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

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

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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