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www.independent.co.uk
17 hours ago
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Britain's new Prime Minister Keir Starmer faces his first House of Commons grilling from lawmakers

Newly elected British leader Keir Starmer faces challenges navigating within his own party and government policies. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
18 hours ago
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Keir Starmer accused of authoritarian control-freakery' over MP suspensions

Keir Starmer is facing criticism for suspending Labour MPs who voted against the two-child benefit cap. [ more ]
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17 hours ago
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By disciplining MPs for voting to pull children out of poverty, Keir Starmer has shown us who he really is | Owen Jones

Labour leadership should prioritize its values and policies over party unity. [ more ]
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17 hours ago
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Who are the seven Labour MPs suspended by Keir Starmer?

Keir Starmer suspends seven Labour MPs for backing amendment to scrap two-child benefit cap. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 day ago
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Keir Starmer suffers first backbench rebellion as PM over two-child benefit cap

Keir Starmer's government faced backbench rebellion over two-child benefit cap. Pressure grows to remove the policy impacting millions of children. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
17 hours ago
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Britain's new Prime Minister Keir Starmer faces his first House of Commons grilling from lawmakers

Newly elected British leader Keir Starmer faces challenges navigating within his own party and government policies. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
18 hours ago
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Keir Starmer accused of authoritarian control-freakery' over MP suspensions

Keir Starmer is facing criticism for suspending Labour MPs who voted against the two-child benefit cap. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
17 hours ago
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By disciplining MPs for voting to pull children out of poverty, Keir Starmer has shown us who he really is | Owen Jones

Labour leadership should prioritize its values and policies over party unity. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
17 hours ago
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Who are the seven Labour MPs suspended by Keir Starmer?

Keir Starmer suspends seven Labour MPs for backing amendment to scrap two-child benefit cap. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 day ago
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Keir Starmer suffers first backbench rebellion as PM over two-child benefit cap

Keir Starmer's government faced backbench rebellion over two-child benefit cap. Pressure grows to remove the policy impacting millions of children. [ more ]
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4 hours ago
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ULEZ expansion has reduced pollution 'better than expected', says City Hall report

The expansion of London's Ultra Low Emission Zone (Ulez) to outer London has resulted in a significant reduction in nitrogen dioxide levels and improved air quality. [ more ]
Time Out London
13 hours ago
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This London sports team has collaborated with TfL for a limited-edition moquette kit

London Spirit cricket team launches unique kit inspired by London Underground, embodying the city's essence through collaboration with TfL. [ more ]
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1 day ago
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Sadiq Khan: Government must scrap two child benefit cap 'as soon as it can'

MPs voted on SNP amendment about child poverty policy. Khan supports review for child poverty alleviation and calls for policy change. [ more ]
Time Out London
1 day ago
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All the Boots stores closing in London: full list of 14 to know

Boots, a long-standing UK high street chain, is closing hundreds of branches nationwide to save money. [ more ]
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www.independent.co.uk
1 day ago
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Imran Khan's aide threatened with parents' kidnapping in Pakistan over UK event

Pakistani dissident threatened in the UK for attending event critical of Islamabad's government. [ more ]
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5 days ago
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Sadiq Khan says he was sent a bullet in the post at the height of Ulez protests

Sadiq Khan faced threats and intimidation over the Ulez scheme, including a bullet sent in the mail to him. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 day ago
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Imran Khan's aide threatened with parents' kidnapping in Pakistan over UK event

Pakistani dissident threatened in the UK for attending event critical of Islamabad's government. [ more ]
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5 days ago
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Sadiq Khan says he was sent a bullet in the post at the height of Ulez protests

Sadiq Khan faced threats and intimidation over the Ulez scheme, including a bullet sent in the mail to him. [ more ]
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1 day ago
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The London Buzz - 23rd July 2024

The decriminalization of cannabis in London is discussed as a way to reduce the harm caused by illegal substances and the criminal market. [ more ]
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1 day ago
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Hackney councillor resigns for City Hall role

Mete Coban stood down from his positions as councilor and cabinet member in Hackney following his appointment as deputy mayor of London. [ more ]
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2 days ago
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Dozens killed as Palestinians flee Israel's new offensive on Khan Younis

Palestinians impacted by Israeli assault in Khan Younis with 70 dead and 200 wounded. [ more ]
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2 days ago
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The London Buzz - 22nd July 2024

