London Mayor

Terrifying new 'Cyclone' knife found on the streets of London 'designed to stab'

This is the terrifying new 'Cyclone' knife found on the streets of London.<p>The lethal M48 Cyclone knife is said to be 'designed to stab' and has …

Crime (UK)

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Wants To Ban Cars In Light Of Recent Terror Attacks

2:02 PM 08/16/2018<p>London Mayor Sadiq Khan responded to Wednesday’s reported terror attack by suggesting that vehicles be banned in certain parts of …

Conservative View

Most-polluting wood burner fuels due to get the chop

Michael Gove, the environment secretary, is due to confirm plans to ban the sale of the most-polluting fuels for domestic wood burners in an attempt to cut harmful emissions.<p>The sale of traditional house coal will be phased out under proposals set out in the government’s draft clean air strategy in …

Environment

After Imposing 'Knife Control,' London's Khan Now Wants To Ban Cars In Key Areas

After yet another suspected terror attack in which a vehicle was used as a weapon, and fresh off of rolling out a new "knife control" initiative, …

U.S. Politics

Sadiq Khan: London planners must prepare for no-deal Brexit

Sadiq Khan is to instruct the body tasked with planning for terrorism attacks and disasters such as the Grenfell Tower fire to start making preparations for a no-deal Brexit, to assess whether London could face potential shortages of medicines and food.<p>The London mayor said the government was …

Great Britain

Anti-semitism row: Tory peer Lord Sheikh says he’s being attacked because he criticised Boris Johnson

A Tory peer under fire for going to a conference on Palestinian rights has claimed he faces politically-motivated attacks because he has criticised …

Great Britain

Boris Johnson To Consider Another Bus Tour To Campaign For Brexit

Yes, you read that right.<p>PA Archive/PA Images<p>Boris Johnson’s allies will urge him to launch another bus tour to stir up opposition to Theresa May’s …

Boris Johnson

Evening Standard comment: The Mayor must speak out on anti-Semitism

Sadiq Khan presents himself as the embodiment of a capital that welcomes people of all cultures and faiths. The London Mayor leads the celebrations …

Opinion (UK)

Dilkens vows to keep using alternative name for mayoral duties

Who is Andrew Ray?Many Windsorites are only now discovering it’s the name of Windsor’s current mayor.For most folks who need to reach the mayor, the …

Southwestern Ontario

The Evening Standard has more to lose from taking on Sadiq Khan than the Mayor does

The paper's claim that the Mayor has failed to act over Labour anti-Semitism isn't credible and will alienate readers.<p>Is there an election going on? …

Great Britain

Air pollution: London mayor backs new inquest into girl's asthma death

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has written to the attorney general asking him to back a new inquest into the death of a nine-year-old girl whose severe asthma attacks coincided with spikes in air pollution.<p>The mother of Ella Kissi-Debrah has fought a long campaign to highlight the role she …

Pollution

The Mayor of London is leading the way on council homebuilding - ministers must follow

The government's steps are painfully slow and woefully inadequate given the urgency and scale of the challenge.<p>When it comes to housing, it takes …

Great Britain

Opinion: Brexit has reached a dead end

Brexit is on the negotiating table yet again in Brussels. With no alternative in sight, the UK is limping toward the day it will ultimately leave the …

Great Britain

Sadiq Khan wants to restrict number of Uber drivers in London

The London mayor is seeking powers to limit the number of Uber drivers operating in the capital, blaming a surge in private hire drivers for the city’s increasing congestion and pollution.<p>Sadiq Khan said a cap on new licences was an urgent and necessary step. But unlike New York, which announced a …

Technology (Australia)

Despite Cost-Saving Measures, Uber is Still Losing Money

Uber still avoids significant driver-related costs.<p>Eric Risberg—AP<p>Stephen EdelsteinView Stephen Edelstein's Articles<p>twitter.com/SAEdelstein<p>Despite …

Autos

Italy needs ‘Marshall plan’ after bridge disaster, says minister

The Italian government will create a “real Marshall plan” to secure the country’s ageing infrastructure following the Genoa bridge collapse Tuesday, …

Transportation

John Robson: Can you imagine Boris Johnson in a diversity class?

The prospect of former British foreign secretary and probable future prime minister Boris Johnson being sent to a re-education camp to learn to …

Boris Johnson

Tory London mayor shortlist lacks big-name candidates | Financial Times

The Conservatives have one shot at preventing the re-election of London’s Labour mayor Sadiq Khan and they appear to be pinning their chances on …

Great Britain

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 16

© Reuters. PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 16<p>Aug 16 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. …

Chris Grayling

Suspected Terrorist Attack in Central London Leaves Several People Injured

In what authorities are treating as a terrorist attack, several people were injured in Central London on Tuesday after a car knocked down cyclists …

Extremism

Trump Urges ‘Toughness and Strength’ After Parliament Car Crash

President Donald Trump said authorities in London need to take a tougher stance in the fight against terrorism, after an attack outside Parliament …

Donald Trump

Trump blasts 'another terror attack in London' as he hits out at 'animals' and hints Britain isn't being tough enough in tackling extremists

President Donald Trump has hit out following 'another terrorist attack' in London which he blamed on 'crazed animals'.<p>In an early-morning string of …

Extremism

London police: Car rampage outside Westminister treated as ‘terrorist incident’

LONDON — A man crashed his car into security barriers outside Britain’s Houses of Parliament during Tuesday morning’s rush hour, injuring three people in what police are calling a terrorist incident.<p>The driver was arrested at the scene on “suspicion of terrorist offenses,” police said.<p>The suspect, …

Extremism

London Mayor Calls on U.K. Government for Right to Cap Uber and Others

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, asked the U.K.’s transport minister for the right to cap Uber and other ride-sharing vehicles in the city. Khan …

Transportation

Sadiq Khan condemns attack as man arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences after Westminster crash

<b>POLICE in London have confirmed they are treating an incident in Westminster in which a car collided with a number of people as a terrorist attack.</b><p>A …

Extremism

Planning regulations overlook heat – so developers build death traps

Heat deaths are preventable. No more excuses: we need better regulation and guidance to stop unsafe housing being built<p>Heatwaves across the northern hemisphere this summer have killed people in cities as far apart as Montreal, Tokyo and Lisbon. In London, the level of “excess mortality” caused by …

Housing

Never mind the scandal — let's write about the Republican reaction instead!

The national media's love for the “ Republican’s pounce" trope is on the wane, says Commentary’s Noah Rothman.<p>“The phenomenon is real and reflects a …

U.S. Politics

Will latest attack lead to Parliament Square finally being pedestrianised?

This morning’s terror attack in Westminster has renewed called for Parliament Square to be pedestrianised.<p>Plans were drawn up ten years ago to turn …

Boris Johnson

'Terrorist incident' in London as car crashes near Parliament

LONDON — A car plowed through pedestrians and cyclists outside Britain's Houses of Parliament Tuesday in a rush-hour incident police are treating as a terrorist attack.<p>Officers swooped in on the wrecked, sliver Ford Fiesta after it crashed into a security barrier.<p>Its driver, a man aged in his late …

Extremism

London car ramming treated as terror incident, police say; suspect in custody

A car ramming outside Parliament on Tuesday was being treated as a terror incident and a male suspect has been arrested, British authorities said.<p>The country’s counter-terrorism command was leading the investigation. Two people were hospitalized and one person was released, Scotland Yard Assistant …

Extremism