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Corona Chronicles: the homeless hostel

Emdad Rahman ON PLANET Covid-19 the homeless are most vulnerable because of constant exposure and dangerously unacceptable living conditions. It’s not surprising that many authorities are in a frenzied mad dash to house them. Many of the shelters offering accommodation ...

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Faith groups react to Corona crisis

The East London Mosque is one of many faith centres in Tower Hamlets which has closed its doors to members of the public while providing online services to members of its congregation. The East London Mosque announced its decision in ...

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BCA holds Appreciation Dinner

SINCE 1960 the Bangladesh Caterers Association (BCA) has been working to represent that part of the UK catering industry which is run by people of Bangladeshi heritage. Over the last 60 years there have been many change. From humble beginnings, ...

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Has Corona come to Canary Wharf?

AN EMPLOYEE OF THE US oil company Chevron turned up for work at its Canary Wharf office today – suffering from flu-like symptoms. The employee had recently returned to the UK after a visit to a part of the world ...

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Islamic Relief goes green

ISLAMIC RELIEF UK was “showing the love” on St Valentine’s Day – to highlight things which we love but could be lost as the global climate changes. The charity’s volunteers took inspiration from the Prophet Muhammad’s hadith, “The Earth is ...

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Caught napping…

HOUSEHOLD PETS can nod off in all sorts of strange places. The bed and mattress specialists Bed SOS ran a competition to find the cutest sleeping pets, judged on the basis of their owners’ photographs. The winner was Amy Briscoe ...

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