An Indian Summer: ‘A Journey to the Heart of India’

Asian Image: An Indian Summer: ‘A Journey to the Heart of India’

8:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A major festival celebrating and promoting the enthralling culture of India is to be held in Leicester this June.

UKIP suspends member over anti-Islamic posts

5:48pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A UK Independence Party member featured in its latest election broadcast has been suspended for expressing "repellent" racist and anti-Islamic views on social media, the party said.

Aunt of British teenager killed in Syria questions police appeal

Asian Image: Aunt of British teenager killed in Syria questions police appeal

12:21pm Thursday 24th April 2014

The aunt of a British teenager who died fighting in Syria has questioned a police appeal to Muslim women to urge their relatives not to fight in the country.

National campaign to stop would-be terrorists travelling to Syria

Asian Image: War-torn Syria.

12:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

A national campaign to stop would-be terrorists travelling to Syria will be launched today, following a dramatic rise in the number of people being arrested after going to the war-torn state.

'Innocent family targeted in Leicester house fire'

3:31pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

An innocent family perished in a petrol-fuelled blaze at their home when it was mistakenly targeted in a revenge attack following the fatal stabbing of a fitness coach, a court has heard.

List of Birmingham schools inspected over 'Islamic plot'

12:30pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A list of the schools Ofsted has been sent in to inspect over an alleged plot by Muslim hard-liners to seize control of governing bodies has been published.

Blair's 'titanic' struggle against radical Islam

Asian Image: Blair's 'titanic' struggle against radical Islam

11:19am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Tony Blair has urged a deal with Bashar Assad in Syria and further Nato involvement in Libya as part of a "titanic" struggle against radical Islam.

Critics compare UKIP poster campaign to BNP's

Asian Image: Critics compare UKIP poster campaign to BNP's

9:44am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Nigel Farage has defended a new immigration-centred Ukip poster campaign as "a hard-hitting reflection of reality" after it was attacked as "racist" by political opponents.

Suspects sought after mobile phone robbery

Asian Image: Robbery in progress: Police released this CCTV

3:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Police have released images of three men they want to speak to in connection with a robbery in East Molesey in February.

Father urges sons to come home

9:49am Monday 21st April 2014

The father of a British teenager killed in Syria has said he is "scared" for his two other sons and urged them to leave the war-torn country where they have gone to fight.

Newsagents to call it a day after 12 years

Asian Image: Newsagents to call it a day after 12 years

1:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A NEWSAGENTS which has served Marlovians for over a decade will pack up its papers later this year as the owner admits competition from larger stores and the internet are making business tough.

Heartache for family of British teenager killed in Syria

11:39am Friday 18th April 2014

The family of a British teenager who has been killed in Syria had no idea he had travelled to the war-torn country, his father has said.

Family speak of loss and pain after killer jailed for life

Asian Image: Family speak of loss and pain after killer jailed for life

2:44pm Thursday 17th April 2014

The family of a teenager who was beheaded by her boyfriend have spoken of their pain after her killer was jailed for life for murder.

Malala painting up for auction

Asian Image: Malala painting up for auction

9:21am Thursday 17th April 2014

A painting of Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for education for girls, is set to fetch up to £47,000 when it goes up for auction next month.

'Some lamb kebabs in takeaways have no lamb in them'

Asian Image: 'Some lamb kebabs in takeaways have no lamb in them'

12:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Tests on lamb takeaways have found that 40% of them had been mixed with other meats - with some containing no lamb at all.

Police find no evidence of criminality by mayor Lutfur Rahman

Asian Image: Police to investigate claims against elected mayor

11:43am Wednesday 16th April 2014

UPDATED Scotland Yard has halted its investigation into allegations of fraud and financial mismanagement against an elected mayor after finding no evidence of criminality.

Heavy criticism after counter-terror boss appointed to investigate schools plot

Asian Image: Former Deputy Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Peter Clarke who is to become Education Commissioner with responsibility to investigate allegations of a hardline Islamist takeover plot at a number of Birmingham schools.

