UK: Tougher Covid-19 restrictions to be imposed in London
16th Oct 2020

UK: Tougher Covid-19 restrictions to be imposed in London

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, on Thursday announced that the British capital will move from Tier 1 to Tier 2 coronavirus restrictions, to be effective from Saturday, and warned that the virus was “spreading … Continued

UK: Manchester leads north England revolt against lockdowns
16th Oct 2020

UK: Manchester leads north England revolt against lockdowns

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): The mayor of Greater Manchester is leading a revolt in northern England against local lockdown measures the national government in London wants to impose, saying the north of England would not be a “sacrificial … Continued

UK: PM announces 3-tier local lockdown system
13th Oct 2020

UK: PM announces 3-tier local lockdown system

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA):– British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced in parliament on Monday a new three-tier lockdown system in England to “simplify and standardize” local coronavirus restrictions. Steve Powis, the medical director of England’s National Health Service said … Continued

Scotland hits pubs & restaurants with more virus restrictions
8th Oct 2020

Scotland hits pubs & restaurants with more virus restrictions

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): The Scottish government on Wednesday banned pubs and restaurants from serving alcoholic beverages indoors as part of measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the measures … Continued

UK: PM Johnson says Coronavirus trigger for social & economic change
7th Oct 2020

UK: PM Johnson says Coronavirus trigger for social & economic change

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): In a speech at the virtual Conservative Party conference on Tuesday, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the UK was and would continue to be “the greatest place on Earth” and that it was … Continued

UK: London Mayor latest to boycott Saudi Arabia summit
2nd Oct 2020

UK: London Mayor latest to boycott Saudi Arabia summit

By Abdul-Jabbar Abu Ras   ISTANBUL (AA): The Mayor of London will not participate in the Urban 20 summit being hosted by Saudi Arabia, British media reported on Wednesday. Sadiq Khan has joined the mayors of Paris and two US … Continued

UK: World Halal Authority opens London office
1st Oct 2020

UK: World Halal Authority opens London office

By Hamed Chapman London, (The Muslim News): The most internationally accredited halal certification body has formally launched operations in Europe by opening an office in London. The World Halal Authority said that expanding its services to the UK is one … Continued

Wales: Major changes needed to address BAME health inequalities, says Drakeford
25th Sep 2020

Wales: Major changes needed to address BAME health inequalities, says Drakeford

By Hamed Chapman   London, (The Muslim News): The Welsh Government has admitted that there is still a “long way to go” to address entrenched inequalities experienced by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, highlighted by the disproportionate impact … Continued

UK: Chancellor unveils Winter Economy Plan
24th Sep 2020

UK: Chancellor unveils Winter Economy Plan

By Karim El-Bar LONDON (AA): British Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a range of economic measures on Thursday to deal with the continuing fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. He cancelled his scheduled Autumn Budget, and announced a Winter Economy Plan instead. … Continued

UK: Brexit: Outcry over UK bill that violates intl law
10th Sep 2020

UK: Brexit: Outcry over UK bill that violates intl law

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): The UK government on Wednesday published an internal market bill that breaks international law and was widely condemned, not least by EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, who said it undermined trust in … Continued

UK: Ethnic groups say UK police biased against them
21st Aug 2020

UK: Ethnic groups say UK police biased against them

LONDON (AA):  In Britain, police and the justice system are biased against two-thirds of the minority ethnic population, a new poll has suggested. The poll by campaign group Hope Not Hate came after months of Black Lives Matter protests across … Continued

UK: PM puts brakes on eased England lockdown
1st Aug 2020

UK: PM puts brakes on eased England lockdown

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Friday that a relaxation of lockdown rules in England set for Aug. 1 will be postponed by at least two weeks as the rate of coronavirus’ transmission … Continued

31st Jul 2020

Eid al-Adha messages from political leaders – 2020

Eid al-Adha messages from political leaders – 2020

UK: PM urges responsibility ahead of ‘Super Saturday’
4th Jul 2020

UK: PM urges responsibility ahead of ‘Super Saturday’

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday urged people to act responsibly while enjoying summer. “All these businesses and their workers have put in a heroic effort to prepare their venues for this reopening, … Continued

UK: 5 children have died of Coronavirus
25th Jun 2020

UK: 5 children have died of Coronavirus

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): Five children under the age of 18 have died from the novel Coronavirus in the UK, according to a new study released on Wednesday. The study, carried out by the Paediatric Intensive Care Audit … Continued

UK: Stabbing in Reading killing 3 declared terrorist incident: Police
21st Jun 2020

UK: Stabbing in Reading killing 3 declared terrorist incident: Police

By Ahmed J Versi London, (The Muslim News): Counter Terrorism Police has declared the stabbing incident in which three people were killed and three injured that happened in Reading, Berkshire, Saturday night, a terrorist incident. The attack took place at … Continued

UK: Statue of slave trader Robert Milligan pulled down
10th Jun 2020

UK: Statue of slave trader Robert Milligan pulled down

LONDON (AA): A statue of 18th Century British slave owner and trader Robert Milligan was removed from outside the Museum of London Docklands Tuesday afternoon shortly after a statement from its owners. The move came as the reaction to statues … Continued

UK: Protesters topple slave trader statue in Bristol
8th Jun 2020

UK: Protesters topple slave trader statue in Bristol

Black Lives Matter protest in London June 6, London (Credit: Socialist Appeal/Flickr) By Karim El-Bar LONDON (AA): Tens of thousands of people took part in Black Lives Matter protests across the UK on Sunday, tearing down the statue of a … Continued

UK: Covid-19 could push 1m more Brits into poverty
5th Jun 2020

UK: Covid-19 could push 1m more Brits into poverty

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): The economic fallout of Coronavirus pandemic could leave 1.1 million more Brits under the poverty line by the end of the year, including 200,000 children, a new analysis by a British think tank showed … Continued

UK: Thousands protest in London for Black Lives Matter
4th Jun 2020

UK: Thousands protest in London for Black Lives Matter

By Karim El-Bar   LONDON (AA): Thousands of people took to the streets of London Wednesday to march in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement and protest the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died … 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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