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The One Earth Shop – 100 per cent Vegan Review

By Priti Modi http://www.100percentvegan.co.uk/ 100% Vegan (previously named The One Earth Shop) originally opened in January 2014 and is situated in Digbeth next to the well known Warehouse Café. The shop is a haven for all things vegan / vegetarian and free from ranges, think artisan, independent with plenty of variety. From ethical household products […]

Jilian Haslam: the Briton who calls herself a ‘Kolkata girl’

By Yasmin Pascual Khalil “I had no idea then that another world even existed,” says Jillian Haslam. “I wasn’t aware that there was anything better or beyond the slum. What I did know was that I had to get away. And that I think is the key to anyone’s success. Refusing to accept the circumstances […]

Child marriages still happening in India

By Yasmin Pascual Khalil It seems in India, the struggle of girls will not be done anytime soon. Reports from the United Nations (UN) have revealed some shocking facts regarding child marriage, where India is at number two on the world stage. “Child marriage is still a widely accepted practice ruled by social norms and […]

Moeen Ali hands over his Palestine bands

By Emb Hashmi England cricketer and Brummie Moeen Ali auctioned off his controversial headline grabbing Palestine bands through the Asian World as a world exclusive last month, and as soon as it was published the bids were rife with fans and cricket lovers alike eagerly bid for the bands, which came with an exclusive meet […]

The Upside Down French Braid Bun

By Asgar Saboo From the elegant chic classic bun to braided plaits, this season’s trend is all about having the Upside Down French Braid Bun. Asgar Saboo shows you how to create the latest celebrity hair craze, which has been seen on Hollywood and Bollywood stars such as Jessica Alba and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, by […]

Asim Jofa, leading a new path for Pakistani fashion

By Ruby Bukhari Asim Jofa, is name on every woman’s lips, he is no doubt the most in demand subcontinental designer of year. Originally though he began as a jewelry designer, stepping into his father’s shoes 12 years ago. He achieved great success with the luxurious and authentic diamond boutique ‘The Diamond Gallery’. Having certified […]

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  • Jilian Haslam: the Briton who calls herself a 'Kolkata girl'

    Jilian Haslam: the Briton who calls herself a ‘Kolkata girl’

    By Yasmin Pascual Khalil “I had no idea then that another world even existed,” says Jillian Haslam. “I wasn’t aware that there was anything better or beyond the slum. What I did know was that I had to get away. And that I think is the key to anyone’s success. Refusing to accept the circumstances […]

  • Child marriages still happening in India

    Child marriages still happening in India

    By Yasmin Pascual Khalil It seems in India, the struggle of girls will not be done anytime soon. Reports from the United Nations (UN) have revealed some shocking facts regarding child marriage, where India is at number two on the world stage. “Child marriage is still a widely accepted practice ruled by social norms and […]

  • Marriott expands its Fairfield brand in India

    Marriott expands its Fairfield brand in India

    By Yasmin Pascual Khalil Life on the road, though exciting and thrilling, should always guarantee three things: safety, comfort, and great boarding. With the new “Fairfield 100% Guarantee(SM)” by Marriott Fairfield Inn & Suites, guests will be assured priceless peace of mind. “Both business and leisure guests juggle a lot when they travel. We guarantee […]

  • Footage of high speed crash released to warn of dangers of speeding

    West Midlands Police has released dramatic CCTV footage of a high speed crash, in which a woman lost her life, to show the dangers of speeding. Saqib Hussain was sentenced to six years in prison yesterday (15 September) for causing Noreen Ryan’s death after the Audi R8 Spyder he was driving at 76mph crashed into […]

  • Pakistan Achievement Awards UK & Europe 2014 welcomes Bull Dog Energy Drink – The Power to Topple, on board.

    Pakistan Achievement Awards UK & Europe 2014 is gratified to announce Bull Dog Energy Drink as our official sponsor for this year’s event. The brand has been on board with us for a long time and their support is very highly appreciated. Bulldog Power Energy Drink provides a high quality taste as well as amazing […]

  • Got a software design problem? Call a philosopher!

    A Canadian software company has used the expertise of a University of Nottingham philosopher to help design event calendar software. Vancouver based Time.ly produces event planning and calendar software, which is installed in over 70,000 websites across the world, indexing 3,500,000 upcoming events. One of Time.ly’s founders saw The University of Nottingham’s Dr Jonathan Tallant […]

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  • The One Earth Shop – 100 per cent Vegan Review

    The One Earth Shop – 100 per cent Vegan Review

    By Priti Modi http://www.100percentvegan.co.uk/ 100% Vegan (previously named The One Earth Shop) originally opened in January 2014 and is situated in Digbeth next to the well known Warehouse Café. The shop is a haven for all things vegan / vegetarian and free from ranges, think artisan, independent with plenty of variety. From ethical household products […]

  • Moeen Ali hands over his Palestine bands

    Moeen Ali hands over his Palestine bands

    By Emb Hashmi England cricketer and Brummie Moeen Ali auctioned off his controversial headline grabbing Palestine bands through the Asian World as a world exclusive last month, and as soon as it was published the bids were rife with fans and cricket lovers alike eagerly bid for the bands, which came with an exclusive meet […]

  • Police get tough on begging in Birmingham city centre

    Police in Birmingham city centre are getting tough on begging with the help of five-and-a-half thousand pounds of funding from the Proceeds of Crime Act. The cash is being pumped into an initiative which gives people an opportunity to get off the streets before they face the prospect of arrest and an appearance in court. […]

  • CCTV clues in unprovoked attack in Birmingham

    CCTV of three men police want to speak to in connection with an unprovoked assault in Birmingham has been released. Detectives investigating the attack, which happened on the night England played Italy in the World Cup, have released CCTV of three men who were captured on camera earlier, withdrawing money from a nearby cash point. […]

