare Ferrari has been sold at auction for a record price of £22.84 million.

If you want to arrive in style take the Punjabi bus!

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7:00am Thursday 14th August 2014

It might be a common sight on the streets of Pakistan but this beautifully decorated vehicle is the only one of its kind in the region.

Contactless payments on the rise

Asian Image: AN inquest into the death of teenage football fan Henry Tattersall revealed he had run up a £400-plus bill on his mother’s credit card without her knowledge.

12:31pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Consumers are turning to their debit and credit cards more often to make small purchases amid the growth of online shopping and contactless payments, the cards industry's trade body has reported.

Leading Indian businesses in Manchester this week

4:55pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Leading business delegates from over 40 Indian companies are in Manchester this week.

Visit to Bosnia inspired law firm to back Srebrenica Memorial event

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5:09pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A Law firm which backed Srebrenica Memorial event were inspired to do after one their staff spoke to families of the massacre.

Selfridges Birmingham opens late for Eid

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10:58am Friday 25th July 2014

Selfridges Birmingham has joined other city centre shops to open late in the run-up to the Eid festival.

Bradford businesswoman's fat-fighting heated underwear is a worldwide hit!

Asian Image: TURNING UP THE HEAT: Farnaz Khan’s shaping underwear she markets under the name of Fit Britches

5:25pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Necessity is the mother of invention, so the saying goes. And so it has proved for Bradford entrepreneur Farnaz Khan .

READER OFFER: Watch India play England at the Emirates Old Trafford in style!

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1:07pm Thursday 17th July 2014

The summer of 1990 heralded the arrival of Sachin Tendulkar onto the international cricket scene.

New 'roll up TV' is unveiled by LG

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11:17am Friday 11th July 2014

A flexible TV unveiled by LG could pave the way for a revolution in the way we watch and use screens - rolling them up and taking them with us in and out of the home.

Record breaking year for Rolls-Royce

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10:46am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Rolls-Royce has enjoyed a record-breaking first half of 2014.

Dubai to build 'Mall of the World'

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1:00pm Sunday 6th July 2014

Dubai, the shopping-loving city that is home to one of the world's largest shopping centres, wants to build one even bigger.

Creative students show off new designs at Bradford's Bombay Stores

Asian Image: Bombay Stores MD Saleem Kader and Aadam Aktar look at one of the designs

11:05am Friday 4th July 2014

CREATIVE students from a Bradford free school have turned designers to help boost the product lines of a Bradford shop.

Asons CEO speaks of pride after being honoured by university

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4:48pm Friday 4th July 2014

A CEO of a leading law firm has been awarded an honorary doctorate.

House prices rise to all-time high

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9:08am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

House prices lifted by 11.8% year-on-year across the UK in June to reach another new all-time high of £188,903 typically, Nationwide has reported.

Cinemas banning Google Glass

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11:57am Tuesday 1st July 2014

Google Glass may have launched in the UK, but not everyone is happy to see the device go on sale, with some UK cinemas banning the headset during screenings over fears wearers could illegally record movies.

New buffet restaurant has a recipe for success

Asian Image: New buffet restaurant has a recipe for success

3:00pm Friday 27th June 2014

The restaurant industry in the UK is worth a whopping £40bn, demonstrating its resilience to the economic downturn.

Asons win Customer First accolade at Red Ribbon Family Business Awards

Asian Image: Asons win Customer First accolade at Red Ribbon Family Business Awards

4:37pm Thursday 26th June 2014

Asons Solicitors have added to their list of growing accolades by winning the ‘Customer First’ category at the Red Ribbon Family Business Awards 2014.

1 billion using Android devices

Asian Image: Google Maps brings together information from 1,500 UK public transport service providers

9:07am Thursday 26th June 2014

Some 1 billion people are now using Android devices, Google said as the company kicked off its two-day developer conference in San Francisco.

Charity gets fast food boost

Asian Image: Dr Rami Ranger MBE, Sudha Sanghani from the Sangam Association and Atul Pathak

1:30pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A charity that supports Asian woman from across the capital has received a grant from a fast food restaurant franchise owner.

Websites or apps now as popular as reading newpapers

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1:47pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

Accessing news on websites or apps is now as popular as reading newpapers, a study by Ofcom has found.

