UK: Covid-19 vaccine uptake tripled among ethnic minorities
21st Apr 2021

UK: Covid-19 vaccine uptake tripled among ethnic minorities

By Hamed Chapman   London, (The Muslim News): The uptake of coronavirus vaccines among all ethnic minority groups has tripled since February, outpacing the national average, according to the Medical Director of Primary Care for NHS England “Take-up among people … Continued

UK MP vows to continue raising plight of Uyghurs in Westminster
20th Apr 2021

UK MP vows to continue raising plight of Uyghurs in Westminster

Comment   By Nusrat Ghani, MP London, (The Muslim News): Situated on China’s north-western border, Xinjiang is a large landlocked province home to around 12 million Uyghurs. Since the early 2000s, the governing Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has waged an … Continued

London Mayor election not a foregone conclusion, says Khan
18th Apr 2021

London Mayor election not a foregone conclusion, says Khan

By Hamed Chapman   LONDON, (The Muslim News): Sadiq Khan may be the odds-on favourite to be re-elected as Mayor of London for a second term in May, but he remains far from complacent about the result given the smear … Continued

UK: Reminder of risks as lockdown further eased
13th Apr 2021

UK: Reminder of risks as lockdown further eased

By Hamed Chapman   London, (The Muslim News): Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed Monday a further easing of lockdown restrictions while cautioning the public to remain wary of the continuing risks of the coronavirus pandemic. “I urge everyone to continue … Continued

Indonesia, UK strengthen bilateral ties & call for end to violence in Myanmar
8th Apr 2021

Indonesia, UK strengthen bilateral ties & call for end to violence in Myanmar

By Devina Halim   JAKARTA, Indonesia (AA):- Indonesia and the UK on Wednesday urged Myanmar’s military to avoid coercive tactics in dealing with protests against the Feb. 1 coup and instead engage in dialogue to restore peace and stability in … Continued

UK: Limited reopening of outdoor Covid restrictions in England
29th Mar 2021

UK: Limited reopening of outdoor Covid restrictions in England

By Hamed Chapman and Ahmed J Versi   London, (The Muslim News): Families and friends are able to reunite from Monday with groups of up to six people or from two households able to meet outside, including in private gardens … Continued

UK marks anniversary of 1st Covid-19 national lockdown
24th Mar 2021

UK marks anniversary of 1st Covid-19 national lockdown

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): The UK on Tuesday marked the anniversary of the start of the country’s first national lockdown by observing a minute’s silence to remember those who died of COVID-19. Alongside ordinary Brits, MPs and peers … Continued

Yemen Houthis claim drone attacks on ‘sensitive sites’ Saudi Arabia
1st Mar 2021

Yemen Houthis claim drone attacks on ‘sensitive sites’ Saudi Arabia

By Muhammad Al-Samei and Aziz Al-Ahmadi   SANA’A, Yemen (AA): Yemen’s Ansar Allah [Houthi]  movement on Sunday claimed to have carried out missile and drone attacks on “sensitive sites” in Saudi Arabia. Rebel spokesman Yahya Saree described the attacks as … Continued

UK arrivals not abiding by Covid-19 quarantine rules
25th Feb 2021

UK arrivals not abiding by Covid-19 quarantine rules

By Muhammad Mussa LONDON (AA): Up to 99% of people entering the UK are not following government rules by checking into designated quarantine hotels, an official said Wednesday. Speaking to the Home Affairs Committee, Border Force Director-General Paul Lincoln said … Continued

UK: Govt Minister’s meeting with MCB Sec Gen was not official
23rd Feb 2021

UK: Govt Minister’s meeting with MCB Sec Gen was not official

By Ahmed J Versi   London, (The Muslim News): Whitehall said Tuesday that Penny Mordaunt’s meeting with Muslim Council of Britain (MCB)’s newly elected Secretary General, Zara Mohammed, on Friday, was not an official meeting. Prime Minister, Boris Johnson’s official … Continued

Pfizer BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine effective against UK, SA strains
9th Feb 2021

Pfizer BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine effective against UK, SA strains

(AA & The Muslim News): The Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine is effective against the South African and British variants of the virus, the companies announced Monday, They cited a study published in the journal Natural Medicine that said the vaccine elicits … Continued

UK: Govt must work with communities in vaccine roll-out, says Starmer
27th Jan 2021

UK: Govt must work with communities in vaccine roll-out, says Starmer

By Hamed Chapman London, (The Muslim News): Labour Leader, Sir Keir Starmer, has called on the Government to work “side-by-side with communities” to ensure an equal roll-out of the vaccine. “Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities have suffered enormously during … Continued

UK: Johnson says “deepening alliance” with US in call with Biden
24th Jan 2021

UK: Johnson says “deepening alliance” with US in call with Biden

By Ahmed J Versi London, (The Muslim News): Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke by phone to US President Joe Biden Saturday evening. The Prime Minister emphasised importance of special relationship with the US. This comes in the wake of Biden removing … Continued

UK: Exclusive: Khan urges PM to close places of worship as many mosques voluntarily close
10th Jan 2021

UK: Exclusive: Khan urges PM to close places of worship as many mosques voluntarily close

By Nadine Osman London, (The Muslim News): Places of worship in London should shut immediately due to the risks of Covid-19 infection, the Mayor of London has said. Sadiq Khan’s demand was made following the closing of most major mosques … Continued

UK finally exits EU
1st Jan 2021

UK finally exits EU

LONDON (AA): A new era in the UK-EU relationship has started on New Year’s Eve with an 11-month-long transition period that followed Brexit coming to an end. With the transition period ending, freedom of movement between the UK and the … Continued

UK authorizes Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine
30th Dec 2020

UK authorizes Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

LONDON (AA) – Britain’s drug regulator, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA),  on Wednesday approved the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for use in the UK, according to an official statement, making it the first nation to do so. Starting today … Continued

Founder of Covid-19 BioNTech vaccine says vaccine will be effective against new mutant virus
22nd Dec 2020

Founder of Covid-19 BioNTech vaccine says vaccine will be effective against new mutant virus

MAINZ, GERMANY, (AA): (DECEMBER 21, 2020) Anadolu Agency interviewed founder of German biotechnology company, BioNTech, Ugur Sahin, on whether their vaccine will be effective against the new variant of Covid-19 first found in Kent, England, on 21 December. He said … Continued

UK, EU to continue trade talks until Sunday
10th Dec 2020

UK, EU to continue trade talks until Sunday

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON (AA): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen have agreed to continue negotiations on a post-Brexit trade deal until Sunday, according to a statement from Downing Street. Johnson said … Continued

UK non-committal whether Israel was behind assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist
29th Nov 2020

UK non-committal whether Israel was behind assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist

By Hamed Chapman London, (The Muslim News): Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, was non-committal whether Israel was behind the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh but insisted that Britain was against the targeting of civilians. Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, has … Continued

UK: Covid-19 tier restriction system for regions in England announced
26th Nov 2020

UK: Covid-19 tier restriction system for regions in England announced

London, The Muslim News: Health Secretary, Matt Hancock has announced the Covid-19 tier restriction system for each local authority in England in the House of Commons which will apply from 2 December when the national lockdown ends. Majority of England … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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