This Is What London Looked Like Today

As looting and rioting continues across London for a fourth evening, residents are steeling themselves for another night of mayhem. Here's what parts of the city looked like before nightfall, as officers battled rioters, fires continued to burn, and optimistic store owners began the cleanup process.

This Is What London Looked Like Today

A Sony warehouse smolders after it was set ablaze last night. [Photo via AP]

This Is What London Looked Like Today

A destroyed bus in south London. [Photo via AP]

This Is What London Looked Like Today

Police detain a looter. [Photo via AP]

This Is What London Looked Like Today

Volunteers attempting to clean up east London. [Photo via AP]

This Is What London Looked Like Today

A burned-out car in west London. [Photo via AP]

This Is What London Looked Like Today

Boris Johnson, London's mayor, with local residents. [Photo via AP]

This Is What London Looked Like Today

Prime Minister David Cameron and Acting Borough Police Commander Superintendent Jo Oakley survey the damage in south London. [Photo via AP]

This Is What London Looked Like Today

A police officer investigates shattered windows at a Starbucks. [Photo via AP]

This Is What London Looked Like Today

Employees clean up their looted store. [Photo via AP]

This Is What London Looked Like Today

Residents of Clapham, London inspect the damage looters caused. [Photo via AP]

This Is What London Looked Like Today

A storefront is cordoned off after damage caused by looters. [Photo via AP]

This Is What London Looked Like Today

An injured police officer in south London. [Photo via AP]

This Is What London Looked Like Today

Firefighters outside smoldering storefronts. [Photo via AP]

This Is What London Looked Like Today

A sporting goods store left in disarray by looters. [Photo via AP]

This Is What London Looked Like Today

Volunteers prepare to clean up the damage. [Photo via AP]

This Is What London Looked Like Today

A furniture store in south London destroyed by fire. [Photo via AP]