A “Trojan Horse” saga has dominated our air waves for some time causing charged debates on the issue of “British values”. However, the report on schools suspected of being part of the plot was finally published on June 9 by Ofsted. To the relief of many, especially the Muslim community, the Ofsted report said that there was no evidence of extremism nor of extremists trying to take over schools.
Nahid al-Mane, a 31 year-old female student at the University of Essex, received 16 knife wounds to her head, neck and back on June 17 as she was going to the university.
It is a common cliché to suggest that things often get worse before they get better. This certainly seems to be the case, regarding the treatment of Muslims in Britain.
Ramadan messages from the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister, Leader of the Labour Party, Shadow Justice Secretary, First Minister of Scotland and First Minister of Scotland
Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini, Fulham’s Moussa Dembele and Newcastle United player Cheick Tioté are amongst the Premier League players who will fast during the World Cup, for the first time since 1986.
This year over 2.7 million British Muslims will fast during the ninth month of the Islam.
Full list of radio stations broadcasting during Ramadaan, catering for the Muslim community across the UK
The Muslim News has exclusively compiled a list of newly elected Muslim Councillors elected on May 22. This list includes Muslim councillors elected in all 32 London boroughs, all 36 metropolitan boroughs, 74 second-tier district authorities, 20 unitary authorities in England.
UKIP and Labour ushered in their first Muslim MEPs last month doubling the tally of Muslim MEPs from two to four.
An estimated 277 Muslim councillors (out of 4,559 newly elected councillors) were elected in England on May 22, according to statistics exclusively compiled by The Muslim News.
There was much speculation as to the results of the local and EU elections last month, with most commentators predicting that significant numbers would vote for right-wing parties. They were nothing if not correct.
The National Union of Student’s Black Students conference endorsed the Palestinian call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel at their national conference at the University of Warwick last month.
Three students made history for their Muslim school when they made it to Manchester schoolboy football trials.
Children from the Olive Primary School, Blackburn, have raised a remarkable £1,000 for the Mayor’s Charity.
The Buckingham Centre, a newly built community centre in Edgware, held its Grand Opening on June 7. The community centre, with an Islamic ethos, aims to educate and inspire the younger generation.
Birmingham is a proud multi-cultural city where people of different faiths and creeds mix happily. Our diversity is an integral part of the city’s character. I’m a Muslim Brummie. I love my city. I was born and brought up here. I still live in the house where my parents had their corner shop. This is my home.
On the morning of May 22, two vehicles were crashed into a market in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang, reportedly killing 39 people and injuring at least 90.
At least three Muslims were killed and 75 seriously injured in violence that erupted on June 15, when the Buddhists attacked Muslims in southern Sri Lankan coastal towns.
A vocal opponent of militant Somali group al-Shabaab was shot and killed in Kenya on June 10.
A series of alarming attacks by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) across Northern and Western Iraqi towns has succeeded in seizing major towns.
A total of 196 Palestinian children were imprisoned and prosecuted in the Israeli military court system at the end of April, according to rights group, Defence of Children International-Palestine
Residential buildings continue to be the most targeted structures in the CIA’s 10-year drone attack campaign in Pakistan, according to research by the US and UK based Bureau of Investigative Journalism (BIJ), Forensic Architecture and Situ Research.
Northern Ireland’s First Minister Peter Robinson has made a public apology over controversial remarks about Islam a week after he made them.
A film shown at the National September 11 Memorial Museum in New York launch last month has faced heavy criticism for condemning Islam as the reason for the terrorist attack.
A Canadian Muslim civil rights group has filed a defamation lawsuit against the country’s Prime Minister.
A former youth member of UKIP has been condemned both by his party and the public following a stream of Islamophobic and sexist tweets.
Nearly every member of the workforce these days has a smart phone. Nearly every phone has the capability to record. This makes it increasingly easier for employees to make covert recordings of meetings or discussions.
This book is based on the author’s doctoral research on one of the earliest Muslim communities in Britain, namely the Yemeni community.
If you sat opposite a terrorist what would you ask them? What made them choose this path? What events shaped them to be one?
The world is about to witness, perhaps the largest paradigm shift in healthcare in generations: bacterial resistance to antibiotics.
More than a third of adults in England are on the cusp of developing type-2 diabetes, according to a recent report in the British Medical Journal.
A recent study has shown that many people delay seeing their doctors when they develop embarrassing or worrying symptoms that could indicate cancer, according to the British Journal of Cancer.
The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on 25 March in central London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.