Government not opposed to Heathrow third runway if criteria met. [ more ]
Time Out London
2 days ago
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London could be getting a brand-new fleet of air-conditioned trams

London's trams are being replaced after 25 years for more reliable service with air-con and charging points. [ more ]
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2 days ago
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Paul Hennigan appointed Service Delivery Director by Transport UK London Bus

Paul Hennigan appointed as Service Delivery Director at Transport UK London Bus, bringing extensive industry experience and EV knowledge. [ more ]
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2 days ago
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LIVE updates as incident causes travel chaos at busy London station

An incident at Surbiton station has caused travel chaos on train services at London Waterloo.
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3 days ago
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Gordon Brown launches London's first multibank' amid UK child poverty fears

The launch of Felix's Multibank in London marks the latest effort to address poverty by providing essential items through a network of multibanks supported by prominent figures. [ more ]
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3 days ago
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Asma Khan: Food is deeply political. Who eats and who doesn't? Who owns the land?'

The elite in India are shifting towards international cuisines like MasterChef Australia instead of traditional home cooking. [ more ]
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4 days ago
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London mayor appoints new environment deputy

Mete Coban, an east London councillor, is appointed as the next deputy mayor of London for environment and energy by Sadiq Khan.
He will bring his experience in climate change and environmental issues to support the city-wide effort in tackling the climate crisis. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
5 days ago
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Sadiq Khan appoints supporter who created '#YesWeKhan' as London deputy mayor for the environment

Mete Coban, known for his role in Sadiq Khan's success, appointed London deputy mayor for the environment.
Coban credited for crucial slogan in Khan's success and has a history of environmental improvements in Hackney.
Coban's appointment showcases a commitment to tackling climate crisis and fostering a greener city by London's government. [ more ]
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4 days ago
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London mayor appoints new environment deputy

Mete Coban, an east London councillor, is appointed as the next deputy mayor of London for environment and energy by Sadiq Khan.
He will bring his experience in climate change and environmental issues to support the city-wide effort in tackling the climate crisis. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
5 days ago
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Sadiq Khan appoints supporter who created '#YesWeKhan' as London deputy mayor for the environment

Mete Coban, known for his role in Sadiq Khan's success, appointed London deputy mayor for the environment.
Coban credited for crucial slogan in Khan's success and has a history of environmental improvements in Hackney.
Coban's appointment showcases a commitment to tackling climate crisis and fostering a greener city by London's government. [ more ]
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4 days ago
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Vintage 1938 Tube train runs trips after vandalism

The London Transport Museum is celebrating the 120th anniversary of the extension of the Metropolitan line by running a special event with a restored 1938 Tube train. [ more ]
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5 days ago
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Sadiq Khan: I was sent a bullet in the post at height of anti-Ulez protests

The book by Mr. Khan reveals the personal threats and challenges faced during the implementation of the Ulez expansion in London. [ more ]
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5 days ago
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Sadiq Khan and Susan Hall clash over plan to make electric vehicles pay congestion charge

Sadiq Khan faces criticism for removing congestion charge exemption for electric vehicles. [ more ]
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5 days ago
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Sadiq Khan: Met Police diverted 'most ever' resources to tackle general election abuse

Metropolitan Police redirected significant resources to protect election candidates, Mayor Khan highlighted concerns about rising abuse and intimidation toward political figures. [ more ]
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5 days ago
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The London Buzz - 19th July 2024

London's current events cover diverse topics from historical building sales to local political resignations, stamp auctions, and disturbing incidents like a bullet sent to Sadiq Khan. [ more ]
ianVisits
5 days ago
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London's weekly railway news

London rail transport news highlights issues like delays, station improvements, maintenance upgrades, passenger injuries, and ongoing projects like HS2. [ more ]
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5 days ago
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Drivers 'wrongly fined' after Chingford Ulez camera damaged by vandals

Vandalism of ANPR cameras outside Ulez boundaries causes wrongful penalty notices, leading to distress among drivers. Cameras are repaired promptly. [ more ]
ianVisits
5 days ago
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London Metropolitan Archives changes its name to The London Archives

The London Metropolitan Archives is rebranding to The London Archives to better reflect its function and services. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
6 days ago
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Poll reveals popularity of Keir Starmer after first week as PM

