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Film Review: Wonder Woman

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Wonder Woman

Did DC’s love affair with otherworldly characters ruin what could have been a very relevant and relatable film for women everywhere?

** SPOILER ALERT**

Trump’s Muslim Ban: Burning Mosques, Protests And Pro-Bono Lawyers

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Trump's Muslim Ban Protest

It’s hard to believe the events unfolding in the US right now.

The so-called President of the United States (I refuse to accept him as President), enforced his ban on immigrants entering the United States from seven majority Muslim countries on Saturday causing widespread chaos and scenes which, during the last thirty years, have only been seen in movies.

Iqbal Mohammed’s New Film ‘Three Minute Warning’ Shines Spotlight on Israel-Palestine Conflict

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Iqbal Mohammed
Iqbal Mohammed at Moet British Independent Film Awards

For most of us, the Israel-Palestine conflict has been in the headlines for most of our lives, on and off, like a problem that won’t go away. And it is an issue that many British Asians, particularly in the Muslim community, feel very strongly about.

One such person is Huddersfield pharmacist turned filmmaker, Iqbal Mohammed, whom, in his new film ‘Three Minute Warning’, explores the conditions under which civilians in Gaza must live.

Further NHS Cuts Mean These Items Will No Longer Be Available on Prescription

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Common medications

As the government continues to drive down the cost of running the NHS, a review into prescribing is set to discourage GPs from routine prescribing of some products on NHS prescriptions, which means patients who wish to continue using them will now have to pay.

Among the targeted items are multi-vitamins “where no specific deficiency has been identified”, skin creams and emollients “that have a predominantly cosmetic action”, camouflage products, sunscreens and gluten-free products.

The changes will be implemented on a staggered basis with some products being phased out at the beginning of March and the others at the beginning of April.

Dev Patel Receives Oscar Nomination

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British Asian actor Dev Patel has received an Oscar Nomination for Best Supporting Actor in the 2017 Oscars for his role in ‘Lion’.

The Harrow born actor plays a man who got lost on the streets of Calcutta. Twenty years later, having been adopted by an Australian family, he embarks on a search for his biological mother.

Dev Patel: British Asian In Hollywood

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Dev Patel

From his breakthrough role as Jamal in Danny Boyle’s Oscar nominated brit-flick, Slumdog Millionaire, Dev Patel has carved out a niche for himself as the token Indian face in a growing number of Hollywood movies and TV shows.

‘East Is East’ Star Om Puri Dies

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Om Puri

It is with great sadness that we report the death of East is East star Om Puri.

The actor whose films include British Asian hit, East is East and more recently The Hundred Foot Journey with Helen Mirren was 66.

REVIEW: Bollywood Jack

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Bollywood Jack

It’s that time of year again! Panto season! And if you’re looking for a pantomime with a difference, get yourself down to Earlsfield in South London to the charmingly intimate Tara Theatre and enjoy Bollywood Jack…

Entrepreneurs’ Minority Report Inspired Start-Up Wins Them Audience With The Queen

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Abdul Alim OfferMoments
OfferMoments Wins People's Choice at Pitch At Palace

Manchester entrepreneurs, Abdul Alim and Shaz Mughal, won the People’s Choice at the prestigious Pitch At Palace initiative for their start-up, OfferMoments, which provides a personalised outdoor advertising experience inspired by Steven Spielberg’s 2002 thriller Minority Report.

British Asian Magician Adam Patel Is Pure Voodoo!

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British Asian street magician Adam Patel hits the streets of Brighton…

… And we have no idea how he does this!

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