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Mayor of London since 2016

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Sadiq Khan: Mayor of London since 2016
Sadiq Aman Khan is a British politician serving as Mayor of London since 2016. He was previously 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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Votes counted as Labour closes in on London mayoral victory [Video]

Votes counted as Labour closes in on London mayoral victory

Labour closes in on a London mayoral victory for Sadiq Khan on Saturday. With just five of 14 constituencies declared, London’s Labour incumbent Mr Khan was leading with over 427,000 votes, with Ms..

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Khan and Starmer visit polling stations at elections begin [Video]

Khan and Starmer visit polling stations at elections begin

London Mayor Sadiq Khan was seen petting his family dog after making a visit to a local polling station as local and mayoral elections begin across England. Report by Ajagbef. Like us on Facebook at..

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Khan denies he'll introduce 'pay per mile' if re-elected [Video]

Khan denies he'll introduce 'pay per mile' if re-elected

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has denied he will introduce 'pay per mile' road charging in the capital were he to be elected for a third term. Instead, he said he wants to continue to improve public..

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Sadiq Khan salutes Count Binface for beating Britain First candidate

London mayor Sadiq Khan gave a nod to his challenger Count Binface at his swearing-in ceremony on Tuesday. 
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Sadiq Khan to win historic third term as London mayor, Sky News projects

Labour's Sadiq Khan will secure a historic third term as London mayor, seeing off Tory challenger Susan Hall, according to Sky News projections.
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Independent police force to review Met handling of latest Stephen Lawrence murder evidence

Sir Mark Rowley will ask an independent police force to look at the Metropolitan Police's handling of the latest evidence in the murder of Stephen Lawrence, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said.
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Mayor of London has confidence in Met Police chief, Sky News understands - after force apologises for officer's 'openly Jewish' comments

Sadiq Khan has confidence in Met Commissioner Sir Mark Rowley despite him facing calls to quit over the force's handling of a recent pro-Palestine protest, Sky News understands.
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PM 'appalled' at Met Police 'openly Jewish' exchange - as Sadiq Khan to hold urgent meeting with Met chief

Sadiq Khan will hold an "urgent meeting" with Sir Mark Rowley as the Metropolitan Police commissioner faces calls to resign over the force's handling of a pro-Palestinian protest.
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Starmer praises Sadiq Khan's push for clean air after ULEZ controversy

Sir Keir Starmer has praised Sadiq Khan's commitment to clean air in London after urging the mayor to "reflect" on the expansion of the ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) last year.
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Police 'assessing' hate speech complaint against Lee Anderson

Police are "assessing" a report of hate speech made against Lee Anderson following his claim "Islamists" had taken control of London and its mayor, Sadiq Khan, Sky News understands.
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Lee Anderson accuses Sadiq Khan of 'playing the race card' - and insists he is not racist

Lee Anderson has accused Sadiq Khan of "playing the race card" as he denied being racist following a row that resulted in his suspension as a Tory MP.
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Comments like Lee Anderson's 'despairingly racist', says civil rights leader

Civil rights leader Reverend Al Sharpton has labelled comments such as those by MP Lee Anderson made about Sadiq Khan as "despairingly racist".
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Lee Anderson ducks questions on whether he will join Reform following Tory party suspension

Lee Anderson has dodged questions over whether he could join the Reform party following his suspension from the Conservatives for his attack on Sadiq Khan.
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Cabinet minister appears to leave door open for Lee Anderson to regain Tory whip

A cabinet minister has appeared to leave the door open for Lee Anderson to regain the Tory party whip following his attack on Sadiq Khan that resulted in his suspension.
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Crisis deepens as deputy PM refuses to say whether Lee Anderson is 'racist' - as under fire MP tweets 'Dog House' beer photos

The deputy prime minister has refused to say on Sky News whether Lee Anderson is "racist" as he backed the decision to suspend him from the Conservative Party following his attack on Sadiq Khan.
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Deputy PM refuses to say whether Lee Anderson is 'racist' following attack on Sadiq Khan

The deputy prime minister has refused to say on Sky News whether Lee Anderson is "racist" as he backed the decision to suspend him from the Conservative Party following his attack on Sadiq Khan.
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'Muslims are fair game when it comes to racism': Sadiq Khan slams PM for failing to condemn Lee Anderson comments