  • Security operation begins ahead of Conservative Party Conference

    A security operation begins this week in Birmingham as West Midlands Police prepare for the Conservative Party Conference on Sunday (28 September). The operation has been months in the planning and has involved close working with Birmingham City Council, Marketing Birmingham, the International Convention Centre, the Hyatt and many other partners. On Thursday (25 September) […]

  • Police set to recognise unsung heroes

    West Midlands Association of Muslim Police (WMAMP) is set to honour officers and community members who have gone above and beyond to improve the lives of local people. Young people, business leaders, officers and community groups are set to have their hard work and dedication to public service showcased at a glittering awards ceremony in […]

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  • Asim Jofa, leading a new path for Pakistani fashion

    Asim Jofa, leading a new path for Pakistani fashion

    By Ruby Bukhari Asim Jofa, is name on every woman’s lips, he is no doubt the most in demand subcontinental designer of year. Originally though he began as a jewelry designer, stepping into his father’s shoes 12 years ago. He achieved great success with the luxurious and authentic diamond boutique ‘The Diamond Gallery’. Having certified […]

  • The Human Appeal with Yvonne Ridley for Gaza

    The Human Appeal with Yvonne Ridley for Gaza

    By Emb Hashmi Asian World has interviewed the human rights activist and author Yvonne Ridley about her personal plight for the people of Gaza and Syria. The situation in Gaza is deteriorating day by day as we can see in the news, actively what are you doing to support the cause? I’m trying my best […]

  • Project Peace Interview

    Project Peace Interview

    By Ashlee Roberts First off, what are your backgrounds? We’re all 19, and we study Law, Criminology and Sociology. What inspired you to start Project Peace? We saw loads of photos of the war in Palestine on social media sites and on the news and we became fed up of sympathising but not actually doing […]

  • Corner Shop from Reality to a YouTube Hit

    Corner Shop from Reality to a YouTube Hit

    By Emb Hashmi Asian World has interviewed the brains behind YouTube sensations Corner Shop, to ask how they came up with this concept and what the secret to their success is. Hits, shares and likes seem to be the recipe for success as going viral via social media is the new way to be discovered […]

  • Interview with Manish Dayal who stars in The Hundred-Foot Journey

    Interview with Manish Dayal who stars in The Hundred-Foot Journey

    Manish Dayal Q&A Q How did you come to get this role? A. I stumbled into the audition by accident and ended up reading for a part in an untitled film, or so I was told. Then I was called back to do several different takes and read multiple scenes and soon after that I […]

  • Madhur Mittal talks Million Dollar Arm

    Madhur Mittal talks Million Dollar Arm

    By Emb Hahmi Asian World interviewed one of the stars of what will be a super hit Disney film Million Dollar Arm Madhur Mittal. On his new film based on a real life story of two young underprivileged Indian man entering into the American baseball life out of the blue. Madhur said he was really […]

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  • The Upside Down French Braid Bun

    The Upside Down French Braid Bun

    By Asgar Saboo From the elegant chic classic bun to braided plaits, this season’s trend is all about having the Upside Down French Braid Bun. Asgar Saboo shows you how to create the latest celebrity hair craze, which has been seen on Hollywood and Bollywood stars such as Jessica Alba and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, by […]

  • Asim Jofa, leading a new path for Pakistani fashion

    Asim Jofa, leading a new path for Pakistani fashion

    By Ruby Bukhari Asim Jofa, is name on every woman’s lips, he is no doubt the most in demand subcontinental designer of year. Originally though he began as a jewelry designer, stepping into his father’s shoes 12 years ago. He achieved great success with the luxurious and authentic diamond boutique ‘The Diamond Gallery’. Having certified […]

  • Deepika Padukone against Sexism

    Deepika Padukone against Sexism

    By Salma Sheraz The Times of India, one of India’s leading newspaper received immense criticism after it tweeted a zoomed in photo showing the cleavage of Deepika Padukone which resulted in an angry response by the Bollywood actress. The newspaper tweeted: “OMG: Deepika Padukone’s cleavage show” together with a link to the full story. The […]

  • ECB recruits Andy Hurry and Raph Brandon for key roles at the National Cricket Performance Centre

    Hurry to oversee England Development Programme with Brandon heading up Sports Science and Medicine team The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today announced two new appointments at the National Cricket Performance Centre at Loughborough University. Andy Hurry, who is currently Director of High Performance at Somerset CCC, has been appointed as the new Head […]

  • Sonam Kapoor Q&A

    Sonam Kapoor Q&A

    Q: Rekha played your role in the original Khoobsurat, did you find any inspiration from her? A: People are drawing comparisons, obviously, but I can never be as good as her, and this is not just about Rekhaji. Meena Kumari, Katherine Hepburn, Audrey Hepburn … they were all icons and I am inspired by all […]

  • BOLLYWOOD SUPERSTAR SHAH RUKH KHAN GETS READY TO SLAM DUNK

    BOLLYWOOD SUPERSTAR SHAH RUKH KHAN GETS READY TO SLAM DUNK

    Get ready for the ultimate Bollywood event of the century, Lycamobile SLAM+ The Tour, coming to The O2 London on Sunday 5th October 2014, where the King of Indian cinema, international megastar Shah Rukh Khan, will take to the London stage for the first time in over a decade. Brought to audiences by entertainment impresario […]

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  • Smart meters could cause conflict for housemates, study shows

    Arguments about whose turn it is to do the washing up, negotiating rights to the TV remote control and disputes over noise — as many students returning to university for the new academic year are about to learn the hard way, sharing a house can be a tricky business. And now research from academics at […]

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