According to data from the Muslim Council of Britain, the 2011 Census shows that Muslims form 4.8% of the population of England and Wales (there are approximately 77,000 Muslims in Scotland and 3,800 in Northern Ireland). The Muslim population in England and Wales has increased from 1,546,626 in 2001 to 2,706,066 people in 2011 (1,159,440 or 75% …
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A British Muslim father, whose home was attacked by someone who threw pigs head through a window, has lamented that he has been struggling to explain to his young kids why they were singled out.
Elected 16 months ago, London mayor Sadiq Khan, the first Muslim mayor of a western capital, has appeared as a proud Muslim official who was not cowed by attacks from US President Donald Trump, supremacists, or terror attacks.
Painting a disturbing future for young Muslims in the UK, a new report has revealed that members of the religious minority are less likely to succeed in the workplace with many reporting experience of Islamophobia, discrimination, and racism.
Concluding their hajj pilgrimage to Makkah, British Muslims riders have recalled the challenges of their two-month journey from London to Makkah on the bikes to raise money for street children.
Community is at the heart of the biggest celebrations in Islam. To this end, here’s an insight to how some British Muslims celebrated their `Eid.
In today’s entry, I wanted to discuss a huge dilemma that arose yesterday evening after our Qurbani was confirmed, and we were able to come out of our Ihram.
A lawyer, peer and previously a minister, Baroness Saeeda Warsi said she and British Muslims are facing a daily “loyalty test”, urging “paranoid” government to change its approach towards the religious minority.
British imams announced on Friday, August 18, their plans to set up their first national council to issue religious rulings and form a united voice on issues such as terrorism, Islamophobia, gay rights and climate change.
The four-time Olympic champion has attacked the British media for repeatedly raising drug allegations about his coach, Alberto Salazar. In a news conference on Sunday, Sir Mo Farah got emotional while talking to journalists who questioned whether links with Salazar, who is being investigated by the US anti-doping agency, had harmed his career. “It’s like I have …