U.S. president Donald Trump said late on Thursday he no longer plans to attend the opening of a new USA embassy in London.
The paper notes that the problem with the president's "explanation is that Trump's tweet misrepresented the history of the U.S. Embassy move".
Khan added that it was a "mistake" for U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May to have invited the president in the first place.
After Trump's cancelation tweet, London Mayor Sadiq Khan tweeted that Trump is "not welcome here while he is pursuing such a divisive agenda".
And half of people in Britain opposed Theresa May's offer of a state visit to Trump.
However, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan - who has clashed with the president in the past - said the U.S. president had "got the message" that many Londoners were staunchly opposed to his policies and actions.
But Trump said his decision, announced in a late-night tweet, was due to concerns about the embassy's move from the elite Mayfair district to a far less fashionable area of London south of the Thames River.
"He's been to countries all over the world and yet he's not been to the one with which he's closest", he said.
Christian Warman, director of prime central London estate agency Tedworth Property, defended the decision to move the embassy, suggesting it was "very sensible", although he agreed Grosvenor Square was one of the best addresses in London.
But the United States is far from the only embassy to have clocked up millions in unpaid congestion fees.
Mr. Trump has already visited France, Poland, Japan, and China as USA president, with little or no protest or opposition. The new building is also larger and more energy efficient.
The new Nine Elms site, near Battersea in London, is due to open on 16 January.
But clearly, the State Department struck this "bad deal" so Trump would find out about it years later and be forced to cancel his London visit.
Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage, an ally of the USA president, suggested the risk of protests may have been behind the decision to abandon the trip to open the embassy.