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Our Man In London?

Sadiq Khan’s herculean challenge is to unite a capital riven apart by bigotry By Sunny Hundal For a site that has served as a historical symbol of christian influence for over a thousand years, Southwark Cathedral in central London took on a new meaning this week. Standing next to a large table where Bishops offer

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Labour Set to Recapture London After Bitter Mayoral Campaign

By Elizabeth Piper and Nadeem Shad LONDON, May 5 – Labour candidate Sadiq Khan was set on Thursday to become the first Muslim to be elected mayor of London, loosening the ruling Conservatives’ hold on Britain’s financial centre after a campaign marred by charges of anti-Semitism and extremism. His expected victory may be a lone

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Muslim Favourite to Run London After Racially Charged Campaign

By William James LONDON, April 30 – Sadiq Khan, a Muslim lawmaker from Britain’s opposition Labour Party, is the strong favourite to win London’s mayoral election on Thursday after a bitter contest marked by religious tensions and accusations of racism. Polls show Khan, the son of a bus driver, is as much as 20 percentage

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U.K. PM Releases Tax Records After “Panama Papers” Storm

By Paul Sandle LONDON, April 10  – British Prime Minister David Cameron published his tax records on Sunday in an attempt to draw a line under questions about his personal finances raised by the mention of his late father in the Panama Papers for setting up an offshore fund. The revelations have led to demands

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British Government to Meet Potential Buyer for Tata Steel UK

By Kate Holton and Susanna Twidale LONDON, April 5 – The British government opened talks on Tuesday with potential buyers for Tata Steel’s UK operations, including Sanjeev Gupta’s commodities company Liberty Group, as it stepped up its battle to find a buyer for the loss-making business. Accused by opposition lawmakers of being “asleep at the

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Britain’s Cameron to Chair Meeting on Steel Industry Crisis

LONDON, March 31 – British Prime Minister David Cameron will hold an emergency meeting to tackle the crisis hitting the country’s steel industry on Thursday after India’s TataSteel said it would pull out, putting thousands of jobs at risk. The government is facing criticism over its response to the news, with opposition lawmakers saying it

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How Will Britain’s EU Membership Referendum Work?

LONDON, Feb 23- Prime Minister David Cameron has said a referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union will be held on June 23. Below are the key details of how the vote will work: WHO CAN VOTE? As with a parliamentary election, British, Irish and Commonwealth citizens aged over 18 who live in Britain,

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With Eye on Downing Street, Boris Bets All On Brexit

By William James and Estelle Shirbon LONDON, Feb 22 – With one hand in his suit pocket and the other mussing his signature blond hair, Boris Johnson on Sunday took the riskiest gamble of his career: to oppose Prime Minister David Cameron by campaigning for Britain to leave the European Union. If the stars align

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UK PM Cameron Launches English Language Campaign for Muslim Women

LONDON, Jan 18 – Some migrants to Britain who cannot pass an English test within 2-1/2 years of arriving may not be allowed to stay, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday in a move aimed at fostering greater integration by Muslim women. Cameron said there were 190,000 British Muslim women who spoke little

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