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UWT fundraisers target Ramadan food packs for Syria

Emdad Rahman: A group of friends have clubbed together to support Syrians who will be fasting during Ramadan. The team are fundraising to provide Ramadan food packs to help those who are fasting. The packs will not be restricted to those fasting but those in need. Ummah Welfare Trust Public Relations Representative Muhammad Imran said: “Ramadan is a month of ...

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Second, annual Asian Food and Restaurant Awards returns to London

Tuesday 1st May 2018, London, United Kingdom – Following its entry on the UK’s hospitality calendar last year, the second, annual Asian Food and Restaurant Awards (AFRA) returns to London on Tuesday 31st July at Millennium Gloucester Hotel, Kensington. The event will continue to pay homage to the leading lights of the Asian hospitality, services and supplier sectors amid a who’s who guest list of ministers, VIP’s, dignitaries, ...

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Sainsbury’s and Asda in merger talks

Merger talks between British supermarket chains Sainsbury’s and Asda are at an “advanced” stage, Sainsbury’s has confirmed. The two brands are expected to be retained should a merger go ahead. Sainsbury’s and Asda – the UK arm of Walmart – are the second and third largest supermarkets in the UK. The combined group would comprise 2,800 stores and would represent ...

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UK economy suffers weakest period of GDP growth in five years

ONS figures show construction output slump as rate in first quarter slows to 0.1% Britain’s economy slowed to a virtual standstill in the first three months of 2018, the weakest period of activity in more than five years. Office for National Statistics figures showed a sharp contraction in the construction sector, weaker manufacturing growth and a squeeze on consumer spending ...

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Air Asia to operate Sylhet-Malaysia flights soon

The world’s leading budget airline Air Asia will operate flights from Sylhet to Malaysia soon. In this regard, Air Asia’s Passenger Sales Agent (PSA) was launched in Sylhet recently. Executive Chairman of Air Asia Datuk Kamaruddin Miranun inaugurated the PSA at Joy Tower of Jail Road area in Sylhet. In his speech, Chairman of Total Air Service Limited (GSA), Air ...

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Muslim Aid’s ‘On the Run’ marathon team survived hottest marathon ever recorded!

Although temperatures climbed to 24°C degrees in central London on Sunday, all eight members of Muslim Aid’s first-ever team finished the London Virgin marathon. The young men and women, who joined 40,000 marathon runners, each ran with a target to raise £5,000 to support the charity’s work with communities living in dire conditions within Myanmar. Muslim Aid is one of the few humanitarian charities ...

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BANA AL-ABED AND SRIDEVI TO BE HONOURED AT THE 8TH ASIAN AWARDS

19th April, London, UK – The Asian Awards returns for it’s 8th edition on Friday 27th April 2018 and will once again be honouring some of the world’s most outstanding and highest achieving individuals. The Asian Awards is a pioneering event that has quickly evolved into the most prestigious global acknowledgement of pan-Asian success across all walks of life, emphasising inspiring accomplishments and highlighting international role models in the ...

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London house prices post first annual fall since 2009

Average price in capital drops by almost £5,000 in 12 months as growth slows in rest of UK House prices in London have seen the first annual fall since immediately after the financial crisis, according to government figures which showed gains in every other region across the country. In the latest sign that the property market in the capital is ...

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MILLENNIALS ARE SAVING THE UK CURRY CRISIS

Up to 700 curry house owners from all over the UK will come together at the Business Conference 2018 and Restaurant Talent Show Awards on Wednesday 25th April at the Meridian Grand, Advent Way, London, N18 3AF from 5pm to 11pm. A growing group of Millennials who run and own curry houses will discuss solutions they have found to the curry crisis which has been affecting the industry over the last couple ...

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Housing minister defends claim of immigration impact on house prices

Dominic Raab’s ministry publishes document showing claim was based on old model Dominic Raab, the housing minister who claimed in an interview last week that immigration had “put house prices up by something like 20%” over the past 25 years, has had to contextualise the figure. The UK Statistics Authority asked Raab, a leading Brexiter, to publish the evidence for ...

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