Sadiq Khan has accused the former Tory deputy chairman of "pouring fuel on the fire of anti-Muslim hatred" after he said "Islamists" had "got control" of the London mayor.
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Calls for Lee Anderson to be kicked out of Conservatives over 'divisive and dangerous' comments

Conservative MP Lee Anderson has been criticised for making "divisive and dangerous" comments about London mayor Sadiq Khan - with calls for him to be kicked out of the party.
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Sadiq Khan trials fare cuts for Friday journeys

Sadiq Khan has announced a £24m plan to slash peak time train fares in London on Fridays.
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Sadiq Khan backs scheme to send 4x4s to Ukraine in apparent U-turn

The Mayor of London has pledged his support to send 4x4s to Ukraine that would otherwise be scrapped under the city's ULEZ scheme.
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Sadiq Khan condemns 'grotesquely irresponsible' ULEZ camera explosion

An explosion that damaged an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) camera and nearby vehicles in southeast London has been branded "grotesquely irresponsible" by the mayor of London's spokesman.
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Deepfake audio of Sadiq Khan is not a criminal offence, Met Police says

Deepfake audio of Sadiq Khan that has circulated on social media "does not constitute a criminal offence", the Metropolitan Police has said.
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Deepfake audio of Sadiq Khan dismissing Armistice Day under police investigation

Digitally generated audio of Sadiq Khan seemingly calling for Armistice Day to be delayed is being investigated by police.
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Sadiq Khan accuses Suella Braverman of 'posturing' over Palestine protests

Sadiq Khan has criticised Suella Braverman for describing pro-Palestinian protests as "hate marches", saying her "posturing" could divide communities.
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Sadiq Khan breaks ranks with Labour to back full ceasefire in Gaza

Sir Keir Starmer is under growing pressure to call for a ceasefire in Gaza after a string of senior Labour figures broke ranks to challenge his stance.
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Tory London mayor candidate urged to apologise for suggesting Jewish people are 'frightened' by Sadiq Khan

The Tory candidate for London mayor has been urged to apologise after she claimed that Jewish communities were "frightened" by Sadiq Khan.
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'State of emergency': Pastor who lost her son to knife crime calls for more youth services funding

The mother of a man who was stabbed to death in 2014 has told Sky News the country is in a "state of emergency" over knife crime and urged Sadiq Khan to do more.
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Expanded ULEZ set to come into force - and will now cover every London borough

The expansion of Sadiq Khan's controversial ultra low emissions zone (ULEZ) will come into force on Tuesday despite facing a number of political hurdles.
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Mayor bids to block pension of rapist ex-Met Police officer

London mayor Sadiq Khan is aiming to block the pension of rapist ex-Metropolitan Police officer Adam Provan.
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Khan accuses government of 'weaponising air pollution' ahead of ULEZ expansion

Sadiq Khan has accused the government of "weaponising air pollution" ahead of the expansion of London's ultra-low emission zone next week.
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Mayor and scientist accused of 'alarmingly cosy relationship' to 'silence' ULEZ criticism

Sadiq Khan's deputy and a scientist the mayor's office helps to fund have been accused of working together in an attempt to criticise research that questioned the effectiveness of London's Ultra Low..
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ULEZ scrappage scheme extended after policy blamed for Labour's Uxbridge by-election defeat

London mayor Sadiq Khan has expanded the scrappage scheme for cars to comply with his ultra low emission zone (ULEZ) after it was blamed for Labour's defeat in the Uxbridge by-election.
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Starmer told to 'get off the fence' and challenge Sadiq Khan on ULEZ

Tory MPs have called for Sir Keir Starmer to "get off the fence" and tell Sadiq Khan to axe the expansion of the Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) after a court ruled the plans are lawful.
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Rishi Sunak to intervene in Sadiq Khan's London housebuilding plan

Rishi Sunak is intervening in Sadiq Khan's housing plan as he says not enough dwellings are built.
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Khan committed to ULEZ expansion but happy to look at ways to mitigate financial impact

Sadiq Khan is still committed to expanding the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) but is happy to look at new ideas for ways to mitigate the financial impact on Londoners, Sky News understands.
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Sir Keir Starmer warns 'policy matters' after ULEZ blamed for by-election loss in Uxbridge

