Thursday, 20 June 2019

Tag Archives: British Asian

British Pakistani elected first London borough woman mayor

LONDON: Newham became the first London borough to directly elect a woman mayor with Rokhsana Fiaz, a Custom House councilor since 2014, securing 73.4% of votes, Newham Recorder reported on Friday. Fiaz’s parents moved to the United Kingdom from Pakistan in the 1960s. Her predecessor Sir Robin Wales, who did not stand in the ...

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Faryal Makhdoom stuns people with her post-pregnancy body

FILE PHOTO MANCHESTER: Faryal Makhdoom gave birth to her second child with husband Amir Khan just last week. And the mum-of-two looked incredible as she showed off her post-baby body, just days after welcoming baby Alayna. A week after giving birth — what do you guys think? 💕 Outfit from ...

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Riz Ahmed teams with BBC for British-Pakistani family drama

Reuters LONDON: Emmy Award-winning British Pakistani actor and rapper Riz Ahmed has collaborated with British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) for the TV series titled Englistan. The project is produced by BBC Studios Drama London in association with Left Handed Films for BBC Two. The series was first announced by Ahmed in ...

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UK appoints Pak-origin Sajid Javid as new home secretary

Photo: Reuters LONDON: Pakistani-origin cabinet member Sajid Javid has been appointed as the new home secretary of the United Kingdom by British Prime Minister Theresa May. Britain’s interior minister, Amber Rudd, had earlier resigned after the government struggled to contain the fallout over the way it had treated some long-term ...

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Amir Khan ready to coach Pakistani boxers for Asian games

MANCHESTER: British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan on Friday said that he is up and ready to coach Pakistani boxers for the Asian Games scheduled to take place later this year in Indonesia. In a video message, the 31-year-old announced that he would be visiting Pakistan on May 7. The boxing star, ...

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Amir Khan KOs Phil Lo Greco in 39 Seconds

LONDON: Amir Khan made a blistering return to the ring by beating Phil Lo Greco by stopping his opponent inside 39 seconds at Liverpool’s Echo Arena. The 31-year-old had not fought for two years, since being beaten by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in Las Vegas in May 2016, and he made ...

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Brit Asian Rahat Ali vows to train Pakistani youth

LONDON: UK based Pakistani professional athlete and fitness trainer Rahat Ali Shah has said that he needs Pakistan government’s support and patronage to train Pakistani youth for international fitness events. In an interview, Shah said that he is registered with United Kingdom Bodybuilding Fitness Federation (UKBFF) and has achieved a ...

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I’m at the peak of my career, says Amir Khan

Amir Khan and Phil Lo Greco have had an entertaining build-up (Picture: Getty Images)

Amir Khan and Phil Lo Greco have had an entertaining build-up (Picture: Getty Images) MANCHESTER: BRIT boxing champ Amir Khan insists that he’s at the peak of his career at age 31 as he prepares for what is supposed to be a tune-up this Saturday night on April 21 against ...

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Zayn Malik wanted Gigi Hadid in his life forever

LONDON: Singer Zayn Malik and supermodel Gigi Hadid’s split was one of the most heartbreaking breakups which were announced this year. But even though the two are no longer together, there was a point when Zayn believed he wanted to spend the rest of his life with her. The popular ...

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Riz Ahmed shares photos from his visit to Pakistan

LAHORE: “After a lapse of 13 years, visiting Pakistan is somewhat like visiting an ex,” said Riz Ahmed while speaking at the Lahore Literary Festival at Alhamra Hall. British Pakistani Riz Ahmed actor-cum-rapper and activist, also known by his stage name, Riz MC, graced the LLF with famed novelist Mohsin ...

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