2:37pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Michael Gove's decision to appoint a former anti-terror chief to investigate allegations of a hardline Islamist takeover plot at a number of Birmingham schools is drawing increasingly heavy criticism.

Body found in river in hunt for missing Bradford student Aamir

Asian Image: Aamir Qudeer

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A body found in the River Mersey in Liverpool is believed to be that of a Bradford University student who went missing six weeks ago.

PICTURES: Hinduja brothers top Asian rich list 2014

Asian Image: Publisher of the Asian Rich List Shailesh Solanki with Rt Hon Michael Gove MP and billionaire SP Lohia at the Asian Business Awards

11:32am Monday 14th April 2014

The  Hinduja brothers maintain their position at the top of the money mountain ahead of Steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal in this year's Asian Rich list.

Education hit squads sent in to root out 'conservative Islamic practices'

7:10pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Education hit squads are being sent into schools to root out conservative Islamic practices, according to reports.

Halal slaughterhouse owner referred to own customers as 'Pakis'

10:28am Sunday 13th April 2014

A Halal slaughterhouse owner has been filmed referring to his own customers as ‘Pakis’.

Gang defrauded Vodafone customers of £2.8m

Asian Image: Court Report - January 13, 2014

11:03am Saturday 12th April 2014

A gang from South Yorkshire which hijacked mobile phones to defraud Vodafone customers of £2.8 million by making calls to premium rate numbers have been jailed.

Pictures: Premier Asian Wedding Show

Asian Image: Pictures: Premier Asian Wedding Show

7:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

The Midland Hotel Manchester hosted the  North West Premier Asian Wedding Show. 

Gay bank worker guilty of murdering wife

Asian Image: Gay bank worker guilty of murdering wife

1:38pm Friday 11th April 2014

A gay bank worker has been convicted of murdering his wife before burning her body just months after they tied the knot in a lavish arranged marriage ceremony.

Model and actress loses libel action over TV broadcast comments

Asian Image: Model and actress loses libel action over TV broadcast comments

9:55am Thursday 10th April 2014

A beauty queen has lost her libel action over two broadcasts from the Big Brother House.

VIDEO: 'Arjun & Alison' New thriller explores racism in Britain

Asian Image: VIDEO: 'Arjun & Alison' New thriller explores racism in Britain

7:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

A horrifying racist murder forms the plot of a new British thriller.

Prime Minister praises contribution of Sikhs during World War

Asian Image: Prime Minister praises contribution of Sikhs during World War

4:20pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A reception was held to celebrate Vaisakhi at 10 Downing Street this week.

'Cash-and-carry owner was crushed under lorry after robbery'

Asian Image: Shammi Atwel was pushed under a lorry after trying to protect his wife and business

1:34pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

A businessman was crushed to death when a gang of armed robbers pushed him under the wheels of a lorry as they tried to flee his cash-and-carry, the Old Bailey has heard.

Sajid Javid announced as new Culture Secretary

Asian Image: New Culture Secretary Sajid Javid arrives at the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, in Westminster, central London.

11:59am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Sajid Javid has been promoted from his ministerial role at the Treasury to become the new Culture, Media and Sport Secretary, David Cameron 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.

Hindu temple holds annual celebration

Asian Image: Hindu temple holds annual celebration

9:28am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Hundreds of worshipers descended on a Hindu temple for an annual celebration event.

Teenager assaulted as he left mosque

Asian Image: Teenager assaulted as he left mosque

4:40pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A 15-YEAR-old boy was punched on the side of the head as he left a mosque in High Wycombe, police said.

Businessman loses court fight with sons

1:37pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

An elderly businessman whose family has interests in a string of London hotels has lost a High Court property fight with his sons.

Tributes to doctors who died trying to save children

Asian Image: Uma Ramalingam

8:45am Tuesday 8th April 2014

Two British doctors have drowned off the coast of Tenerife after reportedly getting into difficulty as they attempted to rescue their two children swept out by a wave.

