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#Riots

# riots - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Third night of disturbances in Belfast
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Third night of disturbances in Belfast

Sep 5th 2012, 10:55 AM 4,276 Views 12 Comments

The PSNI has called for “anyone with influence” to help them bring an end to the renewed violence.

# riots - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Shots fired at police during riots in northern France
# France
# France

Shots fired at police during riots in northern France

Aug 15th 2012, 11:37 AM 2,850 Views 15 Comments

The disturbances broke out in the northern city of Amiens.

# riots - Friday 13 July, 2012

The Evening Fix: Friday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Friday

Jul 13th 2012, 8:02 PM 10,612 Views 2 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Four men charged over 12 July violence in Belfast
# Tensions
# Tensions

Four men charged over 12 July violence in Belfast

Jul 13th 2012, 5:43 PM 3,698 Views 27 Comments

At least 10 shots were fired at police in Ardoyne last night.

PHOTOS: Nine police officers injured in Belfast riots
# Twelfth
# Twelfth

PHOTOS: Nine police officers injured in Belfast riots

Jul 13th 2012, 7:45 AM 7,256 Views 72 Comments

Petrol bombs were thrown and shots fired amid disturbances after the Twelfth of July marches.

# riots - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Rioters to be traced through crowdsourcing app
# London
# London

Rioters to be traced through crowdsourcing app

Jun 26th 2012, 2:00 PM 4,008 Views 7 Comments

The Metropolitan Police have uploaded thousands of images of people suspected of crimes during the 2011 London riots to a new app – and want the public to help identify them.

# riots - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Euro 2012: 184 arrested in Warsaw violence
# Clashes
From The42
# Clashes

Euro 2012: 184 arrested in Warsaw violence

Jun 13th 2012, 9:40 AM 3,186 Views 25 Comments

Authorities described last night’s Group A match between Poland and Russia as the city’s “greatest ever” security challenge.

# riots - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Protesters clash with riot police in Bo Xilai's home city
# China
# China

Protesters clash with riot police in Bo Xilai's home city

Apr 11th 2012, 9:53 PM 2,294 Views 4 Comments

Rioters in Chongqing clash with police in protest at the ousting of Bo Xilai from the ruling inner circle of the Communist Party.

Rioter gets 11.5 year jail term for starting riots fire
# London Riots
# London Riots

Rioter gets 11.5 year jail term for starting riots fire

Apr 11th 2012, 9:39 PM 3,840 Views 18 Comments

Gordon Thompson, 34, stole a laptop from the House of Reeves department store before setting fire to a sofa.

# riots - Friday 6 April, 2012

Four police officers in Northern Ireland suspended in racism inquiry
# Racism
# Racism

Four police officers in Northern Ireland suspended in racism inquiry

Apr 6th 2012, 2:54 PM 3,486 Views 17 Comments

The officers were suspended from duty after the discovery of racist and sectarian text messages.

# riots - Monday 19 March, 2012

Athens derby abandoned due to crowd violence
# Riots
From The42
# Riots

Athens derby abandoned due to crowd violence

Mar 19th 2012, 1:19 PM 3,099 Views 6 Comments

Three fire trucks were had to extinguish flames as unruly Panathinaikos fans set fire to several sections of the stands.

# riots - Sunday 26 February, 2012

Afghan police officer suspected of killing two US Nato officers
# Protests
# Protests

Afghan police officer suspected of killing two US Nato officers

Feb 26th 2012, 12:25 PM 997 Views 0 Comments

A police intelligence officer is thought to be behind the fatal shooting of two senior US Nato officers, as protests continue over the burning of the Qur’an at a US military base almost a week ago.

# riots - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Two westerners shot dead in Afghanistan protests
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Two westerners shot dead in Afghanistan protests

Feb 25th 2012, 4:04 PM 1,632 Views 38 Comments

The two men, reportedly Americans, were shot at the Afghanistan Interior Ministry in Kabul during the fifth day of rioting over the burning of Qur’ans at a US military base.

