Labour leader Ed Miliband was pelted with a volley of eggs during a visit to a south London market.
He was hit on his hair, face and jacket in the incident, but soon regained his composure: taking of his stained jacket and continuing with the tour of East Street market, earlier today.
The Labour leader's cool reaction could be due to the fact that this is not his first experience of such a incident. In May 2012 he was pelted during a visit to Southampton whilst doing an interview with ITV Meridian.
His previous experience of being egged seemed to help him take the pelting in his stride. He commented after:
Dean Porter, who threw the eggs, said he was protesting against "all the politicians' corrupt policies" and in particular the lack of provision for homeless people, which he said he had experienced:
This evening the Met told ITV News they would not be making any arrests, at the request of the Labour leader.
But the former deputy prime minister Lord Prescott, who famously did not take his own egging incident quite so lightly, called for the police to interview Mr Porter, regardless of whether or not Mr Miliband wanted to press charges: