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Mayor of London and British Labour politician

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Sadiq Khan: Mayor of London and British Labour politician
Sadiq Aman Khan is a British politician who has served as the Mayor of London since 2016. He was previously a Member of Parliament (MP) for Tooting from 2005 until 2016. A member of the Labour Party, Khan is on the party's soft left and has been ideologically characterised as a social democrat.

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Matt Hancock, Jeremy Corbyn and Archbishop of Canterbury call for public to applaud NHS [Video]

Matt Hancock, Jeremy Corbyn and Archbishop of Canterbury call for public to applaud NHS

Matt Hancock, the Archbishop of Canterburry, Sadiq Khan, Jeremy Corbyn and Jess Phillips are among those urging people to applaud the NHS as part of the Clap for Carers Campaign. Includes statements..

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Central London falls quiet as coronavirus fears increase [Video]

Central London falls quiet as coronavirus fears increase

Scenes from an eerily quiet Westminster, as the public avoids usually busy areas amid coronavirus fears. It comes as the London Mayor Sadiq Khan warned Londoners they should not be travelling unless..

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Sadiq Khan: Londoners should not travel unless 'essential' [Video]

Sadiq Khan: Londoners should not travel unless 'essential'

London Mayor Sadiq Khan warned Londoners they should not be travelling unless they "really, really have to" as 40 Underground stations were closed in the city to combat the coronavirus pandemic...

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Khan: Transport habits should not change amidst coronavirus [Video]

Khan: Transport habits should not change amidst coronavirus

Transport for London has unveiled an "enhanced cleaning regime" to improve its "already-high hygiene levels" on the capital's public transport system. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan insists people..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:03Published
Sandi Toksvig joins International Women's Day protesters to demand climate and gender justice [Video]

Sandi Toksvig joins International Women's Day protesters to demand climate and gender justice

Hundreds of women are joined by former co-host of The Great British Bake Off Sandi Toksvig, London Mayor Sadiq Khan, and 1917 star George MacKay for an International Women's Day march in central..

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Prince Charles and Camilla visit London Transport Museum [Video]

Prince Charles and Camilla visit London Transport Museum

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have visited the London Transport Museum with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan to mark the 20th anniversary of the museum. The pair arrived on the top deck..

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Khan puts rent controls at centre of London mayor re-election campaign [Video]

Khan puts rent controls at centre of London mayor re-election campaign

London mayor Sadiq Khan has launched his re-election campaign with an attack on Boris Johnson, who he challenged to hand over the power to introduce rent controls. He criticised the Prime Minister’s..

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Affordable housing should be basic human right, Khan says [Video]

Affordable housing should be basic human right, Khan says

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has vowed to build new council homes and affordable housing in the capital as he continues his re-election campaign. Mr Khan will stand against Conservatives' Shaun..

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Reactions outside court as Heathrow lose third runway ruling [Video]

Reactions outside court as Heathrow lose third runway ruling

Campaigners celebrated outside the High Court in London on Thursday after winning a Court of Appeal ruling over plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport on environmental grounds. Shadow Chancellor..

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Let UK nationals keep EU citizenship, says London mayor Sadiq Khan [Video]

Let UK nationals keep EU citizenship, says London mayor Sadiq Khan

Let UK nationals keep EU citizenship, says London mayor Sadiq Khan

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Sadiq Khan visits European Parliament in Brussels [Video]

Sadiq Khan visits European Parliament in Brussels

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan meets European Parliament President David Sassoli in Belgium. Ahead of the visit, Mr Khan said that Londoners who are heartbroken over Brexit should be allowed to keep their..

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Lewisham awarded title of London Borough of Culture for 2021 [Video]

Lewisham awarded title of London Borough of Culture for 2021

Sadiq Khan announces that Lewisham has been awarded the title of London Borough of Culture for 2021 with Croydon winning the accolade for 2023. The Mayor London launched the award to help inspire and..

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Khan: 'Government is wrong to make cuts in prison service' [Video]

Khan: 'Government is wrong to make cuts in prison service'

London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, says that "the government is wrong to make massive cuts in the prison service". Mr Khan was speaking after the terrorist-related incident in Streatham, south London, in which..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 00:27Published
Sadiq Khan 'heartbroken' as Britain's EU membership comes to an end [Video]

Sadiq Khan 'heartbroken' as Britain's EU membership comes to an end

London Mayor Sadiq Khan says he is 'heartbroken' as Britain experiences its final few hours before formally terminating its 40 year membership of the European Union.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:55Published

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Coronavirus: London warned to expect 'large number' of deaths

Mayor Sadiq Khan says temporary mortuaries are to be set up to cope with coronavirus fatalities.
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'I'm a key worker, I don't want to get ill!': London mayor Sadiq Khan criticised as Tube packed for third day of lockdown

