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UK cancels Saudi prison deal after human rights concerns
14th Oct 2015

UK cancels Saudi prison deal after human rights concerns

LONDON (AA): Britain has cancelled a multimillion pound bid to provide prison services to Saudi Arabia following a row over the Gulf state’s human rights record. Ministers were reported to be divided over the withdrawal, which came after newspapers claimed … Continued

UK: Court sets trial date for anti-Islam preacher
2nd Oct 2015

UK: Court sets trial date for anti-Islam preacher

LONDON (AA) – The trial of an evangelical pastor from Northern Ireland who derided Islam has been set for December. James McConnell, 78, made the anti-Islam and anti-Muslim remarks in his sermon at a Belfast church last year during which … Continued

UK: Corbyn calls for ‘kinder politics’
30th Sep 2015

UK: Corbyn calls for ‘kinder politics’

LONDON (AA): The new leader of Britain’s opposition party has vowed to combat social inequality and injustice across the country in his first major speech. In a wide-ranging speech that called for “a kinder politics” and “a more caring society”, … Continued

UK: Fire breaks out in Baitul Futuh center in S London
28th Sep 2015

UK: Fire breaks out in Baitul Futuh center in S London

LONDON (AA): At least 10 fire engines and 70 firefighters were attending to a fire that broke out in a place of worship for the Ahmadiyya community in south London’s Morden district Saturday, the London Fire Brigade said. No one … Continued

UK: Fish and chips ‘environmentally friendly’
26th Sep 2015

UK: Fish and chips ‘environmentally friendly’

LONDON (AA): Fish and chips, the dish most closely associated with British cuisine, has become more environmentally friendly after a rise in fish stocks, the U.K.’s Marine Conservation Society (MCS) said Friday. In a statement, the society announced stocks of cod … Continued

UK: Celebrating values of Islam, says Corbyn in Eid message
24th Sep 2015

UK: Celebrating values of Islam, says Corbyn in Eid message

London, (The Muslim News): Eid message by  Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party: “On behalf of the Labour Party, I want to send my best wishes to all Muslims in the United Kingdom celebrating Eid al-Adha. “This is … Continued

UK: Celebrating British Muslim achievements, PM’s Eid message
23rd Sep 2015

UK: Celebrating British Muslim achievements, PM’s Eid message

London, (The Muslim News):   Eid al Adha message by Prime Minister David Cameron: “Earlier this month I was in Lebanon and Jordan, meeting the people who have fled war and terror in Syria and Iraq. “There I met Malik, … Continued

UK: One year on, Scotland eyes second referendum
19th Sep 2015

UK: One year on, Scotland eyes second referendum

LONDON (AA) : A year may have passed since Scots voted ‘no’ to independence from the United Kingdom, but the last 12 months have been the most successful in Scottish nationalist history. Fifty-five percent of Scots voted in a referendum … Continued

UK: Groundbreaking conference with media leaders: Reporting Islam & Muslims in Britain
15th Sep 2015

UK: Groundbreaking conference with media leaders: Reporting Islam & Muslims in Britain

  London, (The Muslim News): A ground breaking conference under the theme Reporting Islam and Muslims in Britain’ is being held Tuesday in London, organised by the UK’s oldest Muslim newspaper, The Muslim News in partnership with the Society of … Continued

UK: Corbyn is ‘national security threat’, says Tory Cameron
14th Sep 2015

UK: Corbyn is ‘national security threat’, says Tory Cameron

LONDON (AA): British Prime Minister David Cameron has called Sunday the opposition Labour Party a “threat” to the country’s national security after it elected Jeremy Corbyn as leader. Britain’s opposition Labour Party took a decisive move towards the left on Saturday … Continued

UK: Jeremy Corbyn wins opposition leadership
13th Sep 2015

UK: Jeremy Corbyn wins opposition leadership

LONDON (AA): Britain’s opposition Labour Party took a decisive move towards the left on Saturday by electing a Jeremy Corbyn, who has never previously held a role in government. In a result that few observers would have predicted three months … Continued

UK: Thousands gather in solidarity with refugees in London
13th Sep 2015

UK: Thousands gather in solidarity with refugees in London

LONDON (AA): Thousands of people filled the Parliament Square in central London Saturday afternoon to urge British government and European leaders to do more in what is described as the worst refugee crisis in the continent since the World War … Continued

UK: Protests planned ahead of Netanyahu’s London trip
9th Sep 2015

UK: Protests planned ahead of Netanyahu’s London trip

By Michael Daventry   LONDON (AA): A group including lawmakers Tuesday called for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Britain to be cancelled. In an open letter to The Guardian newspaper, 21 parliamentarians, academics and trade union leaders said … Continued

UK: Islamophobic attacks in London up 70 percent
8th Sep 2015

UK: Islamophobic attacks in London up 70 percent

LONDON (AA): Hate crimes against Muslims were up 70 percent in London in the 12 months up to July, according to police statistics. The figures indicated there were 816 Islamophobic crimes in the U.K. capital compared to 478 the previous … Continued

UK to resettle 20,000 Syrian refugees by 2020
8th Sep 2015

UK to resettle 20,000 Syrian refugees by 2020

LONDON (AA): The U.K. will take in 20,000 Syrian refugees over the next five years, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Monday. Addressing parliament as lawmakers returned after the summer recess, Cameron said children would be prioritized from camps in countries … Continued

Iran: Zarif, Hammond praise reopening of UK, Iranian embassies
24th Aug 2015

Iran: Zarif, Hammond praise reopening of UK, Iranian embassies

TEHRAN, (AA): Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond have said the reopening of their respective embassies in Tehran and London marks the first step in the rebuilding of bilateral ties. The two ministers’ comments came … Continued

UK: Hamas leader Mashal invited to London for long-term truce talks
21st Aug 2015

UK: Hamas leader Mashal invited to London for long-term truce talks

IMEMC News & Agencies: Azzam Tamimi, head of Hamas-affiliated institution said on Wednesday that former British prime minister and Middle East Quartet envoy Tony Blair invited Hamas leader Khaled Mashal to London, for discussing a long-term truce with Israel. Tamimi … Continued

UK-Iran soon to re-establish relations
20th Aug 2015

UK-Iran soon to re-establish relations

By Ahmed J Versi   The UK and Iran are due to restore diplomatic relations following last month’s agreement in Vienna on the long standing dispute over the country’s nuclear programme though moves to renew them started two years ago. … Continued

UK: Biased political coverage sparks debates
20th Aug 2015

UK: Biased political coverage sparks debates

By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal and Gokhan Kurtaran   LONDON (AA): The direct and partial involvement of media organizations in recent political contests in the United Kingdom have sparked an ethics controversy. “They [newspapers] are, as you’ve noted, explicitly partisan in their editorial policies,” Roger Dickinson, a … Continued

UK: Gordon Brown: Labour must be ‘credible once more’
17th Aug 2015

UK: Gordon Brown: Labour must be ‘credible once more’

LONDON (AA): Former British prime minister Gordon Brown finally intervened in the Labour Party’s leadership contest on Sunday, saying the four-way fight need not be “an abandonment of principles to seek power”. Brown’s highly anticipated comments are being viewed as critical … 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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