Friday, 19 July 2019

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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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Mayor Sadiq Khan’s bikini-clad balloon to fly over London

LONDON: Critics of London Mayor Sadiq Khan have been given permission to fly a giant balloon over London that depicts him dressed in a bikini. Organizer Yanny Bruere has raised more than 58,000 pounds ($75,000) through the Crowdfunder website for the 29-foot (8.8-meter) blimp as part of a campaign to ...

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Sadiq Khan calls for easier UK visas for Indian students

LONDON: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan called on the UK government to add India to the list of low-risk countries offered a more simplified student visa application process, asserting that it is vital the country maintains its reputation for higher education excellence. In a letter to UK Home Secretary Sajid ...

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London mayor, Royal Marines make debut at LGBT parade

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LONDON: London Mayor Sadiq Khan and a contingent of Royal Marines have joined tens of thousands of people celebrating Britain’s LGBT community at a massive parade. The event on Saturday was the first pride march that had uniformed Marines as official participants. The Royal Marines Band led the contingent. Pride ...

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan launches plan for 10000 council homes

LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan is offer London boroughs the funding to start building 10,000 new council homes over the next four years. The London mayor has unveiled a £1.67 billion programme, Building Council Homes for Londoners, which aims to boost the number of local authority homes in the capital. The ...

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Trump says London hospital is like ‘a war zone’

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump compared an unnamed London hospital to a “war zone” on Friday, saying despite tough gun laws in the UK, it has blood all over the floors from victims of knife attacks. Trump made the comments – an apparent defense of gun ownership – while addressing the ...

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