Tag Archives: Mayors of London

13Nov/17

UK’s Johnson apologises for distress caused by remarks on jailed aid worker in Iran

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (NOVEMBER 13, 2017) (PARLIAMENT TV) – British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on Monday (NOvember 13) apologised for causing distress with remarks he made about a Iranian-British aid worker jailed in Iran. Continue reading

07May/16

Far right candidate turns his back as London elects first Muslim mayor

Sadiq Khan begins first full day as mayor of London after a landslide victory. Far right candidate, Paul Golding, turned his back on Khan as he gave his victory speech after becoming the first Muslim to head a major Western capital.

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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

06May/16
Tory Zac Goldsmith chats to London mayoral rival Sadiq Khan of Labour

Britain’s Labour takes hit in regional elections, leads in London mayor race

Partial results show Labour set to lose ground in regional elections but London mayoral election may be lone bright spot for party.

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04May/16

A final word from Boris

It’s just hours until the polls open to elect my successor as Mayor of London.

But before they do, I wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you to all Londoners for the immense privilege of allowing me to be your Mayor over the last 8 years.

Being your Mayor has been a massive, massive honour for me. But the most important thing now is that everything that’s good that we’ve done – and tried to do – in this city is taken forward.

And I have to tell you there’s only one candidate at this election that I think is able to do that. And that is Zac Goldsmith.

Zac is an extraordinary politician. He’s absolutely rigid in his environmental principles. He’ll do a superb job in bringing our city together and in taking it forward. And he’s the only guy at this election who can do the deals with central government that will give us the funding that we need.

So if you think London has been going in broadly the right direction, if you think our great city has still got further to go, then I hope very much that you’ll support Zac Goldsmith tomorrow, and make Greater London greater still.

04May/16
Labour candidate Sadiq Khan

Labour candidate favourite for London mayor after racially charged campaign

Labour candidate Sadiq Khan favourite to win London’s mayoral election after a campaign marked by mud-slinging and accusations of racism.

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