Theresa May to step down as PM on 7 June

Under intense pressure from her own party members, Theresa May announced that she will step down as the leader of Conservative party on 7 June, ending her three-year tenure as the prime minister

Remembering the Finsbury Park attack

On 21st May, Tuesday, two years from the Finsbury Park terrorist attack, Jeremy Corbyn, parliamentarians, faith and community leaders joined the neighbourhood for a community street iftar. The two local mosques, Finsbury Park, Muslim Welfare...

Asian young carers struggle to get right support, report reveals

Children from British Asian and other ethnic minority background, especially who care for ill or disabled relatives are more likely than other young carers to be isolated from support services, a new research has revealed. It further says, in...

Wolverhampton council gets its first ever Sikh public health and wellbeing boss

Cllr Jasbir Jaspal has become the first ever Sikh woman to be named as Wolverhampton council's public health and wellbeing boss in its history.

Jet Airways’ Manchester-Mumbai set to bring £400m to northern economy

Jet Airways’ first ever non-stop flight connecting Mumbai, India’s economic capital, and Manchester is now operating. Launched on Dhan Teras (Nov 5) - the most auspicious day for businesses, and second day of Diwali, in the Hindu calendar -...

Manchester airport delivers major boost to north with new Mumbai connection

Jet Airways’ five-times-a-week service from Manchester to Mumbai took for the first time this morning, at a celebration attended by Aviation Minister, Baroness Liz Sugg and hundreds of guests from across the region.

770,000 people in England unable to speak English well

In an interview, the communities secretary, Sajid Javid revealed that 770,000 people living in England speak little or no English at all, and warned that up to 70% of them are women from the Bangladeshi and Pakistani communities.

Sigma sponsors transformation of Community Pharmacy 2025 vision

A donation from Sigma Pharmaceuticals plc is funding a three year PhD scholarship aimed at developing a coherent and transformative vision for English community pharmacy in 2025. The project has already begun in the Department of Pharmacy and...

A nationwide survey by Opium has indicated that 71% of people from ethnic minorities facing discrimination, increased from 58% in January 2016. Ethnic minorities in Britain are facing rising and increasingly overt racism, with levels of discrimination...

The government has been criticised for rejecting a proposed working definition of Islamophobia that has been adopted by parties including Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the Scottish Conservatives.

Cllr Nitin Parekh has been unanimously elected as the new Mayor of Harrow. His name was put forward by Cllr Ajay Maru, who noted his positive social work in the borough, while Cllr Christine Robson reportedly seconded the nomination.



to the free, weekly Asian Voice email newsletter