Boris four points clear of Ken in London mayoral race with three days to go


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Conservative candidate and current Mayor of London Boris Johnson increased his lead over Labour's Ken Livingstone to four points as the campaign for City Hall entered its final week.

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In a YouGov opinion poll  conducted for the Evening Standard, Mr Johnson was leading with a run-off of 52 to Mr Livingstone's 48.

However, today Labour said the race remains "neck and neck", while Mr Livingstone released a poster portraying Mr Johnson, Prime Minister David Cameron and Chancellor George Osborne as blue-faced aliens, alongside the slogan " The Tories are on a different planet", in an effort to underline his claim that the party are out of touch with everyday Britons as the country returns to recession.