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#Riots

# riots - Saturday 13 August, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
From The Daily Edge
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Aug 13th 2011, 11:02 AM 2,433 Views 7 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures

# riots - Friday 12 August, 2011

Poll: Should governments be able to block social network users?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should governments be able to block social network users?

Aug 12th 2011, 10:01 AM 3,363 Views 64 Comments

In the wake of this week’s violence in England and David Cameron’s Commons speech yesterday, we’re asking for your views on curtailing social network use.

Cameron using Irish mercenaries to fight UK riots, says Libya
# Irony
# Irony

Cameron using Irish mercenaries to fight UK riots, says Libya

Aug 12th 2011, 9:59 AM 1,303 Views 15 Comments

A news caption on Libyan state TV claims “Cameron’s brigades” are being backed up by “mercenaries” from Ireland and Scotland.

Man attacked during riots dies
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# Riots

Man attacked during riots dies

Aug 12th 2011, 9:36 AM 361 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, UK police sources have criticised David Cameron for blaming them for not anticipating the scale of the rioting.

Mother sees daughter rioting on TV - and calls the police
# Riots
# Riots

Mother sees daughter rioting on TV - and calls the police

Aug 12th 2011, 8:45 AM 1,171 Views 20 Comments

Courts have been open around the clock as justice is meted out to those involved in the riots earlier this week.

Column: Riots show the worst in us, but also the best
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Riots show the worst in us, but also the best

Aug 12th 2011, 7:51 AM 11 Views 6 Comments

As English cities struggle to recover from several nights of rioting, London councillor Mike Harris looks at the aftermath.

# riots - Thursday 11 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Aug 11th 2011, 7:58 PM 1,970 Views 0 Comments

Tough jail sentences for looters, Republican election hopefuls gear up for debate in the US, €50,000 on urinals for men caught short in Dublin, and U2 featuring… Jedward?

Student jailed for six months for looting a case of water in London
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# Riots

Student jailed for six months for looting a case of water in London

Aug 11th 2011, 6:21 PM 2,662 Views 70 Comments

The 23-year-old student has said he’s ashamed of his actions. He stole the water from a Lidl store in Brixton.

Organising chairman Coe stays mum on London riots
# London Riots
From The42
# London Riots

Organising chairman Coe stays mum on London riots

Aug 11th 2011, 5:03 PM 211 Views 1 Comment

Although no Olympic venues have been touched by the violence, London and its organizing committee have taken a big publicity hit.

Cameron: "The fightback has well and truly begun"
# Riots
# Riots

Cameron: "The fightback has well and truly begun"

Aug 11th 2011, 12:33 PM 487 Views 14 Comments

Speaking in the Commons today, the British prime minister said the army would not be drafted in to help deal with unrest, but said police would be given extra powers.

Riots force Spurs' Premier League opener to be postponed
# Riots
From The42
# Riots

Riots force Spurs' Premier League opener to be postponed

Aug 11th 2011, 11:23 AM 131 Views 2 Comments

Ongoing unrest in Britain causes disruption to the first weekend of Premier League action.

London police raid houses over riots
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# Riots

London police raid houses over riots

Aug 11th 2011, 10:47 AM 468 Views 1 Comment

Several courts sat through the night to deal with the number of arrests over the nights of rioting and looting across several English cities.

'Vigilantes' protect areas of London as David Cameron feels pressure
# Riots
# Riots

'Vigilantes' protect areas of London as David Cameron feels pressure

Aug 11th 2011, 7:38 AM 968 Views 23 Comments

Cities across England were relatively quiet last night, but police have warned of a possible “catastrophe” should riots break out again.

# riots - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Manchester Police: "If you want to commit disorder, we'll lock you up"
# Riots
# Riots

Manchester Police: "If you want to commit disorder, we'll lock you up"

Aug 10th 2011, 11:00 PM 318 Views 2 Comments

Police have tweeted warnings to those intent on causing violence, while there has been a small standoff between officers and a gang in London.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Aug 10th 2011, 8:04 PM 1,429 Views 1 Comment

In today’s Fix: first jail sentences following UK riots, is a bailout on the way for Cyprus, the Lord Mayor in a poncho, and creating a beard out of thin air…

First people jailed in connection with UK riots
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# Riots

First people jailed in connection with UK riots

Aug 10th 2011, 7:20 PM 534 Views 9 Comments

One man had been arrested on suspicion of murder in Birmingham. One thousand people have now been arrested across the UK.

Man fights for his life after riot confrontation
# Riots
# Riots

Man fights for his life after riot confrontation

Aug 10th 2011, 3:39 PM 400 Views 7 Comments

The man confronted rioters as he tried to put out a fire in Ealing, west London.