Starmer's initial poll ratings as Prime Minister are favorable compared to his predecessors, with a significant portion of the public viewing his performance positively. [ more ]
Time Out London
6 days ago
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Five famous London attractions are offering half-price tickets for kids this summer

London attractions offering half-price children's tickets until September.
Discount valid for Merlin-owned attractions including London Dungeon, London Eye, Madame Tussauds, SEALIFE London Aquarium, and Shrek's Adventure. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
6 days ago
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Sadiq Khan apologises to Elizabeth line passengers injured at Ealing Broadway station

The London mayor expressed regret over injuries caused by platform gap, promising action and collaboration with relevant authorities. [ more ]
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6 days ago
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Mayor apologises to hurt Elizabeth Line passengers

The Mayor of London apologizes for passengers injured due to platform-train gap at Ealing Broadway station on Elizabeth Line, ensuring work to fix the issue. [ more ]
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6 days ago
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How memory of Tessa Jowell unites three new MPs

Three Labour MPs honor late boss Baroness Tessa Jowell, unite representing different regions, share Tessa WhatsApp group. [ more ]
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Washington Post
1 week ago
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With King's Speech, Britain's new Labour government defines 'change'

Labour Party in power after 14 years with ambitious legislative goals to 'rebuild Britain' under King Charles III. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 week ago
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Key policies from King's Speech as Labour unveils promises for new Parliament

The article discusses King Charles III's speech marking the state opening of Parliament with the new Labour government's pledges and priorities outlined by the monarch inside the House of Lords. [ more ]
Washington Post
1 week ago
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With King's Speech, Britain's new Labour government defines 'change'

Labour Party in power after 14 years with ambitious legislative goals to 'rebuild Britain' under King Charles III. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 week ago
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Key policies from King's Speech as Labour unveils promises for new Parliament

The article discusses King Charles III's speech marking the state opening of Parliament with the new Labour government's pledges and priorities outlined by the monarch inside the House of Lords. [ more ]
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www.standard.co.uk
1 week ago
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Extreme weather puts two-fifths of London homes at risk of subsidence by 2030

Over 40% of London homes to face subsidence by 2030 due to extreme weather. [ more ]
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1 week ago
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Tory government 'whipped up hatred' and 'threw Met Police under the bus', deputy mayor claims

Sophie Linden believes the new Government will support the Metropolitan Police more than before. [ more ]
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www.standard.co.uk
1 week ago
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Sadiq Khan approves 300 new homes on green belt land

Sadiq Khan approved 300 new homes on London's green belt, citing public benefit and affordable housing provision. [ more ]
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1 week ago
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Mayor of London until 2040? Sadiq Khan doesn't rule out serving six terms at City Hall

Sadiq Khan revealed the abuse his family faced due to his political role, expressing doubts about taking the job initially. [ more ]
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1 week ago
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Sadiq Khan approves 300 new homes on green belt land

Sadiq Khan approved 300 new homes on London's green belt, citing public benefit and affordable housing provision. [ more ]
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1 week ago
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Mayor of London until 2040? Sadiq Khan doesn't rule out serving six terms at City Hall

Sadiq Khan revealed the abuse his family faced due to his political role, expressing doubts about taking the job initially. [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
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Londoners should be charged for paving gardens, says climate resilience report

Londoners may be charged for concreting over gardens to encourage environmentally friendly practices. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 week ago
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Watch live: Labour plans unveiled as King's Speech marks state opening of Parliament

The upcoming King's Speech by King Charles III under the new Labour government will outline priorities like improving transport, job creation, and infrastructure development in the UK. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
1 week ago
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London travel news LIVE: Edmonton Green station shut due to 'police incident'

Edmonton Green station closed due to police incident
London Overground services affected by station closure and signal failure
Minor delays on Circle line due to train shortage [ more ]
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1 week ago
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London must prepare for floods and heatwaves - report

PA Media London must better prepare for severe floods and heatwaves, a report has warned.
www.aljazeera.com
1 week ago
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What can be expected from the new UK government?

