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Flying the flag for fashion!

Faisana: Fashion Weekend wows UK audiences with the crème of Indian and Pakistani design talent Preview by Hasina Momtaz Last Friday evening I was lucky enough to be invited to the celebrity red carpet launch of Faisana: Fashion Weekend and ...

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Tigers host StreetGames Sports Festival

London Tigers ran a StreetGames Sports Festival with football tournaments for under-12s, -14s, -16s and -18s as the main event of the day along with basketball and cricket in smaller groups. Over 100 participants and spectators attended the event, with ...

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Sandy Jardine: total footballer

Emdad Rahman: The first time I came across William Pullar (Sandy) Jardine was when I collected his Panini sticker when I was a youngster. The Scotland icon was a star veteran at Hearts of Midlothian at the time and soon ...

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The Prince of track runners

On 6th May 1954, Roger Bannister (now Sir Roger Bannister) ran the first four minute mile. In March 2012, Emdad Rahman interviewed Sir Roger. We reprint the interview today to pay tribute to Sir Roger’s achievement, sixty years ago. Emdad ...

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Celebrating the silver screen

This year is the 25th anniversary of the partnership between BP and the Royal Opera House which has beamed live ballet and opera to half a million people in towns and cities across the UK. It began with various small ...

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Police appeal: Mark Aylwin

Police are keen to know the whereabouts of Mark Aylwin, aged 27yrs (DOB: 15/11/14), whose last known address is Clifton Road, E15. Police want to trace Mr Aylwin who is wanted for failing to appear on bail for a drugs offence. Anyone ...

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Best foot forward!

Emdad Rahman reviews Where shall we walk today? Walking the Pennine Way, by Dave Marriott. As an avid walker I particularly enjoyed reading Dave Marriott’s excellent book recently. Fifty-two year old Dave grew up in the 1960s in a Derbyshire ...

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Healthcare workers bankroll the NHS

In the first full financial year since this Coalition Government took office (2011/12), the NHS cut £5.8 billion from its spending. Some of these “efficiency savings” were made by finding cheaper prices for things the NHS had to buy, but ...

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