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Waterborne illnesses increase by 60% in England, report shows

Waterborne illnesses increase by 60% in England, report shows

Waterborne diseases like dysentery and Weil’s disease have increased by 60% in England since 2010, according to new figures published in an article by the Guardian. The Labour party’s analysis of NHS hospital admissions shows a rise from 2,085 cases…
Britain becomes world’s immigrant capital above America

Britain becomes world’s immigrant capital above America

Britain and immigration seem like a counterintuitive combination, but Britain today has a larger proportion of non-native residents than the US, with one in six residents born in another country. More details in the following report: The Economist has dedicated…
UK-based Imam Al-Hassan Association holds takleef ceremony coinciding birth anniversary of Imam al-Mahdi, peace be upon him

UK-based Imam Al-Hassan Association holds takleef ceremony coinciding birth anniversary of Imam al-Mahdi, peace be upon him

Imam Al-Hassan Association organized a celebration ceremony to commemorate the blessed birth of Imam al-Mahdi, may Allah hasten his reappearance, on its 1190th anniversary. The joyous event featured the takleef ceremony for young boys to mark a significant moment in…
Over 75% of UK Muslims demand religiously-aligned financial products

Over 75% of UK Muslims demand religiously-aligned financial products

76% of Muslims in the UK believe it is important to have financial products that align with their religious values, with 41% stating that it is extremely important, according to a study conducted by Pegasus Insight for StrideUp. The research…
UK government launches crackdown on mobile phones to improve school behaviour

UK government launches crackdown on mobile phones to improve school behaviour

The Department of Education in England has issued new guidelines to ban cell phone use in schools to reduce disruption and enhance behavior in classrooms, Anadolu Agency reported. According to UK’s communications watchdog Ofcom, using cell phones in schools can…
Thousands support UK parents encouraging smartphone-free childhood

Thousands support UK parents encouraging smartphone-free childhood

Over 4,000 parents have joined a group called Smartphone Free Childhood, which aims to prevent young children from having smartphones due to concerns about online safety and the impact of social media on mental health. The group was created by…
Shiites of Ahlul-Bayt in London commemorate martyrdom anniversary of Imam al-Kazim, peace be upon him

Shiites of Ahlul-Bayt in London commemorate martyrdom anniversary of Imam al-Kazim, peace be upon him

A huge gathering of devoted Shiites of Ahlul-Bayt, peace be upon them, held a mourning ceremony in London to lament the painful loss of their seventh Imam, Musa ibn Jafar, peace be upon him. Despite the cold weather, these mourners…
UK House of Lords votes to delay controversial plan to deport migrants to Rwanda

UK House of Lords votes to delay controversial plan to deport migrants to Rwanda

The United Kingdom’s upper house of parliament has voted to delay Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s controversial plan to deport some asylum seekers to Rwanda. The vote by the unelected House of Lords on Monday came despite Sunak urging its members…
Almost half of British teens feel addicted to social media, research says

Almost half of British teens feel addicted to social media, research says

According to the findings of a new research, which used data from the Millennium Cohort study, almost half of British teenagers say they feel addicted to social media. These findings come amid mounting pressure for big tech companies to be…
British lawmakers slam government for not tackling rising Islamophobia

British lawmakers slam government for not tackling rising Islamophobia

The ‘Voice of America’, a US state-owned news network, has said that British Parliamentarians from various political parties, including the ruling Conservatives, harshly criticized the government for failing to address rising anti-Muslim hatred and ways to tackle such crimes. The…
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