# riots - Monday 13 February, 2012

Greece cannot become a 'bottomless pit' - Germany
# Austerity
# Austerity

Greece cannot become a 'bottomless pit' - Germany

Feb 13th 2012, 8:22 AM 2,850 Views 34 Comments

Buildings continued to burn through the night as riots raged in Athens after austerity measures were passed by Parliament.

# riots - Sunday 8 January, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jan 8th 2012, 11:00 AM 65 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# riots - Monday 26 December, 2011

#ge11, #Egypt, #tigerblood: the year in Twitter hashtags
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

#ge11, #Egypt, #tigerblood: the year in Twitter hashtags

Dec 26th 2011, 6:00 PM 2,340 Views 3 Comments

From our own #aras11 to the devastation of the #Japan earthquake and tsunami, here’s how some of 2011′s most defining events were captured on Twitter…

# riots - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Clashes as anti-Putin protestors take to streets in Moscow
# Russia
# Russia

Clashes as anti-Putin protestors take to streets in Moscow

Dec 6th 2011, 8:08 AM 1,060 Views 3 Comments

Police clashed with protestors opposed to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Moscow yesterday. Thousands of people gathered to accuse his party of rigging the weekend’s parliamentary election.

# riots - Monday 5 December, 2011

Study finds anger with police fuelled England's summer riots
# Riots
# Riots

Study finds anger with police fuelled England's summer riots

Dec 5th 2011, 1:04 PM 858 Views 6 Comments

A major study by the Guardian newspaper and the London School of Economics has shed light on the causes of the unprecedented riots in English cities in August.

# riots - Saturday 26 November, 2011

British government warns embassies to be prepared for euro collapse - report
# Be Prepared
# Be Prepared

British government warns embassies to be prepared for euro collapse - report

Nov 26th 2011, 1:36 PM 6,136 Views 41 Comments

Diplomats in eurozone countries are being told to be prepared to help expats if the single currency collapses.

# riots - Saturday 19 November, 2011

Report: Mark Duggan was not carrying a gun when shot by UK police
# Mark Duggan
# Mark Duggan

Report: Mark Duggan was not carrying a gun when shot by UK police

Nov 19th 2011, 3:24 PM 2,717 Views 19 Comments

The Guardian has seen the findings of a police investigation which show that Duggan, whose killing sparked the London riots, was unarmed when he was shot.

# riots - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Street gangs not to blame for UK riots, analysis shows
# UK Riots
# UK Riots

Street gangs not to blame for UK riots, analysis shows

Oct 25th 2011, 12:55 PM 495 Views 5 Comments

Most of those who joined the violence and looting were from Britain’s most deprived areas, suggesting that poverty could be at the root of problems.

# riots - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

In pictures: Violence erupts as general strike shuts down Greece
# Greece
# Greece

In pictures: Violence erupts as general strike shuts down Greece

Oct 19th 2011, 3:32 PM 463 Views 12 Comments

Although most of today’s protests were peaceful, some clashes between demonstrators and police were seen across Athens. Here are some of the images from today’s general strike.

# riots - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Rome rioting said to cost over €1 million
# Occupy
# Occupy

Rome rioting said to cost over €1 million

Oct 16th 2011, 7:12 PM 438 Views 10 Comments

Italy is counting the cost of yesterday’s riots as “Occupy” protests turned violent.

# riots - Saturday 17 September, 2011

New York Mayor warns of mass riots
# Riots
# Riots

New York Mayor warns of mass riots

Sep 17th 2011, 11:21 AM 405 Views 6 Comments

New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said that the US is at risk of seeing mass riots if new jobs are not created for young people.

# riots - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Sony warehouse fire "not started by rioters"
# Riots
# Riots

Sony warehouse fire "not started by rioters"

Aug 31st 2011, 12:46 PM 845 Views 5 Comments

New evidence suggests it may have been a professional heist. Stock belonging to 150 independent labels was destroyed in the blaze.

