Sadiq Khan

British politician Sadiq Khan

Sadiq Aman Khan is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Tooting since 2005, succeeding Tom Cox as the Labour MP for the seat. On 3rd October 2008 he was appointed by Prime Minister Gordon Brown as a Minister for Communities and Local government, making him only the second ever Muslim to become a Minister in the UK.
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Johnson accuses London mayor of 'abject failure' to tackle knife crime - Belfast Telegraph
Google News - 23 days
Belfast Telegraph Johnson accuses London mayor of 'abject failure' to tackle knife crime Belfast Telegraph Boris Johnson has said Sadiq Khan needs to take responsibility for knife crime in London. He described it as a “scandal” that the murder rate in the city was higher than in New York earlier this year. The former foreign secretary accused the Mayor of ... Sadiq Khan told to 'get a grip' by Boris Johnson as he blames London crime on police cutsExpress.co.uk Boris Johnson plunges into furious row with Sadiq Khan as he blames London mayor for knife crime surgeMirror.co.uk Boris Johnson blasts 'pathetic' Sadiq Khan and says he's failing to beat London crime wave and blaming othersThe Sun all 39 news articles »
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Trump Targets London’s Mayor, Sadiq Khan. How Fair Are His Criticisms?
NYTimes - about 1 month
President Trump again denounced Mr. Khan’s record on crime and terrorism. It seemed more of a personal attack than a policy point.
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London Mayor Sadiq Khan On Trump Visit
NPR - about 1 month
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has responded to President Trump's comments about London and the U.K.
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How Trump's UK visit will be different to those of other US presidents - BBC News
Google News - about 1 month
BBC News How Trump's UK visit will be different to those of other US presidents BBC News Donald Trump's trip to the UK will be the 12th by a US president. But this working, not state, visit is expected to be different to those that have gone before. In 1977 Jimmy Carter came to Britain on his first overseas trip as president. His main aim ... MPs from all main Opposition parties set to join anti-Trump protestsHeraldScotland Cambridge to join mass protests against Donald Trump's UK visitCambridge News A giant blimp of Sadiq Khan could fly over London after mayor approves a Donald Trump one to fly during his visitThe Sun Daily Star -Crowdfunder -Sky News -Campaigns by You - 38 Degrees all 63 news articles »
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Blimp depicting Trump in diaper could fly the skies during his London visit
LATimes - about 1 month
It's big, it's orange and it's wearing a diaper. And now the blimp depicting President Trump as an infant with an iPhone in hand has permission from the mayor of London to fly over Parliament Square Garden when the U.S. leader visits London next week. On Thursday, a spokesman for Mayor Sadiq Khan...
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London, other cities call for new petrol and diesel car ban to start earlier
Reuters.com - about 2 months
LONDON (Reuters) - London Mayor Sadiq Khan and other city leaders from across Britain said on Monday a government plan to ban the sale of new diesel and petrol cars should be brought forward by 10 years to 2030, in the latest push to improve air quality.
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London Bridge attack one year anniversary: What's happening this weekend - City A.M.
Google News - 2 months
City A.M. London Bridge attack one year anniversary: What's happening this weekend City A.M. Tomorrow marks one year since eight people died in a terrorist attack on London Bridge and Borough Market. The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan will join Borough Market traders and Southwark residents in a weekend of commemoration. Khan said: "As we ... London Bridge terror attack: What time is memorial procession – route map and road closureExpress.co.uk Londoners to 'stand together' one year on from London Bridge terror attackEvening Standard Charity set up in name of London Bridge terror attack victim Sara ZelenakNEWS.com.au Manx Radio all 38 news articles »
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London introduces contactless payments for buskers
Yahoo News - 3 months
London is introducing a contactless payment scheme for buskers in what organisers said would be a world first, Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Sunday as he unveiled a partnership with tech company iZettle. Under the "Busk in London" programme, street musicians in the British capital will be able to accept non-cash payments with contactless cards, wearable technology and chip and pin.
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London looking into more car-free days to cut pollution
Reuters.com - 3 months
LONDON (Reuters) - London Mayor Sadiq Khan has asked officials to look into introducing more days when cars are not allowed on certain roads or in specific areas as the city considers new ways to cut pollution.