UK Labour government focuses on economy and foreign policy in legislative plans. [ more ]
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1 week ago
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Buses, trains and bicycle paths: Labour's mission to decarbonise UK transport

To decarbonize the UK transport system, experts suggest bolstering bus services, building cycle paths, imposing frequent flyer levies, and reopening old railway lines. [ more ]
Time Out London
1 week ago
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One of London's major cycle highways is getting extended

TfL plans to extend Cycleway 9 in west London, improving cycle safety, boosting connections, and prioritizing pedestrians, aligning with the Healthy Streets for London project. [ more ]
ianVisits
1 week ago
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The London Buzz - 16th July 2024

London news highlights: controversies, developments, and challenges. [ more ]
London On The Inside
2 years ago
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Big London Flea | What's On | London On The Inside

The Big London Flea, a vintage market featuring over 50 traders with various unique items, is back after 18 months. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 week ago
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Councils to get more power in devolution revolution', says Angela Rayner

Angela Rayner pledges more power to local authorities through devolution revolution. [ more ]
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1 week ago
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Sadiq Khan urged to take 'bolder action' to hit green transport targets

Sadiq Khan must take urgent and bolder action to slash carbon emissions, cut car use and speed up buses in the capital, environmental campaigners have warned.
www.dw.com
1 week ago
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Pakistan government seeks to ban Imran Khan's party DW 07/15/2024

07/15/2024July 15, 2024 The case to ban Pakistan's largest opposition party Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) will likely go to the Supreme Court.
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RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
1 week ago
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Pakistani Minister Says Ex-PM Khan Will Face Treason Charges, PTI Party To Be Banned

Pakistan's coalition government targeting former Prime Minister Imran Khan and PTI for high-treason charges and ban. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
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Imran Khan and Bushra Bibi's unlawful marriage convictions overturned by Pakistan court

Imran Khan and wife acquitted of unlawful marriage charges in Pakistan, facing new legal challenges. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 week ago
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Pakistan: Court acquits Imran Khan in illegal marriage case DW 07/13/2024

Pakistani court acquits Imran Khan and wife of illegal marriage charges. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
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Court Grants Party of Imprisoned Former Leader More Seats in Pakistan's Parliament

Pakistan's top court granted Imran Khan's party 23 additional seats in Parliament, weakening the current government and emboldening the opposition. [ more ]
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
1 week ago
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Pakistani Minister Says Ex-PM Khan Will Face Treason Charges, PTI Party To Be Banned

Pakistan's coalition government targeting former Prime Minister Imran Khan and PTI for high-treason charges and ban. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
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Imran Khan and Bushra Bibi's unlawful marriage convictions overturned by Pakistan court

Imran Khan and wife acquitted of unlawful marriage charges in Pakistan, facing new legal challenges. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 week ago
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Pakistan: Court acquits Imran Khan in illegal marriage case DW 07/13/2024

Pakistani court acquits Imran Khan and wife of illegal marriage charges. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
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Court Grants Party of Imprisoned Former Leader More Seats in Pakistan's Parliament

Pakistan's top court granted Imran Khan's party 23 additional seats in Parliament, weakening the current government and emboldening the opposition. [ more ]
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www.standard.co.uk
1 week ago
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London council offers free lunch for children from nursery to secondary school

A London council that was the first to give free school meals to children in nursery, primary and secondary schools will continue to fund the food indefinitely, it has announced.
ianVisits
1 week ago
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The London Buzz - 15th July 2024

Today's round-up of what's happening in London:
Secret London
1 week ago
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This Is (Quite Possibly) The Most Competitive Race You Can Take Part In In London

Ahh, the London Underground.That loveable labyrinth of colourful lines and an outrageous amount of Clapham stations.There's nothing quite like it, is there?
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1 week ago
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'Prolific thief' from east London jailed and banned from busy district

City of London police have jailed a 'prolific thief' from east London (Image: City of London Police) A "prolific thief" from east London has been jailed and banned from entering a busy district.
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1 week ago
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Plan your journey ahead of Euros final, says London's mayor

Getty Images England fans in London are being urged to plan their journeys ahead of the Euros final as bus and Tube services maintain their usual Sunday timetable.
www.aljazeera.com
1 week ago
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Pakistan court acquits former PM Imran Khan, wife in unlawful marriage case

Islamabad court says that the appeals of both the former prime minister and wife Bushra Bibi are accepted'.
www.nytimes.com
1 week ago
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Acquittal for Pakistan's Khan and Wife in Illegal Marriage Case

Former Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan and his wife were acquitted on Saturday in a case that accused them of unlawful marriage, the latest in a string of legal victories for the embattled leader ousted from power two years ago.
www.theguardian.com
1 week ago
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Meet the young Tories fighting to change their old party: Where do we go now?'

