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

UK: Police arrest man in London Tube ‘terrorist incident’
6th Dec 2015

UK: Police arrest man in London Tube ‘terrorist incident’

.LONDON (AA)-  A man has been arrested after a series of stabbings at Leytonstone underground station in London Saturday evening, Metropolitan Police said. “We are treating this as a terrorist incident,” Commander Richard Walton, of the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command said … Continued

US: Obama, British PM speak after London OKs Syria strikes
5th Dec 2015

US: Obama, British PM speak after London OKs Syria strikes

WASHINGTON (AA) — President Barack Obama welcomed the U.K.’s recent vote to authorize airstrikes in Syria, during a phone call with British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday. Obama “expressed his appreciation that British air forces have joined with ours … Continued

UK: Labour Party leader Corbyn joins anti-Islamophobia vigil
5th Dec 2015

UK: Labour Party leader Corbyn joins anti-Islamophobia vigil

LONDON (AA) – A large number of people gathered outside the Finsbury Park Mosque in north London Friday evening to condemn last week’s Islamophobic attack when a man attempted to set off a makeshift petrol bomb there. Labour Party leader … Continued

UK approves airstrikes against Daesh in Syria
3rd Dec 2015

UK approves airstrikes against Daesh in Syria

LONDON (AA) – Britain is to launch airstrikes on Daesh targets in Syria after the country’s parliament overwhelmingly approved plans for military action on Wednesday. The House of Commons voted by 397 votes to 223 late on Wednesday night to … Continued

UK: Text of Syria airstrike motion to be debated in the House
1st Dec 2015

UK: Text of Syria airstrike motion to be debated in the House

Full text of the motion that has been tabled in the House for debate tomorrow ISIL IN SYRIA (UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION 2249) The Prime Minister The Chancellor of the Exchequer Secretary Theresa May Secretary Philip Hammond Secretary Michael … Continued

UK announces Wednesday vote for Syria airstrikes
1st Dec 2015

UK announces Wednesday vote for Syria airstrikes

LONDON (AA) – Britain’s parliament will debate and vote on plans for airstrikes in Syria on Wednesday, Prime Minister David Cameron said Monday. In a broadcast that ended weeks of speculation over whether he would call a vote, Cameron said … Continued

UK Opposition Leader sets out Syria anti-airstrike argument
30th Nov 2015

UK Opposition Leader sets out Syria anti-airstrike argument

LONDON (AA) – “Think through this whole thing; there is no second plan, there is no effective ground force to back it up.” This was the view of the leader of the U.K.’s main opposition party, who remains opposed to … Continued

UK: Thousands rally against Syria airstrikes
29th Nov 2015

UK: Thousands rally against Syria airstrikes

LONDON (AA) – Thousands gathered across the UK on Saturday in rallies organized by the Stop The War coalition to stand against British Prime Minister David Cameron’s proposal for airstirkes in Syria. The main protest took place at  Downing Street in Central London. Protestors … Continued

UK reverses welfare, police budget cut plans
26th Nov 2015

UK reverses welfare, police budget cut plans

LONDON (AA) – Cuts to Britain’s welfare and police budgets will not go ahead following widespread criticism of the U.K. government’s plans. Chancellor George Osborne had pledged to reduce police funding and tighten tax credits offered to the country’s lowest … Continued

UK: Train passengers who stopped anti-Islam abuse praised
25th Nov 2015

UK: Train passengers who stopped anti-Islam abuse praised

LONDON (AA) – A Muslim woman subjected to racist abuse on a British train has praised her fellow passengers for defending her. Ruhi Rahman, 23, from Newcastle in northeast England, said a man on her train approached her and told … Continued

UK opposition divided over nuclear vote
25th Nov 2015

UK opposition divided over nuclear vote

LONDON (AA) – Divisions in Britain’s opposition party were laid bare during a symbolic parliamentary vote on plans to abolish the country’s nuclear defences. Fourteen Labour Party lawmakers defied their leader Jeremy Corbyn by voting against the motion, tabled by … Continued

UK: British woman in London Islamophobic attack avoids jail
15th Nov 2015

UK: British woman in London Islamophobic attack avoids jail

LONDON (AA): A U.K. court has awarded a suspended 16-week jail term to a British woman, who was filmed abusing two Muslim women aboard a bus in north-west London in an Islamophobic attack. The Hendon magistrates court said on Friday that it … Continued

UK: Cameron’s four pillars of British EU renegotiation
11th Nov 2015

UK: Cameron’s four pillars of British EU renegotiation

By Michael S. Daventry LONDON (AA) : It was the speech that critics and supporters alike had sought for months, perhaps even years. Prime Minister David Cameron had long ago declared his intention to renegotiate the terms of the Britain’s … 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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