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School exchange aims to break down barriers

School exchange aims to break down barriers

People cool themselves off with water in Peshawar, Pakistan. Over 1000 people lost their lives due to a weeklong heat wave in the Karachi

When Ramadan is tough try these

BEAUTY MATTERS By Haseena Hamid of Dark Secrets Hair

BEAUTY MATTERS By Haseena Hamid of Dark Secrets Hair

An Iraqi girl waits with others for a communal meal to break their fast at sunset during the first day of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan

Ramadan is a chance to restore body

Indian Muslims break their day-long fast during Ramadan at the Mecca Mosque in Hyderabad, India, Friday. What are the healthiest foods one should eat during the holy month?

Make changes to your diet in Ramadan

Sachin fans at Chennai and Umrika will open the festival

Extending boundaries of film at annual fest

IN PICTURES:  Bend It Like Beckham 'The Musical' opening night

IN PICTURES: Bend It Like Beckham 'The Musical' opening night

Muslims gather in the iconic Sultan Ahmed Mosque, better known as the Blue Mosque, in the historic Sultanahmet district of Istanbul, Turkey, late Wednesday, June 17, 2015, for the first 'taraweeh', nightly prayer of the month of Ramadan.

Sisters4Sisters to host “Experiencing Ramadan 2015” day

Commemoration of the Jullundur Brigade Project with the Blackburn with Darwen Community Cohesion Award

WATCH: 'These soldiers from the First World War are the people who really deserve this award'

WATCH: Young cricketer picks-up top sports award

WATCH: Young cricketer picks-up top sports award

BEAUTY MATTERS By Haseena Hamid of Dark Secrets Hair

BEAUTY MATTERS By Haseena Hamid of Dark Secrets Hair

Coronation Street actresses Jennie McAlpine and Sair Khan from the famous soap whose characters work in the soap’s Underworld underwear factory.

Get set for a textile teashop revolution

Other ILM UK teams are working through Lalitpur district, helping and supporting survivors in Indoor Bikhraye, Mahankal and Bhukha in Nepal

Charity one of the first on front lines of quake

Raschid, Petladwala, Ameet

Stars of ‘best horror film’ celebrate release

Members of the Commemoration of the Jullundur Brigade project with the Mayor of Blackburn with Darwen, Cllr Faryad Hussain.

‘Humbled’ to receive award

Adam, the founder of Kings Barbers Club, says Blackburn is a great place to start a business, as can be seen by the number of businesses that have opened.

Barber chain marks first year in the Blackburn

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BEAUTY MATTERS By Haseena Hamid of Dark Secrets Hair

In the book Meera raises the issue of surrogacy, ‘Surrogacy is a sensitive topic but one I was keen to tackle because I was fascinated by it.’

New book set to push boundaries

Celebrated Bollywood actor Mithun Chakaraborty stars

BOLLYWOOD: Actor Mithun to play celebrated poet Raja

Rasheed Begum, 70,  from Nelson, is to be honoured with a special award for services to the Community at the Fusion Awards which take place in Blackburn tomorrow. Picture: PAUL HEYES

Rasheed, 70, helps most vulnerable

Master-D has teamed-up with with the international king of desi hip-hop ‘Bohemia’. The pair come together to deliver a unique tune in Bengali and Punjabi.

Star pair team up for a fresh new sound

Young pupils from the Madrasah Zeenatul Quran visited a care home to speak to elderly residents where they handed blankets they had purchased out

Youngsters raise cash to help elderly people

Priyanka Chopra joins Anushka Sharma in the song

BOLLYWOOD: All the troubles begin when the ship sails ...

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BEAUTY MATTERS By Haseena Hamid of Dark Secrets Hair

The Baiter Sehat project, with Blackburn and Darwen Council, was recognised nationally last year when it received the Excellence in Health Award by the Department of Health.

Students star in video to launch organ donation campaign

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BEAUTY MATTERS By Haseena Hamid of Dark Secrets Hair

This year’s Fusion event will take place on Saturday, May 30, at King George’s Hall in Blackburn where Connect UK are hoping to raise money for the local hospice

Awards night will provide catalyst for cash boost

Disney In India have unveiled plans for ABCD 2

Any Body Can Dance along to this new film

Abdul Ghaffar (back row fourth from left) of Sensi Fireplaces with Kate Hollern MP and local councillors outside the new business on Darwen St, Blackburn

Warm welcome for new family business

The team from Harry’s Takeaway and new dessert bar (back) line-up with the three challengers.

Blackburn guzzlers sink teeth in to task

The new App aims to “reiterate positive affirmations in the sound, and in this way the sacred words resonate in your body” says Nargis

Islamic sounds for casual meditation

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BEAUTY MATTERS By Haseena Hamid of Dark Secrets Hair

Akshay stars opposite Kareena Kapoor in ‘Gabbar is Back’

Star sinks teeth into latest hard-hitting role

HUB: Asad Khalil outside Pepe’s Piri Piri Restaurant which is one of the most recent shop fronts to be completely renovated.

Boom time in Whalley Range

SPEECH: Zayn Malik on stage – it was the first time he had attended an event since his split form One Direction

Former One Direction star Zayn Malik is off in a new direction

As well as five awards and a range of performances by young people, Jaffer Hussain from SLYNCS shaved his head to raise money for the group!

Celebrating young people’s hard work

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BEAUTY MATTERS By Haseena Hamid of Dark Secrets Hair

Film-maker is looking for believable characters

Film-maker is looking for believable characters

Amitabh slips-up at the ‘banana scene’ opposite Irrfan Khan

BOLLYWOOD: Banana splits their sides with laughter

The ‘Let Us Remember’ event held in Corporation Park, Blackburn, is among the finalists for this year’s North West Fusion Community Cohesion Award. Pictured is Madhubala Pandya helping Rennie Black. Madhubala plants for her parents.

Fusion 2015 finalists rise to take centre stage

‘I think hip hop with a Bollywood flair is definitely a niche I want to fill’ says Kee who has also toured extensively with music sensation Arjun

New sound takes the scene by storm

BEAUTY MATTERS By Haseena Hamid of Dark Secrets Hair

BEAUTY MATTERS By Haseena Hamid of Dark Secrets Hair

Katrina’s figure was created by a team of 20 sculptors and artists over a four-month period after a sitting in Mumbai and cost £150,000 to create

Bollywood movie star unveils waxwork model

Director Vinod Chopra (second from left) at the University

Blockbuster director turns in a masterclass

The group is hoping to assist the East Lancashire Hospice which requires  over £3million a year, much of which is acquired through fund raising efforts. You can find out more about the group at www.connectuk.org.uk

Hospice set for big cash boost

Apache Indian says he wanted to highlight some of the issues affecting inner city areas and minority communities in the UK leading up to the election itself

Reggae artist drops Election Crisis track

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BEAUTY MATTERS By Haseena Hamid of Dark Secrets Hair

Lily Singh AKA Superwoman with Director Rohit Shetty and actor Varun Dhawan on the sets of their film Dilwale in Mumbai.

YouTube star pops by to surprise movie cast

The image of Akshay has been appearing across sights in India

Akshay passing off his new ‘rugged persona’

Haseena is with members of her team outside the new Dark Secrets Salon on East Park Road, Blackburn, during an open day which held over the weekend

Blackburn salon has the secrets for great beauty

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