# uk-riots - Monday 18 June, 2012
Lisa McInerney is a fan of The Secret Millionaire reality TV show – but it has alerted her to a section of disillusioned First World youth who won’t take any blame for their actions.
# uk-riots - Wednesday 11 April, 2012
Gordon Thompson, 34, stole a laptop from the House of Reeves department store before setting fire to a sofa.
# uk-riots - Friday 2 March, 2012
A Malaysian student was robbed as he sat stunned and bloodied after being punched in the London riots.
# uk-riots - Tuesday 27 December, 2011
These were the catalysts for some of the upheavals at home and abroad this past year…
# uk-riots - Monday 26 December, 2011
# uk-riots - Monday 5 December, 2011
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.
# uk-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.
# uk-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.
# uk-riots - Thursday 25 August, 2011
# uk-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.
# uk-riots - Tuesday 16 August, 2011
Two men who posted messages encouraging others to loot their home town are given four years’ imprisonment each.
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.
Richard Mannington Bowes, 68, was attacked as he tried to put out a fire started by rioters near his home.
# uk-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.
Former trader Nick Leeson argues that, while it might not seem obvious at first, the psychology behind street rioters is not dissimilar to that which drove the markets, the bankers and property developers into a speculation frenzy.
# uk-riots - Saturday 13 August, 2011
# uk-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.
# uk-riots - Thursday 11 August, 2011
Cities across England were relatively quiet last night, but police have warned of a possible “catastrophe” should riots break out again.