Many young Muslims commit to religious marriage, but do not register officially

    A growing number of young Muslims in the UK are entering marriages that are not legally recognized. This is because couples are having an Islamic wedding (nikah) without the civil ceremony needed for the marriage to be recognized under British law. Family lawyer Aina Khan says that she is dealing with an increasing number of…

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      Report urges recognition of British Muslim diversity

      The diversity of Britain’s Muslim population must be recognised and more done to engage overlooked groups in order to tackle extremism, gang culture and community tensions, a report said today. Researchers spoke to more than 4,000 members of Muslim communities and those engaged with local groups, for the report by the Institute of Community Cohesion…

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        British Medical Students’ Picky Objections

        A few weeks after the controversy surrounding Muslim staff at Sainsbury’s refusing to serve alcohol, it comes to light that medical students are following suit. The British Medical Association (BMA) confirmed that a small percentage of Britain’s Muslim medical students are claiming religious offence and are thus refusing to attend lectures related to sexually transmitted…

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          France, Uk To Beef Up Muslim Recruitment

          Senior officials and experts from Britain and France agreed Thursday to recruit more Muslims to help fight the spread of radical Islam in their countries. Some of the officials, who met at the British embassy in Paris, told journalists that the governments were not aiming at imposing quotas but rather “recruitment objectives”. The need to…

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            Cameron Tries Reaching Out To Muslims

            David Hogg TORY leadership candidate David Cameron yesterday warned his party to engage with Britain’s Muslim community but was immediately accused of offering little more for ethnic minorities than the Government. On a whistlestop tour of West Yorkshire, Mr Cameron met community leaders at the Leeds Islamic Centre to discuss the aftermath of the July…

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