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78% of adults face premature death in England: Study

A new study carried out by a UK government health agency has indicated that nearly four out of five adults in England face early death because of heart damage from unhealthy lifestyles.
 
Public Health England said in a statement on Tuesday that its Heart Age Test found that 78 percent of Britons have hearts that are older than they should be.
 
The PHE said some 14 percent of those who took the test had hearts that were 10 years older than their actual age.
 
 

Sharia marriages can be covered by English law

Muslim women who are left powerless to claim money or property from their husbands after the breakdown of an Islamic marriage have been “given hope” by a landmark ruling at the High Court.
 
The Honourable Mr Justice Williams found a woman was entitled to maintenance from her husband after they split, even though they had only undergone a “nikah” ceremony and had not formally registered their marriage.
 
 

Oxford University, UK’s oldest seat of learning, now a place more Muslim students are calling home

Arriving at the University of Oxford to begin her studies, Mahdiyah Rahman suddenly felt anxious. “I didn’t know how many other Muslim students would be there. I wasn’t sure what to expect.”
 
During her first week, the 19-year-old student discovered that there were just two other Muslims in Oriel, the Oxford college where she would eat, sleep and study during her time at the university. “I was the only one there wearing a headscarf,” she recalled. Over the summer Rahman had given little thought to the realities of practicing her faith at university, but standing in the crowded hall at Freshers’ Fair, surrounded by hundreds of stalls advertising student clubs and societies, she felt overwhelmed. 
 
 

Study: British cities may see more Muslim than Christian children

Source : GospelHerald.com / 30 Sep 2014

The number of Muslim children in several British cities is fast eclipsing that of Christian children, according to birth rate statistics that reveal the country’s significant demographic change.

 

Baroness Warsi resigns over Gaza conflict

Source : BBC / 05 Aug 2014

The senior Foreign Office minister Baroness Warsi has resigned over David Cameron's stance on the Gaza conflict.

Announcing her resignation this morning, the former Chair of the Conservative Party said that she had written to the Prime Minister "and tendered [her] resignation".

 

Gaza war seen as boost for Scottish independence

Source : Ben Flanagan / Al Arabiya / 05 Jul 2014

Ongoing violence in Gaza has prompted a surge in support for Scottish independence, amid rising frustration over the UK government’s “weak” stance on the conflict, prominent politicians and campaigners say.

 

Hundreds of Muslims visit convert after message goes viral

Source : World Bulletin / 01 Jul 2014

British Muslim convert Peter Chatfield, is being held in Queens Hospital, Sahara Ward B5, due to spine cancer that has left him paralysed from the chest down. Doctors have given him an estimate of six months left to live.

 

Women targeted in rising tide of attacks on Muslims

Source : The Guardian / 30 Jun 2014

More than half of Islamophobic attacks in Britain are committed against women, who are typically targeted because they are wearing clothing associated with Islam, new data reveals.

 

Saudi woman stabbed 16 times in UK hate crime

Source : Huffington Post / 20 Jun 2014

A Saudi Arabian student stabbed to death in brutal attack on an Essex footpath may have been targeted for her Islamic dress.

Detectives are investigating the possibility Nahid Almanea was targeted because she was wearing the abaya - a full-length navy blue robe - and a multi-coloured headscarf.

 

UK's Blackburn to host Islamic lifestyle exhibition

Source : World Bulletin / 19 Jun 2014

Visitors to Blackburn’s Islamic Lifestyle Exhibition in the UK later this month will be given a strong health and well-being message.

On Sunday June 22, the event is going to take place in Jan's Conference Center where cross-community organisation One Voice is bringing its award winning Baiter Sehat campaign.

 
 

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