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Sadiq Khan

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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7/7 bombing anniversary: officials lays wreaths at memorial [Video]

7/7 bombing anniversary: officials lays wreaths at memorial

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Metropolitan Police commissioner Cressida Dick have laid wreaths at the 7/7 memorial in Hyde Park on the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attack which killed 52 people...

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London mayor and Met chief remember victims on 15th anniversary of July 7 blasts [Video]

London mayor and Met chief remember victims on 15th anniversary of July 7 blasts

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick and London Mayor Sadiq Khan have laid wreaths at the 7/7 memorial in Hyde Park on the 15th anniversary of the terror attack. British Transport Police..

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Khan: Londoners shouldn't treat easing as NYE [Video]

Khan: Londoners shouldn't treat easing as NYE

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has joined the Metropolitan Police for a walkabout today, ahead of further easing of lockdown measures this weekend. Mr Khan warned Londoners that the opening of pubs..

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Sadiq Khan urges Londoners to behave responsibly ahead of pubs reopening [Video]

Sadiq Khan urges Londoners to behave responsibly ahead of pubs reopening

London Mayor Sadiq Khan urges Londoners not to treat the reopening of pubs and bars this weekend "like New Year's Eve".Mr Khan said that more police officers would be deployed across London to make..

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Charles meets Tube workers who kept Underground running during height of pandemic [Video]

Charles meets Tube workers who kept Underground running during height of pandemic

The Prince of Wales meets Tube workers who worked at the height of the pandemic. Alongside Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, the royal praised workers for their efforts.The Tube network has run throughout..

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Sadiq Khan proposes City Hall Docklands move [Video]

Sadiq Khan proposes City Hall Docklands move

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has proposed the Greater London Authority move to London's regenerating Docklands area to save rental costs of up to £55 million. Mr Khan suggested the GLA move from their..

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Mayor concerned about possible unemployment surge in London [Video]

Mayor concerned about possible unemployment surge in London

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has warned of a potential unemployment surge in the capital, if current plans outlined by the government for the furlough scheme go ahead. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook..

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London mayor says 90 per cent wearing face coverings [Video]

London mayor says 90 per cent wearing face coverings

Sadiq Khan says 90 per cent of those using the London transport network were complying with the new mandatory rules on wearing face coverings which came into effect today. Report by Etemadil. Like us..

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BLM protest called off as counter-protesters take to streets [Video]

BLM protest called off as counter-protesters take to streets

Counter-protesters have gathered in London today despite the Black Lives Matter demonstration being called off. London Mayor, Sadiq Khan urged protesters not to come to the city and the Met Police have..

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London braces for violence at Saturday protests [Video]

London braces for violence at Saturday protests

London's mayor called on people to stay away from central London on Saturday as the capital prepared for potential confrontation between anti-racism protesters and far right groups.

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Statues boarded up as London Mayor urges Black Lives Matter protesters to stay at home [Video]

Statues boarded up as London Mayor urges Black Lives Matter protesters to stay at home

"What I'm saying to people who want to protest in central London is please don't, because you're in danger of falling into a trap laid by the extreme far right, who want to provoke hatred and..

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British protesters target symbols of slavery and empire [Video]

British protesters target symbols of slavery and empire

Protesters in Oxford demanded the removal of a statue of colonialist Cecil Rhodes, while in London, a slave-trader's statue was targeted as part of protests against symbols of the slave trade and..

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Sadiq Khan to consider face coverings for all TfL customers [Video]

Sadiq Khan to consider face coverings for all TfL customers

Asked whether he will insist that passengers using Transport for London services wear face coverings, the capital's mayor Sadiq Khan told the London Assembly: "Next week I'll be considering whether I..

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Sadiq Khan wants London to be first to introduce track and trace [Video]

Sadiq Khan wants London to be first to introduce track and trace

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has urged ministers to introduce a new contact tracing and testing regime in the capital ahead of other parts of the country. “I know that in London the R number is down. I..

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Coronavirus: Transport for London receives £1.6 billion bailout as revenue drops 90% [Video]

Coronavirus: Transport for London receives £1.6 billion bailout as revenue drops 90%

London's public transport received a government bailout that Mayor Sadiq Khan said wasn't the deal he wanted. Who is really going to pay for this bailout?View on euronews

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Khan: £1.6bn TfL bailout ‘a bad deal’ [Video]

Khan: £1.6bn TfL bailout ‘a bad deal’

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says the £1.6 billion bailout of Transport for London is “a bad deal”, but that the alternative was “for our buses and trains to grind to a halt”. Report by Jonesia...

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Sadiq Khan: Face coverings will be used on public transport [Video]

Sadiq Khan: Face coverings will be used on public transport

London Mayor Sadiq Khan says that following government guidance, people using public transport in London will be encouraged to wear face coverings and TfL staff will also be issued with masks. Report..

