London mayor

London’s Muslim Mayor Backs Clinton for U.S. President

By Dave McKinney CHICAGO, Sept 16 – London’s first Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan, voiced support for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Thursday, warning that anti-Muslim views like those espoused by Republican Donald Trump “plays into the hands” of Islamic State. During a stop in Chicago on his first visit to the United States, Khan

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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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London’s Mayor an Exception to Proposed Ban on Muslims: Trump

WASHINGTON, May 10 – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who has called for a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States, suggested on Monday he would make an exception for London’s newly elected Muslim mayor, the New York Times reported. “There will always be exceptions,” the Times quoted the real estate billionaire and presumptive Republican

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Britain’s Labour Must Broaden Appeal if it Wants Power: New Mayor

LONDON, May 8 – Sadiq Khan, the newly elected mayor of London, called on Labour on Sunday to “stop talking about ourselves” and broaden its appeal in the latest criticism of the opposition party’s hard-left national leader, Jeremy Corbyn. Khan, 45, was elected the first Muslim mayor of London last week, defeating a challenger from

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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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