Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Tag Archives: Sadiq Khan

Sadiq Khan: I will meet Donald Trump when he comes to London

LONDON: Sadiq Khan says he is willing to meet Donald Trump when the US president visits the UK. The London mayor added he would be happy to show Mr Trump parts of the capital where people of different faiths and none “respect, celebrate and embrace” each other. He also described ...

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Drivers of the most polluting vehicles face an extra T-charge

LONDON: Drivers of the most polluting vehicles face an extra daily charge for driving into central London under a scheme introduced that aims to improve air quality in one of Europe s most polluted cities. London Mayor Sadiq Khan claimed that with the rollout of the new weekday “toxicity charge” – ...

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Trade mission: London Mayor Sadiq Khan to visit Pakistan, India

LONDON: London Mayor Sadiq Khan will visit India and Pakistan later this year to promote the UK capital and build trade and cultural links, his office said in a statement. The London mayor will tell the governments and business leaders that London is still open to people from across the ...

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Map reveals dire extent of London’s toxic air

LONDON: Air quality is dangerously poor in every London borough, with all 8.6 million people living in the capital exposed to toxic levels of pollution, a new map shows today. More than nine in ten Londoners live in areas where superfine PM2.5 particles exceed World Health Organization guidelines by more ...

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London joins Breathe Life Campaign

LONDON: The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan signed London up to the Breath Life Campaign, joining the international movement of cities committed to tackle air pollution. The Breathe Life coalition is organised by WHO, UN Environment and Clean Climate and Clean Air Coalition aiming to mobilise cities and individuals ‘to ...

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Uber seeks talks with London mayor to renew licence

LONDON: Uber is prepared to make concessions to ensure its licence to operate in London is renewed, its general manager for the capital has said. Tom Elvidge told the Sunday Times: “While we haven’t been asked to make any changes, we’d like to know what we can do.” He added: ...

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Uber loses its license to operate in London

LONDON: In a huge blow to Uber in the UK London’s transport regulator has rejected its application to renew its license to operate in the city. In a statement today TfL said it has concluded that Uber is “not fit and proper to hold a private hire operator licence”. “TfL’s ...

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London Mayor tight-lipped on pending Uber license decision

LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan declined to comment on whether taxi app Uber [UBER.UL] will have its license renewed ahead of a decision due by the end of month, saying that giving a running commentary could prompt legal action afterwards. Uber, which has faced protests from drivers of London’s traditional black ...

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We will never be intimidated, says London Mayor

LONDON: A reported explosion at a train station sent commuters stampeding in panic, injuring several people on September 15, at the height of London’s morning rush hour, and police said they were investigating it as a terrorist attack. The Mayor of London urged people to “remain calm and vigilant” in ...

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