UK: Labour Party launches election campaign
10th May 2017

UK: Labour Party launches election campaign

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): U.K. opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn used his Labour Party’s general election campaign launch on Tuesday to accuse the ruling Conservatives of “holding the country back”. Corbyn was speaking in Manchester where former Labour … Continued

UK: Man with knives arrested near Parliament
28th Apr 2017

UK: Man with knives arrested near Parliament

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): London police have arrested an individual near Parliament with “knives” under the terrorism act, a statement said Thursday. No one was injured in the incident. A statement from Scotland Yard said a man … Continued

UK: Woman shot, 4 arrested in terror raids
28th Apr 2017

UK: Woman shot, 4 arrested in terror raids

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA):  Police officers shot one woman and detained 4 other individuals Thursday evening in anti-terror raids in London and Kent, according to police. Officers say the operation was not connected to the earlier arrest … Continued

UK’s far-right party, UKIP, focuses on niqab & Sharia ban in election campaign
24th Apr 2017

UK’s far-right party, UKIP, focuses on niqab & Sharia ban in election campaign

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): The far-right UK Independence Party (UKIP) said it would pursue a ban on niqab in their party manifesto, which is expected to be published on Monday, according to the party leader on Sunday. … Continued

UK: PM May announced to hold snap general election in June
19th Apr 2017

UK: PM May announced to hold snap general election in June

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): The U.K. will hold a snap general election on June 8, Prime Minister Theresa May announced Tuesday. “It is a recent and reluctant decision,” May said in an urgent statement that followed a … Continued

UK: Hundreds show unity in Westminster Bridge vigil
30th Mar 2017

UK: Hundreds show unity in Westminster Bridge vigil

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Hundreds of people came together on London’s Westminster Bridge to hold a minute of silence to remember the victims of last week’s terror attack that killed 4 people. Representatives of police, emergency workers … Continued

UK triggers Article 50, officially starts Brexit
30th Mar 2017

UK triggers Article 50, officially starts Brexit

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): The U.K. government on Wednesday officially began the process of leaving the EU, more than nine months after the electorate voted for Brexit. A letter from Prime Minister Theresa May was sent to … Continued

UK: London terror attack suspect acted alone says police
26th Mar 2017

UK: London terror attack suspect acted alone says police

By Inci Gundag   LONDON (AA):  London police late Saturday said the suspect appeared to have acted alone in Wednesday’s terror attack outside the U.K. parliament that killed four people and injured dozens. Neil Basu, deputy assistant Metropolitan police commissioner, … Continued

UK: WINNERS: The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2017
27th Mar 2017

UK: WINNERS: The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2017

  UK: The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event was held 27 March 2017 in London to acknoweldge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.   Alhambra Award for Excellence in ARTS: For achievement in the fine art, performing … Continued

UK: Thousands hold vigil for London terror victims
24th Mar 2017

UK: Thousands hold vigil for London terror victims

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Thousands of mourners filled Trafalgar Square on Thursday for a vigil for the victims killed in a terror attack in the British capital the previous day. MPs and members of the Metropolitan Police … Continued

UK: 5 die, assailant killed in Westminster ‘terror attack’
23rd Mar 2017

UK: 5 die, assailant killed in Westminster ‘terror attack’

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA):- At least five people were killed Wednesday and 40 others injured in a terror attack in U.K.’s capital, British police confirmed. Several people have been arrested linked to the Westminster terror attack in … Continued

21st Mar 2017

UK Govt announces ban on laptops and ipads in airlines from Muslim majority countries

London: The UK Government has announced ban on laptops and ipads in cabins of airlines flying from a selected number of Muslim majority countries. The list of the countries and airlines affected by the ban are included in the statement … Continued

UK parliament paves way for Brexit
14th Mar 2017

UK parliament paves way for Brexit

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): The U.K. parliament’s upper house Monday night passed the bill to trigger the country’s exit from the European Union. The House of Lords passed the EU Withdrawal Bill without the proposed amendments, which … Continued

Palestine: Palestine leader meets UK foreign secretary in Ramallah
9th Mar 2017

Palestine: Palestine leader meets UK foreign secretary in Ramallah

RAMALLAH, Palestine (AA): Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday met with U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson at Palestinian Authority headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah. According to Palestine’s official WAFA news agency, Abbas briefed Johnson on “recent developments … Continued

UK: Britons protest Trump’s Muslim travel ban
31st Jan 2017

UK: Britons protest Trump’s Muslim travel ban

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Thousands of demonstrators marched Monday in the British capital and in other cities across the country to protest U.S. President Donald Trump who recently banned immigrants from seven majority-Muslim countries and halted the … Continued

UK Govt ‘does not agree’ with Trump Muslim refugee ban
29th Jan 2017

UK Govt ‘does not agree’ with Trump Muslim refugee ban

LONDON (AA):  British Prime Minister Theresa May “does not agree” with U.S. President Donald Trump’s Muslim refugee  ban and will make representations if it hits Britons, according to a government spokesman. The statement reported by the Press Association came shortly … Continued

UK: Old man attacking Muslim woman in Wales avoids jail
5th Jan 2017

UK: Old man attacking Muslim woman in Wales avoids jail

LONDON (AA):  A seventy-five year old man who racially abused a Muslim woman in veil was fined £258 due to his old age in Swansea, a coastal city in Wales. Bert Fahy, a seventy-five year old Irish man, appeared at … Continued

UK ambassador to EU quits ahead of Brexit talks
4th Jan 2017

UK ambassador to EU quits ahead of Brexit talks

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): The U.K.’s top envoy to the European Union resigned on Tuesday, creating more trouble for the country ahead of upcoming Brexit negotiations. Britain’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office confirmed the resignation of Sir Ivan … Continued

UK: Attacks on Muslims intensify as mosque targeted
18th Dec 2016

UK: Attacks on Muslims intensify as mosque targeted

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal   LONDON (AA): Islamophobic motivated attacks targeting Muslims in the U.K. have shown a dramatic rise within the past week as individuals and places of worship came under attack. The latest hate crime targeted the Cumbernauld … Continued

UK: Man shouts ‘I want to kill a Muslim’ in London assault
13th Dec 2016

UK: Man shouts ‘I want to kill a Muslim’ in London assault

LONDON (AA): A man was shouting “I want to kill Muslims” as he stabbed another man at a London railway station, reported local media citing various witnesses. The suspected aggressor was arrested at Forest Hill railway station in south-east London … 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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