'Come on Mayor Sadiq Khan β€” you must run enough trains for people to maintain 2m distancing or they will infect each other and be unable to provide essential work'
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: New Tube restrictions to stop inessential journeys

London mayor Sadiq Khan said the number of Tube passengers fell by a third on Wednesday.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: Tube full for second day of lockdown as Matt Hancock and Sadiq Khan squabble over TfL services

'The tube is packed ... get your s*** together TfL,' says NHS worker who looks after cancer patients
Independent - Published

Coronavirus: Sadiq Khan warns 'stop Tube travel or more will die'

Commuters pack into trains for a second day despite the prime minister banning non-essential travel.
BBC News - Published

Coronavirus: 'We will infringe civil liberties to save lives,' insists London mayor

Sadiq Khan tells Greater London Assembly: 'We may move to a situation where we move from advice to bans'
Independent - Published

London public transport to run reduced service due to coronavirus

London's public transport will begin operating a reduced service over the next few days because of the spread of coronavirus, the city's mayor Sadiq Khan said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Sadiq Khan calls for misogyny to be recognised as hate crime

Review under way into whether gender should be included in list of protected characteristics
Independent - Published

Watchdog under pressure to investigate Tory 'Islamophobia crisis' with new dossier

'Tthe Conservative Party has an Islamophobia crisis: it is institutional, systemic and widespread,' says Sadiq Khan
Independent - Published

Sadiq Khan vows to make mayoral election into 'referendum on rent controls'

Labour mayor fighting to retain his post in 7 May poll
Independent - Published

Number 10 tells Sadiq Khan he is not invited to emergency coronavirus meeting

City Hall sources have said it was "strange" that London Mayor Sadiq Khan was not invited to a meeting of the government's emergency Cobra committee to discuss the coronavirus outbreak.
Independent - Published

Britons should be able to keep EU citizenship despite Brexit, says Sadiq Khan

Idea would help the 'heartbroken', London mayor says - but Boris Johnson appears to have rejected it
Independent - Published

Boris Johnson news – live: Londoners should keep EU citizenship, says Sadiq Khan as no-deal threat dangled by No 10's Brexit negotiator

Follow all the latest developments
Independent - Published

Sadiq Khan launches 'biggest ever' drive to sign up postal voters ahead of London mayoral elections

Exclusive: Labour mayor says party must not be 'squeamish' about pushing early voting
Independent - Published

Streatham terror attack – live: Police raid two London properties as Sadiq Khan laments 'preventable' stabbings

Follow here for the latest updates
Independent - Published

Streatham attack: Sadiq Khan expresses anger at Boris Johnson's government over 'preventable' terror attack

'I'm angry because some of the reassurances we were given by the government in November haven't been realised,' says London mayor
Independent - Published

Sadiq Khan pledges to make London carbon-neutral by 2030 if he is re-elected as mayor

Labour politician says he will 'work to make London the greenest city in the world'
Independent - Published

UK weather: Temperatures to plummet as low as -7C as big chill hits country

'This weekend's freezing temperatures put some of our most vulnerable Londoners at risk,' mayor Sadiq Khan warns
Independent - Published

Sadiq Khan to 'lovebomb' Lib Dem voters in bid to win 2020 London mayoral election

Exclusive: Mayor says Labour activists should not attack third party supporters, but show they 'share their values'
Independent - Published

More than 100,000 children in London without secure immigration status, research finds

Sadiq Khan warns of another Windrush-style scandal if urgent action is not take to secure UK status of tens of thousands of youngsters who have lived in Britain all of their lives
Independent - Published

Site near Brixton Islamic centre spray painted with Islamophobic slogans

'All prejudice is cowardly and criminals will face the full force of the law,' says mayor Sadiq Khan
Independent - Published

Sadiq Khan welcomes homeless people to City Hall for haircuts and three-course meals

Mayor of London describes Christmas event as 'best day' of his tenure
Independent - Published

'Stand down quickly': Sadiq Khan rages at Labour's electoral 'catastrophe'

'We knew in our heart of hearts that Jeremy Corbyn's leadership was deeply unpopular with the British people'
Independent - Published

London Bridge attack – live updates: Sadiq Khan says terrorism cannot be separated from police cuts after two killed in stabbing attack

Security minister confirms police are not looking for more suspects in investigation
Independent - Published

London mayor praises 'breath-taking heroism' of public during knife rampage

Ordinary Londoners demonstrated "breath-taking heroism" in disarming a knife-wielding attacker who injured several people in Friday's incident at London Bridge, mayor Sadiq Khan said.
Reuters - Published

Boris Johnson cannot be trusted to address the climate crisis, Sadiq Khan warns

General election offers 'stark' choice for environmental protection, London mayor claims
Independent - Published