Support shown for young man robbed during riots
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# Riots

Support shown for young man robbed during riots

Aug 10th 2011, 3:18 PM 1,455 Views 23 Comments

The mystery young man seen bleeding and then robbed in a YouTube video has been identified. Now, people are being asked to ‘do something nice’ for him.

Column: 'Young girls dared each other to go and loot something'
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# Riots

Column: 'Young girls dared each other to go and loot something'

Aug 10th 2011, 3:05 PM 40 Views 15 Comments

Hayley Matthews was trapped with brick-throwing rioters as the looting spread to Salford in north-west England. She writes about her experiences.

Blow to music industry after Sony warehouse burns
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# Riots

Blow to music industry after Sony warehouse burns

Aug 10th 2011, 2:55 PM 587 Views 2 Comments

Dublin-based [PIAS] Ireland was one of the businesses affected. It is encouraging people to support independent labels who lost stock in the fire by downloading music from their websites.

UN Security Council attacked for inaction on England riots... by Iran
# Riots
# Riots

UN Security Council attacked for inaction on England riots... by Iran

Aug 10th 2011, 1:47 PM 618 Views 12 Comments

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wonders why the Security Council is “silent” as British citizens lash out against their government.

Tough words from PM David Cameron to rioters
# Riots
# Riots

Tough words from PM David Cameron to rioters

Aug 10th 2011, 12:01 PM 650 Views 4 Comments

As police get ready to make arrests based on CCTV footage, he said that “phoney concerns about human rights” will not get in the way of publishing pictures of rioters.

Why do people riot?
# Why Riot
# Why Riot

Why do people riot?

Aug 10th 2011, 10:12 AM 2,164 Views 21 Comments

Various experts and journalists have been giving their verdict on why the UK riots started. And we take a look at how the rioters are communicating.

In pictures: Riots spread to new cities
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# Riots

In pictures: Riots spread to new cities

Aug 10th 2011, 8:58 AM 1,155 Views 10 Comments

Videos and photographs of last night’s violence have emerged, showing the full scale of the disorder.

Violence and arrests as UK riots continue overnight
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# Riots

Violence and arrests as UK riots continue overnight

Aug 10th 2011, 7:56 AM 1,367 Views 17 Comments

A video has emerged of what appears to be a young man setting fire to clothing in a Miss Selfridge store in Manchester.

# riots - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Latest: Looting and violence continues in Manchester and Birmingham
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# Riots

Latest: Looting and violence continues in Manchester and Birmingham

Aug 9th 2011, 10:25 PM 7,817 Views 64 Comments

There are teams of riot police on the streets in London but the capital is a scene of relative calm. There have been outbreaks of violence in Manchester, Salford, Birmingham, Woverhampton and West Bromwich.

Police probe: No evidence that Mark Duggan fired at officers
# London Riots
# London Riots

Police probe: No evidence that Mark Duggan fired at officers

Aug 9th 2011, 5:58 PM 2,227 Views 14 Comments

Ballistic tests indicate that a handgun found at the scene of Duggan’s death had NOT been fired.

BlackBerry website hacked by anti-police 'hacktivist' group
# London Riots
# London Riots

BlackBerry website hacked by anti-police 'hacktivist' group

Aug 9th 2011, 5:34 PM 957 Views 2 Comments

BlackBerry’s manufacturer said it would allow police to access BlackBerry Messenger posts – and got hacked in return.

Man injured in London riots dies as inquest into Mark Duggan death opens
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# Riots

Man injured in London riots dies as inquest into Mark Duggan death opens

Aug 9th 2011, 1:41 PM 2,912 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, social media campaigns have been launched to target those who have been rioting and looting.

PM David Cameron: Rioters will feel the full force of the law
# Riots
# Riots

PM David Cameron: Rioters will feel the full force of the law

Aug 9th 2011, 11:38 AM 937 Views 13 Comments

There will be 16,000 police officers on the streets of London tonight. Cameron warned that “if you are old enough to commit these crimes, you are old enough to face punishment”.

What does the rioting mean for London 2012?
# Games Countdown
From The42
# Games Countdown

What does the rioting mean for London 2012?

Aug 9th 2011, 10:48 AM 711 Views 2 Comments

International Olympic Committee insist they have confidence in British authorities after third night of rioting.

Riot clean-up gets underway in London
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# Riots

Riot clean-up gets underway in London

Aug 9th 2011, 10:40 AM 1,545 Views 10 Comments

A shocking video has emerged that appears to show people robbing a bleeding young man in London during the riots – while pretending to help him.

FA confirm England friendly off due to rioting
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From The42
# Riots

FA confirm England friendly off due to rioting

Aug 9th 2011, 10:08 AM 268 Views 7 Comments

Third test against India will go ahead but Dutch fixture at Wembley called off.