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‘Ramadan Mubarak’ ; says Theresa May to Muslims

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May has extended congratulation to Muslim community over the start of holy month of Ramadan.  In a message, she said “I send my warmest wishes to all those celebrating Ramadan: a...

“For the love of Allah, save a life now” Islamic Relief’s campaign for this...

LONDON: Islamic Relief’s pre-Ramadan campaign message for 2018 is simple – “For the love of Allah, save a life now.” The campaign is using public transport in London, Manchester and Glasgow to encourage Muslims...

Bank of England to print plastic £50 notes

LONDON: The £50 note will remain part of UK currency after a “new, more secure” version of the highest-value note in England was announced. It will be printed on thin, flexible plastic polymer material...

Two businessmen jailed, drugs worth of £5m seized

LEICESTER: Two businessmen who were caught with more than £5m worth of counterfeit drugs including Viagra and steroids have been jailed. Asif Patel, 42, of Thorn borough Way, Leicester, and Naushad Gaffar, 53, specialised...

Amjad Khan new president of UKPCCI

LONDON: Mr. Waheed ur Rehman Mian, General Secretary, UK Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry has saidthat after the resignation of our previous President Mr Kamran Khan the UKPCCI board of directors voted for Mr Amjad...

31 people accused of sexual abuse, many appeared in court

HUDDERSFIELD: More people charged with the sexual abuse of young girls were appeared here at Kirklees Magistrates Court. Altogether 18 men and one woman that can be named appeared on Wednesday charged with allegations...

Labour MP Heidi Alexander to swap Commons for City Hall

LONDON: Labour MP Heidi Alexander is quitting Parliament to work for London Mayor Sadiq Khan. The Lewisham East MP will become the new deputy mayor for transport. It means there will be a by-election...

Man charged with murder of Asma Begum

LONDON: A man will appear in court charged with the murder of a woman in Tower Hamlets. Jalal Uddin, 46 of City Island Way, Poplar, E14, has been charged murder - he was appear in...

“I always stand with J&K people”; says Julie Ward MEP

LONDON: Labour leader and MEP for North West England region Julie Ward has said that as a representative of a large Kashmiri diaspora in the NW of England, and as a human rights campaigner,...

Muslim rapper and charity worker reject Downing Street Eid invite

LONDON: To ensure their anger and protest, a young Muslim rapper and a charity worker have both rejected formal invitations to celebrate Eid in Downing Street, citing opposition to Theresa May’s foreign policy. According to...