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.

Family tells of heartbreak after 15-year-old boy killed in horror car crash

Asian Image: Floral tributes to Saliq Malik, who died after the  collision

6:43am Monday 15th September 2014

HEARTBROKEN relatives of a 15-year-old boy killed in a horror car crash in Bradford have paid tribute to a "happy and smiling kid".

Man admits attacking Galloway

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5:36pm Monday 15th September 2014

A man admitted beating controversial West Yorkshire MP George Galloway but denied his attack was religiously aggravated.

David Cameron: 'We are ready to take whatever steps are necessary to deal with this threat'

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9:05am Monday 15th September 2014

THREATS to kill an aid worker who travelled to Syria with a Bolton convoy have added fresh urgency to efforts to form an international coalition to mount an assault on Islamic State (IS) extremists.

Heartbroken family tell of grief over death of Saliq, 15, in horror crash

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6:00am Monday 15th September 2014

HEARTBROKEN relatives of a 15-year-old boy killed in a horror car crash in Bradford have paid tribute to a “happy and smiling child”.

Police name boy who died after collision in Barkerend

Asian Image: Police officers recover the car from Gilpin Street

10:17am Sunday 14th September 2014

POLICE have named the boy who died following a road traffic collision in Gilpin Street, Barkerend, Bradford, on Friday morning.

Teacher suspended over alleged comment about Muslim student's headscarf

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6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

A TEACHER has been suspended after she allegedly made a comment about a Muslim student’s headscarf.

Gang caught with £5.5m of drugs jailed for more than 60 years

Asian Image: JAILED: Ringleader Mohammed Dawood Aslam, who got 17 years

5:32am Saturday 13th September 2014

SIX members of a gang involved in heroin, crack cocaine and cocaine with a street value of more than £5.5 million have been jailed for a total of more than 60 years for conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

Residents bemoan 'loud' and 'inconsiderate' Asian wedding celebrations

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10:29am Friday 12th September 2014

Residents in Lancashire have vented their frustrations at some 'inconsiderate' Asian wedding celebrations, with one resident describing a late night firework display as 'sounding like a war zone'.

Thousands of Muslim marriages 'not legal'

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11:46am Thursday 11th September 2014

A legal expert says that thousands of Muslims marriages conducted in the UK are not legal.

Man arrested for being a terror suspect because of twin towers tattoo

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9:56am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A man was labelled a suicide bomber by his pals, arrested on suspicion of being a terrorist and forced to change his name and flee his home town — all because of a tattoo.

Police investigate as semi-naked man in homemade burka does ice bucket challenge outside Bolton's biggest mosque

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6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A VIDEO showing a semi-naked man wearing a burka while doing an ice bucket challenge outside a mosque is being investigated by police.

VIDEO: Hundreds of protesters gather outside Bradford school in row over staff member's suspension

Asian Image: PROTEST: Police at the demonstration outside Carlton Bolling College

5:35pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Hundreds of protesters gathered outside a Bradford secondary school today for a demonstration they say was organised to draw attention to a member of staff facing disciplinary action by the school.

The doctor will see you now...on Skype!

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12:39pm Monday 8th September 2014

Doctor Sirfraz Hussain explains how video calls keep him in the picture about patients’ health.

Paedophile lured young girls to his home for sex after meeting them in park

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9:29am Saturday 6th September 2014

A PAEDOPHILE had sex with underage teenage girls after meeting them in a Bolton park and luring them back to his home.

Blind 'mastermind' of drugs supply gang jailed for 21 years

Asian Image: JAILED: Rizwan Arshad, the blind ring leader of the drugs gang

6:02am Saturday 6th September 2014

A BLIND Bradford man has been jailed for 21 years after he was described as the “mastermind”of two plots to supply Class A drugs in West Yorkshire.

Thousands attend funeral of Blackburn man who died from stab wound

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8:00am Friday 5th September 2014

A SEA of mourners attended a Blackburn mosque yesterday as friends, colleagues and relatives stood in the early afternoon sun to pay their final respects to Bilal Saddique.

Police investigate after Islamic State beheading video is posted on Bolton Facebook page

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6:00am Friday 5th September 2014

DETECTIVES have launched an investigation after a video showing the execution of the American journalist James Foley was posted on a Bolton Facebook page.

Retired doctor "flabbergasted" by sexual abuse allegations

6:12am Friday 5th September 2014

A RETIRED Bradford doctor told a jury he was "totally appalled and flabbergasted" by allegations that he had sexually abused a young girl 30 years ago.

Men who sent explosive devices to Asian solicitors have sentences increased

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4:45pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A murderer and a robber who sent crude explosive devices from the segregation unit of a top security jail to Asian solicitors as part of a race-hate campaign have had their prison sentences increased.

Man accused of attacking George Galloway remanded in custody

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4:21pm Monday 1st September 2014

A man accused of beating up controversial MP George Galloway has been remanded in custody.

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.

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.

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".

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

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".

Rape victim used as sex slave is disowned by family

Asian Image: CONVICTED: Abdul Hanif

6:02am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A YOUNG woman held captive as a sex slave in Bradford has become a suicidal outcast, disowned by her family because she was raped, a court heard.

Tenant threatened to kill takeaway boss in row over water supply

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10:05am Wednesday 20th August 2014

AN angry tenant threatened to kill a takeaway boss when he refused to turn on the water supply because his restaurant had flooded, a court heard.

Restaurant worker guilty of raping student he imprisoned and used as 'sex slave'

Asian Image: CONVICTED: Abdul Hanif

6:02am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A TAKEAWAY worker who treated a terrified student as his sex slave - raping, beating and keeping her prisoner - was today awaiting a long prison sentence.

Restaurant creates giant Indian flag made of authentic ingredients

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4:56pm Monday 18th August 2014

A wedding caterer and restaurant created a giant Indian flag made of authentic ingredients, to celebrate Indian independence day.

Bag of cats' heads not connected to Curry Mile restaurants

2:08pm Monday 18th August 2014

A bin bag of cats' heads found on a street in "an extreme example of animal cruelty" could have been "racially motivated".

Israeli ambassador visits Bradford to answer Galloway comments

Asian Image: VISIT: Israel's ambassador Daniel Taub in Bradford

6:14pm Monday 18th August 2014

ISRAEL despatched its UK ambassador to Bradford today as a result of controversial comments by Bradford West MP George Galloway which have already seen him become the subject of complaints to police.

New temple to donate thousands to hospice

Asian Image: Temple takes on mammoth swim for charity

9:40am Sunday 17th August 2014

A Hindu temple’s grand opening will be marked with donation of £30,000 to a hospice charity.

Missing mother found in river had been researching how to end her life

Asian Image: MOTHER: Seemberjeet Kaur

9:18am Saturday 16th August 2014

A MUM who drowned herself had been looking up ways online of how to end her life.


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