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Tottenham rebuilds after riots but where are the jobs?

Broken windows above a boarded-up shop are a poignant reminder of the riots that hit London and spread to other English cities a year ago. Today

Broken windows above a boarded-up shop are a poignant reminder of the riots that hit London and spread to other English cities a year ago. Today

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Tottenham uses sport to rebuild, but cuts biting

It is a year since riots that began in Tottenham ripped apart London. The area, one of the poorest in the British capital, still suffers from many

It is a year since riots that began in Tottenham ripped apart London. The area, one of the poorest in the British capital, still suffers from many

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London's 11-year-old rioter sentenced

A UK court has given an 18-month youth rehabilitation order to an 11-year-old boy who stole a bin during the recent London riots. According to

A UK court has given an 18-month youth rehabilitation order to an 11-year-old boy who stole a bin during the recent London riots. According to

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Facebook users jailed for 'inciting riots'

Two English Facebook users have been jailed for four years for inciting riots more than one week ago. Jordan Blackshaw and Perry Sutcliffe-Keenan

Two English Facebook users have been jailed for four years for inciting riots more than one week ago. Jordan Blackshaw and Perry Sutcliffe-Keenan

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Riot punishments to fit the crime

Britain’s government is trying to work out why the riots there happened and how to avoid a repeat of the looting and violence in London and other

Britain’s government is trying to work out why the riots there happened and how to avoid a repeat of the looting and violence in London and other

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Police raid London homes

British police continue to raid properties across London in an effort to bring to justice the rioters that caused havoc on the streets last week.

British police continue to raid properties across London in an effort to bring to justice the rioters that caused havoc on the streets last week.

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Cameron promises 'all-out war' on gang crime

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday promised to wage “all-out war” on gangs after riots blighted cities across England last week. “This

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday promised to wage “all-out war” on gangs after riots blighted cities across England last week. “This

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London police round-up suspected looters

There is no-let up in the hunt for suspected looters and rioters more than a week after the worst outbreak of violence in English cities for

There is no-let up in the hunt for suspected looters and rioters more than a week after the worst outbreak of violence in English cities for

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Social networks show the kindness of strangers after England riots

In the wake of the riots in England, social networks have been accused of spreading messages that increased the violence and looting. However, one

In the wake of the riots in England, social networks have been accused of spreading messages that increased the violence and looting. However, one

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Britain seeks advice from US street crime expert

The round-up of looting suspects continues apace across England after this week’s wave of rioting. Arrest and seizure operations are taking place

The round-up of looting suspects continues apace across England after this week’s wave of rioting. Arrest and seizure operations are taking place

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London looters blame their actions on poverty

The condemnation of the English riots has been universal, but there appears to be a wide range of opinion on what caused them. The looters give

The condemnation of the English riots has been universal, but there appears to be a wide range of opinion on what caused them. The looters give

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More arrests as UK police round up rioters

Police in London are wasting no time in rounding up people suspected of taking part in the recent four days of riots, and confiscating looted

Police in London are wasting no time in rounding up people suspected of taking part in the recent four days of riots, and confiscating looted

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Death toll from England's riots rises to five

England’s riots have claimed a fifth life. Richard Mannington Bowes, 68, was left in a coma after being attacked on Monday night. He had been trying

England’s riots have claimed a fifth life. Richard Mannington Bowes, 68, was left in a coma after being attacked on Monday night. He had been trying

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StreetSafe Boston - a model for Britain to follow?

Britain is now expected to look stateside for ideas on how to tackle criminal gangs. The StreetSafe project in Boston is a model that seeks to

Britain is now expected to look stateside for ideas on how to tackle criminal gangs. The StreetSafe project in Boston is a model that seeks to

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Calm returns to England after riots

Police across England had a relatively peaceful night on Thursday, with no return of the widespread violence, arson and looting. More than 1,500

Police across England had a relatively peaceful night on Thursday, with no return of the widespread violence, arson and looting. More than 1,500

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London riots: counting the human cost

By night, the buildings in London were burning. As day dawned, the extent of the devastation became clear. We have seen the worst of human nature

By night, the buildings in London were burning. As day dawned, the extent of the devastation became clear. We have seen the worst of human nature

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Riots are no problem for London's Olympic preparations

Despite this week’s riots, London is continuing to prepare for hosting next year’s Olympic Games. The closest the violence came to the Olympic site

Despite this week’s riots, London is continuing to prepare for hosting next year’s Olympic Games. The closest the violence came to the Olympic site

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Riots trigger UK tourism worries

The past few day’s events in Britain, and London in particular have been beamed around the world, shattering the capital’s image as a fun, tolerant

The past few day’s events in Britain, and London in particular have been beamed around the world, shattering the capital’s image as a fun, tolerant

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Bad Samaritans: UK rioters rob a victim

A student from Malaysia has unexpectedly found fame due to the riots that have rocked the UK. Twenty year old Ashraf Rosli was knocked off his bike

A student from Malaysia has unexpectedly found fame due to the riots that have rocked the UK. Twenty year old Ashraf Rosli was knocked off his bike

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Police tactics 'wrong' during riots in English cities

Was it protest, politics or sheer criminality which sparked the riots and looting in London and other cities in England? After a quiet night on the

Was it protest, politics or sheer criminality which sparked the riots and looting in London and other cities in England? After a quiet night on the

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Cameron vows to tackle street gangs

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron has outlined measures to combat and address the recent riots in London and other cities. He was speaking to

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron has outlined measures to combat and address the recent riots in London and other cities. He was speaking to

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Calm returns to UK city streets

A combination of a heavy police presence and wet weather appears to have produced a night of calm in London after four days of looting and

A combination of a heavy police presence and wet weather appears to have produced a night of calm in London after four days of looting and

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Bill for UK riot damage tops 113 million euros

The latest estimate has put the bill for the damage in the UK at 100 million pounds – that is 113 million euros. Insurers face paying out a fortune

The latest estimate has put the bill for the damage in the UK at 100 million pounds – that is 113 million euros. Insurers face paying out a fortune

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Labour leader hails 'spirit of Manchester'

Cities in England are cleaning up after several nights of violence and looting that has led to over 1,000 arrests and tens of millions of pounds

Cities in England are cleaning up after several nights of violence and looting that has led to over 1,000 arrests and tens of millions of pounds

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Father speaks of sadness at son's death in riots

A grief-stricken father has been talking about the moment when he attempted to save his son’s life after he was struck by a car during overnight

A grief-stricken father has been talking about the moment when he attempted to save his son’s life after he was struck by a car during overnight

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London riots: echoes of the past

The United Kingdom has been rocked by the worst social unrest in over three decades. The riots were sparked after 29-year-old Mark Duggan was shot

The United Kingdom has been rocked by the worst social unrest in over three decades. The riots were sparked after 29-year-old Mark Duggan was shot

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British PM takes tough stance on riots

After four nights of rioting on England’s streets British Prime Minister David Cameron has again spoken of his determination end the trouble. He was

After four nights of rioting on England’s streets British Prime Minister David Cameron has again spoken of his determination end the trouble. He was

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UK police launch riot murder inquiry

Overnight rioting in England has resulted in the deaths of three men. Police started a murder inquiry after the three victims were hit by a car

Overnight rioting in England has resulted in the deaths of three men. Police started a murder inquiry after the three victims were hit by a car

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English 'vigilantes' criticised by police

Tensions ran high in some London suburbs as people turned out to deter rioters who have destroyed other areas. Described as vigilantes, although

Tensions ran high in some London suburbs as people turned out to deter rioters who have destroyed other areas. Described as vigilantes, although