The second part of our story of the night
Boris Johnson has seen off Labour hopes of a Ken Livingstone revival to triumph in the 2012 London mayoral race.
Boris Johnson received an undesired endorsement from embattled prime minister David Cameron today, as Labour tried to paint the pair as "two Tory peas in a pod".
The Ukip candidate is running on a policy platform he has no power to deliver... but that's not stopping him.
A year ago, May 5th 2011, was the grimmest of days for the Liberal Democrats. The party lost some 700 councillors, and, more cruelly still, a once-in-a-generation chance of electoral reform at Westminster with the rejection of the AV referendum. The question hovering over Thursday's set of elections is: is 2011 as bad as it gets for the party?
The Green candidate may seem harmless, but she has flashes of pit bull ferocity.
The dark horse in the London mayoral race is secretly an establishment insider.
Read Boris Johnson's open letter to London ahead of the mayoral election in full on politics.co.uk.
Why does a candidate with such a fascinating life story appear so lifeless on the campaign trail?
There are politicians with track records. And then there is Ken Livingstone.
Celebrity, philanderer, mayor: politics.co.uk's profile of one of the most fascinating figures in politics.
Boris Johnson's lead over Ken Livingstone is slim enough for the Labour candidate to pull off a surprise victory on Thursday, a new poll suggests.
Voters will be responsible for austerity policies unless they vote against Boris Johnson this week, a Labour MP has claimed.
We've been talking with Ken Livingstone as he seeks re-election to City Hall.
Boris Johnson will be re-elected mayor of London on the 3rd of May, according to the latest ComRess poll.
This is potentially one of the most significant changes to England's political landscape in many years.
Ken Livingstone tried to patch things up with his Labour rival for mayoral candidate today with an offer of a job for Oona King if he wins the elections.
politics.co.uk spends a morning with London mayoral hopeful Ken Livingstone on the campaign trail.
The campaign to be the next mayor of London has been boring. All four major political parties have selected the same candidates, and frankly none of them have a vision for London.
The race for mayor of London is now closer than ever, with new results putting Livingstone just two points behind Johnson.
Read Ken Livingstone's speech on the final stages of the London Mayoral elections in full on politics.co.uk
One in four children in London live in poverty, a stark figure that should be at the centre of the mayoral election campaigns.
Boris takes on hairdressers, a crepe suzette and a college full of student voters as he seeks re-election to City Hall.
'Boris bikes' prompted the most heated moments of Thursday evening's mayoral hustings, after the mayor was told his policy was "killing cyclists".