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London Mayor Sadiq Khan

Support for Mayor Khan Crashes After Summer of Violence

The London Mayor’s approval rating has slumped to its lowest level on record after a summer of surging violence in the capital, crashing to just a fifth of its previous level a few months ago.

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 19: Police arrest people protesting that the police were allowed to leadthe march at Glasgow Pride on August 19, 2017 in Glasgow, Scotland. The largest festival of LGBTI celebration in Scotland has been held every year in Glasgow since 1996. (Photo by Robert Perry/Getty Images)

Police ‘Struggling’ to Fight Crime, Study Warns

With soaring rates of “high harm” crime, falling arrest rates, and a shrinking proportion of crimes resulting in a charge, police forces in Britain are finding it “increasingly difficult” to keep the public safe, an official report has warned.