The construction of the Nine Elms Bridge is set on hold, requiring support from all

A new pedestrian and cycle crossing between Nine Elms and Pimlico has been planned, being dubbed as the Nine Elms Bridge. However, it seems as though only one side of the river Thames wishes its construction.   The Labour Assembly Member Andrew Dismore expressed his concern on behalf of Pimlico...

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Pupils from Westminster celebrate multi-faith Iftar with Mayor, Archbishop & Chief Rabbi

Pupils from Westminster celebrate multi-faith Iftar with Mayor, Archbishop & Chief Rabbi

  Today (June 30)  Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Chief Rabbi attended Lambeth Palace’s interfaith Iftar which brought 100 young Londoners of all faith, in order to celebrate both Ramadan and multi-faith co-operation. Sadiq Khan said: “This is my first Ramadan as the Mayor of...

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Sadiq Khan: London must “take back control”

Sadiq Khan: London must “take back control”

When the capital voted in the recent referendum, it did so clearly in favour of remaining within the EU. Over 59% (2.26 million) of people in London’s 33 boroughs, including the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, voted against Brexit.   It is, therefore, unsurprising that Mayor of London, Sadiq...

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Mayor supports campaign to protect LGBT tavern

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has offered his support in the fight to protect one of the capital’s oldest surviving and most iconic Lesbian, Gay, Bi, and Transgender (LGBT) venues and to prevent any change of use by developers.   Over the past couple of decades, London has watched...

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Mayor Khan bans ‘body shaming’ TfL ads

Newly elected, Sadiq Khan, has promised that he will ban ‘body shaming’ ads across the Transport For London (TfL) network in London. Khan, who is the son of a bus driver, said that from July, TfL will not allow posters which, according to the Mayor, put pressure on women and...

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Cyber crime targeting small, unprotected businesses

In a new report by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), small businesses are identified as: “unfairly carrying the cost of cyber crime in an increasingly vulnerable digital economy.”   It is estimated that cyber crime costs the UK economy more than £5 billion every year, with smaller firms being...

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Sadiq Khan announces bold plans to clean up London’s air

Commenting on a report published by The British Lung Foundation, Sadiq Khan has revealed that air pollution levels in London require ‘urgent action’ in order to meet “legal requirements”. Last month, the Mayor of London accused Boris Johnson of failing to announce a major report of 433 schools in the capital exceeding...

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Mayor of London asks artists to brighten up Thames bridges

Mayor of London asks artists to brighten up Thames bridges

One of Sadiq Khan’s first major cultural works since being elected as the Mayor of London will be commissioning artists to “brighten up” London’s bridges.   Calling on “the world’s brightest minds”, Khan will be asking artists “to come up with ideas to create a permanent light art installation” which...

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Mayor Sadiq Khan tackles capital’s toxic air

Mayor Sadiq Khan tackles capital’s toxic air

New Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has announced that he will be launching a formal policy consultation into the measures required to clean up the capital’s toxic air pollution.   During a visit to a primary school in Aldgate, Sir John Cass’s Foundation School, the Mayor argued that he wants...

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John Curtice – King of the Polls

  Interviewed by Henry Tobias Jones Prof John Curtice is the King of the Polls. He was the lone voice to successfully predict the outcome of the 2015 general election and along with his team at NatCen he is the polling expert.   KCW Today spoke with Curtice about the...

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