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

UK: MP murder suspect yells ‘death to traitors’ in court
19th Jun 2016

UK: MP murder suspect yells ‘death to traitors’ in court

LONDON (AA) – A man charged with the murder of Labour Party lawmaker Jo Cox declared his name was “Death to traitors, freedom for Britain” in his first court appearance. Thomas Mair, 52, refused to give his correct name and … Continued

UK: Police charge man with Jo Cox murder
18th Jun 2016

UK: Police charge man with Jo Cox murder

LONDON (AA): British police have charged a 52-year-old man with the murder of Jo Cox, the Labour Party lawmaker who was gunned down in her electoral district Thursday. Thomas Mair, who was arrested shortly after Cox was repeatedly shot and … Continued

UK: Tooting by-election candidates named
10th Jun 2016

UK: Tooting by-election candidates named

By Nadine Osman London, (The Muslim News): Local doctor Rosena Allin-Khan has been selected by Labour members in Tooting as the party’s candidate for the upcoming by-election on June 16. Sadiq Khan who stood down as the MP after being … Continued

UK: Shadowy role of UK forces in Syria hampers debate: MP
7th Jun 2016

UK: Shadowy role of UK forces in Syria hampers debate: MP

LONDON (AA): Britain’s refusal to confirm or deny its special forces are fighting on the ground in Syria makes it impossible to debate the U.K.’s role in the conflict, a leading parliamentarian has charged. Crispin Blunt, a lawmaker and chairman … Continued

Ramadan messages from UK political leaders
5th Jun 2016

Ramadan messages from UK political leaders

Ramadan messages from political leaders:   Rt Hon David Cameron, MP, Prime Minister It’s the holy month of Ramadan – a time when mosques open their doors, community centres welcome in their neighbours, and even churches and synagogues offer up … Continued

EU REFERENDUM: Leave the EU and join the world
26th May 2016

EU REFERENDUM: Leave the EU and join the world

Boris Johnson   This referendum debate in many ways boils down to a very British feeling – that of fairness. I think it’s fair that we should know who the politicians are that make our laws, I think it’s fair … Continued

UK: PM David Cameron exclusive Q&A on EU Referendum
26th May 2016

UK: PM David Cameron exclusive Q&A on EU Referendum

Next month the British public will go to the polls to make one of the biggest decisions in our lifetimes, they will decide whether the UK should leave or remain in the European Union (EU). Answering keys questions posed by … Continued

Turkey: UN’s Ban Ki-moon urges ‘fixing’ humanitarian gap
24th May 2016

Turkey: UN’s Ban Ki-moon urges ‘fixing’ humanitarian gap

ISTANBUL (AA): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on world leaders to fix the gap in humanitarian funding and share the burden of helping people in need across the globe. Speaking at the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul … Continued

Syria: Aleppo’s local council reaches out to London Mayor Khan
19th May 2016

Syria: Aleppo’s local council reaches out to London Mayor Khan

LONDON (AA) – Syria’s opposition-held local council of Aleppo reached out to the new mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, congratulating him on his recent election victory. In the open letter published by Syria Solidarity U.K. organization, a network of activists, … Continued

Nigeria asks UK for ‘stolen’ money post Cameron gaffe
12th May 2016

Nigeria asks UK for ‘stolen’ money post Cameron gaffe

LAGOS, Nigeria (AA) – Nigerian president shot back at British premier’s “fantastically corrupt nation” remark Wednesday, by calling on the U.K. to return all the money it “stole” from Nigeria. On Tuesday, Britain’s David Cameron was overheard describing Afghanistan and … Continued

UK: Afghanistan, Nigeria ‘world’s most corrupt’: Cameron
11th May 2016

UK: Afghanistan, Nigeria ‘world’s most corrupt’: Cameron

LONDON (AA): Britain’s David Cameron was overheard describing Afghanistan and Nigeria as “possibly the two most corrupt countries in the world.” The U.K. prime minister was picked up making the remarks by television microphones on Tuesday as he spoke to … Continued

UK’s long-awaited Iraq war probe to come out in July
10th May 2016

UK’s long-awaited Iraq war probe to come out in July

LONDON (AA) – A long-awaited independent probe into Britain’s role in the 2003 Iraq war will finally be published in July this year, nearly seven years after it was commissioned. Retired Judge John Chilcot confirmed in a letter published online … Continued

UK: London mayor hopes to inspire Muslims with victory
8th May 2016

UK: London mayor hopes to inspire Muslims with victory

By Michael Sercan Daventry   LONDON (AA) – London’s first Muslim mayor on Saturday said he hoped his election victory would inspire other Muslims to enter politics, local media reported. Speaking the day after he was confirmed as mayor, Sadiq … Continued

UK: Cameron U-turn on taking in more Syrian children
5th May 2016

UK: Cameron U-turn on taking in more Syrian children

LONDON (AA) – Britain will take in unaccompanied Syrian children already in Europe, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Wednesday. This is a climb down by the PM as he had previously rejected this idea On televised remarks to parliament, Cameron … Continued

UK: Muslim preacher slams Cameron’s ‘racist’ views
30th Apr 2016

UK: Muslim preacher slams Cameron’s ‘racist’ views

By Busra Akin Dincer   LONDON (AA) – A London-based Muslim preacher has demanded a formal apology from the British premier for labeling him a Daesh supporter in the parliament in the run-up to the mayoral elections. In an exclusive … Continued

Welcome speech by Ahmed J Versi, Editor and Publisher of The Muslim News at the Fourteenth ‘The Muslim News Awards for Excellence’
20th Apr 2016

Welcome speech by Ahmed J Versi, Editor and Publisher of The Muslim News at the Fourteenth ‘The Muslim News Awards for Excellence’

Welcome speech by Ahmed J Versi, Editor of The Muslim News:   Wednesday 20 April 2016   Rt Hon Greg Clark, distinguished guests. Assalamu ‘alaykum (peace be with you). Thank you all for braving London’s rush-hour traffic to attend this, … Continued

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2016 Winners, presenters, sponsors and categories
20th Apr 2016

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2016 Winners, presenters, sponsors and categories

The Muslim News Awards is proud to announce the winners of The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2016:   [Photos live stream: https://www.facebook.com/themuslimnews/?fref=ts Tweets: #inspiringmuslims Tweet: @themuslimnews]   Alhambra Award for Excellence in the Arts Winner: Swadeka Ahsun, International Artist … 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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