Sadiq Khan attacks Corbyn's 'fudge' on Brexit as he joins shadow cabinet members backing Remain

Exclusive: London mayor becomes latest senior figure to insist that party must vow to oppose Brexit
Independent - Published

HOLD 'Get out of London,' Sadiq Khan tells organisers of world's largest arms fair

Exclusive: London mayor launches intervention as controversial DSEI exhibition prepares to host international delegations
Independent - Published

Rise of populists in Europe resembles eve of WW2, warns London mayor

Europe is starting to resemble the situation on the eve of World War Two, with leaders using divisive language to win popularity and spreading hatred against minorities, London Mayor Sadiq Khan warned..
Reuters - Published

Transport for London sorry after woman who miscarried fined

London Mayor Sadiq Khan intervenes to waive a congestion charge fine given to woman who miscarried her baby.
BBC News - Published

Sadiq Khan urges ministers to drop 'cruel' plans to instantly end free movement after a no-deal Brexit

Exclusive: 'These plans would be a fundamental affront to British values of tolerance and respect'
Independent - Published

Sadiq Khan begs Boris Johnson to recruit police officers 'much quicker' over knife crime rise

Mayor says Met Police is 'under-resourced and overstretched' after Conservative cuts
Independent - Published

Government plan to cut immigration after Brexit would have 'devastating consequences', Sadiq Khan warns Boris Johnson

Exclusive: London mayor demands rethink of 'flawed' plans for cutting low-skilled migration
Independent - Published

London mayor Sadiq Khan wants rent control powers

Typical private tenants in London spend a higher proportion of income on rent than those elsewhere in England.
BBC News - Published

Boris Johnson claimed his bike had been stolen after previously saying it broke

Was likely next PM telling the truth when he said his bicycle was stolen just after Sadiq Khan became mayor, or when he said it had been written off?
Independent - Published

The Tulip: Sadiq Khan rejects plans for City of London's tallest skyscraper

Mayor says proposal would damage capital's historic skyline and lacks required design quality
Independent - Published

Tulip tower: Mayor rejects plans for London skyscraper

The 1,000ft tower planned for London is rejected by Sadiq Khan as it "had limited public benefit".
BBC News - Published

'Poverty link' to youth violence - London mayor

Sadiq Khan says "there's never any excuse for criminality" but that poverty is a factor.
BBC News - Published

Sadiq Khan honours victims of the 7/7 London bombings

The mayor stood alongside police chiefs and paid his respects for the 52 killed and 700 injured in the 2005 attacks
Independent - Published

Pride in London: Sadiq Khan attacks Boris Johnson for using 'homophobic language'

Favourite to be next prime minister previously referred to gay men as 'tank-topped bumboys'
Independent - Published

Brexit: Sadiq Khan says businesses must warn Tories about 'irresponsible' no-deal pledges by Hunt and Johnson

The London mayor accuses both candidates for PM of indulging in 'macho' posturing over Brexit to win Tory votes
Independent - Published

Four murdered in London including heavily pregnant woman

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said police were working around the clock after four people were murdered in a bloody 28-hour period for Britain's capital, including a heavily pregnant woman who was stabbed to..
Reuters - Published

Sadiq Khan calls Trump '6ft 3 child in White House' as London mayor reignites feud

'If somebody starts tweeting about me – a 6ft 3 child in the White House – can you let me know?'
Independent - Published

UK PM May would not repeat criticism of London Mayor: spokesman

British Prime Minister Theresa May would not retweet Katie Hopkins, whose criticism London Mayor Sadiq Khan was repeated by U.S. President Donald Trump, May's spokesman said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt sides with Trump over racist tweet attacking Sadiq Khan

Jeremy Hunt has sided with Donald Trump over his attacks on Sadiq Khan, despite the US president endorsing the racist term "Londonistan".
Independent - Published

Donald Trump hits out again at Sadiq Khan over London violence

donald trump hits out again at sadiq khan over london violence
The US president's comments come after five separate attacks in London leave three men dead.
BBC News - Published

Trump calls London mayor a 'disaster' after a spate of killings

U.S. President Donald Trump once again criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday, saying he is a "disaster" and will "only get worse" after three people were slain in the city in less than 20..
Reuters - Published

Labour demands deadline for Grenfell-style cladding removal as Sadiq Khan warns of 'dismal lack of action'

Councils should have power to seize privately-owned tower blocks, says party
Independent - Published

Donald Trump vs Sadiq Khan: A war of words dating back years

donald trump vs sadiq khan: a war of words dating back years
The row between the President of the United States and the Mayor of London dates back to 2016. When and why did it all start?
BBC News - Published

Sadiq Khan backs 20mph limit across central London in bid to cut 'unacceptable' number of deaths

Over five miles of road will initially be affected, with those caught breaking speed limits fined Β£100
Independent - Published


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