Rahila Bano, BBC Asian Network On a bleak, wet and windy day in Liverpool the old Georgian, white-stoned building which once housed England’s first registered mosque looks quite dull. The property on Brougham Terrace is just a few miles from Liverpool city centre but, in stark contrast to the
Islam is no stranger to literary mastery, being based as it is upon the Qur’ān, whose verses Muslims revere, intone and reflect upon each and every day. Whilst Muslims would never compare literary works written by mere mortals to scripture, what characterises a great writer is the ability to transce
This excellent article below summarises how to ensure that you can keep giving your sadaqah and zakah (as well as leaving a legacy in your will, which we at 1st Ethical support some of the UK’s biggest charities in doing) in the best possible way and not fall foul of the recent changes in tax-
Oliver Wright, The Independent Britain’s first Muslim Cabinet minister tells her Tory colleagues to wake up to what’s happening in the country. Oliver Wright meets Sayeeda Warsi Baroness Sayeeda Warsi is standing, surrounded by large sacks of African chillies, having an animated conversa
We’re happy to see Engage produce this very useful media checklist which not only documents for British Muslims the most widely read media and comment websites but also gives clear guidance on how to quickly complain to regulatory bodies such as OfCom, something which must be done if we are no
The benefit of acquiring a good education is something children clearly stand to gain the most from. Given that 34% of British Muslims are aged under sixteen, as compared to 20% as a national average, (2001 census), it is perhaps understandable that Muslims are particularly anxious in ensuring child
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