3rd Apr 2015

UK: No decisive winner after party leaders slug it out in TV debate

  The main players in the British election campaign have clashed on issues including debt, public spending and immigration – but largely avoided talking foreign policy. The vote, set to be a close-run affair, is on May 7. Prime Minister … Continued

27th Mar 2015

UK: Ed Miliband: Sadiq Khan won’t replace Zayn Malik in One Direction

  . Ed Miliband has publicly confirmed that Sadiq Khan, the Labour MP for Tooting, will not replace Zayn Malik in One Direction, saying that he has “more important things to do.” The leader of the Labour party was clear … Continued

27th Mar 2015

UK: Cameron, Miliband grilled on TV as UK election campaign opens

  Britain’s May 7 general election campaign began Thursday with a televised grilling of Prime Minister David Cameron and his Labour Party challenger Ed Miliband. They were questioned separately, without direct debate. In a snap survey, viewers judged that Cameron … Continued

26th Mar 2015

LIVE The Muslim News Awards

Latest Tweets The Muslim News @themuslimnews Drinks are ready and guests have started to arrive. #inspiringmuslims http://t.co/J9QupvGvYP 20 mins ago The Muslim News @themuslimnews Only 20 minutes until guests arrive for the Awards for Excellence #inspiringmuslims http://t.co/cF5fBtTYcN 55 mins ago … Continued

25th Mar 2015

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 Winners, presenters, sponsors and categories

[Editor of The Muslim News, Ahmed J Versi hosting Guest of Honour, Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the opposition, Rt Hon Ed Miliband, MP.  On Miliband’s left, Mohamed Amersi of Amersi Foundation. [Photo: Adam Szczepanski, The Muslim News] … Continued

23rd Mar 2015

Five great Muslims candidates for 2015

The two Muslim Parliamentary candidates recently caught up in scandals have taken the limelight from a great crop of Muslim candidates who will enter Parliament in 2015. The Muslim News has profiled some of them for later release, but for … Continued

23rd Mar 2015

UK: Conservatives suspend candidate over alleged far-right plot

  British Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives have suspended one of their candidates for the upcoming general election. This followed allegations that he sought to stir up racial tensions in a bid to win votes. The party announced on Saturday … Continued

22nd Mar 2015

UK: West, Iran cite progress in nuclear talks

    [Photo:The foreign ministers of Germany, the US, UK, and France met in London to discuss the situation with Iran]     In London, Western officials have announced “substantial progress” in talks with Iran, while also pledging that any … Continued

9th Mar 2015

UK: Let’s end the money transfers rip off, starting on mother’s day

Comment:   By Tessa Jowell, MP   London, (The Muslim News) This Sunday is mother’s day.  But mothers around the world are not getting the gifts they deserve. For Muslim families sending money to their relatives overseas this weekend, a … Continued

19th Feb 2015

UK: Journalist resigns over newspaper’s coverage of HSBC tax raids

    [Photo: Peter Oborne]   The chief political commentator for British newspaper The Daily Telegraph has resigned, accusing the media outlet of giving minimal coverage of the HSBC tax raids, so as to maintain advertising deals. In a 3,000 … Continued

23rd Jan 2015

UK: FM says anti-ISIS efforts could last years

[Photo: UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, Iraq Prime Minister Haidar Al-Abadi &  US Secretary of State John Kerry at the anti ISIS press conference in London on 22 Jan, 2015. Photo: Ahmed J Versi/The Muslim News] (AFP, Reuters, Al-Akhbar): Foreign ministers … Continued

8th Jan 2015

UK: Merkel & Cameron discuss global trade & EU

  German Chancellor Angela Merkel has met with British Prime Minister David Cameron in London. The two leaders addressed Wednesday’s fatal Paris shooting before talking trade at 10 Downing Street. As Angela Merkel and David Cameron met on Wednesday, the … Continued

4th Jan 2015

UK: Cement freighter capsizes off coast of Scotland, 8 missing

  Lifeboats crews are waiting to resume a search for the crew of an overturned cargo vessel spotted off the northeast coast of Scotland. Eight people were aboard the ship, which issued no distress call. Lifeboat crews called off their … Continued

2nd Jan 2015

Tsunami ten years on – Muslim Aid’s work is still ongoing

London, (Muslim Aid): On the 10th anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami which claimed around 230,000 lives and left millions homeless in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Somalia and Malaysia.  UK-based disaster relief and development charity Muslim Aid is still working … Continued

22nd Nov 2014

UK: Explosion in London hotel where Zardari was staying

    LONDON, (Dawn): At least 14 people were injured in a suspected gas explosion at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Central London where former president Asif Ali Zardari was staying on Friday night, reports said. The blast took place … Continued

21st Nov 2014

UK: Snowden documents: Vodafone-bought firm helped GCHQ

    Media reports indicate that a British cable firm now owned by Vodafone helped Britain’s spy agency GCHQ eavesdrop on millions of Internet users. The reports cite documents released by US whistleblower Edward Snowden. The revelations are the result … Continued

19th Oct 2014

UK: Relatives of slain Britons: Muslims “not to be balmed” for ISIS actions

  Relatives of two Britons murdered by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants urged people of all faiths to come together to fight the hatred espoused by the group, ahead of a memorial service for one of … Continued

4th Oct 2014

UK: Alan Henning family statement: issued on behalf of the family of Alan Henning

    Family statement: issued on behalf of the family of Alan Henning   The Henning family has issued the following statement.   Alan, my husband, and father of Lucy and Adam, was kidnapped in Syria in December last year. … Continued

4th Oct 2014

Iraq: IS video shows purported beheading of British hostage

    The self-proclaimed Islamic State has released a video purporting to show the beheading of British hostage Alan Henning. Prime Minister David Cameron called the video further proof of IS brutality. Islamic State militants released on Friday a video … Continued

1st Oct 2014

United Nations praises Muslim charities’ Gaza efforts

  London, (Islamic Help): The United Nations has praised a Birmingham charity and its humanitarian partners for their relief efforts in Gaza. Islamic Help is part of a five-strong coalition of international charities which have been providing aid for Gaza … Continued

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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