Young Conservative members face challenges in attracting support from peers, impacting the party's future. [ more ]
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1 week ago
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Pakistan under growing pressure to free ex-PM Imran Khan DW 07/12/2024

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has been in jail since last August and was convicted in some cases ahead of a national election in February.
www.bbc.com
1 week ago
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City Hall could miss London key environment target

By Noah Vickers, Local Democracy Reporting Service PA Media Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is forecast to miss a key environmental milestone in his mission to discourage Londoners from using their cars, his deputy has admitted.
www.newsshopper.co.uk
1 week ago
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All the Southeastern trains cancelled or diverted on weekend of Euros final

Southeastern train cancellations and diversions on Euros final weekend (Image: Southeastern) Some Southeastern trains will be cancelled, diverted or replaced by buses this weekend as England play in the Euros final due to planned engineering work.
ianVisits
1 week ago
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London's weekly railway news

This is a weekly round-up of London's rail transport news...
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www.standard.co.uk
1 week ago
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Sadiq Khan set to miss key target in bid to pull Londoners away from cars to greener transport

Sadiq Khan is forecast to miss a key milestone in his mission to encourage Londoners away from using their cars towards greener modes of transport, his deputy has admitted.
www.newsshopper.co.uk
1 week ago
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Sadiq Khan will host a Euros final screening at The O2

To mark the Euros final this weekend, the Mayor of London will be hosting a public screening at the O2.
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
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Blackwall and Silvertown tunnels will cost up to 4 at peak times, says TfL

Drivers will be charged up to 4 at peak times for a one-way trip through either the Blackwall tunnel or the new Silvertown tunnel after the latter opens in 2025, Transport for London has announced.
Time Out London
2 weeks ago
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These super-futuristic 'tram-buses' are coming to London in just a few weeks

Sadiq Khan has confirmed a hybrid 'tram-bus' is set to take to the streets of south-east London in only a matter of weeks, after its original 2023 launch was pushed back.
ianVisits
2 weeks ago
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The London Buzz - 10th July 2024

Today's round-up of what's happening in London:
www.bbc.com
2 weeks ago
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Toll consultation for Blackwall and Silvertown tunnels

Getty Images A consultation on plans to charge drivers for using the Blackwall and Silvertown tunnels has been launched by Transport for London (TfL).
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2 weeks ago
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Drivers could have to pay up to 4 for using Blackwall and Silvertown tunnels

Transport for London (TfL) has launched an eight-week consultation of the level of charges for the Blackwall and Silvertown tunnels.
www.standard.co.uk
2 weeks ago
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Blackwall and Silvertown tunnel tolls revealed: Motorists to be hit with 4 charge at peak times

A peak hours levy of 4 will be imposed on northbound trips from 6am to 10am and southbound trips from 4pm to 7pm on weekdays meaning 8 a day for a typical round trip in and out of central London.
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2 weeks ago
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Gary Lineker snubbed by BBC for new role adding uncertainty to his future with the broadcaster

Gary Lineker, a long-standing figure at the BBC and the face of Match of the Day since the late 1990s, has reportedly been passed over for the BBC's new Champions League highlights programme.
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2 weeks ago
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Watch this space on rail devolution, says Khan

By James W Kelly & Tony Grew, BBC News Reuters Commuter rail services in the capital currently managed by private companies could come under Transport for London's (TfL) control, Sadiq Khan has said.
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2 weeks ago
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Sadiq Khan dubbed 'a killjoy' for not arranging London fanzone for Euros semi-final

Two fan parks were set up in the capital for the last Euros tournament when some of the games including the final where England lost out to Italy were held in London.
www.standard.co.uk
2 weeks ago
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New Labour Government urged to use first 100 days to transform outlook for London tenants

Social housing providers on Tuesday urged the new Labour Government to use its first 100 days in office to transform prospects for tenants across London after 14 years of inaction and chaos.
www.bbc.com
2 weeks ago
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More London bus workers balloted for strike action

Reuters A further 300 London bus workers are to be balloted for strike action in a row over pay, the Unite union has said.
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
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The Guardian view on Labour's revolution: legitimising its power requires rebuilding trust | Editorial

