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NameBoris Johnson
Votes1,054,811 (44.07%)
Margin62,538 (+2.61%)
Term07/03/2012 - 07/03/2016
  London  Labour Party 0 10 +2.09%
 The City of London 
  Barking and Dagenham  Labour Party 0 10 +100.00%
  Barnet  Conservative Party 0 10 +28.57%
  Bexley  Conservative Party 0 10 +65.08%
  Brent  Labour Party 0 10 +36.51%
  Bromley  Conservative Party 0 10 +81.67%
  Camden  Labour Party 0 10 +39.22%
  Croydon  Conservative Party 0 10 +5.71%
  Ealing  Labour Party 0 10 +14.86%
  Enfield  Labour Party 0 10 +14.29%
  Greenwich  Labour Party 0 10 +56.86%
  Hackney  Labour Party 0 10 +80.70%
  Hammersmith and Fulham  Conservative Party 0 10 +30.43%
  Haringey  Labour Party 0 10 +19.30%
  Harrow  Labour Party 0 10 +11.11%
  Havering  Conservative Party 0 10 +38.89%
  Hillingdon  Conservative Party 0 10 +41.54%
  Hounslow  Labour Party 0 10 +16.67%
  Islington  Labour Party 0 10 +41.67%
  Kensington & Chelsea  Conservative Party 0 10 +62.96%
  Kingston upon Thames  Liberal Democrats 0 10 +12.50%
  Lambeth  Labour Party 0 10 +46.03%
  Lewisham  Labour Party 0 10 +50.00%
  Merton  Labour Party 0 10 +1.67%
  Newham  Labour Party 0 10 +100.00%
  Redbridge  Conservative Party 0 10 +6.35%
  Richmond upon Thames  Conservative Party 0 10 +11.11%
  Southwark  Labour Party 0 10 +15.87%
  Sutton  Liberal Democrats 0 10 +59.26%
  Tower Hamlets  Labour Party 0 10 +64.71%
  Waltham Forest  Labour Party 0 10 +31.67%
  Wandsworth  Conservative Party 0 10 +56.67%
  Westminster  Conservative Party 0 10 +60.00%
City Council
  Greater London Assembly  Labour Party 0 12 +12.00%
European Union
  European Parliament  Conservative Party 0 09 +6.08%
Initiatives and Referenda
  Creation of Greater London Authority  Yes 88 98 +43.35%


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ContributorGerald Farinas
Last ModifiedGerald Farinas May 04, 2004 04:18pm
DescriptionCity of London
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

London is the capital city, seat of government and seat of the Royal House of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. London was built on the remains of a Roman settlement, believed to have been established in AD43. In AD60, the original Roman city was burnt to the ground by the warrior Queen Boudicca of the Iceni tribe. The Procurator, Gaius Julius Alpinus Classicianus, rebuilt London after Boudicca's rebellion and promoted London trade. London continued to grow as generations passed. The Dark Ages eventually put an end to growth of London which fell into ruin. This was the time, in the late 5th Century, that the legend of King Arthur was begun.

In the 450s, Anglo-Saxon settlers moved to England and divided it into small petty kingdoms. London fell within the Kingdom of the East Saxons. However, London's importance was often taken under direct control by Essex overlords, the Kings of Kent, Mercia or Wessex. In 597, Christianity came to London when King Aethelbert of Kent built the first St. Paul's Cathedral. Pope Gregory I sent St. Augustine to see the creation of two archdioceses in both London and York. St. Augustine settled instead to create the archdioceses in Canterbury and Kent.

In the 830s, Viking raiders invaded London. By 878 though, King Alfred the Great had become King of all the English and forced the Viking leaders to sue for peace. Alfred re-established London. In 911, London came under the direct control of the English Kings and ushered in London's prosperity.


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Newspaper London Evening Standard 

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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Mar 11, 2014 04:00pm Obituary Bob Crow, RMT leader, dies of suspected heart attack at 52  Article L'illusionniste 
Nov 25, 2013 05:00pm News 'Slave keepers' were members of cultlike political group  Article L'illusionniste 
Feb 19, 2013 05:00pm Commentary Why have the white British left London?  Article ScottĀ³ 
Sep 02, 2011 06:00am Statement John Cleese: 'London is no longer an English city'  Article Ralphie 
Aug 28, 2011 12:45pm Blog Entry If You Want A London Library Card, Be Prepared To Answer Some Very Personal Questions  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Aug 09, 2011 08:10am News PM recalls Parliament over riots  Article L'illusionniste 
Jul 18, 2011 10:00am Scandal John Yates resigns from Met police over phone-hacking scandal  Article L'illusionniste 
Jul 18, 2011 10:00am Analysis John Yates: 'pretty crap' decision ends 30 years at Met  Article L'illusionniste 
Jul 17, 2011 02:00pm Scandal Met Police Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson quits  Article L'illusionniste 
Feb 03, 2009 11:00am News London crawling: Snow shuts down British capital  Article Gaear Grimsrud 
Oct 04, 2008 05:00am News Revealed: the Tory plot that forced out Met chief Blair  Article L'illusionniste 
Oct 02, 2008 11:00am News Britain's top policeman resigns  Article L'illusionniste 
Jul 04, 2008 08:00pm Scandal Deputy mayor resigns from office [London]  Article L'illusionniste 
May 22, 2007 10:00am Opinion Londonistan Calling  Article None Entered 
Jul 10, 2006 07:00am Obituary Jewish Campaigner knifed to death in US  Article L'illusionniste 
Jan 08, 2006 05:00pm Obituary Tony Banks dies  Article L'illusionniste 
Jul 07, 2005 11:00am General London attacks were predicted as 'inevitable'  Article Brandon 
Jul 07, 2005 06:00am News Two killed in London explosions  Article Ralphie 

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