Tag Archives: Local government in London

06Nov/17

London’s Oxford Street to be pedestrianized?

Significant amounts of London’s iconic Oxford Street could be pedestrianized by December 2018, if the city’s Mayor Sadiq Khan’s proposals are met favorably. He’s hoping about half a mile of the street will become a “traffic-free pedestrian boulevard”, coinciding with the arrival of the new Crossrail line in central London in December 2018. Saskia O’Donoghue reports. Continue reading

10Jul/17

Fire breaks out in London’s Camden Market

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (JULY 10, 2017) (SOCIAL MEDIA) – London firefighters were battling a blaze at a building in the city’s Camden Market, the London Fire Brigade said early on Monday (July 10).
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08Jan/17

Londoners face Tube misery as workers set to strike from Sunday

A walkout on the Tube is part of a wave of strikes hitting British rail and air passengers at the start of 2017.

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06May/16
Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

Sadiq Khan becomes first Muslim mayor of London

Sadiq Khan, a Muslim Labour Party lawmaker, has been elected London’s mayor following a campaign marred by charges of anti-Semitism and extremism. Continue reading