Tag: mayor

Sort: Date | Title | Views | | Random Sort Ascending
View:

‘Soiled coat with red blood’: New York mayor Adams mourns shot police officer

14 Views0 Comments

A rookie New York City police officer was hailed as an inspiration to his community on Sunday, as investigators sought to make sense of his death, shot while attending a domestic dispute in Harlem. Another officer sh...

Why is New York City’s mayor blaming tenants for the deadliest fire in decades?

19 Views0 Comments

On Sunday, the deadliest New York City fire in three decades tore through a Bronx apartment building, killing at least 17 people. Among the dead were children as young as four and five. The New York City fire departme...

Progressives concerned as Eric Adams takes helm as New York mayor

14 Views0 Comments

For many New Yorkers, the inauguration of Eric Adams as the 110th mayor of New York City – and only the second Black person to serve in the position – has evoked a range of feelings, from excitement at the possibility...

Eric Adams sworn in as mayor of New York City

18 Views0 Comments

New York City’s new mayor, Eric Adams, was sworn into office soon after midnight yesterday. It was a fitting time of day for a cop-turned-politico who has indicated that he plans to return some personal panache to a m...

London mayor declares ‘major incident’ to help Covid-hit hospitals

21 Views0 Comments

The London mayor, Sadiq Khan, has declared a “major incident” to help ease the pressure on the capital’s hospitals amid a surge in Covid-19 cases caused by the fast-spreading Omicron coronavirus variant. Khan made the...

San Francisco mayor declares neighborhood state of emergency amid overdose deaths

53 Views0 Comments

The mayor of San Francisco has declared a state of emergency in the Tenderloin district, an area with high levels of homelessness and devastating numbers of drug overdoses, in an effort to crack down on crime and redu...

Australia live news updates: Daniel Andrews gives press conference; 980 new Covid cases in Victoria; fifth term for Clover Moore as Sydney mayor

51 Views0 Comments

Daniel Andrews and James Merlino address media; Omicron cases continue to climb in Sydney as NSW records 286 locally acquired Covid-19 cases, one death; Victoria records 980 cases, seven deaths – follow all the day’s ...

I write while my children steal cars and rob houses: the awful human cost of racist stereotypes

70 Views0 Comments

As I write this article, my children are stealing cars and robbing houses, I suppose. I am an Indigenous father – so, doesn’t that tell you everything you need to know about me as a parent, and about my children’s cap...

Michelle Wu becomes Boston’s first woman and person of color to be elected mayor

24 Views0 Comments

Michelle Wu has made history after being elected as mayor of Boston, becoming the first woman and person of color elected to the position in almost 200 years. “From every corner of our city, Boston has spoken. We are ...

‘Self-obsessed and not bright’: what Middlesbrough’s mayor thinks of his councillors

56 Views0 Comments

A local council is beset by self-obsessed, selfish and not-very-bright councillors, says the town’s own mayor. Andy Preston, the mayor of Middlesbrough, intervened after complaints lodged by councillors against their ...

Chicago mayor files complaint against police union for defying vaccine mandate

58 Views0 Comments

The Chicago mayor, Lori Lightfoot, has filed a complaint in court against Chicago’s largest police union and its president after the union issued a directive for officers to ignore a citywide mandate to report their v...

M5S mayor of Rome facing election defeat, exit polls suggest

38 Views0 Comments

The mayor of Rome, Virginia Raggi, is in danger of being ousted in local elections, according to exit polls, which showed a far-right candidate ahead in the race for Italy’s capital. Raggi was hoping to win a second m...

Pro-refugee Italian mayor sentenced to 13 years for abetting illegal migration

38 Views0 Comments

The former mayor of an Italian town who revitalised his community by welcoming and integrating migrants has been sentenced to more than 13 years in jail for abetting illegal migration and for “irregularities” in manag...

Wild boar on streets of Rome are being used against me, says mayor

39 Views0 Comments

A group of wild boar strutting along a traffic-filled road in Rome has catapulted the issue of the Italian capital’s state of decay to the top of the debate ahead of mayoral elections. Much to the bemusement of onlook...

Germany: parking row brews as Green mayor plans to increase fees by 600%

43 Views0 Comments

The mayor of the southern German city of Tübingen has attracted praise and scorn alike for a new plan to increase parking fees by 600% in an effort to discourage cars – especially large ones – from the city. Boris Pal...

Inability to enforce face masks leaves London mayor frustrated

46 Views0 Comments

London cannot stop “significant numbers” of people from travelling without masks, Sadiq Khan has admitted, as he appealed to the government to restore the law or assist the capital in passing a bylaw to ensure face-co...

« Prev