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Muslims and Christians team up to help homeless

Muslims and Christians team up to help homeless

Muslim and Christian groups in Britain are joining forces to help the country’s homeless and other vulnerable groups during the Christmas period. Organisations including Muslim Aid, the Al-Khair Foundation, Streetlytes, and churches across the English capital of London are expanding their efforts by providing meals and shelter packs to rough sleepers. Their aim is to […]

Donald Trump Worst than Voldemort: J.K. Rowling

Donald Trump Worst than Voldemort: J.K. Rowling

Trump as bad as Voldemort? That’s an insult to Voldemort: J.K. Rowling claims presidential hopeful’s call to ban Muslims from US makes him worse than the Dark Lord J.K. Rowling has waded into the controversy surrounding Donald Trump – saying the presidential hopeful is worse than Voldemort. The author took to Twitter to vent her […]

MI5 spied on Doris Lessing for decades

Newly declassified documents show that Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing was spied on by British security services for more than 20 years. Previously top secret files reveal that Lessing’s phone conversations, mail and movements’ were closely controlled by MI5 and Met police special branch. Doris Lessing died in 2013 aged 94. She won the Nobel […]

Sex offences on trains, stations in UK reach record level

A newly-published report shows that the number of sex assaults recorded on trains and stations across the UK has dramatically increased. According to figures released by the British Transport Police (BTP) 1,399 sexual assault were recorded in England, Scotland and Wales in 2014-15, showing a 25% year-on-year increase. The figures cover the 12 months to […]

London mosque offers help and hot meals to homeless

London mosque offers help and hot meals to homeless

A mosque in London has opened its doors for the city’s homeless, providing the invisible population with hot meals and psychological support once a week. Around 20 people carrying bags and backpacks gathered in Finsbury Park Mosque in the British capital’s north this Thursday, amid the presence of social workers available to listen to their […]