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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

2 weeks 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

7 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

8 months agoNews : 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

Police and protesters clash during ‘Million Mask March’ against capitalism in London

10 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Activists set a police car alight and scuffled with officers in riot gear in central London as thousands took part in a “Million Mask March” anti-capitalist demonstration on Thursday night. Many activists wore the white masks associated with the international Anonymous network at the...

BREAKING: Leftists RIOT – CLASH with Police at Million Mask March in London

LEFTISTS RIOT IN LONDON – ATTACK POLICE Leftists torched cars in London. BREAKING: Chaos escalates at the #MillionMaskMarch in London. The post BREAKING: Leftists RIOT – CLASH with Police at Million Mask March in London appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

12 spectacular places to watch the leaves turn in the UK

LONDON — The UK explodes into a riot of oranges, reds and yellows each autumn, as summer bids us farewell and trees of all shapes and sizes shed their leaves ahead of the approaching winter. From Westonbirt Arboretum in Gloucestershire to Nottingham's Sherwood Forest, the country's annual display rivals anywhere in the world. Show More Summary

Who's wrong or right in gentrification?

There have been a growing number of anti-gentrification protests in and around London lately. They’ve also been getting louder, angrier, and in the case of the recent #fuckparade riots, more violent. read more

Lush in Hot Water After Releasing Incense 'Inspired' By 2011 London Riots

Lush Cosmetics, known for their organic products that are not tested on animals—particularly their bath bombs—is getting some unwanted attention from some London residents, who are offended by an incense they’ve created called Lavender Hill Mob, which was “inspired” by the aftermath of the 2011 London Riots. Read more...

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