Google Glass 'wearable smartphone' now available in UK

Asian Image: Google Glass 'wearable smartphone' now available in UK

5:00pm Monday 23rd June 2014

Google Glass - the wearable smartphone that delivers messages, news and calls directly to your field of view - has been made available to users in the UK for the first time.

Islamic Bank of Britain appoints Chief Executive Officer

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11:09am Monday 23rd June 2014

Islamic Bank of Britain plc (IBB) has appointed Sultan Choudhury as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director.

Family firm that tailors whatever you want made

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10:36am Monday 23rd June 2014

FAMILY-run businesses have unique strengths.

The new My Mosque App that is proving to be hit with users

Asian Image: The new My Mosque App that is proving to be hit with users

2:40pm Friday 20th June 2014

A new localised Mosque App has already had over 10,000 downloads since it was launched recently.

First look at the new Galaxy Tab S

Asian Image: Samsung unveil their new Galaxy Tab 8.4 inch model (right) and 10.5inch model at Canary Wharf in London.

2:00am Friday 13th June 2014

Samsung has unveiled its latest tablet, claiming it is "setting the bar higher" with the device - its thinnest and lightest to date.

Taxi protests against Uber App

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9:15am Wednesday 11th June 2014

Police have moved to try to avoid travel chaos in London during a taxi drivers' protest by imposing conditions on the demonstration.

New indi.go restauran opens in London

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2:56pm Friday 6th June 2014

Rushanara Ali MP was maong the chief guests at the opening of the new indi.go restaurant.

Minister supports call from Bradford Asian Business Forum

Asian Image: Salman Hussain, of Whetley Mill Properties, Mussadhik Hussain, of M and Z Real Estates, Mohabat Hussain, of Regal Fine Foods, Nikki Morgan MP, Taher Nawaz, of T Nawaz & Company, Arshad Javed, of ATL (Yorkshire), and Fazal Hussain

9:00am Friday 30th May 2014

Asian entrepreneurs in Bradford want more to be done to raise the city’s profile and are also calling for the development of an alternative retail offering in the city centre to complement to new Westfield development.

Sisters open Rang48 fashion boutique

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12:23pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

The global women’s clothing industry is expected to exceed £375 billion this year. It is no wonder then, that Faiza Arshid and sister Tazeen Arshid decided to expand their online business and open a fashion boutique.

Haseena reveals 'Dark Secrets' of her success

Asian Image: Haseena reveals 'Dark Secrets' of her success

9:49am Thursday 22nd May 2014

The beauty industry has thrived despite the recession.

A halal-Italian fusion of food

Asian Image: The Cona hopes to benefit from its proximity to the Westfield development

8:00am Wednesday 14th May 2014

Ten new jobs have been created at a new Bradford restaurant focusing on European halal food Meanwhile, another local restaurant owner is celebrating a successful first year which saw him serve more than 30,000 customers.

Dragon's Den effect is worth £500,000 to curry sauce firm

Asian Image: Dragon's Den effect is worth £500,000 to curry sauce firm

3:33pm Thursday 1st May 2014

A former City worker Vini Aujla and her husband Bal have experienced a 700% increase in the turnover of their award winning fresh curry sauce business .

Facebook outpacing Twitter

Asian Image: Woodingdean primary head reports his pupils to Facebook

1:23pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

Social media giant Twitter has surpassed 255 million active users for the first time, but continues to struggle to keep pace with rival Facebook, according to quarterly figures released last night.

Drakes Dental Care has an eye on a new market

Asian Image: Drakes Dental Care has an eye on a new market

10:15am Monday 28th April 2014

A new report revealed that the number of luxury consumers worldwide has increased between 2011 and 2013, proving that despite the economic uncertainty, consumers are increasingly eager to invest in quality, long-lasting products.

Gluten-free Asian meals at the click of a button

Asian Image: Gluten-free Asian meals at the click of a button

9:59am Monday 28th April 2014

Whether it’s five portions of fruit a day or seven, healthy eating is the ubiquitous topic that dominates the headlines.

'Kitchen Cabinet' Angela opens her Indian-stye cafe at Ealing Green

Asian Image: Angela Malik loves her 'beautiful Ealing'

4:11pm Sunday 27th April 2014

A NEW Indian-style cafe has opened in Ealing, offering customers a range of Brit-Asian salads, curries and desserts.

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).

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