# riots - Sunday 28 August, 2011

Extra police on the streets for London's Notting Hill carnival
# Notting Hill
# Notting Hill

Extra police on the streets for London's Notting Hill carnival

Aug 28th 2011, 11:30 AM 848 Views 1 Comment

The annual festival of colour and Caribbean culture gets underway in West London today amid tensions following the recent riots.

# riots - Thursday 25 August, 2011

Social network chiefs meet British government, police over riots
# Riots
# Riots

Social network chiefs meet British government, police over riots

Aug 25th 2011, 4:56 PM 223 Views 7 Comments

A spokeswoman for the Home Office said there was “no suggestion” that the sites would be closed down.

# riots - Thursday 18 August, 2011

More than one thousand people now charged in London riots probe
# Riots
# Riots

More than one thousand people now charged in London riots probe

Aug 18th 2011, 10:03 AM 246 Views 1 Comment

A significant milestone is hit amid concern about sentences being handed down for those who did and didn’t actually take part in the rioting and looting.

# riots - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

David Cameron defends tough sentencing for rioters
# Riots
# Riots

David Cameron defends tough sentencing for rioters

Aug 17th 2011, 4:02 PM 327 Views 11 Comments

Meanwhile, police in London say they have charged 1,000 people in relation to last week’s rioting and looting.

# riots - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Two men get four years' jail for creating pro-riot Facebook pages
# UK Riots
# UK Riots

Two men get four years' jail for creating pro-riot Facebook pages

Aug 16th 2011, 10:02 PM 1,064 Views 44 Comments

Two men who posted messages encouraging others to loot their home town are given four years’ imprisonment each.

London police used BlackBerry messages to foil attacks
# Riots
# Riots

London police used BlackBerry messages to foil attacks

Aug 16th 2011, 3:38 PM 314 Views 3 Comments

Police were sent to areas at high risk of rioting and looting after detectives checked through the messages of handsets taken from people allegedly involved in the violence.

Former FBI, NASA man tracks laptop thief
# Riots
# Riots

Former FBI, NASA man tracks laptop thief

Aug 16th 2011, 11:48 AM 1,592 Views 24 Comments

Greg Martin’s MacBook Pro was stolen during the London riots last week – but tracking software helped him photograph the alleged thief as they used it.

Man arrested over BlackBerry messages planning... a water fight
# Splash Mob
From The Daily Edge
# Splash Mob

Man arrested over BlackBerry messages planning... a water fight

Aug 16th 2011, 11:21 AM 744 Views 8 Comments

Social networks are under scrutiny from UK police after they were used to organise looting in last week’s riots.

Teenage boy charged with murdering pensioner in London riots
# Riots
# Riots

Teenage boy charged with murdering pensioner in London riots

Aug 16th 2011, 10:18 AM 534 Views 4 Comments

Richard Mannington Bowes, 68, was attacked as he tried to put out a fire started by rioters near his home.

# riots - Monday 15 August, 2011

MI5 called in to decrypt rioters' BlackBerry Messenger data
# Riots
# Riots

MI5 called in to decrypt rioters' BlackBerry Messenger data

Aug 15th 2011, 9:12 PM 645 Views 13 Comments

The Guardian says the UK’s electronic interception centre has also been asked to try and find those responsible for starting riots.

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Aug 15th 2011, 8:01 PM 2,992 Views 8 Comments

In your fix today: Dublin Fire Brigade faces a staff crisis, the regal origins of the Laois bog body, the girl who sleeps 23 hours a day, and what it’s like to see snow for the first time…

Cameron: Britain must tackle 'moral collapse'
# Riots
# Riots

Cameron: Britain must tackle 'moral collapse'

Aug 15th 2011, 4:06 PM 320 Views 13 Comments

David Cameron insists “social problems that have been festering for decades” in Britain must be tackled head-on, while the Opposition has called for a full public inquiry into the cause of the riots.