# london-riots - Today’s News
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# london-riots - Thursday 9 January, 2014
This follows controversy over the killing of suspected gangster Mark Duggan in 2011 – an incident which sparked the London riots.
# london-riots - Wednesday 8 January, 2014
There were angry scenes outside a London court this evening after a jury found that Mark Duggan had been lawfully killed.
Mark Duggan did not have a gun in his hand at the time he was shot by police in August 2011.
# london-riots - Monday 6 August, 2012
The most powerful images of the London riots of August 2011.
# london-riots - Wednesday 11 April, 2012
Gordon Thompson, 34, stole a laptop from the House of Reeves department store before setting fire to a sofa.
# london-riots - Friday 2 March, 2012
A Malaysian student was robbed as he sat stunned and bloodied after being punched in the London riots.
# london-riots - Sunday 8 January, 2012
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# london-riots - Friday 30 December, 2011
What do Darron Gibson, Olivia O’Leary, Brian Lenihan and the ‘super-moon’ all have in common? You’re about to find out…
# london-riots - Tuesday 27 December, 2011
These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…
# london-riots - Saturday 19 November, 2011
# london-riots - Tuesday 25 October, 2011
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.
# london-riots - Tuesday 18 October, 2011
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.
# london-riots - Thursday 25 August, 2011
# london-riots - Thursday 18 August, 2011
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.
# london-riots - Wednesday 17 August, 2011
Meanwhile, police in London say they have charged 1,000 people in relation to last week’s rioting and looting.
# london-riots - Tuesday 16 August, 2011
Richard Mannington Bowes, 68, was attacked as he tried to put out a fire started by rioters near his home.
# london-riots - Monday 15 August, 2011
The Guardian says the UK’s electronic interception centre has also been asked to try and find those responsible for starting riots.
Three men, two of whom were brothers, were struck by a car and killed during last week’s riots.
# london-riots - Saturday 13 August, 2011
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.
# london-riots - Friday 12 August, 2011
A news caption on Libyan state TV claims “Cameron’s brigades” are being backed up by “mercenaries” from Ireland and Scotland.
As English cities struggle to recover from several nights of rioting, London councillor Mike Harris looks at the aftermath.
# london-riots - Thursday 11 August, 2011
Although no Olympic venues have been touched by the violence, London and its organizing committee have taken a big publicity hit.
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.
Ongoing unrest in Britain causes disruption to the first weekend of Premier League action.
Despite admitting to security force mistakes, Syria’s regime remains defiant in the face of international condemnation.
Cities across England were relatively quiet last night, but police have warned of a possible “catastrophe” should riots break out again.
# london-riots - Wednesday 10 August, 2011
Hayley Matthews was trapped with brick-throwing rioters as the looting spread to Salford in north-west England. She writes about her experiences.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wonders why the Security Council is “silent” as British citizens lash out against their government.
# london-riots - Tuesday 9 August, 2011
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.
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…
Ballistic tests indicate that a handgun found at the scene of Duggan’s death had NOT been fired.
BlackBerry’s manufacturer said it would allow police to access BlackBerry Messenger posts – and got hacked in return.
Hulk has given his views on the trouble during an interview with the BBC… he wants to “start leg dropping” and “just stop the action”.