Saturday, October 20, 2018
Home Uk / International

Uk / International

‘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...

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...

“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,...

Boris Johnson repeats his amnesty call for some illegal immigrants

LONDON: Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has repeated his call for an amnesty for some illegal immigrants in the wake of the Wind rush scandal, according to reports. The Foreign Secretary pressed the Prime Minister...

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...

New Bradford Lord Mayor Zafar chooses two charities

BRADFORD: Bradford's new Lord Mayor Zafar Ali has chosen two charities for which he will work during his one year tenure. Councillor Zafar Ali, who was installed mayor in a ceremony at City Hall Monday...

Home Office refuses to issue details on Altaf Hussain

LONDON: The Home Office has refused to provide the information about Altaf Hussain, MQM leader living in exile in London and now is a British citizen. Responding in writing to a letter to Lord Nazir...

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...

‘Islamophobic tweets’ led Tory candidate suspended

LONDON: A Conservative Party candidate has been suspended after comparing Islam to Nazism. According to a BBC report, Karen Sunderland, who stood as a candidate for Lewisham Council, called Islam "the new Nazism" in...