Mayor of London

Usain Bolt's Final Lap Of Honour Has Got Everyone Feeling Emotional

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK

Usain Bolt has hung up his running boots for good after bidding an emotional goodbye to athletics at the London Stadium. The Jamaican did a lap of hon...

This Is The Sound Of The Suburbs

Wayne Hemingway | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK
Wayne Hemingway

I have just been appointed as one of Mayor Sadiq Khan's Design Advocates' to help drive the Good Growth by Design project. I had been thinking about ...

The London Underground Will Get Full 4G Mobile Coverage By 2019

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Tech

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has today announced that the entire London Underground network will have continuous 4G mobile coverage by 2019. The announceme...

Notting Hill Carnival To Hold Minute's Silence In Memory Of Grenfell Victims

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK

A minute’s silence will be held during this year’s Notting Hill Carnival to remember the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire, which claimed the liv...

Black Students '50% More Likely To Drop Out Of University'

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Black students are 50% more likely to drop out of university than their white and Asian classmates, new research has revealed. Social Market Foundati...

The Appalling Tsunami Of Acid Attacks On London's Motorcycling Community Is The Tip Of The Iceberg

Anton Shelupanov | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK
Anton Shelupanov

The Mayor must act now to ensure the safety of London's estimated quarter of a million motorcyclists. The acid attacks on five motorcyclists last Thu...

Delivery Drivers Too Scared To Work After Dark Because Of Acid Attacks

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK Politics

Delivery drivers are too scared to work after dark because of the rise in acid attacks, HuffPost UK was told today as hundreds of moped riders descend...

TfL Scraps 'Ladies And Gentleman' Tube Greeting In Bid To Become Gender Neutral

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 13.07.2017 | UK

Transport for London (TfL) has scrapped announcements addressing passengers as “ladies and gentlemen” in a bid to become more gender-neutral, it h...

Stormzy Shuts Down Minister Accused Of 'Using Grenfell' To Move Notting Hill Carnival

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Politics

Minister for London Greg Hands stands accused of “using the Grenfell tragedy” to try and shift the Notting Hill Carnival out of west London. Hand...

Green Party Activist Slams TfL As Gender-Specific Announcements Remain Ahead Of London Pride

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK

A Green Party activist has expressed disappointment that Transport for London (TfL) continues to use gendered language. It comes six months after Sad...

Outside Taskforce To Take Over Kensington Council Services

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Politics

Kensington and Chelsea council is to have key services taken over by a specialist “taskforce” following its heavily criticised response to the Gre...

Record Rough Sleeping Is A Scar On Our City - As Mayor I'm Determined To End It

Sadiq Khan | Posted 03.07.2017 | UK Politics
Sadiq Khan

There are many reasons why people end up sleeping rough - from mental health issues to family break-ups and drug addiction. There is never going to be an instant silver bullet to fix the problem, which is why I have brought people and organisations together - through my new 'No Nights Sleeping Rough' taskforce - to tackle the root causes of rough sleeping with a number of new solutions.

Sajid Javid Says Government Will Keep 'Close Eye' On Council Over Grenfell Fire

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 01.07.2017 | UK

The Government will keep a “close eye” on Kensington and Chelsea council, Sajid Javid said, as pressure mounts for the troubled authority to be ta...

Grenfell Survivors Should Be Allowed To Remain in UK, Says London Mayor

The Huffington Post | Rachel Wearmouth | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Politics

Immigrants who survived the Grenfell fire must be granted the right to remain in the UK on “compassionate grounds”, Sadiq Khan has said. The Londo...

Sadiq Khan Warns May To Halt Police Cuts After Mosque Attack

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Politics

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has warned Theresa May to halt planned police cuts in the wake of the Finsbury Park attack and “a terrible few weeks for ...

'Not Good Enough' Kensington And Chelsea Council Sidelined In Grenfell Fire Relief Effort

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK

Kensington and Chelsea council has been sidelined in leading the response to the Grenfell Tower fire amid criticism it was failing the survivors of th...

Boris's ‘Get Stuffed’ Response To Question About Firefighter Cuts Has Come Back To Haunt Him

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK

Boris Johnson is being reminded he once told a Labour politician to “get stuffed” for daring to ask about cuts to the London Fire Brigade (LFB), i...

UK Population Prepared To Pay Into Billion Pound Fund To Fight Toxic Air, Research Shows

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Politics

The UK population is so worried about the effects of toxic air that most people would be prepared to pay into a fund to fight it, new research has rev...

Anti-Terror Barriers Turn London's Blackfriars Bridge Into An 'Absolute Shambles' For Cyclists

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK

London’s Blackfriars Bridge has become an “absolute shambles” with thousands of cyclists being forced to “squeeze” through one lane due to s...

Security Cooperation With The EU Still At Risk In Brexit Talks, Confirms Theresa May

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Politics

Theresa May is refusing to take security cooperation with the EU off the table in the Brexit negotiations, despite the recent terrorist attacks to hit...

Theresa May Finally Criticises Donald Trump For Attacking Sadiq Khan

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK

Theresa May has finally criticised Donald Trump for calling Sadiq Khan “pathetic” over his response to the London Bridge attack. Politicians cond...

Boris Johnson Says 'No Reason' To Cancel Donald Trump's State Visit To Britain

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has said he sees “no reason” for Donald Trump’s state visit to the United Kingdom to be cancelled, after the US President attacked...

The Waugh Zone Tuesday June 6, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Politics

1. NEIGHBOURHOOD BOTCH The police erected 3ft concrete barriers on Westminster, Waterloo and Lambeth bridges yesterday to prevent what Scotland Yard...

Sadiq Khan Warns Of Further Terror Attacks If Tory Spending Cuts Go Ahead

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK

Sadiq Khan has warned planned Tory spending cuts would mean further reductions in the number of front-line police officers, making it more difficult t...

White House Tries To Justify Trump's Sadiq Khan Tweets With Astounding Fudging Of Reality

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK

The White House has attempted to justify Donald Trump’s extraordinary spat with Sadiq Khan by denying he was “picking a fight” despite the Presi...