Category: Europe

A Guide to Halal Tourism

LONDON: Last week Europe’s first conference on halal tourism took place in Granada, Spain. The brainchild of CM Media, the Halal Tourism Conference 2014 saw…

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Massive 20,000-person Muslim food and shopping festival coming to London

LONDON: Muslim Londoners can look forward to a much-anticipated food and shopping festival before the start of Ramadan this year – with an estimated 20,000…

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Top 10 halal restaurants in Liverpool according to TripAdvisor

LIVERPOOL: Liverpool is known for its incredible foodie scene, with hundreds of restaurants and cafes to choose from daily. We’re lucky to live in a…

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Poland among Europe’s leaders in kosher and halal meat, despite uncertainty around ritual slaughter

KRAKOW:Over the last decade, Poland has become a major producer of kosher and halal meat. Yet, with its tiny Jewish and Muslim communities, only a…

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How halal beauty became the industry’s next step for inclusivity

By Zeynab Mohamed I remember the first time I learnt about Halal, I was five. From that moment, while I didn’t fully understand the nuances…

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Halal gastro evening market with outdoor cinema launching in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM: The smells, colours and sounds hit your senses as soon as you walk into the Muslim Instashop Expo. Brightly decorated sweets line the counters, curries…

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Spain has great potential for halal tourism

TEHRAN: Spain’s rich cultural heritage attracts Muslims tourists and this can lead to development of Halal tourism in the European country, says a Spanish professor….

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Adding halal certification offers wider sales possibilities for clean label and vegan products

COLOGNE: Halal-certified foods are expanding beyond the meat sector and appealing to consumers outside of the global Muslim community, according to experts speaking at Anuga…

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The 11th Global Islamic Finance Awards celebrates outstanding market leaders in Islamic finance

Ma’ruf Amin, Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia LONDON: The global Islamic financial services industry had assets under management worth around US$2.941 trillion at…

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Islamic finance and the ethical investor

By Umer Suleman LONDON: The rise of impact investing – a term that includes various principles from existing movements like socially responsible investment (SRI) to…

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