Sadiq Khan becomes first Muslim mayor of London
London: Sadiq Khan, the son of a bus driver, became London's first Muslim mayor on Friday.
Khan is yet to receive official notification of his victory, which would go some way to soothing the wounds of Labour which suffered losses in Thursday's other local elections.
Khan will replace Conservative Boris Johnson, who has run the city of 8.6 million people for eight years.
The newly appointed Mayor thanked all his supporters on twitter.
Sadiq Khan's tweets:
Today was an amazing victory for hope over fear and for unity over division.https://t.co/yFk1VPL3AA
— Sadiq Khan MP (@SadiqKhan) May 7, 2016
— Sadiq Khan MP (@SadiqKhan) May 5, 2016