Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Anders Lorenzen :Sadiq Khan, Don't Forget About London's Growing Sustainability Issues Huffington Post UK - ‎3 hours ago‎ Tomorrow (Thursday) Londoners will go to the polls and elect the UK's capital next mayor. And earlier this week I wrote about an encouraging new report, by the think tank Institute for Public Policy and Research (IPPR). The report outlined how London ...


Is David Cameron using 'dog whistle' tactics against Sadiq Khan? Have your say on the London mayoral election

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Londoners now have less than 48 hours to decide whether they want to be ruled by Labour's Sadiq Khanor the Conservatives' Zac Goldsmith. The race has been dogged by allegations of racism and bizarre gaffes as well as the ongoing chaos in the Labour ...

Sadiq Khan campaign in overdrive in run-up to London mayoral vote

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
In the week of London's mayoral election, one might expect these to be comfortable days for Sadiq Khan's team. Having pulled ahead of his Tory rival Zac Goldsmith at the start of the year, the Tooting MP has since strengthened and extended his lead ...

Labour plunged into fresh race row as London mayoral candidate Sadiq Khanuses 'Uncle Toms' slur against moderate ...

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎5 hours ago‎
Sadiq Khan was accused of being unfit to become London's next mayor after footage emerged of him describing moderate Muslims of being "Uncle Toms". Labour is under fresh pressure over its handling of racism and anti-Semitism in the party amid ...

Sadiq Khan under fire after footage emerges of him using derogatory term to describe fellow Muslims

The Independent - ‎12 hours ago‎
Labour has been embroiled in a fresh controversy after it emerged that its mayoral candidate, Sadiq Khan, used a slur against fellow Muslims while appearing on Iranian television in 2009. During an interview with Iranian state-backed TV channel Press ...

Sadiq Khan slammed for calling moderate Muslim groups 'Uncle Toms'

Metro - ‎4 hours ago‎
Less than a week after Labour suspended Naz Shah and Ken Livingstone over claims of anti-Semitism and racism within the party, footage has emerged of London mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan using the term 'Uncle Toms' to refer to moderate Muslim ...

Electing Sadiq Khan as mayor of London would be the terrorists' worst nightmare

The Guardian - ‎17 hours ago‎
'The whole universe may be found in a grain of London life,” wrote Peter Ackroyd. Sadiq Khan knows the grainy, multifarious life of the capital intimately. He is a real Londoner, and that is why he is the best choice for mayor. It matters more than his ...

Sadiq Khan issues grovelling apology after video shows him using 'Uncle Toms' slur against moderate Muslims

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
Labour's candidate for London Mayor has issued a grovelling apology after it emerged that he had described moderate Muslim groups as 'Uncle Toms'. Sadiq Khan said he regretted using the term, which is notorious racial slur used against black people to ...

Sadiq Khan soaring ahead of Zac Goldsmith's 'dirty' campaign by 12 points

Mirror.co.uk - ‎3 hours ago‎
Labour's Sadiq Khan is leading the London mayoral election by 12 points ahead of Conservative rival Zac Goldsmith , according to a new poll. And 1 in 5 Londoners say the Mr Goldsmith has waged a "dirty" campaign as the Tories desperately try to cling ...

Who is Sadiq Khan, what is his manifesto and should I vote for him in the London Mayoral Election?

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Sadiq Khan says his "single biggest priority" will be to build new homes, with Londoners getting "first dibs" on them. He also wants to bring in a "London Living Rent" for some homes, which can be rented privately at rates that are based on one-third ...

London elects: Zac Goldsmith and Sadiq Khan are both depressively poor on transport

CityMetric - ‎1 hour ago‎
Each week, the equivalent of two busy tube carriages of people move to London. As the capital's population grows, so does the strain on its public transport system. On Thursday, the polls predict that London will elect either Labour's Sadiq Khan or the ...

When is the London mayoral election, should I vote for Sadiq Khan or Zac Goldsmith, and what do the polls say?

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The London mayoral election takes place on Thursday 5 May. Polling stations will be open from 7am until 10pm. The next Mayor of London will replace Boris Johnson, the Conservative who has held the post since 2008. The Mayor of London is elected under ...

Will a Nasty Row Over Alleged Anti-Semitism Ruin Sadiq Khan's Chances of Becoming London's Mayor?

The Nation. - ‎11 hours ago‎
His opponent is Sadiq Khan, the son of a bus driver and a seamstress who both immigrated to England from Pakistan shortly before he was born. A human rights lawyer until his election to Parliament in 2005, Khan specialized in cases involving violence ...

Sadiq Khan boost as Zac Goldsmith slips in latest Mayor of London opinion poll

Evening Standard - ‎5 hours ago‎
Sadiq Khan has strengthened his lead over Zac Goldsmith in the battle for Mayor of London, an exclusive Opinium poll for the Evening Standard reveals today. Labour's candidate has a nine-point lead with just two days until the polling stations open.

Sadiq Khan in 'Uncle Toms' race row with Tories saying his words prove he is unfit to be London's mayor

The Sun - ‎14 hours ago‎
SADIQ Khan is engulfed in a new race storm after it emerged he branded moderate Muslims “Uncle Toms”. Labour's candidate for London Mayor used the highly derogatory term during an interview with an Iranian-funded TV station. The frowned-on phrase ...

