UK police officers accused of sexual misconduct
9th Dec 2016

UK police officers accused of sexual misconduct

By Busra Akin Dincer   LONDON (AA): A British police watchdog on Thursday said it had found hundreds of allegations of sexual misconduct made against officers over a two-year period. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC), a body responsible for … Continued

UK: Turkish restaurateurs helping London’s homeless
8th Dec 2016

UK: Turkish restaurateurs helping London’s homeless

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Serdar Kigili, a Turkish restaurateur in the quiet London suburb of Sidcup, never thought his heartfelt gesture for the area’s elderly and homeless over Christmas would attract a worldwide reaction. Kigili and his … Continued

UK Supreme Court hears EU exit case
6th Dec 2016

UK Supreme Court hears EU exit case

By Busra Akin Dincer   LONDON (AA): A Supreme Court hearing on Britain’s withdrawal from the EU began Monday as the government sought to avoid having to secure parliamentary consent on exit negotiations. The government is challenging last month’s High … Continued

UK stops to mark Armistice Day
12th Nov 2016

UK stops to mark Armistice Day

By Michael Sercan Daventry   LONDON (AA): Thousands of people across Britain observed two minutes of silence on Friday to mark the 98th anniversary of Armistice Day, when fighting stopped in the First World War in 1918. People across the … Continued

UK’s former PM, David Cameron to stand down as MP
13th Sep 2016

UK’s former PM, David Cameron to stand down as MP

By Michael Sercan Daventry   LONDON (AA): Former Prime Minister David Cameron announced he would be stepping down as a lawmaker Monday, saying he did not want to be a distraction to the new government. Cameron retired as premier after … Continued

UK: Eid Al Adha message from Leader of Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn
12th Sep 2016

UK: Eid Al Adha message from Leader of Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn

Eid Al Adha message from Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition, Rt Hon Jeremy Corbyn, MP:   “On behalf of the Labour Party, I want to send my best wishes to all Muslims in the United … Continued

UK: Eid al Adha message from PM Theresa May
12th Sep 2016

UK: Eid al Adha message from PM Theresa May

Eid Al Adha Message from Prime Minister, Rt Hon Theresa May, MP:   “To all Muslims in Britain and around the world I wish you a blessed Eid al-Adha. I know this festival means a great deal to communities, a … Continued

UK: London hails all-night metro as post-Brexit boost
20th Aug 2016

UK: London hails all-night metro as post-Brexit boost

LONDON (AA): Londoners hitting the city’s busiest clubs at the end of a busy week will encounter an unfamiliar feeling on Friday night. Two lines on the London Underground metro system – known to Londoners as the ‘Tube’ – will … Continued

UK: Turkish MPs say attempted coup was existential threat to Turkey
18th Aug 2016

UK: Turkish MPs say attempted coup was existential threat to Turkey

By Ahmed J Versi “We thought the era of coup was over in Turkey. That is why everyone in Turkey, the Government and the opposition were surprised and taken aback with the July 15 failed coup,” AK Party MP for … Continued

UK: One dead, 5 injured in London knife attack
4th Aug 2016

UK: One dead, 5 injured in London knife attack

ANKARA/London (AA): At least one woman in her 60s was killed and five others injured in a knife attack in central London, police said late Wednesday. “Officers are currently on scene at #RussellSquare. Up to six people injured and one … Continued

Germany: UK, Germany stress preparation needed for Brexit
21st Jul 2016

Germany: UK, Germany stress preparation needed for Brexit

BERLIN (AA): The U.K. wants an orderly exit from the European Union and would not trigger the process before end of this year, British Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday in Berlin. Addressing a joint press conference with German Chancellor … Continued

UK: New PM Theresa May says Britain country for everyone
13th Jul 2016

UK: New PM Theresa May says Britain country for everyone

PRIME MINISTER THERESA MAY DOWNING STREET STATEMENT: I have just been to Buckingham Palace, where Her Majesty The Queen has asked me to form a new government, and I accepted. In David Cameron, I follow in the footsteps of a … Continued

UK: May must continue support for care leavers, says Bernardo’s
13th Jul 2016

UK: May must continue support for care leavers, says Bernardo’s

By Hamed Chapman London, (The Muslim News): New Prime Minister, Theresa May, must ensure care leavers get same support as teens with parents, says Britain’s largest charity for vulnerable children and young people. “Young people who’ve grown up in care … Continued

UK: Home Secretary Theresa May to become PM
12th Jul 2016

UK: Home Secretary Theresa May to become PM

LONDON (AA): Theresa May said she was “honored and humbled” Monday after it was confirmed she would become Britain’s next prime minister within 48 hours. May was declared the winner of the governing Conservative Party’s leadership contest after her only … Continued

UK: Eid message from May, Conservative Leadership contender
6th Jul 2016

UK: Eid message from May, Conservative Leadership contender

Home Secretary and Conservative Leadership Contender, Rt Hon Theresa May’s Eid message: : I want to wish all Muslims in Britain and the many Muslims around the world Eid Mubarak! This is a special time, in which families, friends and … Continued

UK: Tens of thousands pro-Remain rally in London
3rd Jul 2016

UK: Tens of thousands pro-Remain rally in London

LONDON (AA) – Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protestors took to the streets of London on Saturday for a “March for Europe” rally against the UK’s referendum decision to leave the EU. Demonstrators holding signs reading “We all need the … Continued

UK: London mayor Khan demands more autonomy
29th Jun 2016

UK: London mayor Khan demands more autonomy

LONDON (AA): London Mayor Sadiq Khan has demanded greater autonomy for the U.K. capital in the wake of Britain leaving the EU. London, Scotland and Northern Ireland voted to remain in the union and many have expressed concerns the British … Continued

EU seeks to avoid crisis after Brexit
24th Jun 2016

EU seeks to avoid crisis after Brexit

By Ayhan Simsek   BERLIN (AA): European leaders moved quickly on Friday to alleviate fears over the U.K. voting to leave the EU. “The EU is strong enough to find the right answers,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at a … Continued

UK: Brexit board member resigns over Islamophobic tweets
22nd Jun 2016

UK: Brexit board member resigns over Islamophobic tweets

LONDON (AA) – A board member of the Leave campaign resigned Monday over a series of anti-Muslim tweets, just two days before a referendum decides whether the U.K. should stay in the EU, according to British media reports. The Guardian … Continued

UK: British MP murder accused to be tried under terror protocol
21st Jun 2016

UK: British MP murder accused to be tried under terror protocol

By Michael Sercan Daventry and Busra Akin Dincer   LONDON (AA) – The suspected killer of British Labour Party lawmaker Jo Cox is to face trial under terrorism rules, judges decided on Monday. Thomas Mair, 52, appeared in court via … 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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