Pupils celebrate Diwali as part of lessons

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6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THERE was an eastern feel to lessons when children marked the “festival of lights” as they learned about the Hindu celebration Diwali.

Halal meat supplier hits back at Qurbani texts

Asian Image: FOOD FRAUD: Burgers are among the foods which have been found to be contaminated with horse meat

9:56am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A meat wholesaler has hit back to quash rumours concerning its 2014 qurbanis.

Former Blackburn police inspector vows to take legal action after string of sexual assault allegations

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6:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A FORMER police inspector who was cleared of a string of sexual assault allegations has vowed to take legal action against the police and Crown Prosecution Service.

Gang with covered faces cut bangles from woman's arm in her home in front of three young children

Asian Image: Man shot in chest in targeted attack in Bradford

4:24pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FOUR men with covered faces cut a woman's wrist when they slashed expensive bangles from her arm.

Youngsters celebrate Hindu festival Diwali at Bolton Museum

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6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

BOLTON Museum was a sea of lights and colours when it celebrated the annual Hindu festival of Diwali.

New Study: Shisha health warning ignored and massive rise in young female smokers

Asian Image: New crackdown on Blackburn's shisha cafes

9:10am Friday 17th October 2014

A new study seen by Asian Image reveals the growing number of teenage girls’ now smoking shisha.

Three men jailed for 'brazen' daylight burglary at mosque in Bradford

Asian Image: Serving police officer cleared of raping a schoolgirl

3:47pm Friday 17th October 2014

THREE men have been jailed after they were caught red-handed committing a "brazen" daylight burglary at a mosque in Bradford.

Galloway will not be prosecuted over Israel-free zone' comments

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3:48pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Respect MP George Galloway has branded an investigation into remarks he made declaring Bradford "an Israel-free zone" an "extremely expensive waste of police time" after it was announced he will not be prosecuted.

Thousands of mourners say final farewell to fathers killed in Accrington horror crash

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6:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THOUSANDS of mourners united in grief to say their final farewells to two Accrington dads yesterday.

'No Guts, No Heart, No Glory' play about female Asian boxers comes to Manchester

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9:21am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Following a showing at Edinburgh Fringe No Guts, No Heart, No Glory comes to Manchester.

Keighley charity marathon runner Syed Ahmed achieves his latest fundraising success in Chicago

Asian Image: Keighley's Syed Ahmed in Chicago

6:07am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A KEIGHLEY restaurateur has successfully completed the Chicago Marathon to help people struggling against Alzheimer's Disease.

Tributes paid to men killed in Accrington horror crash

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9:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to two men killed in a horror crash in Accrington.

British Muslim Heritage Centre hosts memorial for Alan Henning

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9:32am Monday 13th October 2014

Hundreds of well-wishers gathered tonight to pay tribute to murdered British hostage Alan Henning and to remember him as "a local, national and world hero".

UPDATE: Two men killed in Accrington smash

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1:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

TWO people were killed and four others seriously injured after a two-car crash in Accrington.

Man sees 'Allah in the sky'

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4:15pm Monday 13th October 2014

A man saw the words Allah written in Arabic in the sky on Eid morning.

£250,000 seized by anti-terror police

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4:02pm Monday 13th October 2014

Counter-terrorism officers at UK ports have seized £250,000 in suspected funding for extremists in countries including Syria in the space of a year.

Bradford man jailed for 21 years for leading role in plot to smuggle high-purity heroin worth £37 million

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6:08am Friday 10th October 2014

A Bradford man has been jailed for 21 years for playing a leading role in a sophisticated plot to smuggle high-purity heroin with a street value of more than £37 million into the UK.

Bradford mosque to host Jonathan Dimbleby show

Asian Image: DELIGHTED: Dr Mohammed Iqbal

6:03am Friday 10th October 2014

LEADERS of a Bradford mosque hope to present a positive image of the city to thousands of people when it hosts a flagship national radio programme.

