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London police read press the riot act over 'summer of disorder' speculation
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London police read press the riot act over 'summer of disorder' speculation

Jul 28th 2016, 9:08 AM 23,379 Views 54 Comments

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after last week’s Hyde Park water fight descended into chaos.

Armed police in London to wear cameras to record their actions
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Armed police in London to wear cameras to record their actions

Jan 9th 2014, 10:25 AM 7,767 Views 33 Comments

This follows controversy over the killing of suspected gangster Mark Duggan in 2011 – an incident which sparked the London riots.

Video: Police shouted down after verdict in London riots case
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Video: Police shouted down after verdict in London riots case

Jan 8th 2014, 10:41 PM 12,712 Views 93 Comments

There were angry scenes outside a London court this evening after a jury found that Mark Duggan had been lawfully killed.

Killing that sparked London riots was lawful says UK jury
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Killing that sparked London riots was lawful says UK jury

Jan 8th 2014, 5:00 PM 19,033 Views 130 Comments

Mark Duggan did not have a gun in his hand at the time he was shot by police in August 2011.

A different view: a look back at the 2011 London riots
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A different view: a look back at the 2011 London riots

Aug 6th 2012, 3:00 PM 8,608 Views 14 Comments

The most powerful images of the London riots of August 2011.

Rioter gets 11.5 year jail term for starting riots fire
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Rioter gets 11.5 year jail term for starting riots fire

Apr 11th 2012, 9:39 PM 3,843 Views 18 Comments

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

Two men convicted of 'Good Samaritan' robbery
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Two men convicted of 'Good Samaritan' robbery

Mar 2nd 2012, 3:10 PM 3,580 Views 8 Comments

A Malaysian student was robbed as he sat stunned and bloodied after being punched in the London riots.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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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.

Top 10 TheJournal.ie stories that you searched for in 2011
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Top 10 TheJournal.ie stories that you searched for in 2011

Dec 30th 2011, 7:00 PM 4,272 Views 1 Comment

What do Darron Gibson, Olivia O’Leary, Brian Lenihan and the ‘super-moon’ all have in common? You’re about to find out…

14 game-changing moments of 2011
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14 game-changing moments of 2011

Dec 27th 2011, 6:00 PM 6,116 Views 8 Comments

These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…

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

Nov 19th 2011, 3:24 PM 2,720 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.

Street gangs not to blame for UK riots, analysis shows
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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.

UK riots: Appeals of men jailed for 'encouraging disorder' rejected
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UK riots: Appeals of men jailed for 'encouraging disorder' rejected

Oct 18th 2011, 3:50 PM 306 Views 5 Comments

Two men in their 20s who were jailed for four years each for encouraging criminal behaviour through Facebook – which never actually took place – have had their appeals rejected.

Social network chiefs meet British government, police over riots
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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.

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

Aug 18th 2011, 10:03 AM 250 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.

David Cameron defends tough sentencing for rioters
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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.

Man arrested over BlackBerry messages planning... a water fight
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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
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Teenage boy charged with murdering pensioner in London riots

Aug 16th 2011, 10:18 AM 538 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Aug 15th 2011, 9:12 PM 647 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.

Seventh man arrested over Birmingham hit-and-run deaths
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Seventh man arrested over Birmingham hit-and-run deaths

Aug 15th 2011, 3:18 PM 262 Views 0 Comments

Three men, two of whom were brothers, were struck by a car and killed during last week’s riots.

UK man charged with robbing Malaysian student
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UK man charged with robbing Malaysian student

Aug 13th 2011, 2:15 PM 657 Views 13 Comments

A 20-year-old man has been charged with robbing an injured Malaysian student as he stood bleeding on the pavement during the London riots.

The week in photos
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The week in photos

Aug 13th 2011, 11:02 AM 2,438 Views 7 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures

Cameron using Irish mercenaries to fight UK riots, says Libya
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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.

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

Organising chairman Coe stays mum on London riots
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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.

The Departures Lounge: your daily lunchtime transfer round-up
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The Departures Lounge: your daily lunchtime transfer round-up

Aug 11th 2011, 1:42 PM 324 Views 0 Comments

Find out what Premiersip star may be on his way to Zenit St Petersburg and what Tottenham player is “living in fear” as a result of the London riots.

Riots force Spurs' Premier League opener to be postponed
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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.

UN envoy likens London riots to Syrian unrest
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UN envoy likens London riots to Syrian unrest

Aug 11th 2011, 11:15 AM 269 Views 0 Comments

Despite admitting to security force mistakes, Syria’s regime remains defiant in the face of international condemnation.

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

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

Aug 10th 2011, 3:05 PM 43 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.

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

Aug 10th 2011, 1:47 PM 619 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Aug 9th 2011, 10:25 PM 7,825 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.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Aug 9th 2011, 8:05 PM 1,799 Views 1 Comment

In today’s Fix: the latest from the UK as the violence spreads, Apple is now the most valuable business in the world, graffiti and poop on the streets of the country, and Ireland’s favourite movies…

Police probe: No evidence that Mark Duggan fired at officers
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Police probe: No evidence that Mark Duggan fired at officers

Aug 9th 2011, 5:58 PM 2,238 Views 13 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
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BlackBerry website hacked by anti-police 'hacktivist' group

Aug 9th 2011, 5:34 PM 960 Views 2 Comments

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

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