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Kurdish ‘Fighters’ Kick Islamists Off London Street During Riots

Good for the Kurds. More Sharia Law promotion in Britain. Britain, we knew you when. Of course, you’d find the radical Islamist, Anjem Choudary, in the middle of this. In

London Rioter: Anger at Eites Fueled My Behavior

3 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

    Screenshot of a broadcast report on the riots by the BBC. (StuartBannocks (CC BY 2.0)) As new research by the University of Oxford suggests that the 2011 U.K. riots were linked to economic inequality and distrust of police, a contrite...Show More Summary

Look Hard Enough and London Can Be a Tropical Paradise

[body_image width='800' height='1200' path='images/content-images/2015/02/20/' crop='images/content-images-crops/2015/02/20/' filename='palm-trees-london-292-body-image-1424432165.jpg' id='29387'] Beach Riot bikini This article originally...Show More Summary

TV Club: Babylon: “London

“I don’t want this to explode.” Just before the halfway mark of this Babylon season (or series) finale, Charles visits the break room of the armed-response cops who are striking during a riot. The reasons why are varied but all traceable...Show More Summary

Masked protestors clash with riot police on Bonfire Night in London

LONDON — Bonfire Night turned into chaos in central London on Wednesday as thousands of activists overtook the city as part of the Million Masks March, organised by activist group Anonymous. Ten people were arrested during the evening...Show More Summary

The London Riots: From Greed to Responsibility

Yesterday, for the first time since moving to London, I felt scared. I left my office in Southwark at about 6pm, and arrived in Peckham twenty minutes later to find hundreds of masked and hooded kids running up and down...

The Zero-Tolerance Myth: Considering Evidence Based Policing Approaches in Post-Riot London

A number of explanations, from welfare dependence and social exclusion, to racism and excess consumerism are proffered to explain how a peaceful protest unraveled and spread so quickly into rioting and looting over the last week across London. However, now...

Sam Claflin & Jessica Brown Findlay 'Riot' in London

Sam Claflin stops to pose at the premiere and photo call for his new film The Riot Club held at The BFI Southbank on Monday (September 15) in London, England. The 28-year-old actor was joined on the carpet by his co-stars Jessica Brown Findlay, Holliday Grainger, Max Irons, Douglas Booth, and Sam Claflin. The Riot [...]

Douglas Booth & Sam Claflin: 'The Riot Club' Photo Call with Holliday Grainger

The cast of The Riot Club gather outside the Corinthia Hotel in London on Wednesday afternoon (September 10). Stars Douglas Booth, Holliday Grainger, Max Irons, Jessica Brown-Findlay and Sam Claflin all gathered for a photo call for the film just ahead of the film’s release. Opening on September 19th, the movie is set amongst the [...]

Trust Is Essential for a Sustainable Future

If judged exclusively by the front page news, distrust within society is accelerating. While the Occupy Wall Street, Arab Spring, and London Riots are now distant and seemingly isolated in time, there remains a strong undercurrent of irreverence and distrust within the global populous. Show More Summary

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

Welcome back from the weekend! It's chilly in London but it's all sunshine in New York. And now, here's what people will be chatting about on Monday.  1. Riots in Ferguson, Missouri, have reached a new level of violence after police imposed a curfew. Show More Summary

Telegraph Publishes 'Deeply Racist' Article Demanding Whites Move Away from London Borough

She was known as the 'Hackney Heroine' – a brave, black woman who confronted looters in her neighbourhood during the London Riots of 2011. But now Pauline Pearce may be known as the London Loony after a Telegraph comment piece in which she claims that the gentrification of her area by "white hipsters" may cause further unrest. Show More Summary

When crime stops paying

To an economist, tougher sentencing in the wake of the 2011 riots offers a fascinating natural experiment The third anniversary of the 2011 London riots is this week. They erupted so suddenly and spread so quickly across the capital and to other English cities that at the time the disintegration of British society seemed, if […]

Anti Israeli protests rock Paris , London over Gaza invasion

Thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters marched in French cities on Saturday to condemn violence in Gaza, defying a ban imposed after demonstrators marched on two synagogues in Paris last weekend and clashed with riot police. A Reuters...Show More Summary

Thousands in Europe rally for Palestinians

Peaceful protest held in London while demonstrators in Paris defy ban on protests and clash with riot police.

Sykes - Gold Dust

Sounds like: Freelance Whales, Ra Ra Riot, Misterwives Song: Sykes - Gold Dust What's so good? It may be a almost a year and a half on since I last heard from London trio Sykes, but by no means does this mean I forgotthem. Their OutShow More Summary

My London: Chris McMuck

'I’ll always remember the initial days of the Shoreditch art scene in the mid-‘90s; things were fresh and new and we had our part of London to run riot' This post is from The London Word and should not be republished elsewhere without prior permission. Please check out our site for more great stories and features. My London: Chris McMuck

'World's first riot control copter' drone unveiled, shoots pepper spray, plastic bullets

9 months agoHumor : Boing Boing

An eight-armed drone designed to fire dye markers, pepper spray pellets, plastic bullets, and other "less-lethal" ammunition was shown off in London this week. Read the rest

Police Apologize for Threatening to Arrest Pro-Life Woman at a Prayer Vigil

The Metropolitan police have apologised for wrongfully threatening to arrest pro-life campaigners for holding a prayer vigil outside a London abortion facility Police used a draconian ‘riot law’ legislation usually employed to disperse rioters and football hooligans to force the three women to move away from the BPAS clinic in Twickenham. Officers issued the group […]

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