PICTURES: Million Dollar Arm screening Mayfair

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2:57pm Friday 22nd August 2014

Jon Hamm has said he could not resist the opportunity to play a good guy when he was approached about the role of a washed-up sports agent in his new film Million Dollar Arm, which has its UK premiere tonight.

India blocks film about killing of Indira Gandhi

Asian Image: Indira Gandhi during a visit to Oxford in 1971 to receive an honorary degree

9:57am Friday 22nd August 2014

India has blocked the release of a film about the assassination of former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi, saying it glorifies her killers and could trigger violent protests.

Pamela Anderson urges ban on animal testing in India

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7:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Former Baywatch star and Bigg Boss star Pamela Anderson has written to the Indian Health Ministry calling for a ban on animal testing.

Murder hunt after man stabbed to death in Southall

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9:45am Thursday 21st August 2014

DETECTIVES are involved in a murder inquiry after a man was stabbed to death in Southall last night.

YouTube taking action to remove beheading video

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4:11pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

YouTube is taking action to remove any video of James Foley's murder on its site and close accounts belonging to terrorist organisations, it said today.

Charity boss 'gave back £100,000'

4:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A charity boss accused of fraud gave back more than £100,000 to Government officials following a funding error, a court has heard.

Dismay at number of ethnic minorities working in TV industry

Asian Image: Lenny Henry to unveil proposals to increase ethnic minorities in TV

12:36pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Stars including Idris Elba and Lenny Henry have told TV bosses they are "dismayed" at the poor numbers of people from ethnic minority backgrounds working in the industry and demanded money be set aside to improve the situation.

Users should shun beheading video in respect to James Foley

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11:16am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A campaign has been launched on Twitter urging people not to share the video purporting to show the murder of James Foley.

Journalist wanted to tell story of Syrian people

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10:20am Wednesday 20th August 2014

James Foley knew his job carried risks but "believed in what he was doing" covering the Syrian conflict, a friend said.

Disgust at killing of US journalist

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9:54am Wednesday 20th August 2014

British extremists are amongst the most "most vicious and vociferous fighters" in the Islamic State's ranks in Syria and Iraq, a jihadism expert has said.

Former headteacher back in post at Birmingham school

7:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

The former headteacher of a school caught up in the alleged "Trojan Horse" extremist Muslim takeover plot has returned to her old post.

Two arrests over container death

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4:50pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Two men are being held in police custody over separate allegations of people trafficking.

Kareena overjoyed at new wax figure in sari

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2:22pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Kareena Kapoor visited her wax figure at Madame Tussauds London and gave her glamorous new look her seal of approval.

Afghan Sikh found in container is named

9:13am Tuesday 19th August 2014

An immigrant found dead inside a cargo container has been named.

Thieves clear out pound shop

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9:19am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Thieves broke in to a pound shop stealing almost £5,000 worth of anti-dandruff shampoo, toiletries and floor cleaner.

'ESOL system letting down 700,000 migrants'

1:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

Around 700,000 migrants are being "left voiceless" due to the Government's lack of a national strategy to teach English, a think tank has claimed.

UPDATE: Afghan Sikh immigrants were inside container for 18 hours

4:42pm Monday 18th August 2014

Afghan immigrants found after one of their group died are thought to have been inside a cargo container for 18 hours.

MUSIC REVIEW: Usman Arshad 'Pehchaan'

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7:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

With a title like ‘Pehchaan’, I couldn’t wait to hear this ‘trademark’ sound and see whether the song lived up to it’s name and rip into it, as I do.

Special outdoor screening of ‘English Vinglish’ in Ealing

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4:22pm Monday 18th August 2014

A Bollywood movie is to be shown at a special outdoor screening in Ealing next week.

Brothers jailed for Pakistan people smuggling

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2:59pm Monday 18th August 2014

Two brothers who provided a "bespoke travel service" for Pakistani nationals who had overstayed their student visa have been jailed for people smuggling.

13 children among immigrants found in container

10:21am Monday 18th August 2014

Thirteen children aged as young as one were among the Afghan immigrants rescued from a shipping container in Essex on Saturday.

Masked robbers tie up shop workers in violent raid

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9:53am Monday 18th August 2014

Masked robbers tied up shop workers and stole cash and cigarettes in a violent raid on Sunday.

Police make appeal to investors 'who lost millions'

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7:44pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Police are urging families who may have been affected by a foreign investment scheme to contact them.

Swirls of colour at Lord Krishna's birthday

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12:10pm Sunday 17th August 2014

Swathes of blue filled a temple as thousands of people dressed up as Hindu deity Krishna to mark his birthday.

Thousands turn out to hear Imran Khan challenge PM

11:15am Saturday 16th August 2014

Tens of thousands of protesters rallied in Pakistan's capital, defying pouring rain to demand the prime minister step down in the biggest challenge yet to the country's government.

Honeymoon murder suspect fit to stand trial

Asian Image: New extradition hearing for Dewani

9:28am Friday 15th August 2014

Honeymoon murder accused Shrien Dewani has been found fit to stand trial, in a move his wife's sister hailed as "a huge step in the right direction".

