Friday, 31 March 2017

Tag Archives: Sadiq Khan

UK in pictures 2016

In January, singer David Bowie, one of the most influential musicians of his era, died of cancer at the age of 69. Fans laid flowers in the singer’s memory at a mural in Brixton and some months later the council announced it was to be listed to ensure its long-term ...

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Police review UK security after Berlin lorry attack

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LONDON: Scotland Yard says it is reviewing its security plans for public events after a lorry attack in Berlin killed 12 people. The Metropolitan Police said it already had “detailed plans” in place for the festive period but was reviewing them “as a precaution”. The move follows the Berlin attack ...

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Zac Goldsmith beaten by Lib Dem in Richmond Park by-election shock

Zac Goldsmith has been unseated in a “shockwave” by-election upset by the Liberal Democrats. Lib Dem challenger Sarah Olney bulldozed Mr Goldsmith out of the Commons, sweeping away his 23,015 majority to finish 1,872 votes ahead of him. The Lib Dems poured resources into the contest as they successfully switched ...

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London mayor agrees 35% affordable homes target with developers

LONDON: The mayor of London Sadiq Khan will allow private house-builders to limit the amount of affordable housing in new developments to 35%, he announced in a new housing strategy. The measure, which allows developers to conceal revealing the profitability of their schemes to officials, is intended to increase the ...

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