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London Elects 1st Muslim Mayor, Labor Party’s Khan

Sadiq Khan of Britain's Labor Party has become the first Muslim elected mayor of a major Western capital after beating conservative rival Zac Goldsmith in a bitter campaign to become the mayor of London. Election results announced Friday night show Londoners voted Khan, 45, into office over Goldsmith, 57 percent to 43 percent. In becoming mayor of Britain's capital, Khan ends eight years of conservative control of the city. During his acceptance speech, Khan talked up his...

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