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Sadiq Khan defends his record as violent crime in London spirals: 'We have done nothing wrong' - Evening Standard
Google News - 3 months
Evening Standard Sadiq Khan defends his record as violent crime in London spirals: 'We have done nothing wrong' Evening Standard Enter your email address Please enter an email address Email address is invalid Fill out this field Email address is invalid Email cannot be used. Try another. or register with your social account. I would like to receive lunchtime headlines Monday ... Sadiq Khan says the violent crime wave in London isn't his faultMetro Mayor's new employment initiative to help young black menThe Voice Online 'What have you done wrong?' Mayor of London Sadiq Khan QUIZZED over his response to crimeExpress.co.uk all 16 news articles »
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'You're not keeping Londoners safe' Mayor told to 'stop hiding' after weekend of violence - Metro
Google News - 3 months
Metro 'You're not keeping Londoners safe' Mayor told to 'stop hiding' after weekend of violence Metro The Mayor of London has been heavily criticised after a spate of violent attacks across the capital over the bank holiday weekend. Sadiq Khan was slammed by Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan who told him to 'stop hiding' after he failed to appear ... Shootings and stabbings mark violent bank holiday weekendITV News Two teenagers stabbed and one man shot in another day of violence over Bank Holiday weekend in LondonEvening Standard Met steps up patrols amid series of violent incidents across UKThe Guardian STV News -HuffPost UK -Sky News -Express.co.uk all 266 news articles »
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New Zealand's prime minister is unmarried, pregnant and going on maternity leave - NBCNews.com
Google News - 4 months
NBCNews.com New Zealand's prime minister is unmarried, pregnant and going on maternity leave NBCNews.com WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A verdant island nation at the bottom of the world — one of America's closest allies — may have something to teach the U.S. about the role of women in public life. Women in New Zealand could vote two decades before American ... This country's leader is unmarried, pregnant and going on maternity leave41 NBC News Jacinda Ardern 'infuriated' by comparisons to Donald TrumpThe Guardian Jacinda Ardern, Justin Trudeau and Sadiq Khan join forces for gender equalityStuff.co.nz New Zealand Herald -TVNZ -International Business Times, India Edition -Radio New Zealand all 133 news articles »
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Police cuts 'likely contributed' to rise in violent crime, government report admits - The Week UK
Google News - 4 months
The Week UK Police cuts 'likely contributed' to rise in violent crime, government report admits The Week UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd today unveils a major crackdown on rising gang violence as a leaked Home Office report says her own department's cuts to police “may have encouraged” violent offenders. See related. Met warns of violent crime surge in London ... Amber Rudd denies seeing leaked violent crime report - live updatesThe Guardian Amber Rudd denies seeing research linking violence surge with police cutsDaily Echo Amber Rudd lays down gauntlet to Sadiq Khan amid London's violent crime EPIDEMICExpress.co.uk The Independent -Financial Times -Telegraph.co.uk -The News all 54 news articles »
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London's mayor wants an NFL team and the Super Bowl
Chicago Times - 5 months
The NFL's experiment with regular season games played in England will continue in 2018, with three October contests to be played at Wembley Stadium and Tottenham Hotspur's new arena in North London. Sadiq Khan, London's mayor, doesn't seem satisfied with that. "My ambition is to have more American...
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London Mayor Sadiq Khan Reads Hate Tweets He Receives In SXSW Speech
Huffington Post - 5 months
"We simply must do more to protect people online."
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Sadiq Khan Tells The Debrief Why He's Serious About Tackling Sexual Violence - The Debrief
Google News - 5 months
The Debrief Sadiq Khan Tells The Debrief Why He's Serious About Tackling Sexual Violence The Debrief On Friday the Mayor of London announced a new strategy for dealing with sexual violence and harassment, is it the real deal? How do you solve a problem like sexual harassment and violence against women and girls? Both are already unlawful and yet, one ... London Mayor Sadiq Khan says big tech companies and regulators have failed us allWashington Post Sadiq Khan reveals racist abuse he receives online in SXSW speechEvening Standard London Mayor demands tech firms take greater responsibility for impact they're having on worldCampaignLive Yahoo News -Quartz -City A.M. -ComputerWeekly.com all 77 news articles »
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At SXSW, London Mayor Sadiq Khan To Touch On Policymakers' Role In Tech Revolution
NPR - 5 months
London Mayor Sadiq Khan will address this year's South By Southwest conference in Austin, Texas. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with the mayor about the themes of his speech.
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London Mayor Sadiq Khan To Be Joined By HuffPost Editor-In-Chief Lydia Polgreen At SXSW 2018
Huffington Post - 5 months
London Mayor Sadiq Khan will be joined on stage by HuffPost Editor-in-Chief Lydia Polgreen for an interview and Q&A session
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Sadiq Khan
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  • 2016
    Age 45
    He later won the award in February 2016.
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    In June 2016 he ordered TfL to ban any advertising on its network that was deemed to engage in body shaming and the demeaning of women.
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    In August 2016, Khan declared his support for Owen Smith's bid to oust Jeremy Corbyn as Labour Party leader.
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    Following the 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting, Khan attended a vigil in Old Compton Street, Soho, and insisted that he would "will do everything in his power to ensure that LGBT Londoners feel safe in every part of our city"; later that month he marched in the LGBT Pride London parade.
    While fasting for the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in 2016, Khan declared that he would use the period as an opportunity to help "break down the mystique and suspicion" surrounding Islam in Britain and help to "get out there and build bridges" between communities, organising iftars to be held at synagogues, churches, and mosques.
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    Khan's tally in the 2016 election gave him the largest personal mandate of any politician in the history of the United Kingdom, and the third largest personal mandate of any politician in Europe (behind the presidents of France and Portugal).
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    On 9 May 2016, Khan resigned as an MP by his appointment to the ancient office of Crown Steward and Bailiff of The Three Chiltern Hundreds, a customary practice in the UK.
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    He resigned as MP for Tooting on 9 May 2016.
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    Khan was elected Mayor of London in the 2016 mayoral election, succeeding Conservative Party Mayor Boris Johnson.
  • 2015
    Age 44
    In November 2015, Sadiq Khan made a promise to freeze all London's Tube, train and bus fares for four years if elected Mayor.
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    In September 2015, Khan won the selection, polling 37.5% of the first round vote with former minister Dame Tessa Jowell in second place on 29.7%.
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    In May 2015, he declared his intention to become the Labour Party's mayoral candidate.
  • 2013
    Age 42
    In 2013, Sadiq Khan appeared on a number of speaker platforms and in the press discussing the 2016 London mayoral election, and was quoted in the London Evening Standard saying he would consider running for Mayor of London to succeed Boris Johnson.