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BME women almost twice as likely to be on zero-hours contracts as white men

The TUC and Race on the agenda (ROTA) Last week warned that structural racism in the labour market is trapping Black and minority ethnic (BME) workers on low pay and

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Manchester United Foundation CEO recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours list

MBE awarded to John Shiels for a career dedicated to supporting and educating young people through football Colleagues and associates across the Manchester United community congratulate his MBE achievement Manchester

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Non-Muslims Fast During Islamic Holy Month

One Voice is inviting non-Muslims to fast for a day in a community cohesion initiative.‘I’m not a Muslim but I will fast (for one day),’ is now in its 7th

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Kashif Shabir Appointed As New CEO Of Muslim Aid

UK-based humanitarian charity, Muslim Aid, has appointed Kashif Shabir as its new CEO following a rigorous selection process. He has been the charity’s interim CEO since April 2020.Kashif Shabir initially

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Chris Kamara, Carlton Cole and Eniola Aluko Crown covid-19 vaccine as ‘Best Defence’

A host of football players and pundits – past and present – have today hailed the UK’s COVID-19 vaccination programme as the ‘best defence’ of 2021.        Chris Hughton                                       Jules

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Canada’s New Democrats elect Jagmeet Singh as party leader

Canada’s federal New Democrats have picked Sikh politician Jagmeet Singh to lead their party into the next general election. Mr Singh, 38, will be the first ethnic minority to lead

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College awarded `good’ by Ofsted

Ofsted has published a very positive report of its findings at Oldham College, following a full inspection in December. The College is judged to be a “good” College overall, with

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How a cup of tea shaped our communities

The NHS and Royal Voluntary Service are calling for more NHS Volunteer Responders to support their community with essential tasks. The volunteers help people who are continuing to keep contact

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Young Muslims in the UK face enormous social mobility barriers

Young Muslims living in the UK face an enormous social mobility challenge and are being held back from reaching their full potential at every stage of their lives, a report

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Aung San Suu Kyi `must step in’

The UN’s special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar has criticized the country’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, for failing to protect the Rohingya Muslim minority. Yanghee Lee