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#London riots

From TheJournal.ie London police read press the riot act over 'summer of disorder' speculation Hyde Park

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Armed police in London to wear cameras to record their actions London

Armed police in London to wear cameras to record their actions

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

From TheJournal.ie Video: Police shouted down after verdict in London riots case Mark Duggan

Video: Police shouted down after verdict in London riots case

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

From TheJournal.ie Killing that sparked London riots was lawful says UK jury Mark Duggan

Killing that sparked London riots was lawful says UK jury

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

From TheJournal.ie A different view: a look back at the 2011 London riots In Pictures This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Rioter gets 11.5 year jail term for starting riots fire London Riots

Rioter gets 11.5 year jail term for starting riots fire

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

From TheJournal.ie Two men convicted of 'Good Samaritan' robbery London Riots This post contains videos

Two men convicted of 'Good Samaritan' robbery

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

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

From TheJournal.ie Top 10 TheJournal.ie stories that you searched for in 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 14 game-changing moments of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

14 game-changing moments of 2011

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

From TheJournal.ie Report: Mark Duggan was not carrying a gun when shot by UK police Mark Duggan

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Street gangs not to blame for UK riots, analysis shows UK Riots

Street gangs not to blame for UK riots, analysis shows

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.

From TheJournal.ie UK riots: Appeals of men jailed for 'encouraging disorder' rejected UK Riots

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Social network chiefs meet British government, police over riots Riots

Social network chiefs meet British government, police over riots

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

From TheJournal.ie More than one thousand people now charged in London riots probe Riots

More than one thousand people now charged in London riots probe

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.

From TheJournal.ie David Cameron defends tough sentencing for rioters Riots

David Cameron defends tough sentencing for rioters

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boy charged with murdering pensioner in London riots Riots

Teenage boy charged with murdering pensioner in London riots

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

From TheJournal.ie MI5 called in to decrypt rioters' BlackBerry Messenger data Riots

MI5 called in to decrypt rioters' BlackBerry Messenger data

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

From TheJournal.ie Seventh man arrested over Birmingham hit-and-run deaths Birmingham

Seventh man arrested over Birmingham hit-and-run deaths

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

From TheJournal.ie UK man charged with robbing Malaysian student London Riots

UK man charged with robbing Malaysian student

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 Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures

From TheJournal.ie Cameron using Irish mercenaries to fight UK riots, says Libya Irony

Cameron using Irish mercenaries to fight UK riots, says Libya

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Column: Riots show the worst in us, but also the best Opinion

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

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

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

Organising chairman Coe stays mum on London riots

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

From The42 The Departures Lounge: your daily lunchtime transfer round-up Sales

The Departures Lounge: your daily lunchtime transfer round-up

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.

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

Riots force Spurs' Premier League opener to be postponed

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

From TheJournal.ie UN envoy likens London riots to Syrian unrest Crackdown

UN envoy likens London riots to Syrian unrest

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know…

From TheJournal.ie 'Vigilantes' protect areas of London as David Cameron feels pressure Riots This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Wednesday Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'Young girls dared each other to go and loot something' Riots

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

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

From TheJournal.ie UN Security Council attacked for inaction on England riots... by Iran Riots

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Latest: Looting and violence continues in Manchester and Birmingham Riots This post contains videos

Latest: Looting and violence continues in Manchester and Birmingham

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.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

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…

From TheJournal.ie Police probe: No evidence that Mark Duggan fired at officers London Riots

Police probe: No evidence that Mark Duggan fired at officers

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

From TheJournal.ie BlackBerry website hacked by anti-police 'hacktivist' group London Riots

BlackBerry website hacked by anti-police 'hacktivist' group

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

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Tuesday Take 5

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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