Seeing a Labour prime minister speak from the dispatch box in parliament sealed an electoral coup executed in the quiet of the country's polling booths last week.
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2 weeks ago
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More London bus drivers balloted for strike action as threat of walk-out grows

More than 2,100 bus workers across the capital could walk out on strike amid a row over pay.
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2 weeks ago
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The London Buzz - 9th July 2024

Today's round-up of what's happening in London:
Sadiq Khan dubbed 'a killjoy' for not arranging London fanzone for Euros semi-final Standard
www.independent.co.uk
2 weeks ago
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Keir Starmer swerves question when asked if Muslims are losing trust in Labour

Sir Keir Starmer avoided addressing the issue of tension between the Labour Party and British Muslims during a visit to Wales. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
2 weeks ago
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What does devolution mean? Keir Starmer to kickstart new era'

Sir Keir Starmer initiates a new era of devolution by meeting with regional mayors, emphasizing the transfer of powers and funding to local governments in the UK. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
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Ex-MP Jonathan Ashworth named as new boss of Labour Together thinktank

Jonathan Ashworth is to become the chief executive of the highly influential Starmerite thinktank Labour Together after losing his parliamentary seat, the Guardian has learned.
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2 weeks ago
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Starmer hails diversity of new Parliament

By Becky Morton, @beckyrmorton, Political reporter House of Commons Sir Keir Starmer has hailed the new Parliament as the most diverse in terms of race and gender "this country has ever seen" in his first speech to the Commons as prime minister.
www.bbc.com
2 weeks ago
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Starmer gives government jobs to brand new MPs

Getty Images Sir Keir Starmer has given junior ministerial roles to five MPs who were only elected for the first time last week.
www.independent.co.uk
2 weeks ago
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Who are the six new Reform MPs elected across the UK? Everything you need to know

Jump to content News Sports Voices Culture Lifestyle Travel Premium Our mission is to deliver unbiased, fact-based reporting that holds power to account and exposes the truth.Whether $5 or $50, every contribution counts.
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2 weeks ago
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The London MPs in Keir Starmer's new cabinet

In total, 22 Labour MPs and peers now fill key roles in the cabinet, in a line-up including a record 11 women.
This follows the Labour Party's landslide election victory on July 4.
www.aljazeera.com
2 weeks ago
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We will never go away' British MP Corbyn tells Gaza support rally

Thousands of people joined a pro-Palestinian rally in London at the weekend to pressure the new UK government to take action on Gaza.
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
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Emily Thornberry sorry and surprised' not to be given cabinet role by Starmer

The former shadow attorney general Emily Thornberry has said she is very sorry and surprised not to be appointed to the role in the new Labour cabinet, after Keir Starmer appointed the human rights barrister Richard Hermer to the role in government.
www.independent.co.uk
2 weeks ago
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Watch: Former Tory minister claims there is little appetite' for Labour government

Showing now | News 00:53 A former Tory minister has suggested there was little appetite for a Labour government at the general election.
Secret London
2 weeks ago
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Electric Vehicle Drivers Will Soon Have To Pay Full Congestion Charge In London

Right now, driving a zero-emissions vehicle in London means a rather large discount on the congestion zones around the city.
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2 weeks ago
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New MPs hit out at 'shambles' train services

By Emma Stanley & PA Media, BBC News PA Media Several newly-elected Labour MPs have criticised the reliability of train services after suffering disruption during journeys to take their seats in the House of Commons.
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
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Keir Starmer and Angela Rayner to kickstart new era of devolution

Every area of England should take over key powers from Westminster, Keir Starmer will say as he and Angela Rayner declare an end to the levelling up agenda and look to kickstart a new era of devolution.
www.bbc.com
2 weeks ago
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Outer London concerns as Tories lose MPs

BBC Concerns have been raised that in some parts of London constituents in Conservative seats may not have their voices heard, now that Labour has taken hold of the capital.
www.theguardian.com
2 weeks ago
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Big brains and glittering careers: five fresh Labour MPs to watch

A former adviser to Alistair Darling during his time as chancellor, he has since become one of the most respected surveyors of the British economy in the country in his role as director of the Resolution Foundation thinktank.
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2 weeks ago
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Election fallout: deep shifts in Muslim and Jewish voting

By Aleem Maqbool, Religion editor Getty Images However big the headline change in the vote between the past two elections, drill down into two demographic pockets of Britain and you find staggering shifts.
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