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Man sentenced to 18 years in prison

Birmingham man sentenced to 18 years in prison for friend’s murder A Birmingham man has today (15 July) been jailed for 18 years after murdering his friend in a violent attack at her Edgbaston home, following weeks of controlling and abusive behaviour.After an 11 day trial, Marcus Musgrove was convicted of the murder of Jacqueline […]

Asia Aerospace City takes flight with expertise

Asia Aerospace City takes flight with Nottingham expertise The University of Nottingham is lending its engineering expertise to an ambitious new aerospace centre in Malaysia. Asia Aerospace City brings together University research with the Aerospace Malaysian Innovation Centre (AMIC) and MARA Aerospace & Technologies (M-AeroTech), a Malaysian government agency. Kuala Lumpur-based Asia Aerospace City was […]

Female cricket teams to meet Development Minister

Members of the England women’s cricket team will be meeting International Development Minister Desmond Swayne and two Bangladeshi girl cricketers, ahead of the UK’s Girl Summit. They will informally discuss issues around sport, women’s empowerment and forced marriage. The photocall comes the day before the Girl Summit 2014. Co-hosted by the UK Government and UNICEF, […]

Veena Malik & Asad; The New chapter

By Emb Hashmi Asian World interviewed the former Bollywood actress Veena Malik Khan with her new husband Asad Bashir Khan whilst on a world tour promoting their new ambassadorial roles with the International Human Rights organisation. Veena describes herself and husband Asad as global citizens with no real permanent home. As they are constantly travelling […]

Trojan Horse: Birmingham Schools in question

By Rashmita Patel It all started with a hoax letter which claimed that hard-line Muslims were taking over some of the schools in Birmingham with high numbers of Muslims. Investigations by Ofsted found that governors had been replaced and pressure put on head teachers and leaders to leave their post. 25 schools have been inspected […]

Forced Marriage: A Criminal Offence

By Shahida Rahman Last year, teachers and doctors were informed to be on alert by the government as summer time sees a rise in forced marriages. Many young people, particularly girls, are travelling abroad believing that they are going on holiday, but discover that they are forcibly being married off against their will. The majority […]

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  • Birmingham Bears embrace Shoaib Malik

    Birmingham Bears embrace Shoaib Malik

    By Emb Hashmi Pakistani international cricketer is embraced by Birmingham Bears for a seven match contract where he hopes to ball and bat to the best of his ability, wowing the crowd and boosting his teams overall performance. One thing that may just help his performance is the fact that the cricket stars wife Sania […]

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