Second Commons defeat for Theresa May in Brexit vote

Rebel Conservative MPs join with Labour as a fresh blow to the government in a Commons Brexit vote.The government has now got three days to come up with a new plan if Mrs May's EU withdrawal deal is rejected by MPs next week. A second referendum...

UK-Kerala host “Re-building Kerala” together

Leeds University, UK and Kerala’s TKM College of Engineering hosted ‘Rebuilding a Resilient Kerala after the Floods’ a two-day international workshop in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

Plant-based concept from Michelin-trained chef

Bindu Patel, who spent spells in the kitchens of Michelin-starred and Gymkhana and Trishna restaurants and staged at Le Gavroche in London, is to open her own restaurant, Sanctua, in Leicester in January.

Academic receives royal award for her contribution to Sikh community research

A University of Wolverhampton academic has formally received an MBE from His Royal Highness Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, at Buckingham Palace. Dr Opinderjit Kaur Takhar, Director of the recently launched Centre for Sikh and Panjabi Studies...

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 Slough based estate agent is being investigated by trading standards after ignoring orders from the property ombudsman to back thousands of pounds to angry clients.



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