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

UK: MPs debate calls to ban Donald Trump from UK
19th Jan 2016

UK: MPs debate calls to ban Donald Trump from UK

LONDON (AA) – As thousands of people signed the petition to ban U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump from entering the U.K, British MPs met Monday to debate the call. Paul Flynn, the Labour MP leading the debate opened the … Continued

Turkey: UK to stand by Turkey in fight against terror
15th Jan 2016

Turkey: UK to stand by Turkey in fight against terror

ANKARA (AA): British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said the U.K. will stand by Turkey in its fight against terrorism. Addressing a joint press conference with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu at the annual ambassadors’ conference in capital Ankara on … Continued

UK and Ireland begin storm clean-up as more rains expected
1st Jan 2016

UK and Ireland begin storm clean-up as more rains expected

LONDON (AA): A massive clean-up operation is underway in the U.K. and Ireland after the countries were battered by storms and floods. Hundreds of homes remain flooded and thousands more are without electricity after Storm Frank passed through northern England, … Continued

UK policy chief Letwin apologises over racism row
31st Dec 2015

UK policy chief Letwin apologises over racism row

LONDON (AA): Prime Minister David Cameron’s policy chief apologized Wednesday for “offensive” remarks he made about Britain’s black community in a document written in the wake of rioting in 1985. Oliver Letwin, who leads Cameron’s policy unit, blamed “bad moral … Continued

Britain’s goals in EU membership talks but no agreement
19th Dec 2015

Britain’s goals in EU membership talks but no agreement

LONDON (AA) – British Prime Minister David Cameron has said he has a “pathway to a deal” on renegotiating Britain’s EU membership following talks with other European leaders. However, nothing was agreed at the EU Council meeting Thurday in Brussels. The prime … Continued

UK: Man charged in London Underground knife attack
7th Dec 2015

UK: Man charged in London Underground knife attack

LONDON (AA) – A man has been charged with attempted murder following a knife attack that left three people injured in east London tube station last Saturday, U.K.’s Metropolitan Police said Monday. According to police, a 29-year-old man from east … Continued

UK: Towns evacuated as Storm Desmond batters Cumbria region
6th Dec 2015

UK: Towns evacuated as Storm Desmond batters Cumbria region

LONDON (AA) – A ‘major incident’ has been declared in England’s Cumbria region as strong winds and heavy rain are causing serious floods, disruptions and evacuation. At least 1000 residents in some Cumbria towns have been evacuated as some rivers reached highest … 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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