Sajeda Momin
Sajeda Momin

Sajeda Momin is an independent British journalist who writes for a variety of media from London. She was the Europe correspondent for the Indian newspaper Daily News and Analysis. She has also worked in India where she held senior editorial positions in The Telegraph, The Statesman and The Asian Age.

1,000 flights, 140,000 travelers: Why Gatwick drone menace left everyone fuming

A series of drone sightings over the runway of Britain’s second-largest airport forced it to shut down three times in three days last week. Around a 1,000 flights had to be cancelled and about...

Are Muslims worst affected by discrimination in multicultural Britain?

A prospective tenant with the name Muhammad is most likely to face rejection from landlords across the rental market in the UK. Ethnic minorities, particularly Muslims, suffer more discrimination when...

Could the UK have a brown or black national poet next?

A Pakistan-born British poet may soon become the first immigrant to be appointed the Poet Laureate of the country. Imtiaz Dharkar is one of the front runners for the post of the nation’s...

Why curry houses have taken a hit among Indian food loving British diners

Indian curries – a hot favorite of British diners for decades – have taken a hit with the conviction of two British Bangladeshis for manslaughter for serving a meal, which caused the death...

Can this Muslim woman become the face on Britain’s new pound sterling note?

A Muslim woman could become the new face on the redesigned £50 note joining British stalwarts Sir Winston Churchill, Jane Austen, JMW Turner and, of course, Queen Elizabeth II, the reigning...

How new UK suicide prevention minister’s old joke returned to haunt her

Within hours of being appointed UK’s first minister for suicide prevention, Jackie Doyle-Price has become mired in controversy as it emerged that she had previously joked about the serious issue...

Will the House of Fraser, once owned by Mohammed al-Fayed, shut down its stores?

House of Fraser, one of Britain’s iconic, luxury department store chains, faces closure because of “greedy landlords” according to its new owner who has vowed to keep 80 percent of...

Did Boris Johnson’s ‘suicide vest’ comment make or mar his leadership chances?

Boris Johnson, Britain’s former foreign secretary and would-be prime minister has put his foot in his mouth again.By describing Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan to leave the European...