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

UK passes budget without disability cuts
23rd Mar 2016

UK passes budget without disability cuts

[Photo: Chancellor Osborne. Photograph Creative Commons]   LONDON (AA) – Welfare proposals that led to the resignation of a leading member of British Prime Minister David Cameron’s Cabinet were scrapped Tuesday, allowing the government’s annual budget to pass through parliament, … Continued

UK: Thousands join refugee solidarity marches
20th Mar 2016

UK: Thousands join refugee solidarity marches

LONDON (AA): Thousands of people across the U.K. have attended a series of anti-racism marches to declare their support for refugees settling in the country. The marches in London, Glasgow and Cardiff, organized by the Stand Up to Racism group, … Continued

UK: Cameron appoints ally to replace departed minister
20th Mar 2016

UK: Cameron appoints ally to replace departed minister

LONDON (AA): A close ally of U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron was announced to replace a senior minister who resigned claiming government policy was disproportionately affecting poorer people. Stephen Crabb became the new work and pensions secretary Saturday after Iain … Continued

UK: Blow to Cameron as senior minister quits
19th Mar 2016

UK: Blow to Cameron as senior minister quits

LONDON (AA) – A senior British minister dramatically resigned on Friday night after describing government welfare cuts as “a compromise too far”. Iain Duncan Smith [IDS], the Work and Pensions Secretary, said he was unable to continue in his role … Continued

UK: Seize opportunity and leave the EU, London mayor urges
7th Mar 2016

UK: Seize opportunity and leave the EU, London mayor urges

LONDON (AA) – Britain should not miss its “golden opportunity” to leave the regulatory and legislative burdens imposed by the European Union, London Mayor Boris Johnson said on Sunday. Johnson, the most senior U.K. politician to support an exit from … Continued

UK: Thousands join anti-nuclear rally
28th Feb 2016

UK: Thousands join anti-nuclear rally

LONDON (AA) – Thousands have gathered in central London at a rally against the renewal of the U.K.’s Trident nuclear weapons system. SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn also attended the protest organized by the Campaign for … Continued

UK: British PM seeks support in EU referendum
23rd Feb 2016

UK: British PM seeks support in EU referendum

LONDON (AA) – British Prime Minister David Cameron has defended his EU deal and once again urged people to support staying in the bloc during a session at the House of Commons in London. In his speech Monday, Labour leader … Continued

UK: London Mayor to campaign for ‘Brexit’
22nd Feb 2016

UK: London Mayor to campaign for ‘Brexit’

LONDON (AA) – After months of speculation, Conservative Mayor of London Boris Johnson has revealed that he will be advocating for Britain to leave EU. In an announcement on Sunday, Johnson said it took a “huge amount of heartache” to … Continued

UK mosques open doors for interfaith dialogue
8th Feb 2016

UK mosques open doors for interfaith dialogue

LONDON (AA) – More than 90 mosques across the U.K. opened their doors on Sunday to people of every faith and of no faith on the second annual “Visit My Mosque Day”. The Secretary General of the Muslim Council of … Continued

UK: Anti-Islam group PEGIDA holds rally in Birmingham
7th Feb 2016

UK: Anti-Islam group PEGIDA holds rally in Birmingham

LONDON (AA) – Around 200 protesters have performed a “silent march” organized by newly founded and controversial UK branch of anti-Islam PEGIDA movement Saturday in Birmingham city center. The far-right group members arrived at Birmingham’s international train station under heavy … Continued

UK’s campaign on EU membership vote begins
3rd Feb 2016

UK’s campaign on EU membership vote begins

LONDON (AA) – Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday hailed the renegotiation of Britain’s EU membership as a “very strong and powerful package”. Speaking after European Council President Donald Tusk announced the framework of a new settlement with the U.K., … Continued

UK: PM slammed for ‘bunch of migrants’ jibe
28th Jan 2016

UK: PM slammed for ‘bunch of migrants’ jibe

By Busra Akin Dincer LONDON (AA) – U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron has come under fire for his choice of language about migrants during a parliamentary spat with the country’s opposition leader.   Speaking during Prime Minister’s Questions in the … Continued

EU: Tusk offers ‘concrete proposals’ on UK’s EU reform plan
20th Jan 2016

EU: Tusk offers ‘concrete proposals’ on UK’s EU reform plan

BRUSSELS (AA) – The President of the European Council said Tuesday he would table “concrete proposals” over Britain’s proposed EU reforms at a meeting of national leaders next month. Donald Tusk said it was possible to reach a deal with … 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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