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London buses step up coronavirus measures after 20 drivers die

London’s transport authorities on Friday announced new measures to protect bus drivers from coronavirus, as colleagues held a minute’s silence for 20 who have already died. Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, whose father was a bus driver, led tributes to the victims as authorities said passengers would no longer be ...

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Vigils held for victims of London Bridge attack

LONDON: Tributes were paid to victims of the London Bridge terror attack, as the government said it was reviewing the early release from prison of dozens of convicted terrorists. Jack Merritt, 25, and Saskia Jones, 23, were commemorated in a service at Guildhall Yard in the City of London. They ...

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London’s mayor praises entrepreneurial spirit of British Sikhs

LONDON: The mayor of London Sadiq Khan praised British Sikhs for their entrepreneurial spirit and achievements, as well as their service to the community, at an event he hosted to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak. Three hundred British Sikhs packed into the oversubscribed event at City Hall, ...

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British Indian MPs call for ban on London’s Kashmir march

LONDON: British parliamentarians of Indian origin have come in the open to demand the banning of an upcoming Kashmir demonstration on October 27 in London. The Indian lobbies in the UK have urged the British authorities to stop the protest march organised by the Kashmir’s across the UK to be ...

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London tops global list of best cities for students

LONDON became the best city for students for the second consecutive year, London mayor Sadiq Khan told media. “The fact that London has again been ranked the best city in the world in which to be a student is fantastic news – and is no surprise given that London is ...

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan unveils electric van

LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan has unveiled an electric van that could play a major role in cutting emissions in the city. The van, designed by the London Electric Vehicle Company, aims to provide a low-emission option for delivery drivers. There are currently 65,000 small van journeys in London every day. ...

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Trump in new attack on London’s mayor Khan

LONDON: US President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack Saturday on London Mayor Sadiq Khan, backing a right-wing British columnist who has been widely accused of Islamophobia and once called migrants “cockroaches”. Trump attached his latest denunciation of the mayor to a retweet by Katie Hopkins about crime in “Khan’s ...

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London mayor Sadiq Khan brands Trump a fascist

LONDON: Pakistani-origin London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who has been a vocal critic of Donald Trump, on Sunday branded the US President a “fascist” and said Britain should not be rolling out a red carpet to a leader like him for a state visit to the UK. Trump, along with his ...

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan named UK Politician of the Year

LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan has been named the Politician of the Year at an annual awards ceremony held in the UK’s House of Commons complex for his ongoing contribution to the political life in the British capital. The annual Political and Public Life Awards presented by Britain’s ‘Asian Voice’ weekly ...

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Uber Wants to Go All-Electric in London by 2025

LONDON: Uber wants its service to be fully electric in London, England by 2025. The company announced Tuesday that it plans to raise £200 million ($260 million) to help all of its drivers in the city switch to electric vehicles. The move follows Mayor Sadiq Khan’s June announcement that diesel ...

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