Sadiq Khan

A demonstrator holds a placard reading "Under Boris Exempt From Regulation (UBER)" as he stands beside parked London taxi cabs on Whitehall, during a protest against Uber Technologies Inc.'s car sharing service in London, U.K., on Wednesday, June 11, 2014.

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…

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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…

'Stop Heathrow Expansion badges are displayed in a pub in Harmondsworth Village near Heathrow Airport on July 1, 2015 in London, England.

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…

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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…

Jeremy Corbyn, MP for Islington North and candidate in the Labour Party leadership election, speaks to supporters at the Rock Tower on September 10, 2015 in London, England.

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…

Sadiq Khan at the announce of Labour's London Mayoral candidate today.

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…

Jeremy Corbyn Takes The Lead In The Labour Leadership Race

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…

Celebrities: London Marathon 2014

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…

The Evening Standard's Labour mayoral hustings at the Royal Geographical Society in London.

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 speaks outside the Tyne Theatre and Opera House, Newcastle, during his campaign.

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 takes part in the 2014 London Marathon on April 13, 2014 in London, England.

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…

Well Cooked Poultry Safe Despite Bird Flu Fears

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.…

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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…

The Evening Standard's Labour mayoral hustings at the Royal Geographical Society in London.

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…

Jeremy Corbyn (image: PA).

Jeremy Corbyn is definitely not what Labour voters want

15 June 2015 14:20

The clock struck noon and it was if the past 32 years had never happened. Veteran Left-wing MP Jeremy Corbyn…

Unlocking the Brain

Cage offered ‘Radical Chic’ to modern liberals

3 March 2015 16:28

In the 1970s it was called ‘Radical Chic’: the toe-curling tendency of well-heeled liberals to consort with revolutionaries in the…

Prime Minister David Cameron Visits Wormwood Scrubs Prison And Makes A Speech On Criminal Justice

Labour should stop whipping up fears about our prisons. They created Britain’s only recent prison crisis

1 August 2014 17:56

Sadiq Khan, the Shadow Justice Secretary, took to these pages earlier to claim that ‘This Government’s disastrous prisons policy is…

Sadiq Khan and Ed Miliband. Image: Getty

Labour’s mixed up views on race and diversity are driving voters away

31 May 2014 13:28

In the past few weeks, Sadiq Khan has made a couple of interventions that show how hopelessly confused the Labour…

Charing Cross Hospital

How did Labour manage to take control of Cameron’s ‘flagship’ London council?

28 May 2014 12:22

After a formidable campaign run by Shadow London Minister Sadiq Khan, Labour took four out of eight Euro seats. Redbridge, Croydon,…

Labour ought to take the London mayoralty in 2016. Here is the form thus far. (Image: Getty)

A look at Labour’s London line-up

8 January 2014 10:04

The open primary to choose the 2016 Labour candidate for London Mayor is a dot on horizon; but speculation is…

Commuters have survived the advent of the Oyster card. But Labour says that the onset of more ticket machines will have a ‘devastating effect’ on commuters.

Ignore Labour’s rage against the machines

13 August 2013 12:01

Two months ago I walked into the railway station at Biarritz. Without thinking I headed to the ticket machine on…

Sadiq Khan's response to Charles Moore's article on Islamic extremism exposes a root of the problem. (PAUL ELLIS/AFP/GettyImages)

Sadiq Khan has unwittingly highlighted the problem of Islamic extremism

24 June 2013 12:46

Sadiq Khan MP had a piece in the Telegraph last week attacking an excellent piece by Charles Moore in the…

Sadiq Khan MP has had his life threatened for supporting gay marriage. PAUL ELLIS/AFP/GettyImages)

The threats to Sadiq Khan remind us of the dangers that many MPs face

18 February 2013 17:23

Such is the audacity of extreme Islamists that we now have the remarkable situation where a Muslim member of parliament,…

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The taxing question Labour can’t answer

17 February 2013 13:13

The details of Labour’s mansion tax proposal remain, to put it politely, sketchy. Here’s the exchange between Andrew Neil and…


Lib-Lab bonding over legal aid

17 April 2012 15:59

The Legal Aid Bill limps back to the Commons this afternoon, having had a rough ride through the upper chamber…