Police appeal after five-year-old boy hit by car in Blackburn

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6:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

POLICE are appealing for information after a five-year-old boy was hit by a car in Blackburn.

End of fast thieves strike in Blackburn

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10:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

BURGLARS targeted homes in Blackburn while Asian residents were out enjoying a meal at the end of a day’s fasting.

Murder trial told bloodstained claw hammer found lying next to young mother

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8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A BLOODSTAINED claw hammer was found lying next to a young mother killed by at least ten forceful blows to the head with the weapon, a jury at Bradford Crown Court heard yesterday.

Harbans Singh Sagoo awarded honorary degree

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4:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

The chairman of the Leeds Guru Nanak Nishkam Sewak Jatha (GNNSJ) Harbans Singh Sagoo, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Leeds Metropolitan University.   Harbans has played a major part in supporting Sikhs in South Leeds to be a part of mainstream society.

UPDATE: Bradford MP David Ward apologises after Gaza rocket Tweet

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3:12pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BRADFORD East MP David Ward has issued what the party described as a "categorical apology", after posting a tweet suggesting that he might be ready to fire rockets from Gaza into Israel.

Boycott banner goes up outside Tesco store

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3:15pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

UPDATE A banner calling for people to ban Tesco products has been put up outside the store in Lancashire.

Labour group backs Jack Straw condemnation of Gaza violence

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1:56pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Former Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has condemned the actions of the Israeli government following the bombing of Gaza. And the Blackburn Labour Group has backed his comments today.

Furore over David Ward Gaza tweet

9:57am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A Liberal Democrat MP was accused of inciting violence and faces a fresh disciplinary investigation after backing Hamas rocket attacks on Israel.

Defenceless young mother murdered by "possessive" husband, jury told

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6:29am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A YOUNG mother was murdered by her "possessive and controlling" husband when he swung a hammer at least ten times at her head while she lay defenceless in bed, a jury was told.

Family raise thousands for Palestine by selling cakes outside their house

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5:46pm Monday 21st July 2014

As the Palestinian horror unfolds daily, thousands of people across the UK and globally are engaged in fund raising activities aiming to provide vital supplies.

Bradford man to stand trial accused of murdering wife at home

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6:02am Monday 21st July 2014

A 22-YEAR-OLD man is due to stand trial today accused of murdering his wife at their Bradford home.

Governors sacked at Bradford school criticised for failing to protect pupils from risks of extremism

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6:32am Saturday 19th July 2014

THE governors at a Bradford school that "failed to give attention to potential risks posed by extremism" have been sacked by Bradford Council.

Muslim Jewish Forum Manchester plea for calm

6:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

The Muslim Jewish Forum of Manchester has called for understanding and calm following heightened tensions over the Israel-Gaza conflict.

'Sustained, co-ordinated agenda to impose segregationist attitudes' in schools

11:01am Friday 18th July 2014

There is compelling evidence that a hardline Sunni Islam agenda was at work across Birmingham schools caught up in the alleged "Trojan Horse" plot, a damning inquiry report has concluded.

Vijay Sharma receives honorary degree

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10:18am Friday 18th July 2014

A leading pioneer within the Media industry has been presented with an honorary degree from the University of Leicester.

Manchester City Centre shops opening late weekend before Eid

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1:45pm Thursday 17th July 2014

In a first for Manchester, the city’s retailers are set to open their doors for late night shopping in the run up to Eid.

Police operation aims to fight back against Asian jewellery thieves

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9:09am Thursday 17th July 2014

Four people have been arrested after thieves targeted jewellery from Asian homes.

Blackburn Islamic TV probe school 'cleared' by Ofsted

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1:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

GOVERNMENT inspectors have given Blackburn’s Muslim Olive Primary school a clean bill of health after an undercover TV documentary accused staff of preventing clapping and music in class.

Police hunt greasy-haired pervert who 'outraged public decency' on bus

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9:37am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A GREASY haired man is being hunted by police after "outraging public decency" on a bus in Bradford city centre.

New support group to help people foster Muslim children

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12:03pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A NEW support group to help Muslim foster children will be launched next month, the first of its kind in Bolton.

Volunteers can make Syria aid donations at Manchester base

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9:09am Tuesday 15th July 2014

An initiative for volunteers to help humanitarian aid in Syria is launched today to deter young men and women from going to fight in the war ravaged country.

George Galloway joins protesters to call for Palestine ‘justice’ in Bradford's City Park

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10:04am Monday 14th July 2014

THOUSANDS of people surrounded the Mirror Pool in Bradford last night to hear George Galloway MP and other speakers at an emergency pro-Palestine demonstration.

Video: Drive for Justice Gaza Convoy

12:38pm Sunday 13th July 2014

Thousands turned out at a protest calling for more balanced reporting by mainstream media organisations on the Israeli - Gaza conflict.

Teenager arrested over alleged mosque threat on Facebook

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6:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

A TEENAGER has been arrested after allegedly posting a racist threat against a mosque on Facebook.

