Significant amounts of London’s iconic Oxford Street could be pedestrianized by December 2018, if the city’s Mayor Sadiq Khan’s proposals are met favorably. He’s hoping about half a mile of the street will become a “traffic-free pedestrian boulevard”, coinciding with the arrival of the new Crossrail line in central London in December 2018. Saskia O’Donoghue reports. Continue reading
London’s new fee for most cars registered before 2006 is being billed by its mayor as the toughest emissions standard in the world, but some business organisations are crying foul. Katie Gregory reports. Continue reading
Londoners and visitors celebrate Chinese New Year with an annual parade, a speech by London Mayor Sadiq Khan and a lion dance.
Hundreds of thousands of Londoners face travel chaos on Tuesday as rail union begins a 48-hour strike.
Sadiq Khan begins first full day as mayor of London after a landslide victory. Far right candidate, Paul Golding, turned his back on Khan as he gave his victory speech after becoming the first Muslim to head a major Western capital.
Sadiq Khan, a Muslim Labour Party lawmaker, has been elected London’s mayor following a campaign marred by charges of anti-Semitism and extremism. Continue reading
Labour candidate Sadiq Khan favourite to win London’s mayoral election after a campaign marked by mud-slinging and accusations of racism.