GMB endorses Lisa Nandy for Labour leadership

On Tuesday 21st January, Lisa Nandy took a huge step towards getting on the final ballot for the Labour leadership after the GMB union endorsed her candidacy. The MP for Wigan, was already supported by the National Union of Mineworkers; and that...

Queen 'particularly proud' of Meghan! But was the media racist?

In a royal showdown after Meghan Markle and Harry announced their desire to step down from their “royal responsibilities”, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, in a statement praised the Hollywood actress in how quickly she has "become one of the...

Prince Charles visits flood-hit Fishlake village

On Monday 23rd December, Prince Charles visited South Yorkshire to meet people affected by last month's floods at a time when Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been criticised for not doing the same.

Wolverhampton Gurdwara celebrates Guru Nanak’s 550th anniversary

Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara in Wolverhampton has donated a generous £5,550 to Barnardo’s to mark the 550th anniversary of the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism.

Biman Bangladesh launches flights to Dhaka and Sylhet from Manchester

Biman Bangladesh Airlines celebrated the inaugural flight from Manchester Airport to Dhaka and Sylhet on Sunday, at an event attended by civic leaders and representatives from the Bangladeshi community across the North. The three-times-a-week...

Dr Sohom Das: A new age Forensic Psychiatrist

Dr Sohom Das from London, is not just your regular Consulting Forensic Psychiatrist. Currently in his early 40s, Sohom is quirky, witty, dabbles in stand-up comedy and does battle rapping on TV. He is also a debut fiction novelist, writing a...

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...

Chinese based publishing company Hurun have released their list of the world's billionaires. India has moved up to second in the list with 97 and is only out performed by China and the USA. The UK is fifth with a total of 80.

The government is facing pressure from campaigners who say the frozen pension policy is discriminating against retirees who are planning to relocate abroad. Under the scheme British Asian pensioners face the prospect of losing any future increase...

After more than seventy years on the high street Co-operative Pharmacy are set to be rebranded and renamed as 'Well' following a £620 million buyout by the Bestway Group.

On January the 31st the Sikh Federation UK launched the Sikh Manifesto for the 2015 election campaign. The ten point proposition included requests and demands that the organisation feels are of central importance to the Sikh community in the...

On January the 31st the Sikh Federation UK launched the Sikh Manifesto for the 2015 election campaign. The ten point proposition included requests and demands that the organisation feels are of central importance to the Sikh community in the...

Shuchita Sonalika has recently taken over as Director of UK operations at the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). She is responsible for managing initiatives that promote India-UK economic relations by way of business conferences and programs,...



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