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Conservative MP Ben Bradley called for the police to play 'splat the chav'

Conservative MP Ben Bradley said he was excited to watch police play "splat the chav" during the 2011 London riots. Bradley, whose job is to make more young people vote Tory, also hit out at "vast sea of unemployed wasters" in a blog...Show More Summary

Pussy Riot activist recreates Russian prison in London

3 months agoNews : World News Blog

London’s Saatchi Gallery has been transformed into a Russian-style prison through immersive theatre. Political artist and Pussy Riot founder Nadia Tolloconniekova devised the show, she spent two years in a Russian jail after her group’s anti-Putin protests, and is now fighting for prison reform. Before he worked on this programme Channel 4 News’ Kieron Bryan…

The Russian protest artists that will inspire you to #resist

A provocative new exhibition in London is here to show the world that Russian protest art goes beyond the well-known colourful feminism of Pussy Riot.  Pussy Riot's explosive "Punk Prayer" performance in an Orthodox church catapulted them into the international headlines in 2012. Show More Summary

Art of dissent: Protesting Russia's Putin with Pussy Riot

4 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Several art shows in London highlight the brutality of Vladimir Putin's Russia.        

New large-scale photographic works by Stan Douglas focus on locations of the 2011 London riots

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

The first in a new series of works triggered by the uprisings of the early 2010s, including the Arab Spring and riots across global locations including London and the artist?s home town of Vancouver, these photographs focus on scenes...Show More Summary

FA Cup: AC London founded by a 16-year-old after London riots

Sixty-nine days after Arsenal beat Chelsea at Wembley, the FA Cup returns on Friday - meet one of the remarkable teams in the extra preliminary round.

‘Black Lives Matter’ Riots All Over London, With Police And Public Being Assaulted! [VIDEO]

For those of you that thought Black Lives Matter had faded into the background. Nope… they are still rioting and hurting police officers. In London, they threw bottles, Molotov cocktails,

Pussy Riot to Launch Autobiographical Theater Experience in London

7 months agoLGBT / Gay :

They've started a Kickstarter to fund the project, which will detail their experiences in Russian prison.

Today in History for July 13th

7 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Highlights of this day in history: Live Aid concerts held in London and Philadelphia; A French revolutionary is stabbed in his bath; Civil War draft riots erupt in New York; A power blackout hits the Big Apple; Actor Harrison Ford born. (July 13)        

Researchers Think They Can Use Twitter To Spot Riots Before Police

Researchers in the UK used machine learning algorithms to analyse 1.6 million tweets in London during the infamous 2011 riots, which resulted in widespread looting, property destruction and over 3,000 arrests. According to the researchers,...Show More Summary

Could Social Media Help Prevent Crimes?

8 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

Twitter has proven itself to be an important tool for communication when sudden calamities strike. During the 2011 London riots, for instance, information on broken windows and burning cars was

True Grenfell Tower death toll may have been covered up to stop riots, Labour MP suggests

The true number of people who died in the Grenfell Tower fire may have been suppressed by officials desperate to avoid riots in the streets, a Labour MP has suggested. David Lammy said local residents at the west London tower block told...Show More Summary

On Evil May Day, Londoners Rioted Over Foreigners Stealing Their Jobs

It’s been 500 years since London’s artisans turned a festival into a rampage

Brutal/Tender Trailer: Six Rounds!

Amongst the 2011 London riots, a former boxer, Stally (Adam J Bernard), must choose between his lower class past plagued by crime or a new future in a middle class society that he doesn’t fit into. Will he choose to go back into his life of crime and save the life of his best friend? … Continue reading Brutal/Tender Trailer: Six Rounds! ?

Wretched Arsenal hit new low as Palace run riot

10 months agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger’s wretched season hit a new low as Arsenal crashed to a humiliating 3-0 defeat at lowly Crystal Palace that leaves their top four bid in tatters. Wenger has been under siege in recent weeks as angry Arsenal...Show More Summary

1832: James Lea and Joseph Grindley, arsonists

11 months agoNews / Crime : Executed Today

The London Times of April 7, 1832 brings us this arson double hanging evidencing the extension of the rural Swing Riots labor rebellion from its southern heartland up to the West Midlands. CONFESSION OF LEA AND GRINDLEY. (From the Salopian Journal.) After their trial and condemnation Lea evinced much anxiety, and expressed a wish to […]

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