Baby Abdul returned to Britain

2:20pm Monday 7th April 2014

A baby taken abroad by his parents after social workers put in place a child protection plan has been returned to the UK, a High Court judge was told today.

Family hope extradition will bring justice step closer

Asian Image: Man jailed for murdering Anni Dewani's

9:14am Monday 7th April 2014

The extradition of honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani after a long-fought legal battle brings the prospect of justice for his dead wife a "step closer", her family said today.

Police to investigate claims against elected mayor

Asian Image: Police to investigate claims against elected mayor

12:31pm Friday 4th April 2014

Scotland Yard has been asked to look at allegations of fraud and financial mismanagement made against an elected mayor.

Family tribute to 'beautiful' daughter after man jailed for her murder

Asian Image: Salma Parveen, the wife of Mohammed Iqbal, who has been jailed for life after he strangled Ms Parveen with a scarf over the breakdown of their relationship.

4:53pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

A man who strangled his wife with a scarf over the breakdown of their relationship has been jailed for life.

HFA commends Cameron's Halal meat pledge

Asian Image: David Cameron to visit Peacehaven today

11:24am Thursday 3rd April 2014

The Halal Food Authority (HFA) has welcomes comments by Prime Minister David Cameron with regards to halal meat.

Muslim couple accuse Morrisons of refusing them holidays during Ramadan

Asian Image: Morrisons launch home shopping service

5:59pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A MARRIED Muslim couple have taken Morrisons to an employment tribunal after claiming they were refused holidays during the holy month of Ramadan.

Investigation into 'plot' to take over schools by Muslims

2:31pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

An investigation into an alleged "Trojan Horse" plot by some Muslims to seize control of schools is to get a staffing boost after a significant number of people came forward to raise fresh concerns.

More tests needed on body of teenager

Asian Image: Streams searched for missing teenager Nida

11:09am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

More tests are needed before the mystery surrounding a college student's death can be solved, an inquest has heard.

Doctors who can't speak English will be struck-off

Asian Image: Wirral doctors receive national recognition

2:00am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

Regulators will be able to strike off or discipline doctors, nurses and other health workers who cannot communicate clearly in English, under plans announced today.

'Why I'm running the London Marathon in memory of my superwoman'

Asian Image: 'Why I'm running the London Marathon in memory of my superwoman'

2:40pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

She has never run a marathon before but that isn't going to stop Manjinder Raiyat. Here, she explains why she is willing to go the extra mile to help raise money for 'Mind & The Alzheimer’s Society' in honour of her beautiful nan.

Woman was alive when head was being cut-off

Asian Image: Free law talk on consumer law and small claims court

1:54pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

An 18-year-old woman was still alive when her boyfriend started to cut off her head with a knife, a jury has been told.

Brother of tragic Frizinghall woman Sobia Yousef tells of family's heartbreak

Asian Image: ORDEAL: Sobia Yousef with her daughter Mehvish

6:00am Tuesday 1st April 2014

Tragic Sobia Yousef, who killed herself in front of shoppers and staff in a Shipley supermarket, was a devoted mother destroyed by the death of her beloved youngest daughter, her grieving brother has revealed.

Gang exploited teenage girls through social networking sites

1:44pm Monday 31st March 2014

A gang targeted vulnerable teenage girls through social networking sites before sexually exploiting and gang-raping them, prosecutors have told a court.

Computer scam boss fined £5,000

11:27am Monday 31st March 2014

Trading standards staff have won a landmark case after successfully prosecuting the man behind a Microsoft computer scam which tricks customers into paying for free anti-virus software.

Shop worker killed on way to work

Asian Image: A police car worth £10,000 was stolen by thieves

9:23am Monday 31st March 2014

A man who was killed on his way to work in the early hours was attacked by robbers who used an "extreme and sickening level of violence", detectives have said.

Police arrest six at mosque demo

Asian Image: REG LEAD - Man accidentally stabbed ex-girlfriend

5:23pm Sunday 30th March 2014

Six people were arrested during a protest against plans to create a mosque in the North-East.




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