The many faces of Sajjad Riaz!

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10:29am Thursday 9th October 2014

Sajjad Riaz started sending pictures on Snapchat and soon realised he had a talent for creating the unusual.

Bolton's Muslim community backs tribute to Alan Henning as public raise £30,000 in his memory

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8:58am Thursday 9th October 2014

BOLTON’S Muslim community will back efforts to pay tribute to murdered aid worker Alan Henning.

Man who 'saw red' over family dispute is jailed for more than four years

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5:49pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A 26-year-old man who "saw red" over a family dispute in Bradford has been jailed for four-and-a-half years.

Reward of £5,000 offered in attempt to catch 'particularly violent' Bradford armed robbers

Asian Image: Police at the scene of the robbery

6:30am Wednesday 8th October 2014

A reward of up to £5,000 is being offered to try and catch "particularly violent" armed robbers after a brave Bradford shopkeeper had his thumb severed.

1,000 watch burning of Ravana effigy at Bolton Diwali festival

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10:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

AN event which celebrates the victory of good over evil was enjoyed by more than 1,000 people.

Dashehra Diwali Mela to take place in Albert Square, Manchester

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10:31am Monday 6th October 2014

Thousands will gather in Albert Square, Manchester to celebrate the festivals of Dashehra and Diwali at the 9th annual Dashehra Diwali Mela.

Alan Henning's family pay tribute to a 'decent, caring human being'

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10:02am Sunday 5th October 2014

THE devastated family of Alan Henning say they are “numb with grief” after his brutal murder by Islamic State (IS).

Satya reaches finals of Denistry Awards for second year running

Asian Image: KNOWING THE DRILL:  Dr Satya Patel shortlisted in the Dentistry Magazine awards

5:16pm Sunday 5th October 2014

A KENDAL dentist has been shortlisted for a national award.

Man tells of his panic on hearing family members had been in crash involving ambulance

Asian Image: The scene of a collision between a car and an ambulance on Great Horton Road

6:50am Friday 3rd October 2014

A SHAKEN man told of his panic on hearing family members had been involved in a crash in Bradford where an ambulance was knocked onto its side.

Gang jailed for total of 28 years for trafficking girl, 13, for sex

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7:04pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

FIVE men, including four from Bradford, have been jailed for a total of more than 28 years for trafficking a 13-year-old girl for sex.

'South Asian and Muslim women should complain more about NHS service'

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10:54am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Health Ombudsman says South Asian and Muslim women should complain more about NHS service The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman has launched an outreach campaign to get more South Asian and Muslim women to complain when they receive a poor service from the NHS.

Uncle savagely attacked niece's secret lover to uphold family honour, court told

Asian Image: JAILED:  Ishfaq Azam was jailed for five years and four months

6:34pm Monday 29th September 2014

THREE men carried out a ferocious street attack on a young woman relative's secret lover to uphold their family honour, a court heard.

Supermarket giant apologies after pork sausage roll found in pack of vegetarian pastries

Asian Image: COMPLAINT: Rabia Qureshi with the pack of cheese and onion rolls which contained pork

5:32am Monday 29th September 2014

A STUDENT has complained to supermarket giant Asda after she found a pork sausage roll in a packet of vegetarian pastries.

Married doctors jailed for total of 12 years for £3.5 million money laundering scam

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8:37am Saturday 27th September 2014

A BRADFORD doctor has been jailed for nine years for playing a leading role in a plot to send £3.5 million of criminal cash out of the country.

Police condemn anti-Islamic messages stuck on lampposts in Astley Bridge

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6:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

ANTI-Islamic messages stuck on lampposts in Astley Bridge have been condemned by police.

Powerful Hajj memories will be focus of exhibition in Bradford

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9:05am Thursday 25th September 2014

THE powerful stories of British Muslims who have made the annual Hajj pilgrimage will be shared in Bradford next week.

