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Explore The Secluded Ruins of Wroxeter’s Roman City

Look at any picture of the Wroxeter Roman City, and you’ll immediately assume it’s located in Spain, Greece or even Turkey. Unknown to many, this 2000-year-old archaeological site – which was once Britain’s fourth largest city – is situated about five miles southeast of Shrewsbury. Historically known as Viriconium, Wroxeter usually remains hidden from tourist […]

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Why Tahajjud Matters

It’s late at night. The family is fast asleep and there’s pin-drop silence in the house. At this very moment, pushing that duvet to go and perform wudhu can be a challenge. Centuries ago, sounds of water running – from many performing wudhu – could be heard and lights could be seen switching on in […]

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Raising the Bar with Camilla Choudhury-Khawaja

Camilla Choudhury- Khawaja was Called to the Bar in 1998 by the Honourable Society of Grays’ Inn, following in the footsteps of both her Grandfather and Father. Camilla is a practising barrister with a specialist practice in matrimonial nance and Islamic Law. The Women’s Lawyer, established in 2012, was a result of having been through […]

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How Islam Teaches Us To Stay Happy

For centuries, humans have sought the path of happiness. Many have failed whilst others have found the answer. Happiness is not necessarily an accomplishment nor is it a constant. Happiness is in fact a state of being which comes after adopting the right attitude and lifestyle. From compassion to love and contentment to gratitude, happiness […]

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Fasting Ashura: Why Muslims Fast on This Day

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Not long ago, we welcomed the new Islamic year with the commencement of Muharram. For Muslims around the world, this is a time when intentions are renewed as many contemplate their plans for the forthcoming year.  As we ease our way into the first Islamic month, the day of Ashura (10th of Muharram) gives us […]

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The Exodus of Ugandan Asians and Migration to The UK: 50 Years Later

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History is replete with examples of bad leadership. From Qin She Huang, Timur and Mehmet Talat Paşa to Lenin, Hitler and Mussolini, they all created havoc and wrecked civilisations. General Idi Amin was just another example who was principally to blame for the exodus of Ugandan Asians. Overthrowing an elected government, General Idi Amin forcefully […]

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British Muslim Magazine

Welcome to British Muslim Magazine, Britain’s leading Muslim lifestyle magazine offering inspiration, advice, shopping, food and halal travel advice to British Muslim audiences and international travellers. BMM is the perfect choice for everyone who wants to know more about our nation’s rich history and traditions.