Sadiq Khan

Zac Goldsmith promises to be ‘pansexual’ for London

4 March 2016 16:52

As Zac Goldsmith fights to be the next Mayor of London against Labour’s Sadiq Khan, he is striving to appeal to…

Coming soon: Emily Thornberry, the disc jockey

2 March 2016 18:14

Emily Thornberry’s decision to appoint disgraced spinner Damian McBride as her media adviser has upset a number of her constituents.…

Sadiq Khan, please stop playing the Muslim card

2 March 2016 17:59

Sadiq Khan, I’m sure you and your supporters think you’re being super right-on when you say that it would send…

Today in audio: Bored Bercow lashes out

1 March 2016 16:48

John Bercow hit out at Greg Hands for his ‘long-winded, boring and unnecessary’ answer in the Commons: Ken Livingstone said…

Sadiq Khan threatens crackdown on Uber, saying allowing its taxis was a ‘mistake’

1 March 2016 11:22

The worldwide Uber debate is quite helpful in that it forces politicians to answer a simple question: are you for…

Sadiq Khan’s loyalty is called into question

24 February 2016 16:17

Last night Sadiq Khan appeared on Newsnight to discuss his bid to be the next Mayor of London. Evan Davis…

Would Jeremy Corbyn prefer George Galloway to be Mayor of London?

10 February 2016 17:21

If a dirty mind is a perpetual feast, then a filthy mind is an open sewer. You see where the…

Has Sadiq Khan taken another pop at Jeremy Corbyn?

18 January 2016 16:30

Since Sadiq Khan was elected as Labour’s mayoral candidate, he has made an effort to distance himself from Jeremy Corbyn.…

Won’t somebody in Labour think of the mayoral contest?

4 January 2016 16:17

Jeremy Corbyn is currently conducting his reshuffle, with a group of journalists huddled at a discreet distance from the Labour…

Why Gatwick could still win the Great British Runway final

11 December 2015 10:59

The Department for Transport announced yesterday that the final verdict on airport expansion will be put off until summer 2016.…

Tories begin to attack Sadiq Khan for his links to Jeremy Corbyn

7 December 2015 18:27

Now Jeremy Corbyn has passed his first electoral test in Oldham West, the Conservatives are focusing on the next one:…

Uber victorious in High Court battle against black cabbies

16 October 2015 11:01

Power to the smartphones! The High Court has ruled in favour of Uber this morning after Transport for London and…

George Galloway: Sadiq Khan is a very boring man

2 October 2015 13:18

With Zac Goldsmith today announced as the Conservative candidate for the 2015 London mayoral race, the Tory MP will now face Sadiq Khan…

Will Corbyn, Khan and McDonnell cause a Labour split on Heathrow?

17 September 2015 10:49

Heathrow expansion is one key policy area that is affected by the recent Labour elections. Sadiq Khan’s victory in the…

Cabbies storm London City Hall over Uber row

16 September 2015 17:56

Boris Johnson’s war with black cab drivers stepped up a notch today. His monthly Mayor’s Question Time session was abruptly…

Will a high turnout benefit Jeremy Corbyn tomorrow?

11 September 2015 17:03

Turnout in the Labour leadership contest is going to be one of the key factors in deciding who wins. The result…

Watch: Sadiq Khan on running against ‘charming’ Zac Goldsmith

11 September 2015 16:03

How is Sadiq Khan feeling about the prospect of taking on Zac Goldsmith, who is favourite to be the Tory…

How Jeremy Corbyn and Sadiq Khan work together

11 September 2015 12:59

So, Sadiq Khan will be Labour’s London Mayoral candidate, while Jeremy Corbyn looks likely to become Labour’s leader tomorrow. The two…

Sadiq Khan is Labour’s London mayoral candidate

11 September 2015 12:35

Sadiq Khan has just been announced as Labour’s London mayoral candidate. At an event at the Royal Festival Hall, the…

Could a row with Uber be taxi for a London mayoral candidate?

27 August 2015 16:48

One of the striking things about the contest in Labour for the mayoral candidacy is how many of the candidates…

Jeremy Corbyn signals the return of Labour’s Heathrow wars

24 August 2015 15:37

Quelle surprise, Jeremy Corbyn has come out against a third runway at Heathrow. The Labour leadership favourite has indicated in…

Sadiq Khan: the man who can beat Zac Goldsmith in London?

17 August 2015 17:28

The dynamics of Labour’s other ongoing election appear to be shifting. While Tessa Jowell remains the favourite to be the…

Sadiq Khan gets in a flap over fried chicken

6 August 2015 15:42

As the MP for Tooting, Sadiq Khan represents a constituency that is home to the largest Chicken Cottage in Europe.…

Jeremy Corbyn appears to endorse Diane Abbott for London Mayor (again)

6 August 2015 13:39

Last week Diane Abbott was caught in a sticky situation after her campaign sent out a text to supporters that…

Personalities, backstories and the threat of Zac dominate Labour’s London mayoral race

6 August 2015 8:43

The Evening Standard hosted a hustings for Labour’s mayoral candidacy last night and it appears the contest is being fought more over clichés…