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Rugby-England run riot against outclassed Fiji

LONDON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - England scored nine tries, including two each for Jonathan Joseph, Semesa Rokoduguni and Joe Launchbury, to rack up a record 58-15 victory over an out-gunned Fiji on Saturday, taking Eddie Jones' winning run to 11 matches.

Art Movements

3 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

This week in art news: London’s mayor announced plans to help artists secure long-term studio spaces, restorers discovered a previously unknown work by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner at the Städel Museum, and Pussy Riot released a new track titled “Straight Outta Vagina." The post Art Movements appeared first on Hyperallergic.

THE LONDON TELEGRAPH: Americans don’t like riots. Clinton’s silence on Charlotte is a liberal loss o…

THE LONDON TELEGRAPH: Americans don’t like riots. Clinton’s silence on Charlotte is a liberal loss of nerve. Obama’s silence shows something very different.

‘GOD HELP US!’ Conservatives freak out over ‘Charlotte’ riot video — but it’s actually from London

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A violent video currently being circulated by conservatives on social media as an example of how far racial tensions have risen in the U.S. actually shows an attack from London. London’s Metropolitan Police posted the video on Wednesday and Thursday in hopes of tracking down a group of men...

1716: Five Mug House rioters

4 months agoNews / Crime : Executed Today

Three hundred years ago today, five Jacobites were hanged in London for raising a riot on behalf of the exiled Pretender. The 1714 childless death of Queen Anne had put the succession question on the political map in England. The Catholic Stuarts who had been run out of the realm a generation before were still […]

Fear and the Ballot Box: How Political and Media Responses to Terrorism Influence Elections

Executive Summary Cities like New York, Madrid, London, Paris, and Mumbai have long been home to protests, riots, and wars. As recent terrorist attacks have shown, cities can also turn into theaters of violence and high-profile targets of terrorist actions. Show More Summary

Angry seagull raids supermarket, forces emergency evacuation

LONDON — What is it with animals running riot in British supermarkets? First there was that surly cat that took command of a Sainsbury's branch in South London, and then there was that badass squirrel from last week that went after Tesco's...Show More Summary

This Week In Techdirt History: August 7th - 13th

5 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Five Years Ago This week in 2011, London was caught in widespread rioting, and naturally some officials were quick to place the blame squarely on... BlackBerry, since messaging and Twitter were being used to incite and organize rioters. Show More Summary

Black Lives Matter Protestors Cause Chaos At Britain’s Airports: ‘This Is A Nationwide Shutdown’

Black Lives Matter protesters have caused chaos at Britain’s airports as part of a planned campaign to bring the UK to a standstill on the anniversary of the 2011 London riots. Transport routes across the country have been brought to a halt as demonstrators have taken to laying across the roads in an attempt to... Show More Summary

Day in the Life with Charming Liars (PHOTOS)

Charming Liars are a LA based Rock Band with London roots. The band is out on the road touring across North America with Black Audio and Night Riots. Glide’s Amy Harris was able to catch up with the band for a few days on the road thru the Midwest with stops at the Turf Club […] The post Day in the Life with Charming Liars (PHOTOS) appeared first on Glide Magazine.

TV Pick: With Riot L.A., comedy spreads all over downtown

Riot L.A. (various venues, downtown Los Angeles, Friday through Sunday). Los Angeles is a city of comedy. It's not the only city of comedy – there are New York and Chicago (and Toronto and London, among other places where English is spoken). There is comedy practiced everywhere – given the minimal...

A First Look at the First Issue of Rivers of London: Night Witch

12 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Late last year, we revealed that Titan Comics would be returning to Rivers of London, Ben Aaronovitch’s supernatural detective novels (initially known as Midnight Riot in the US), with a new miniseries. But what actually happens when Russian gangsters go on the hunt for a powerful witch in police custody? io9 has a first look! Read more...

British policy chief apologizes for 30-year-old race comments

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron's policy chief apologized on Wednesday after a newly released memo from 30 years ago revealed he had blamed poor morals in the black community for riots and said any investment would be wasted on discos and drugs.

2015 was a bumpy ride for Uber

Riots, legal battles and even a kidnapping: it's been a tough year for Uber. ||| Paris - From London and Paris to New Delhi and Sao Paulo, traditional taxi drivers united worldwide against Uber in 2015, a year that saw riots, legal battles and even a kidnapping in protest against the startup. Show More Summary

Enraged cabbies unite worldwide against Uber in 2015

last yearNews : The Raw Story

From London and Paris to New Delhi and Sao Paulo, traditional taxi drivers united worldwide against Uber in 2015, a year that saw riots, legal battles and even a kidnapping in protest against the startup. Since first winning customers in San Francisco five years ago, Uber has enjoyed spectacular...

Riots, Raves, and Underground Blues Parties: Stories from a Carnival Soundsystem Original

Basil Jarvis left the Caribbean for West London 50 years ago, and has blasted soca sounds onto the streets of Notting Hill every year since.

12 times British people took Black Friday way, way too far

LONDON — So today is Black Friday, and that can only mean two things: (1) shops across the country slashing their prices in the annual tradition made famous in the U.S., and (2) various members of the public rioting, scrapping and pretty...Show More Summary

More than 50,000 people want to get their hands on this wearable device for couples in long distance relationships

A device that allows loved ones in long-distance relationships to listen to their partner’s heartbeat has been launched on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter today by a London startup. Little Riot, a Telefonica-backed company, is looking...Show More Summary

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