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Stay or go? Ukrainian mayors’ agonising choice as Russia invaded

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Two days before the Russian invasion, Ukraine’s deputy prime minister Iryna Vereshchuk received a call from the British ambassador to Ukraine, with a simple message: get out of Kyiv immediately. The call, as Vereshchu...

New York mayor’s crime plans reinforce ‘worst parts of NYPD’, sê kenners

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While New York City’s mayor, Eric Adams, has been defending his veganism and equating drug dependency to liking cheese, he has been escalating the city’s police powers, deeply concerning civil rights advocates. Adams,...

Cressida Dick: Met police chief left with ‘no choice’ but to stand down after losing London mayor’s confidence – live

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Dame Cressida Dick says she is to step aside as commissioner of the Metropolitan police after series of scandals damages trust in force

‘€20m for one village is too much’: Italian mayors agitated over rival’s win

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Several Italian mayors have been left seething after a rival hamlet with just 142 residents clinched €20m (£16.9m) as part of a nationwide project to revive Italy’s battered economy. Trevinano, an ancient hilltop haml...

Mayor’s Fund for London reports Naomi Campbell’s charity over debt of £50,000

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A charity whose patron is the mayor of London says the fashion charity founded by the supermodel Naomi Campbell owes it tens of thousands of pounds. The Mayor’s Fund for London, whose figurehead is the current mayor, ...

London mayor’s office denies feminist activist’s claims over sacking

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The mayor of London’s office has denied claims that a prominent campaigner on violence against women was sacked after raising concerns about transgender women using domestic abuse refuges. Joan Smith, who has campaign...

Masks should remain mandatory on public transport, say English mayors

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Mayors in some of England’s Covid hotspots want mandatory mask-wearing to continue on public transport after the next stage of unlocking on 19 Julie. Andy Burnham, the mayor of Greater Manchester, also wants people to ...

New York mayor’s race in chaos after elections board publishes incorrect tally

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New York City’s mayoral election has been thrown into chaos after the board of elections mistakenly included 135,000 “test ballots” in its vote tally. The board of elections had published updated vote totals for the D...

Tracy Brabin: ‘I looked around and all the other mayors were men…’

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In all the fevered commentary about how Labour might reconnect with its lost voters in England’s northern towns, one credible answer seems to have been hiding in plain sight. The latest symbolic red wall defeat to the...

Hillsborough: mayors accuse QC of ‘repeating lies’ about Liverpool fans

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The mayors of Greater Manchester and the Liverpool city region have formally complained to the Bar Standards Board about comments by a QC appearing to blame misbehaviour by Liverpool supporters for the Hillsborough di...

‘It’s a slap in the face’: LA activists protest mayor’s police budget increase

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Los Angeles activists denounced a budget proposal by the mayor that includes increases to the law enforcement budget, one day after the conviction of Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis has fueled renewed scrutiny of police ...