About: Sadiq Khan

Brexit 25-03-2019

A million march in London, demand second referendum

Hundreds of thousands of protesters swamped London on Saturday (23 March) demanding another referendum on EU membership amid political paralysis over Brexit, in one of the country's biggest protests in decades.
Brexit 29-09-2017

Verhofstadt: Brexit is ‘a very negative project’, but it helped revive EU popularity

Brexit is "a very negative project" but has nonetheless helped to revive the popularity of the EU and spur demands for change, the European Parliament's pointman on divorce proceedings said yesterday (28 September).
Elections 06-06-2017

May under pressure over security as poll lead tightens

Prime Minister Theresa May has come under mounting pressure over security just days ahead of the UK’s general election. Her opponents say cuts she spearheaded as home secretary have left Britain more vulnerable to terrorism, after the country has been hit by three attacks in less than three months.
Brexit 19-12-2016

London Mayor appoints former EU Commissioner to Brexit think-tank

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has appointed former EU Trade Commissioner and Labour grandee Peter Mandelson to a panel of business and financial leaders advising on Brexit that also includes the City of London's policy chief and the head of the London Stock Exchange.
Brexit 28-11-2016

Lord Mayor: London will survive Brexit

The Brexit vote has shaken the City of London but will not destroy it despite creating uncertainty, the newly-installed Lord Mayor of the financial hub told AFP.
Climate change 02-11-2016

UK government loses air pollution court case

Environmental campaigners in the United Kingdom won a High Court legal battle today (2 November) over the government's failure to tackle air pollution and meet European standards.

‘An issue of life and death’: Sadiq Khan unveils bold air quality plans for London

On the 60th anniversary of the UK's Clean Air Act, London Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced a plan to tackle toxic air, including the implementation of clean bus corridors, an extension of the Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) and an emissions surcharge. EURACTIV's partner edie.net reports.
Brexit 22-06-2016

Football atmosphere prevails at last debate ahead of UK referendum

Rival sides in Britain's referendum on European Union membership clashed in a passionate debate to the roars of an audience of six thousand in a London concert arena yesterday (21 June).
Brexit 21-06-2016

Polls: UK referendum could go either way

Britain's referendum on European Union membership could go either way, polls indicated today (21 June), two days from a vote that could determine the political and economic fate of Europe.
Elections 06-05-2016

Labour set to lose local elections, but win London mayoral post

The elections have been framed as a test of Corbyn's first eight months in charge of Labour after his surprise victory in an internal leadership contest last September shifted the party's political stance sharply to the left.

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