London mayoralty: Sadiq Khan urges voters to choose hope over fear

The Guardian - ‎May 3, 2016‎
In his last speech before Londoners go to the polls on Thursday, Khan outlined his vision for a better London. Contrasting his oft-referenced humble origins with those of the billionaire Goldsmith, he reiterated his pledge to freeze fares on public ...

Sadiq Khan never loses - and if he triumphs in London he could become Britain's first Muslim Prime Minister

The Independent - ‎22 hours ago‎
But – and you knew there was a 'but' coming – last year I wrote a profile of Sadiq Khan for Politico Europe, in which I suggested that he was under-rated as a political talent, and pointed out that his stunning record made him possibly the most ...

ITV London/LBC poll: Sadiq Khan maintains lead over Zac Goldsmith in the final days of campaign

ITV News - ‎7 hours ago‎
ITV London/LBC poll: Sadiq Khan maintains lead over Zac Goldsmith in the final days of campaign. Labour candidate Sadiq Khan has maintained his lead over Conservative candidate Zac Goldsmith in the final days of the London mayoral campaign, ...

For passion and for purpose the next London mayor has to be Sadiq Khan

The Guardian (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
It has been difficult to tell if Goldsmith's refusal to accept that he has shamelessly misrepresented Labour's Sadiq Khan in order to scare voters into rejecting him results from conviction or cluelessness. Either way, it proves him wholly unsuited to ...

London mayor candidate Sadiq Khan faces anti-Semitism question

Financial Times - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Sadiq Khan should be on course to be the next mayor of London. Throughout this year, the Labour party candidate has held a double-digit poll lead over his Conservative opponent Zac Goldsmith: the most recent YouGov survey puts him 20 points ahead.

Sadiq Khan: My watchlist will expose rogue landlords

Evening Standard - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sadiq Khan put a crackdown on rogue landlords at the centre of his final day of campaigning. As the mayoral race entered its last 24 hours, the Labour frontrunner set out plans for a London Landlord Watchlist and said he would come down on those who ...

London election: Sadiq Khan looks set be city's first Muslim mayor

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
The opposition Labour candidate Sadiq Khan has a strong lead in final polls before London's mayoral elections on May 5, putting him on course to become the first Muslim leader of a European Union capital.

Sadiq Khan apologises for using derogatory racial slur during TV interview

ITV News - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Sadiq Khan apologises for using derogatory racial slur during TV interview. Thumb_simon_harris_3. Main_stream_simon_harris_3. Simon Harris ITV London Senior Correspondent. Labour candidate for London mayor Sadiq Khan today apologised for using ...

Sadiq Khan on Islamophobia, Zac Goldsmith and their vicious battle for London

Politics.co.uk - ‎6 hours ago‎
I meet Sadiq Khan in his campaign HQ in Westminster. We're in a side-room littered with half-empty boxes of leaflets, piles of upside-down placards and a dusty portrait of Clement Atlee. One of Khan's aides rushes around straightening the room up for ...

Voter apathy could overturn mayoral race despite Sadiq Khan lead

Politics.co.uk - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Sadiq Khan and Zac Goldsmith today embarked on a last ditch attempt to rally Londoners, as experts predicted that turnout in the London mayoral election tomorrow could be at its lowest ever level. Two new polls out over the past 24 hours have shown ...

Zac Goldsmith claims he 'publicly' disowned his 'offensive' column linking Sadiq Khan to 7/7

Mirror.co.uk - ‎May 3, 2016‎
They went on: "No one is suggesting Khan has extreme views, but there are legitimate questions about the judgement of Khan and the Labour leadership and whether they have, in the words of Yvette Cooper, 'legitimised those with extreme views.'".

London Mayoral Election Candidates, Sadiq Khan And Zac Goldsmith, Policies For Young People

Huffington Post UK - ‎22 hours ago‎
Sadiq Khan aims to coordinate schools to reduce the pressure on places, and to challenge “coasting or poor-performing schools”. He will oppose cuts to English for Speakers of Other Languages courses. Khan will target science, technology, engineering ...

Anti-Semitism row fails to dent London Labour: Sadiq Khan 14 points ahead of Zac Goldsmith in mayor race

International Business Times UK - ‎21 hours ago‎
Labour candidate Sadiq Khan is still on course to win the Mayor of London election on 5 May, despite his party's anti-Semitism row. The Tooting MP is 14 points ahead of Conservative rival Zac Goldsmith on second preference votes, according to Opinion.

Labour's Sadiq Khan can't be trusted to deliver for Londoners – but Zac is a man I can do business with

City A.M. - ‎8 hours ago‎
When I first became chancellor six years ago, I inherited a British economy and a London economy that were on their knees. It's why on day one we immediately put a plan in place to rescue the public finances while laying the foundations for recovery ...

London mayor: who says Sadiq Khan's fare freeze figures can't add up?

The Guardian (blog) - ‎May 2, 2016‎
One of the big clashes of the mayoral campaign has been over the promise by Labour's Sadiq Khan to freeze public transport fares for the full four years of a mayoral term. Conservative Zac Goldsmith has insisted that this would be “catastrophic” for ...

Anders Lorenzen :Sadiq Khan, Don't Forget About London's Growing Sustainability Issues

Huffington Post UK - ‎3 hours ago‎
Tomorrow (Thursday) Londoners will go to the polls and elect the UK's capital next mayor. And earlier this week I wrote about an encouraging new report, by the think tank Institute for Public Policy and Research (IPPR). The report outlined how London ...

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