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Islam and United Kingdom

Islam in the United Kingdom Demographics [Return to top] Prior to the end of the Second World War, there had for some time been a small Islamic presence in Britain. Britain’s colonial heritage meant that it had had some amount of contact with the religion of Islam for several centuries. During the nineteenth century the Islamic presence in Britain expanded, ... Read More »

Phoenix park rail tunnel to open from next Monday

The Phoenix Park tunnel in Dublin will open to rail traffic full time from next Monday. It connects the Newbridge line to Connolly station and Grand Canal Dock. Irish Rail has announced a number of new commuter services to co-incide with the route’s opening. Barry Kenny is the company’s spokesperson: “From Monday next following a €13.7m investment in Phoenix Park ... Read More »

Mark Carney: The ‘film star’ Bank of England governor

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said he will be staying on an extra year after his initial term comes to an end in 2018, to help oversee the UK’s Brexit negotiations with the European Union. Mr Carney’s decision came after increasing speculation about his future as the head of the Bank of England. Governors are traditionally appointed for ... Read More »

UK construction weakest in four years, ONS says

The UK’s construction sector recorded its weakest performance in four years in the July-to-September quarter, official figures have shown. Construction volumes fell by 1.1% in the quarter, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said. There were large falls in repair work, and these were only partly offset by small rises in infrastructure and public building. The figures measure the first ... Read More »

UK Government Counter-Terrorism Agenda

  The UK Government’s Counter Extremism Agenda to Secularize Muslim Youth By Maleeha Hasan Within the last decade British Muslims have been subject to an excessive level of propaganda and scrutiny. This has led to the amendment of existing terror laws and the introduction of the first all-encompassing social policy, which targets almost every aspect of Muslim life. The PREVENT ... Read More »