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Sadiq Khan plans to move office as coronavirus leaves £500m black hole in London's finances

Consultation begins on leaving iconic City Hall site on south bank of Thames
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London churches 'could close' due to congestion charge

Faith leaders in London write to Sadiq Khan for exemptions to the new congestion charge rules.
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Coronavirus: Sadiq Khan urges Boris Johnson to make face masks compulsory in shops

Face coverings 'need to become a more regular part of our day-to-day life', says London mayor
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Coronavirus: Masks in shops 'must be compulsory', London mayor says

In a letter to the prime minister, Sadiq Khan says the UK is "lagging behind other countries".
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Sadiq Khan takes 10% pay cut and urges Boris Johnson to bail out bankrupt councils

Local authorities are facing huge budget pressures due to coronavirus
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Coronavirus: Face masks will be 'new normal' for another year, says Sadiq Khan

New rules mean it is now compulsory for people in England to wear a face covering while using public transport
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Parliament Square statues boarded up because of threat from far-right extremists, Sadiq Khan says

Mayor of London says right-wingers planning to remove statues of Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi
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London statues with slavery links 'should be taken down'

Mayor Sadiq Khan says the capital has "an uncomfortable truth" with historical links to slavery.
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Sadiq Khan will review all monuments in London to ensure they reflect city's diversity

'I'm all in favour of our city reflecting the values that we have and also the diversity of our city'
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London's statues from 'bygone' imperial past to be reviewed, mayor says

London mayor Sadiq Khan has ordered a review of the capital's statues and street names after the toppling of the statue of an English slave trader by anti-racism protesters triggered a debate about the..
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UK politics news – live: Boris Johnson says violent protesters face 'full force of the law' as Sadiq Khan 'hopes' some London statues can be removed

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Sadiq Khan breaks Labour ranks to call for Brexit transition extension after coronavirus disruption

Mayor of London says coronavirus means talks need more time
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Coronavirus: London mayor Sadiq Khan considering making face masks mandatory on public transport

Mayor mulling using powers to make coverings compulsory even if central government will not
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Coronavirus: Sadiq Khan 'very cautious' about lockdown easing

London mayor urges government to get contact-tracing programme up and running before lifting any more restrictions
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Piers Morgan criticises Sadiq Khan for fact some key workers must pay congestion charge despite being told to avoid public transport

'You're really going to charge essential workers £100 a week to use their car during a crisis of this magnitude,' asks GMB presenter
Independent - Published

Sadiq Khan accuses government over 'misleading' bailout statement

Sadiq Khan claims the government made a "misleading" statement about the reason for the TfL bailout.
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Coronavirus: TfL reveals 20 busiest Tube stations 'to avoid'

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says using public transport should remain "a lost resort".
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Last-minute Tube rescue deal means fare hikes for London passengers

Mayor Sadiq Khan says government waited until eleventh hour to avert financial crunch for London's transport authority
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Coronavirus: Transport for London secures emergency £1.6bn bailout

Sadiq Khan had warned that transport services would have to be reduced if a deal was not reached.
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Coronavirus: Tube bailout needed 'by end of day', Sadiq Khan says

Sadiq Khan warns Transport for London will effectively go bust without a government cash injection.
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London needs emergency bailout to keep Tube and bus services running, Sadiq Khan warns

Coronavirus crisis has cut fare income by over 90 per cent as transport authority spends £600m a month, mayor says
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Coronavirus: London transport 'may run out of money by end of month'

London mayor Sadiq Khan calls on the government to step in, warning services will otherwise be cut.
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Coronavirus: London bus travel now free and as passengers told to used middle-doors after 26 TfL staff die from virus

London mayor Sadiq Khan hails 'heroic' transport workers – and says he's heartbroken over bus drivers who have died from Covid-19
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London mayor calls for compulsory face masks on transport

London Mayor Sadiq Khan called on the British government on Friday to make face masks compulsory for people traveling around the capital or shopping.
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Coronavirus: London mayor Sadiq Khan calls for 'compulsory' face masks

Sadiq Khan wants the UK government to follow the likes of New York in changing protection guidelines.
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UK nowhere near lifting coronavirus lockdown: London mayor

Britain is nowhere near lifting the lockdown measures it put in place to tackle the spread of the coronavirus as the peak is still more than a week away, London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Wednesday.
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Coronavirus: London 'nowhere near lifting the lockdown', Sadiq Khan says as capital may not hit peak for 10 days

'We're still am afraid on a daily basis seeing too many people losing their lives,' says London mayor
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Coronavirus: Five London bus workers die, union confirms

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, described the deaths as "devastating".
BBC News - Published

'Too many people are not staying at home': Sadiq Khan pleads with Londoners amid coronavirus lockdown

London mayor's comments come following footage of crowded tube platform
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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.
BBC News - Published

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

Labour mayor fighting to retain his post in 7 May poll
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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
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Boris Johnson news – live: Londoners should keep EU citizenship, says Sadiq Khan as no-deal threat dangled by No 10's Brexit negotiator

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

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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'
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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
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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
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