'We have not forgotten, we will not forget Palestine' Demo in Manchester

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1:29pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A demonstration is being held in Manchester to highlight the plight of the Palestinians.

Prayer vigil held in Bolton and one united call - 'let Alan go'

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8:36pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

BOLTON tonight came together as one to make one simple plea — ‘free Alan’.

Car passenger shouted racist abuse at East Lancs boys before throwing Pot Noodle at them

Asian Image: Police warning after thefts in car parks

2:30pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A PASSENGER in a car shouted racist abuse at two young boys and then threw a Pot Noodle at them as they walked home from a mosque.

Cabbies to be trained as 'ambassadors' in new drive to promote city

Asian Image: Bradford Breakthrough chief executive, Colin Philpott, who today unveiled a scheme to turn taxi drivers into ambassadors for the city

5:02am Wednesday 24th September 2014

CABBIES in Bradford are to be turned into ambassadors for the city, it was announced today.

Parents' protest after primary school serves non-Halal food to daughter

Asian Image: PROTEST: The 'Halal only' stickers

7:48am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A MUSLIM family have sent their children to school with "Halal only" signs taped to their chests as a protest about the school serving their daughter non-Halal food.

Two Bolton men handled £220,000 in worldwide bogus bank e-mail scam

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9:24am Wednesday 24th September 2014

TWO Bolton men handled hundreds of thousands of pounds of fraudulently-obtained money after bogus emails supposedly from major banks were sent to people all over the world.

'They said I was possessed by a Jinn'

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9:22am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

The belief in Jinns is a part of some religions, as are many other things but what happens when you are faced with a situation where possession becomes an explanation for everything? And what happens when other cultural beliefs begin to get confused with one’s religon?

VIDEO: IS hostage Alan Henning 'Assalamualaikum' greeting to charity workers

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9:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

In a video obtained by Asian Image IS hostage Alan Henning can be heard meeting Muslim charity workers and greeting them with the saying 'Assalamualaikum'.

Kidnap victim's wife issues heart wrenching plea to Islamic State militants

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3:18pm Sunday 21st September 2014

THE WIFE of a man who is being held hostage by militants have made a heart wrenching plea for his release.

Bradford man on trial over £37 million heroin smuggling plot

Asian Image: HAUL: The packets of heroin found in the Jaguar

6:02am Friday 19th September 2014

A BRADFORD man was part of a plot to smuggle heroin with a street value of £37 million found hidden in a Jaguar being imported into the UK, a court heard.

Shabana Azmi leads star cast as Happy Birthday Sunita comes to Oldham

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9:31am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Shabana Azmi leads the stellar cast of a new family comedy coming the North West next month in Oldham.

Man accused of chasing women with Taser says he was actually holding a cordless drill and paint brush

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6:13am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A MAN accused of chasing two young mothers down the street with a Taser stun gun told a jury all he was holding was a cordless drill and a paint brush.

Football team dedicates its season to former player Saliq Amjad Malik, 15, who died in high-speed car smash

Asian Image: TRAGIC: Saliq Amjad Malik

7:02am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A FOOTBALL club is dedicating its season to a "polite and lovable" 15-year-old former player who was killed in high-speed car crash in Bradford.

VIDEO: The great poppadom challenge a boost for capital of curry bid

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12:16am Tuesday 16th September 2014

IT WAS a record-making challenge where table manners were definitely not required.

Charity launches last-ditch attempt to keep its bank account

Asian Image: ACCOUNT CLOSED: Llandeilo town council has said it plans to sever its ties with HSBC after the bank announced it would close its town branch.

11:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

TRUSTEES of the Bolton Islamic relief charity — which has been told its bank account will be closed by HSBC — have launched a last-ditch attempt to keep their account.

Close friend in daily contact with family of hostage Alan Henning

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9:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

A CLOSE friend of captured aid worker Alan Henning says he is in daily contact with the hostage’s family.


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