UK: Covid-19 could push 1m more Brits into poverty
5th Jun 2020

UK: Covid-19 could push 1m more Brits into poverty

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): The economic fallout of Coronavirus pandemic could leave 1.1 million more Brits under the poverty line by the end of the year, including 200,000 children, a new analysis by a British think tank showed … Continued

UK: Thousands protest in London for Black Lives Matter
4th Jun 2020

UK: Thousands protest in London for Black Lives Matter

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): Thousands of people took to the streets of London Wednesday to march in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement and protest the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died … Continued

UK: 19-year-old Muslim woman shot dead in Blackburn
18th May 2020

UK: 19-year-old Muslim woman shot dead in Blackburn

Heartbroken dad Ismail Hachem shared this photo as he paid tribute to his daughter (Image: Facebook) By Ahmed J Versi LONDON (The Muslim News): Police have launched an investigation on the killing of a 19-year-old Muslim woman in Blackburn, Lancashire, … Continued

How Govt failed Black, Pakistani & Bangladeshi communities during Covid-19 pandemic
14th May 2020

How Govt failed Black, Pakistani & Bangladeshi communities during Covid-19 pandemic

Muslim woman wearing a medical mask face protection equipment to protect against Coronavirus (Covid-19) during shopping in Church Street Market in London on May 2. (Credit: İlyas Tayfun Salcı/Anadolu Agency) Miqdad Asaria and Arzoo Ahmed London, (The Muslim News): The … Continued

UK government releases 3-step Coronavirus recovery plan
12th May 2020

UK government releases 3-step Coronavirus recovery plan

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): The UK Government unveiled on Monday its Coronavirus recovery plan, as health authorities announced a further 210 people died from the virus across the UK in the last 24 hours. The Department of Health … Continued

UK eases lockdown rules as opposition demands ‘clarity’
11th May 2020

UK eases lockdown rules as opposition demands ‘clarity’

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Sunday the nationwide Coronavirus lockdown would continue, but that small adjustments would be made as “the first careful steps” to reopening the country and the economy. In … Continued

Devolved states, Scotland, Wales & N Ireland reject Govt’s new slogan
10th May 2020

Devolved states, Scotland, Wales & N Ireland reject Govt’s new slogan

By Ahmed J Versi London, (The Muslim News): Leaders of devolved states, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, have rejected UK Government’s new slogan “stay alert” instead of existing “stay home”. None of them were consulted before the introduction of the … Continued

UK: Covid-19: Gove defends Phillips’ controversial appointment
6th May 2020

UK: Covid-19: Gove defends Phillips’ controversial appointment

By Hamed Chapman London, (The Muslim News): Cabinet Office Minister, Michael Gove, has defended the yet unspecified role of Trevor Phillips in a Public Health England inquiry into the disproportionate impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the Black and Minority … Continued

UK on track to prevail in first phase of pandemic, says Johnson
27th Apr 2020

UK on track to prevail in first phase of pandemic, says Johnson

By Hamed Chapman   London, (The Muslim News): Prime Minister Boris Johnson insisted Monday that the UK is “turning the tide” to defeat the Coronavirus pandemic and is “on track to prevail in phase one” of the fight. Describing the … Continued

UK: COVID-19 outbreak to worsen: PM
29th Mar 2020

UK: COVID-19 outbreak to worsen: PM

By Hasan Esen LONDON (AA): UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will send every household in the country a letter to warn that the coronavirus outbreak is likely to worsen, the government said in a statement on Sunday. “It’s important for me to … Continued

UK: Muslim Hands joins forces with 30 charities to help with Coronavirus emergency
26th Mar 2020

UK: Muslim Hands joins forces with 30 charities to help with Coronavirus emergency

By Elham Asaad Buaras London, The Muslim News: Nottingham-based Muslim Hands charity has joined forces with thirty-five other charities and NGOs in one the biggest coordinated multi-agency alliance in response to the Coronavirus pandemic in the Midlands city. Muslim Hands, … Continued

COVID-19: Over 100,000 Afghans return from Iran
19th Mar 2020

COVID-19: Over 100,000 Afghans return from Iran

KABUL, Afghanistan (AA): Since the outbreak of coronavirus in neighboring Iran, over 100,000 Afghans were deported or returned voluntarily to their war-ravaged country, the UN migration agency said on Wednesday. In a fresh report, the International Organization of Migration noted … Continued

UK: Coronavirus death toll climbs to 35
16th Mar 2020

UK: Coronavirus death toll climbs to 35

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA) : The U.K. said Sunday 14 more people have died from coronavirus in the past 24 hours, raising the total number of fatalities in the country to 35. Meanwhile, 1,372 people have tested positive … Continued

UK: The Muslim News postpones prestigious Annual Awards due to coronavirus concerns
14th Mar 2020

UK: The Muslim News postpones prestigious Annual Awards due to coronavirus concerns

Press Release   London: Due to the unprecedented uncertainty regarding the coronavirus pandemic, The Muslim News has postponed its prestigious annual awards ceremony until late summer. “It was a difficult decision but the health and safety of the guests must … Continued

UK: BCBN gala dinner in support mental health for young Muslims
2nd Mar 2020

UK: BCBN gala dinner in support mental health for young Muslims

By Elham Asaad Buaras Better Community Business Network (BCBN) will hold its annual gala dinner in Mayfair, central London, later this month in support of the ‘Resilient Me’ programme, a unique project catering for the mental health and well-being needs … Continued

UK’s far-right set to launch new group
26th Feb 2020

UK’s far-right set to launch new group

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): Far-right British activist Tommy Robinson will set up a populist alliance with former UK Independence Party (UKIP) and Brexit Party figures, the group said Tuesday. The new populist group will be an “Alliance for … Continued

UK: Muslim worhipper stabbed during prayers forgives his attacker
23rd Feb 2020

UK: Muslim worhipper stabbed during prayers forgives his attacker

By Ahmed J Versi London, (The Muslim News): A Muslim worshipper who was stabbed in the neck during late afternoon (Asr) prayers, on Thursday, has forgiven his attacker. Raafat Maglad who is in his 70s was taken to hospital for … Continued

23rd Feb 2020

UK: Muslim worhipper stabbed during prayers forgives has attacker

UK: Muslim worhipper stabbed during prayers forgives has attacker   By Ahmed J Versi London, (The Muslim News): A Muslim worshipper who was stabbed in the neck during late afternoon (Asr) prayers, on Thursday, has forgiven his attacker. Raafat Maglad … Continued

Hidden victims of sexual abuse
21st Feb 2020

Hidden victims of sexual abuse

(Photo credit: Barnardo’s/campaigns) Javed Khan, CEO, Barnardo’s Barnado’s: Survey for Barnardo’s of 2,000 adults across the UK found that 31 per cent estimate that just five per cent of children are affected by sexual abuse. Sadly, the reality is far, … Continued

UK: Man shot dead by police after stabbing attack
3rd Feb 2020

UK: Man shot dead by police after stabbing attack

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): A man was shot dead by plain-clothes police officers who were following him in South London after stabbing several people on Sunday, British police said in a statement. The Metropolitan Police said in … 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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