'Pitruvandana' - a virtual tribute to all Fathers

Fathers are the solid foundation of our lives. They are the strength we rely on as we take our first step in the world. Fathers can be tender, tough, fragile or powerful but they are probably the most uncomplicated love we will ever know. Father’s...

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.

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...

Asian Voice readers who work in pharmacies or use their services will be sad to learn that Janet Misson died peacefully on 6 July 2021. 

A 17-year-old male and a 24-year-old man have been arrested in connection with the murder of 32-year-old Usman Patel. The police have arrested three men and a woman overnight from residential addresses in North Evington and they all remain in...

MPs are backing the new immigration bill that will prevent illegal entry into the UK. The bill that will make knowingly arriving in the UK without permission a criminal offence has passed its latest parliamentary hurdle.

Vue cinema has been levied with a fine of £750,000 because a 24-year-old father, Ateeq Rafiq got trapped under a reclining chair and die. Times quoted Judge Heidi Kubic QC who has said that the cinema had exposed film-goers to a serious risk...

“I came to the UK as a 15-year-old child refugee with 100 dollars in my pocket, with no family support, and very little formal education, because my entire...

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