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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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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 worried about easing lockdown in London [Video]

Sadiq Khan worried about easing lockdown in London

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has said he is “really worried” about the impact any easing of the lockdown would have on public transport in the capital. Mr Khan also said it was essential that if schools..

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Khan: TfL will be forced to cut services without urgent Government funding [Video]

Khan: TfL will be forced to cut services without urgent Government funding

Transport for London could be forced to cut services unless it receives Government funding in the coming days, Sadiq Khan has warned. The capital’s mayor told the PA news agency that TfL has lost..

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UK's Johnson stable after second night in intensive care [Video]

UK's Johnson stable after second night in intensive care

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent a second night in intensive care and was in a stable condition after receiving oxygen support for COVID-19 complications while his foreign minister directs..

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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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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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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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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.
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Trump defends golf during Hurricane Dorian preparations in attack on London Mayor Sadiq Khan

President Donald Trump fired back at London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who mocked him for playing golf while the East Coast braced for a hurricane.
USATODAY.com - 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..
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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..
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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.
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Trump Renews Feud With London Mayor, Calling Him a ‘Disaster’

President Trump assailed Sadiq Khan, the mayor, after a spate of knife attacks in Britain’s capital. “He is a national disgrace,” the president wrote.
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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

Trump calls London Mayor Sadiq Khan, opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn "negative forces"

President Trump doubled down on his criticism of London Mayor Sadiq Khan, saying he's been a "not very good mayor" as the two engage in an ongoing war of words. Mr. Trump also claimed that he refused..
CBS News - Published

London Mayor Sadiq Khan calls Trump a "poster boy for the far-right"

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Tuesday Donald Trump was a poster boy for far-right activists all over the world, continuing a long-running spat with the U.S. President.
Reuters - Published

Why is Trump feuding with London Mayor Sadiq Khan?

CBS News correspondent Ian Lee joins CBSN to discuss the first day of President Trump's visit to the U.K. and why Mr. Trump called London Mayor Sadiq Khan a "stone cold loser."
CBS News - Published

Trump calls London mayor 'stone cold loser' as he lands in Britain

Donald Trump lashed out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Monday, calling him a "stone-cold loser" after the mayor criticized the British government for inviting the U.S. president for a state visit.
Reuters - Published