Sadiq Khan to stand down as MP for Tooting after mayoral victory

Newly-elected London mayor Sadiq Khan has said he will stand down as MP for Tooting after 11 years.

He was officially sworn in as mayor at Southwark Cathedral, and said he "can't quite believe the last 24 hours".

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Politicians and celebrities arrive at Sadiq Khan's swearing in

Southwark Cathedral is the setting for Sadiq Khan's singing in as the new mayor of London, with politicians and even celebrities out in force.

Former Labour leader Ed Miliband at Southwark Cathedral Credit: ITV London
Sir Ian McKellen (right) and Michael Cashman in the cathedral Credit: ITV London

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