Newly sworn-in London mayor Sadiq Khan has become the first practicing Muslim to rise to the British capital’s highest office. He fought a bitter campaign against an Eton graduate and praised Londoners for their choice.
Drivers of older, more polluting diesel and petrol vehicles have to pay almost twice as much to drive in central London, after the city administration has introduced a so-called "T-charge" to improve air quality.
Despite tensions between the US president and London's mayor, the UK foreign secretary has sanctioned the state visit. In the wake of a deadly attack in London, Donald Trump lashed out at the mayor by misquoting him.
The Egyptian capital Cairo is the world's most dangerous megacity for women, with high rates of harassment and a lack of opportunities. In the Thomson Reuters Foundation poll, London ranked best metropolis for women.
Sadiq Khan, a 45-year-old Labour lawmaker, is London's first Muslim mayor. He beat his Conservative opponent Zac Goldsmith who had run a dirty campaign against him. Samira Shackle reports from the British capital.
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