Protest against Gaza killings to be held in Preston

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1:46pm Friday 11th July 2014

A peaceful protest against the ongoing military assault on Gaza will be held in Preston tomorrow.

Keighley mum of battling baby boy pays tribute to charity

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2:43pm Friday 11th July 2014

A mum from the district whose baby boy battled for life after being born several months prematurely has paid tribute to a charity for its support.

Burglars raid takeaway just weeks after it opens

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11:30am Thursday 10th July 2014

BURGLARS raided a young entrepreneur’s first business — just weeks after it opened its doors.

Young Asian drivers warned over hiring high-performance cars for Eid festival

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8:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

Young Asian drivers are being warned against reckless driving in the run-up to the Eid festival.

Concern at safety of Manchester schoolgirls

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2:30pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Two 16-year-old girls who are believed to have entered war-torn Syria are "posing a threat to themselves", a counter-terrorism chief has said.

Bid for a cake for Syria this Ramadan!

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3:05pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

People are being urged to bid for a cake and help raise money for charity.

Amir Khan claims he was 'hacked' after picture of naked girls posted from his Twitter account

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10:46am Tuesday 8th July 2014

AMIR Khan faced fresh controversy as a photo of two naked women was tweeted from his Twitter account.

Amir Khan will face no further action over alleged street attack

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4:46pm Monday 7th July 2014

POLICE will be taking no further action against Amir Khan after he was arrested on suspicion of two assaults.”

£1044.95 raised for Pendleside Hospice

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2:00pm Monday 7th July 2014

A car wash for charity raised £1044.95 for the Pendleside Hospice.

Daubhill hit and run 'could have been racially motivated'

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2:16pm Saturday 5th July 2014

A MAN is in a serious condition in hospital after being hit at high speed in the car park of a fast food restaurant — with police investigating whether the attack was racially motivated.

Group organises 'drive for justice' convoy to BBC

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9:17am Monday 7th July 2014

A youth group has organised a 'Drive for Justice Demonstration' to highlight the apparent bias on the coverage of Palestine and Israel on the BBC.

Families urged to be extra careful this Ramadan

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8:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

A Safety Road show has been urging families to take extra care during the month of Ramadan.

Amir Khan arrested over alleged street attack

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5:44pm Friday 4th July 2014

BOLTON boxing sensation Amir Khan has been arrested after allegedly attacking two teenagers in a street assault.

VIDEO: Angry protesters shout abuse as they storm out of mosque planning meeting

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7:18pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

ANGRY protesters had to be escorted from a planning meeting by security staff as it descended into chaos after plans for a mosque were approved.

£16k East Lancs cannabis farm man jailed

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1:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A CANNABIS grower who turned an entire Nelson house into a £16,000 commercial drugs farm has been jailed for two years.

Bradford’s Kahn Design gets Hollywood call to squash Tom Cruise with Jeep

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5:58pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

A BRADFORD car design company has revealed its pride after one of its vehicles was used to squash Tom Cruise in a Hollywood blockbuster film.

Mum battles to receive son's passport in time for holiday

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7:55am Thursday 3rd July 2014

A Bradford mum who sent off for passports for her two children three months ago got one back but not the other - sparking panic ahead of a holiday this month.

Woman falsely claimed £28k in council benefits after stating she was single

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11:41am Thursday 3rd July 2014

A woman falsely claimed £28,000 in housing benefit, council tax benefit and income support after stating she was single.

Racist graffiti man who sprayed 'EDL' on Blackburn properties walks free

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4:00pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A FATHER-of-one who sprayed racist graffiti in Blackburn has been given a suspended prison sentence.

DO YOU KNOW THESE MEN? Police search after 'vicious' Nelson robbery

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10:54am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

CCTV images have been released of men police want to speak to in connection with a ‘vicious’ robbery in Nelson.

Arts Council funding for Bradford arts company Kala Sangam is slashed by £100,000

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4:05pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A HIGH-profile arts organisation's future is in doubt in Bradford after the Arts Council slashed its funding by half.

Police release CCTV after assault on woman

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12:43pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Police have released CCTV images of a man, thought to be from Bradford, they want to trace in connection with an assault on a woman and threats to a witness.

Shock as men draped in Nazi swastika flags gather in Bolton town centre pub

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8:01am Tuesday 1st July 2014

A FURIOUS mum was left “shocked and disgusted” when she went into a town centre pub and saw a group of men wrapped in flags covered in swastika symbols.

Twin sons of prominent councillor convicted of armed street attack

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6:33am Tuesday 1st July 2014

The twin sons of a prominent Bradford councillor have been given suspended custodial sentences after admitting an armed street attack.

Volunteers sort out garden at Asian Elders Resource Centre

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4:02pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

STAFF at Axa Insurance offices in Bolton have completed a week of activities to underline their commitment to corporate social responsibility.

It's called 'Ramadan Rage' and it will hit you this week

Asian Image: It's called 'Ramadan Rage' and it will hit you this week

1:39pm Monday 30th June 2014

You have to learn to be extra patient during Ramadan but we do not live in a patient world.




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