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Sadiq Khan begins mayoralty with Southwark Cathedral ceremony

Sadiq Khan, the new Labour Mayor of London, chose Southwark Cathedral as the setting for a ceremony where he signed the formal declaration of acceptance of office.

Tweets on 7 May 2016

Massive queue for Nando's at Elephant & Castle almost blocking the new piazza pic.twitter.com/69Eiqfkcga

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KLouise87 Hello, large tabby cat has gone missing from the Elephant & Castle area, owner in tears, please can you RT? Thanks X pic.twitter.com/Pj3AhFZBnb

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:23 PM, May 7th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Just published - Sadiq Khan begins mayoralty with Southwark Cathedral ceremony goo.gl/fb/3pKG21

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AdamBienkov Sadiq Khan signs his declaration of office inside Southwark Cathedral. Says he will be a mayor for all Londoners. pic.twitter.com/G3y8LoPR9x

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:37 PM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

itvnews Sadiq Khan said "I can't believe the last 24 hours" as he was officially sworn in as Mayor of London.
amp.twimg.com/v/b2b04c35-69c…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 2:37 PM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

SadiqKhan Deeply honoured to take this oath. I will be a Mayor for all Londoners. pic.twitter.com/u1GXBkRvDZ

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 2:27 PM, May 7th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Sadiq Khan leaves @Southwarkcathed after inauguration as Mayor of London pic.twitter.com/XSlgM0bsmY

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Clamouring for a glimpse of London's new mayor pic.twitter.com/9ntaKicfQ0

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Media scrum outside @Southwarkcathed awaiting @SadiqKhan departure. Hacks and snappers getting impatient.

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Met commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe & fire commissioner Ron Dobson @Southwarkcathed pic.twitter.com/FbyMi7tFjQ

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Sir Ian McKellen and Lord Cashman leaving @Southwarkcathed after @SadiqKhan inauguration pic.twitter.com/hvbnvs85fu

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Sky News political editor @faisalislam recording piece to camera outside @Southwarkcathed after @SadiqKhan event pic.twitter.com/BDGKJMJ53g

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Guests mingling in @Southwarkcathed churchyard after inauguration of @SadiqKhan as mayor pic.twitter.com/0mgSz4oEOq

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Camera crews waiting for Sadiq Khan to leave @Southwarkcathed pic.twitter.com/ecGAO9IJxF

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Sadiq Khan has been speaking at @Southwarkcathed as London's new mayor pic.twitter.com/hNPsXLnrBD

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tomcopley Mayor @SadiqKhan signing the declaration of office at Southwark Cathedral pic.twitter.com/TsUA0SXo7U

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:53 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Pret in Borough High Street wants an alcohol licence pic.twitter.com/zKAN9WBIO3

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Doesn't seem to be anything serious

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to se1

Something just went bang outside Southwark Cathedral. Cops run to investigate.

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simonharrisitv @SadiqKhan waits to sign in as Mayor of London. @itvlondon pic.twitter.com/bxAxMsQBOh

via Echofon (retweeted on 11:45 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

simonharrisitv Doreen Lawrence introduces the new mayor. @itvlondon pic.twitter.com/Ywm8QUflyC

via Echofon (retweeted on 11:45 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

coyleneil Absolutely brilliant to have @deansouthwark welcome new London mayor @SadiqKhan to @Southwarkcathed for his inauguration ceremony in

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:40 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

simonharrisitv Applause, cheers and standing ovation in the cathedral for @SadiqKhan

via Echofon (retweeted on 11:40 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

FloEshalomi At Southwark Cathedral waiting 4 the new Labour Mayor @SadiqKhan 2be sworn in. Feeling great 2 represent this area pic.twitter.com/XfdOcwEtMC

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:37 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

SeemaMalhotra1 Packed Southwark Cathedral - waiting for the new Mayor of London @SadiqKhan pic.twitter.com/Oi7UyM7O8f

via Echofon (retweeted on 11:37 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

tomcopley At Southwark Cathedral for @SadiqKhan's inauguration. It's a beautiful morning to welcome a Labour Mayor of London pic.twitter.com/ysl1DkYOzx

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:37 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

simonharrisitv Met Commissioner meets senior Sadiq staffer David Bellamy at the ceremony. @itvlondon pic.twitter.com/Sjw9KXRCXm

via Echofon (retweeted on 11:35 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

simonharrisitv Sir Ian McKellen and Michael Cashman in the cathedral. @itvlondon pic.twitter.com/d3MDlA51L4

via Echofon (retweeted on 11:35 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

simonharrisitv Front row VIPs. @itvlondon pic.twitter.com/rP73Fu44Qi

via Echofon (retweeted on 11:35 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

rolykeating Southwark Cathedral abuzz for swearing in of London's new Mayor. pic.twitter.com/fqLTJ2jhPH

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:33 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Peymasad The new official signing in ceremony at southwark cathedral with all major faith leaders pic.twitter.com/zg0A1ovy5e

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:27 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

AdamBienkov Ed Miliband arrives at Southwark Cathedral, where his friend Sadiq Khan is to sign his declaration of office pic.twitter.com/QnM6Kb7ryF

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:25 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

DaveHill Bernard Hogan-Howe arrives for formal signing in of Sadiq Khan as mayor at Southwark cathedral. pic.twitter.com/W8XJBsCFFW

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:25 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

simonharrisitv Ed Miliband @karenpbuck in Southwark Cathedral for @SadiqKhan swearing in as Mayor of London. @itvlondon pic.twitter.com/8qYjFoW4dY

via Echofon (retweeted on 11:24 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

ghunter1978 Southwark Cathedral filling up for @SadiqKhan swearing-in ceremony! @ChrLeft @telcocitizens @HackneyCit pic.twitter.com/maAXrQ0YDV

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:24 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

StephenHance1 Great to welcome London's new Mayor @SadiqKhan to @Southwarkcathed to take his oaths of office pic.twitter.com/pM9a9UT73V

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:22 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

JamieGrierson Sadiq Khan was welcomed at Southwark cathedral by Sir Ian McKellen, who will attend the ceremony. pic.twitter.com/X8zxXNJj40

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:21 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

JamieGrierson Ed Miliband in da house at Southwark cathedral to watch @SadiqKhan sign in as mayor of London

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:21 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

DaveHill Sadiq Khan arrives at Southwark Cathedral for his formal swearing in as London mayor. pic.twitter.com/mzTzlW4tml

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:20 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

RyanJHooper New Mayor of London Sadiq Khan meets Sir Ian McKellen at his signing-in ceremony at Southwark Cathedral pic.twitter.com/ayZInQCFkd

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:19 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Sadiq Khan arrives at @Southwarkcathed for formal declaration of acceptance of office as Mayor of London pic.twitter.com/HoMiMDp7Yk

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Satellite truck outside Southwark Cathedral for Sadiq Khan inauguration. pic.twitter.com/Zr0J7V6kjo

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AmCritchard In Southwark Cathedral waiting for @SadiqKhan and formal acceptance of office with @LeonieC pic.twitter.com/K8BT9Qorlq

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:50 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Sadiq Khan will make the declaration of acceptance of office as Mayor of London at Southwark Cathedral today: standard.co.uk/news/mayor/lon…

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doublemacbex Aw, I found a little bit of home in Hanoi's French Quarter! @se1 pic.twitter.com/WQaD09JVvr

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Saturday gardening club for SE1 locals launches today @GardenMuseumLDN: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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londonelects LIVE on : Watch the declaration now periscope.tv/w/afvMMTFvTmps…

via Periscope (retweeted on 12:18 AM, May 7th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

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