Labour's failure to take Boris Johnson's former seat is a reminder that "policy matters", Sir Keir Starmer has said - after the expansion of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) by London mayor Sadiq..
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London mayor stands by ULEZ expansion after Uxbridge by-election loss

London mayor Sadiq Khan has stood by his decision to expand the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) to the capital's outer boroughs, despite it being touted as the reason Labour lost the Uxbridge and South..
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Mayor would back London bid for Commonwealth Games

Sadiq Khan says he would support a bid for London to host the 2026 Games after Victoria pulled out.
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Boris Johnson hits out at 'bone-headed' ULEZ - despite setting up the scheme while he was London mayor

Boris Johnson has used his latest column in the Daily Mail to attack Sadiq Khan's "bone-headed" ultra-low emissions zone (ULEZ) - despite coming up with idea while he was London mayor himself.
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Labour split as Uxbridge by-election candidate speaks out against London mayor's ULEZ expansion

Labour's candidate in the Uxbridge by-election has spoken out against the expansion of London Mayor Sadiq Khan's ultra-low emissions zone (ULEZ) amid fears it could hamper the party's chances in Boris..
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Sadiq Khan denies ULEZ scheme change is part of 'war on motorists'

sadiq khan denies ulez scheme change is part of 'war on motorists'
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has denied that the expansion of a scheme to charge polluting cars to drive in the capital is part of a war on motorists.
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London Mayor’s fund faces £3m loss as EV firm Breathe collapses

london mayor’s fund faces £3m loss as ev firm breathe collapses
London taxpayers could face millions of pounds in losses after an electric vehicle company backed by Sadiq Khan collapsed into administration.
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Who is Susan Hall? The hair salon owner and London mayor hopeful that Sadiq Khan 'fears most'

who is susan hall? the hair salon owner and london mayor hopeful that sadiq khan 'fears most'
Susan Hall is running for London mayor on a platform of safety and "fears". 
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Sadiq Khan: LTNs are about 'taking back control' from Whitehall

sadiq khan: ltns are about 'taking back control' from whitehall
Controversial low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) are about "taking back control" from Whitehall, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said.
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Sadiq Khan says death threats, disasters and terror attacks gave him PTSD

sadiq khan says death threats, disasters and terror attacks gave him ptsd
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said he has suffered mental trauma after dealing with regular death threats, disasters and terror attacks.
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Minister announces bid to be Tory candidate for mayor of London

minister announces bid to be tory candidate for mayor of london
A government frontbencher has announced a bid to replace Sadiq Khan as Mayor of London.
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London mayoral elections: The runners and riders as Sadiq Khan to stand for third term

london mayoral elections: the runners and riders as sadiq khan to stand for third term
The London mayoral elections are not due to be held until 2024 but the race to take on Sadiq Khan has already begun.
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Sadiq Khan's ULEZ plans to face High Court challenge

sadiq khan's ulez plans to face high court challenge
Sadiq Khan's planned Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) expansion in London will face a legal challenge from five Conservative-run councils, the High Court has ruled.
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Sarah Everard's murderer 'entitled to police pension'

sarah everard's murderer 'entitled to police pension'
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called for Sarah Everard's murderer to be stripped of the pension he earned for his job before the Metropolitan Police.
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'Superloop' bus service will link London's outer boroughs

'superloop' bus service will link london's outer boroughs
The route of a proposed new bus network built to help people living in outer London cope with the expansion of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) has been published by Sadiq Khan.
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Sadiq Khan announces free school meals for all primary pupils in London for a year

sadiq khan announces free school meals for all primary pupils in london for a year
Sadiq Khan has unveiled an emergency scheme to extend free school meals to every primary school pupil in the capital for one year.
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Khan to put himself at odds with Starmer by calling for 'pragmatic debate' on rejoining single market

khan to put himself at odds with starmer by calling for 'pragmatic debate' on rejoining single market
Sadiq Khan will use a speech this evening to condemn the government's Brexit damage "denial" and call for a pragmatic debate on rejoining the single market.
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Dame Cressida Dick 'felt intimidated' into resigning as Met Police commissioner

Dame Cressida Dick "felt intimidated" into resigning as Metropolitan Police Commissioner following an ultimatum from London mayor Sadiq Khan, an independent report has found.
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