LONDON (AP) — The mayor of London wants to bring Indian Premier League cricket matches to the British capital.
Mayor Sadiq Khan told The Associated Press he is working with London-based...
LONDON (AP) — London's police commissioner on Sunday defended her officers' actions and said she didn't intend to resign, after coming under heavy criticism for the way police treated some...
LONDON (AP) — The crisis facing Britain this winter is depressingly familiar: Stay-at-home orders and empty streets. Hospitals overflowing. A daily toll of many hundreds of coronavirus...
LONDON (AP) — London's mayor declared the capital's COVID-19 situation to be critical Friday, reflecting deteriorating conditions for beleaguered hospitals, as the country recorded its highest...
LONDON (AP) — London's mayor announced Tuesday that more statues of imperialist figures could be removed from Britain’s streets after protesters knocked down the monument to a slave trader, as the...
LONDON (AP) — Heathrow Airport's plans to increase capacity of Europe's biggest travel hub by over 50% were stalled Thursday when a British court said the government failed to consider its...
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure Friday night from the European Union:
Britain has left the European Union after 47 years of membership, taking a leap into...
LONDON (AP) — London Mayor Sadiq Khan pledged 300,000 pounds ($390,000) to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation in Poland on Monday, arguing that the institution plays a vital role in educating...
LONDON (AP) — Britain's general election was going to the dogs Thursday as voters took their pooches to polling stations up and down the country.
LONDON (AP) — Two years after a tower block fire in London killed 72 people, safety experts warned that hundreds of apartment buildings around Britain remain at risk of a similar devastating...
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has announced the two-game series in London between the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals at West Ham's Olympic Stadium on June 13-14, 2020.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Europe (all times local):
President Donald Trump says he may meet this week with conservative British...
LONDON (AP) — Campaigners fighting British government plans to expand Heathrow Airport lost a challenge in one of the country's highest courts on Wednesday, in a decision which deemed the...
LONDON (AP) — In a bid to fight air pollution, London has introduced one of the world's toughest vehicle emissions standards, placing a tax on older, more polluting cars that drive into the center...
LONDON (AP) — A challenge against British government plans to expand Heathrow Airport through the construction of a third runway has begun in one of the country's highest courts.
LONDON (AP) — London Mayor Sadiq Khan says three used water cannons bought for police under predecessor Boris Johnson have been sold for scrap, at a loss of more than 300,000 pounds ($385,000).
Johnson, while mayor, authorized police to buy the 25-year-old cannons from Germany after riots swept London and other cities in 2011.
They cost 322,000 pounds to buy and refit, but have never been used. The government banned them, citing safety risks and saying they could be counterproductive.
LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of protesters opposed to Britain's impending exit from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday, demanding a new referendum and to have a say on the government's final Brexit deal with the EU.
Organizers say another public vote is needed because new facts have come out about the costs and complexity of Britain's exit from the bloc since voters chose to leave in 2016.
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on anti-Brexit protest Saturday in London (all times local):
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has joined thousands of voters calling for a second Brexit referendum at a major demonstration.
Khan said Saturday's event was a "march for the future" for young Britons, including those who were too young to vote in Britain's 2016 EU membership referendum, when those who favor leaving the bloc won by 52 percent to 48 percent.
LONDON (AP) — Protesters seeking to oust London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Saturday launched a giant balloon over Parliament Square depicting him dressed in a yellow bikini.
A small group of supporters watched the inflatable take to the skies, and the crowd cheered and shouted, "higher, higher, higher" as the balloon was launched.
Protesters believe Khan has failed to curtail street crime in London, and some wore T-shirts reading "Make London safe again."
LONDON (AP) — Critics of London Mayor Sadiq Khan have been given permission to fly a giant balloon over London that depicts him dressed in a bikini.
Organizer Yanny Bruere has raised more than 58,000 pounds ($75,000) through the Crowdfunder website for the 29-foot (8.8-meter) blimp as part of a campaign to oust Khan from his post.
LONDON (AP) — Five local government councils are going to court to stop the expansion of London's Heathrow Airport.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has joined the action, which began Thursday when five boroughs notified the national government of the legal grounds for their action.
LONDON (AP) — There's a character called Don Logan, played by Ben Kingsley in the British film "Sexy Beast" — a bullying and mercurial individual who wreaks havoc on the life of a retired former underworld cohort he visits in Spain. He intimidates, humiliates, taunts and worse. He is a most unwelcome house guest.
For many Britons, the role of Don Logan was played Friday by U.S. President Donald Trump.
London Mayor: Trump Protests Are Free Speech
LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump will be arriving Thursday in Britain, his first visit since becoming president. He will meet with Prime Minister Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth II before spending the weekend at one of his golf clubs in Scotland. Trump has angered many in Britain in the last two years with a series of actions and pronouncements and many protests are expected.
LONDON (AP) — London Mayor Sadiq Khan and a contingent of Royal Marines have joined tens of thousands of people celebrating Britain's LGBT community at a massive parade.
The event on Saturday was the first pride march that had uniformed Marines as official participants. The Royal Marines Band led the contingent.
Pride director Christopher Joell-Deshields says this year's parade is more diverse than ever.
LONDON (AP) — Grieving family members joined community leaders Tuesday for a moment of silence to remember a man who died and a dozen others who were injured last year when a jobless man drove his van into a crowd leaving evening prayers during Ramadan.
LONDON (AP) — London Mayor Sadiq Khan says he's optimistic the city will continue to draw investors after Brexit as a survey showed Britain's attractiveness as a destination for foreign direct investment dimmed last year.
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball intends to announce next week the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will play two games at London's Olympic Stadium on June 29-30 next year, a person familiar with the planning told The Associated Press.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because no public comments had been authorized.
"I'm excited about going over there," Yankees slugger Aaron Judge said.
Boston will be the home team for both of MLB's first regular-season games in Europe.
LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump has canceled a trip to London to open the new $1 billion U.S. Embassy in the British capital, a move that avoided protests promised by political opponents.
Some U.K. lawmakers had said Trump was not welcome in Britain after he re-tweeted videos from a far-right British group and criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan following a terror attack last year.
LONDON (AP) — A study commissioned by London Mayor Sadiq Khan shows that almost half a million jobs are under threat if Britain fails to strike a deal on future relations with the European Union before it leaves the bloc.
The research released Thursday warns of a "lost decade" of significantly lower economic growth resulting in 482,000 fewer jobs and 50 billion pounds ($67 billion) of lost investment by 2030 if the worst-case scenario becomes a reality.
LONDON (AP) — Rail passengers in some parts of England are facing travel disruptions this week after workers at five train companies supported strikes over the role of conductors responsible for safety on board.
The long-running dispute involves members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union and the companies. Strikes are set for Monday, Wednesday and Friday on South Western Railway, Arriva Rail North, Merseyrail and Greater Anglia, while the strike on Southern is Monday.
LONDON (AP) — British commuters are facing stiff increases in rail fares on the first work day of the new year.
Travelers on Tuesday faced average fare hikes of 3.4 percent, prompting howls from activist groups and London's mayor amid complaints of unreliable rail service.
Anthony Smith, chief of the independent group Transport Focus, said fares are going up as workers' wages stagnate, placing an unfair burden on commuters.