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Royal Wedding: Can People’s Interest Really Become a Mental Health Issue?

Royal Wedding: Can People’s Interest Really Become a Mental Health Issue?

Many young girls dream the fairy tale of meeting prince charming, marrying him and living happily ever after. After all, this is how Disney movies prime us to think of the ideal reality and the perfect life scenario. Well, this is the reality for Meghan Markle who will be marrying a prince soon this month; …

AboutIslam Talks to UK Muslim Running for Local Election

LONDON – British Muslim Humaira Ali is one of three candidates standing for the local elections in London Bridge & West Bermondsey, on May 3rd, with the Liberal Democrats. “In my life, I have always been the person who has fought for the underdog. Whether it was someone being bullied at school,” she told AboutIslam.net, …

British Artist Reclaims Muslims Image on Instagram

LONDON – A British artist has launched a creative campaign on Instagram to challenge misconceptions about Muslims in the British society. “I wanted to do a project about Muslims here in the UK for a while,” Charlotte Bibby, based in London, told The National. “When Muslims are brought up in mainstream media, they are often …

Muslim Scientist Invents Device for Testing Drugs

SHYMKENT – A Kazakh biochemist from the University of Warwick, the UK, has invented a highly unique device for testing drugs at cheaper cost, more quickly, efficiently, and accurately. “My application seemed interesting to Dr. Stefan Bon at the University of Warwick. Following a successful interview, he offered me the opportunity of becoming a PhD …

Colchester Muslims Donate Half a Ton Food to Foodbank

COLCHESTER – The Muslim community in Colchester, Essex, has donated half a ton of food to help those in need in one of the largest donations yet. “The community center has the aim of making sure we help our local community and do as much as we can,” Shoomi Chowdhuri, from the Colchester Islamic Community …

Hundreds of British Mosques Host Visit My Mosque Day

LONDON – Today, more than 200 British mosques are welcoming people from different faiths and backgrounds as part of ‘Visit My Mosque’ initiative taking place for the second consecutive year to strengthen social relations inside the British community. “Despite the multi-religious and multi-cultural society we live in, these poll results show that the majority of …

Salah’s Success Decreases Hate in UK: Report

WASHINGTON, DC – The success of Liverpool Muslim star Mohamed Salah has significantly decreased hate and race crimes in the English Premier League, a new report revealed. “This is the first time I’ve seen such an exuberant, overt, positive appreciation that includes religion,” Piara Powar, executive director of Football Against Racism in Europe (Fare) told …

A Girl Is Not a Girl When She Is a Student

Muslims in the Manchester area have expressed split views on the announcement that gender-neutral language will be used for communications with students at the highly successful Altrincham Grammar School for Girls (AGSG).



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