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The two things everyone needs to know about Sadiq Khan

There are two things everyone needs to know about Sadiq Khan: He backed Jeremy Corbyn to be Labour Leader He says he’d do it againThat’s right: Sadiq Khan backed Jeremy Corbyn to lead his Party – the man who wants to print money to fund more spending, ramp up taxes on working people

Tonight's Evening Standard hustings - what you need to know

Will you be watching tonight’s Evening Standard London Mayoral hustings, taking place at 6.30pm?It will be on London Live (Freeview channel 8, Sky channel 117, Virgin channel 159, YouView channel 8) and you can also watch a webcast here.If you’re tweeting during the event, the hashtag is #ESHusti

Police Commissioner Candidate Fears Lives are being put at risk as West Mercia’s Response times get longer

Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner Candidate John Campion has expressed concern over the increasing amount of time it takes for West Mercia Police to respond to an emergency.  Over the last two years response times have continued to increase, currently standing at 10.7 minutes which is an increase of over a minute since March 2013 as reported to the Police and Crime Panel.

Building more homes in Britain

New figures show that the number of new homes being registered across the UK is at its highest level since 2007.By working closely with housebuilders, we’re ensuring that they have the skills n