Sadiq Khan

London’s mayor bans body-shaming ads on public transport

Advertising that promotes an unhealthy body image will be banned on London's subway network, in a move that signals a backlash against suggestive marketing in public places.

September 17, 2018
September 17, 2018

Give Britain another chance

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called for another referendum on Britain's European Union membership, saying the prime minister's handling of Brexit negotiations had become "mired in confusion and deadlock" and was leading the country down a damaging path.

June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016

London’s mayor bans body-shaming ads on public transport

Advertising that promotes an unhealthy body image will be banned on London's subway network, in a move that signals a backlash against suggestive marketing in public places.

May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016

Sadiq Khan's Democratic Islam

The man of the hour in the United Kingdom, if not in Europe, is obviously Sadiq Khan – Pakistani by origin, Muslim by faith, and newly elected Mayor of London.

May 15, 2016
May 15, 2016

Sadiq Khan wants to 'educate' Trump on Islam

As a response to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s comment on a ban on Muslim in the United States, London's new mayor Sadiq Khan says he would welcome Trump to London to "educate" him about Islam and its compatibility with Western values.

May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

Trump softens stance on Muslim ban

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump appears to have softened his stance on temporarily barring Muslims from travelling to the US.

May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

Unity over Division

The calm, unyielding yet racially and religiously inclusive campaign of Sadiq Khan has come to symbolise all that is most impressive about London: its diversity.

May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016

Sadiq Khan: the new mayor of London

The victory of Labour lawmaker Sadiq Khan as the mayor of London is historic as he is the first Muslim mayor of a major European capital.

May 10, 2016
May 10, 2016

Trump will make 'exception' for Sadiq Khan

Presidential hopeful Donald Trump says the newly elected mayor of London would be an "exception" to his proposed ban on Muslims travelling to the US.

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

Opinion: Why Sadiq Khan's victory matters

Sadiq Khan made British political history Friday, becoming the first Muslim to be elected mayor of London. But while his achievement is uplifting, the campaign by his opponents was a dispiriting, sometimes ugly affair.

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

Sadiq Khan sworn in as new mayor of London

Newly-elected London mayor Sadiq Khan has been formally signed in to the role at a Southwark Cathedral ceremony.