Sadiq Khan promises to bring Indian Premier League matches to London

Sadiq Khan has vowed to work hand-in-hand with cricketing authorities to make the Indian Premier League the latest global sports league to stage matches in London.

NHS and Tropical Sun start family ‘Heart to Heart’ about blood and organ donation

Britons are being encouraged to have a ‘heart to heart’ as part of a new campaign to get people from Black and Asian backgrounds talking about blood and organ donation.

Lord Woolley becomes the first Black man to head an Oxbridge college

A political and equalities activist has become the first black man to be elected head of an Oxbridge college. Lord Simon Woolley, founding director of campaign group Operation Black Vote, will be the newly elected principal of Cambridge University's...

New hijab trial designed by New Zealand first tried in Leicester

A new hijab designed in New Zealand especially for operational Muslim police officers is being trialled by Leicestershire Police in a first in England.

University of Glasgow project investigating the effects of Covid-19

A project at the University of Glasgow that is aiming to better understand the effects that Covid-19 infection has on blood vessels and blood pressure has received a grant of £250,000 from national charity Heart Research UK.

Coalition to feed children and end starvation in Cowley Hill, Borehamwood

On 27th July, local partners announced a unique collaboration to provide nutritious midday meals to hundreds of children in Cowley Hill, Borehamwood, who are at risk of going hungry during these school summer holidays due to coronavirus.

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...

“Your mind is a garden. Your thoughts are the seeds. The harvest can either be flowers or weeds.” — William WordsworthWhat was our first and instant reaction when lockdowns were announced worldwide last year? The answer is - panic buying. What...

What was our first and instant reaction when lockdowns were announced worldwide last year? The answer is - panic buying. What did we need the most? The...

On Tuesday 14th April, a convicted terrorist told a prisoner rehabilitation conference that he was a reformed character who had turned away from the “wrong path” just minutes before killing two people in a knife attack.

Wembley Masjid and Islamic Centre, in Stanley Avenue, has applied for a certificate of lawfulness from Brent Council’s planning department after a recent sale of the building. The mosque’s bid for legal recognition is being objected by residents...

Wembley Masjid and Islamic Centre, in Stanley Avenue, has applied for a certificate of lawfulness from Brent Council’s planning department after a recent sale of the building. The mosque’s bid for legal recognition is being objected by residents...



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