Prime Minister, David Cameron, joined over 800 people to celebrate the very best of Muslim contribution to British society. The Twelfth The Muslim News Awards for Excellence gala dinner, Britain’s longest standing Muslim awards event, was held in central London.
Egypt must rank high as an insidious example of British foreign policy. If there are any cynics unsure what the British Government’s position is towards Egypt’s military rulers, it officially remains the same: committed to working with the international community “to providing support during the transition process and beyond.”
Prime Minister, David Cameron, is adamant that he wishes to challenge intolerant views about Muslims but which will require a sea change in cultural attitudes that has institutionalised extremism with Islam.
Sajid Javid spoke of his immense privilege at succeeding Maria Miller as Culture Secretary, becoming the first Muslim Secretary of State.
A special needs teacher has been hailed a hero after donating one of his kidneys to save the life of a seriously ill student.
Muslim primary schools have again exceeded the national average pass rate in the Key Stage 2 Level 4 and above exams, a level expected for 11-year-olds in their last year in primary school.
Britain’s first Voluntary Aided Muslim primary school has achieved an outstanding Ofsted report, the highest rating from the education inspectorate body.
Faith schools have been banned from censoring exam questions that contradict their religious beliefs, the qualifications watchdog has ruled.
A 21-year-old Leicester man has admitted importing and possessing a haul of prohibited weapons.
Shadow Secretary for Justice, Sadiq Khan MP, has earned yearlong gloating rights over his Shadow Cabinet colleagues after completing the London Marathon in 4 hours 19 minutes, well ahead Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls (4: 57:40) and Shadow Secretary of State for Health Andy Burnham (4:26:19).
One of the hallmarks of the Coalition Government has been its austerity rhetoric. Since May 2010, we have been told incessantly that the Labour Government left a huge deficit and that we must tighten our belts to reduce it.
Prime Minister, David Cameron’s decision to launch an investigation into the Muslim Brotherhood, has been branded a “political stunt” designed to bolster Britain’s trade relations with Saudi Arabia and the UAE but will more than likely backfire.
UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, voiced his “strong concerns” over the mass death sentences delivered to 529 supporters of Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Morsi.
UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon’s short visit to Central African Republic (CAR) earlier this month, warned the country would become another Rwanda if nothing is done.
FIFA has given Israel until the summer to improve travel and playing conditions for Palestinian soccer players, with the threat of expulsion as a member of soccer’s world governing body hanging ominously overhead.
Calls for the Al-Jazeera journalists imprisoned in Egypt to be released by press freedom advocates have intensified after three of the four foreign journalists detained passed the 100 days in prison mark.
An Iranian mother has received world-wide praise for her “powerful act of forgiveness” after she spared her son’s killer during what was supposed to have been his public execution.
Muslim prayer room signs have been vandalised at King’s College London Guy’s campus, with one sign having “Muslim” scratched out and other with a “#jewish” sticker over the same word.
New York Police Department (NYPD) confirmed that it has disbanded its controversial surveillance unit that tracks the daily lives of Muslims to detect terror threats.
A couple from Middlesbrough say bosses at supermarket giant Morrisons religiously discriminated against them when they were refused time off during Ramadan.
Leader of France’s far-right Front National (FN), Marine Le Pen has vowed to stop non-pork meal options in school canteens in towns where her party won local elections.
A Hijab wearing Swedish woman claims security staff Arvidsjaur northern airport tugged on her hijab in public rather than take up her offer to remove it in private.
A 15-year-old Muslim girl was spat and threatened with violence and called a “terrorist” by a middle aged man on her way to school while fellow bus passengers laughed at her ordeal.
Court of Appeal recently considered two cases on the issue of vicarious liability of employers. This refers to a situation where an employer is held responsible for the acts or omissions of another person, and arises where two conditions are met.
The book under review is an interesting study of the Kashmiri people’s popular resistance against Indian hegemony through the life and struggle of Syed Ali Shah Geelani.
The memoir is, in many ways, the story of her happy partnership with her husband as well as her progression in politics.
When it comes to scientific discussions about climate change, there always seems to be controversy over how the data is interpreted.
Scientists have made the first artificial chromosome (packages of DNA that contain the genes), which promises to revolutionise medical and industrial biotechnology in the coming century.
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.