Monday, 22 April 2019

Tag Archives: BIRMINGHAM

Five Birmingham mosques vandalised

BIRMINGHAM:  Five mosques in British city of Birmingham had their windows smashed with a sledgehammer overnight, prompting an anti-terror investigation and calls for more police protection ahead of Friday prayers. In one attack at the Witton Road Islamic Centre in Witton, seven windows and two doors were smashed up. The ...

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Teefa in Trouble to be released in over 25 countries

LOLLYWOOD: Only 1 day is left in the release of much-awaited film ‘Teefa in Trouble’ worldwide and in Pakistan. The excitement and anticipation for ‘Teefa In Trouble’ featuring Ali Zafar and Maya Ali has taken the Pakistani industry by storm. The most anticipated Pakistani movie ever is not just locally ...

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Eight-year-old yoga champion named ‘British Indian of the year’

BIRMINGHAM: An eight-year-old British Indian schoolboy who is the under-11 UK national yoga champion has been named the ‘British Indian of the Year’ in the young achiever category for his accomplishments in the field. Ishwar Sharma has won a string of titles in both individual and artistic yoga, most recently a ...

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Maria Sharapova, Keys withdraw from Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM: Maria Sharapova and Madison Keys have withdrawn from next week’s Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham as they look to regain full fitness ahead of Wimbledon. Sharapova, the 2004 Wimbledon champion, said she needed rest after reaching the French Open quarter-finals. The 31-year-old Russian served a doping ban in 2016 ...

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Victim of Birmingham crash was drug dealer

BIRMINGHAM: One of the victims of the Birmingham crash that killed six people has been identified as a drug dealer who had only recently been freed from prison. Kasar Jehangir, 25, had served time for leading police on a 130mph chase in which heroin was thrown from an Audi, similar ...

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Boxer Amir Khan to celebrate birthday with Faryal Makhdoom

BIRMINGHAM: Boxing legend Amir Khan is to celebrate his 31st birthday with a knockout party at a city shisha lounge. The Bolton-born former world champion recently flew back from Australia after finishing fifth in this year’s I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! competition. But he will be driven ...

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Mother arrested after death of son, Hakeem Hussain, in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM: The mother and great-uncle of a boy who is thought to have frozen to death outside his home have been pictured for the first time. Laura Heath, 35, and Timothy Busk, 56, were arrested and released after seven-year-old Hakeem Hussain was declared dead at the property in Birmingham on Sunday. ...

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Welsh teenager found guilty of five terror offences

BIRMINGHAM: A teenager accused of preparing to carry out an Isis-inspired terror attack in Cardiff has been found guilty of five terror offences. The 17-year-old was convicted of encouraging terrorism online and possessing a record of terrorist information. Jurors at Birmingham Crown Court also convicted the 17-year-old of preparing for ...

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