Category Archives: England

David Cameron Follow by Arab Dictators

David Cameron to ban social media in light of London riots : CBS

British Prime Minister David Cameron

(Credit: AP Photo/Elizabeth Dalziel)

(CBS/What’s Trending) – In response the this week’s riots in London following the death of Mark Dugan, David Cameron has told parliament that the government is looking to ban people from popular social Continue reading

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Anarchy in the UK

Aug 13th 2011 | from the print edition

SHAME was the first response of many people in Britain to the riots that
started in the Tottenham neighbourhood of London on August 6th, skipped
across the capital in the following days and nights and spread to Manchester,
Birmingham and many other cities. Continue reading

Tories on riot policing: too few, too slow, too timid

Cameron’s insistence that cuts will go ahead amid top officers’ fury over
criticism set him on collision course with police

David Cameron addresses an emergency session of parliament following the UK riots

David Cameron praised police bravery during an emergency session of parliament,
but said they had made a major miscalculation in their response to the riots. Photograph: Reuters Continue reading

London riots: conflagration and carnage in the capital and beyond

Riot police charge past burning buildings on a residential street in Croydon

Riot police charge past burning buildings on a residential street in Croydon. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Croydon

Several large fires engulfed the centre of Croydon on Monday night as the unrest that has gripped London spread to one of the capital’s most southerly boroughs. Continue reading

something has to be done (Huffington Post)

PRESS ASSOCIATION — Petrol bombs have been thrown at police, two patrol cars attacked
and a bus set alight after members of a community where a young man was shot dead by
police took to the streets to demand “justice”. Continue reading

Tottenham in flames as riot follows protest (Guardian)

Tottenham riots

Riots erupt in Tottenham with police cars, a bus and shops set on fire. Photograph: Sky News

Two police cars, a bus and ­several shops were attacked and set ablaze in north London on Saturday night as violence erupted following a protest demanding “justice” over a fatal police shooting.

Officers on horseback and others in riot gear clashed with hundreds of ­rioters armed with makeshift missiles in the centre of Tottenham after Mark Duggan, 29, a father of four, was killed on Thursday. Continue reading