Labour and Conservatives join forces to condemn BNP's campaign against mosque in New Addington

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10:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Political rivals have joined forces to condemn a British National Party-led campaign opposing a mosque in New Addington. 

Relief for women freed after Syria terror trial

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8:40am Thursday 14th August 2014

A young woman who tried to smuggle cash in her knickers on a flight to Turkey beamed as she walked free from court after she was dramatically cleared of funding jihadists in Syria.

Religious charity threatening government with judicial review

9:41am Wednesday 13th August 2014

A religious charity is threatening the Government with a judicial review over its plans for independent schools being introduced in the wake of the Trojan Horse plot.

Bigamist fails to stop son moving

9:33am Tuesday 12th August 2014

A Muslim bigamist who smokes heavily told a family court judge that his estranged Muslim "wife" was not "principled" - because she smoked.

Dunken body builder threatened cab driver with machete, Bradford Crown Court told

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5:35pm Monday 11th August 2014

A DRUNKEN body builder threatened a cab driver with a machete after mixing steroids and alcohol while out celebrating his mother's birthday.

'Tories won't win majorities until they attract more of the ethnic vote'

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10:46am Sunday 10th August 2014

David Cameron will not be able to win a majority at the next election because he has failed to woo ethnic minorities, Britain's first female Muslim Cabinet minister has warned.

'Marijuana addiction nearly cost me my son'

Asian Image: 20 Brighton and Hove children start smoking every week

9:00am Sunday 10th August 2014

"This time last year was the lowest point of my life. I was about to lose everything.”

Bollywood Showstoppers rock O2 Arena

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11:54am Saturday 9th August 2014

Fans got to see their favourite superstars at the Bollywood Showstoppers concert at the O2 Arena.

Habib Ullah family outrage at CPS 'cover-up'

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1:04pm Friday 8th August 2014

Relatives of a father of three who died after being restrained by up to five police officers during a drugs search have reacted with fury as prosecutors decided not to bring charges in the case.

Police investigating Galloway comments

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11:08pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Police have begun an investigation after Respect MP George Galloway declared that Bradford is "an Israel-free zone".

TV boss defends Jeremy Clarkson over racism claims

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9:06am Thursday 7th August 2014

BBC TV boss Danny Cohen has defended Jeremy Clarkson and insisted the under-fire Top Gear host is not "racist".

Seven signs you’re still a Mummy’s Boy

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8:50am Wednesday 6th August 2014

The Asian Mummy’s Boy is an ubiquitous phenomenon.

Theatre refuses to host film festival while it is sponsored by Israeli Embassy

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10:02am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A theatre has refused to host the UK Jewish Film Festival while it is sponsored by the Israeli Embassy amid the ongoing crisis in Gaza.

Warsi applauded for stance against UK Gaza policy

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6:13pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

The Government has been plunged into turmoil after Foreign Office Minister Baroness Warsi dramatically stormed out, saying David Cameron's policy on Gaza was "morally indefensible".

Warsi: 'Arms exports to Israel must stop'

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11:27am Tuesday 5th August 2014

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi says the UK failed to act as an "honest broker" in the Middle East and she was concerned of arms sales to Israel.

Warsi: ' I can no longer support Government policy on Gaza'

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9:31am Tuesday 5th August 2014

Foreign Office Minister Baroness Warsi has resigned over the Government's policy on Gaza.

PM declines to call actions of Israel 'criminal'

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3:37pm Monday 4th August 2014

David Cameron has declined to say whether he believes Israel's actions in Gaza are "criminal", as a tentative ceasefire takes effect.

Thanks Jon Snow for being the only WhatsApp message I needed to read

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2:08pm Monday 4th August 2014

As I clear up after breaking fast with friends and family, the phone buzzes with an alert for a new WhatsApp message.

Pictures: Eid celebrations in Trafalgar Square

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3:30pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

The annual Eid Festival marking the end of Ramadan was marked in colourful style in Trafalgar Square.

Neighbours join hands at Muslim festival of Eid

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7:30am Saturday 2nd August 2014

FRIENDSHIP blossomed as youngsters united with their Muslim neighbours to celebrate the Islamic festival of Eid al-Fitr.

Matalan pays into Bangladeshi factory compensation fund but does not reveal how much

5:04pm Friday 1st August 2014

Retailer Matalan has been asked to reveal exactly how much it has donated to a Bangladeshi compensation fund.

Therapist to share groundbreaking work on Tamil depression at South Africa conference

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4:30pm Friday 1st August 2014

Meera Bahu will travel to Durban to discuss her work with Tamil refugees in Wimbledon.

Woman in court for posting Facebook picture

1:29pm Friday 1st August 2014

A Muslim woman from Luton is facing jail after she admitted posting messages on Facebook encouraging terrorism in Syria.

Police officer who won racism tribunal to claim damages

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3:55pm Friday 1st August 2014

A black female police officer who was discriminated against because of her race and sex is hoping to claim nearly £50,000 in damages, a compensation hearing has heard.




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