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Riots


Alex Wheatle: ‘The anger that caused the riots has never gone away’

09 August 2011
"This timebomb has been ticking for a long time.

Poverty and racism shape life in Tottenham

09 August 2011
Tottenham in Haringey is shaped by poverty and lack of opportunity. It is fuelling the anger behind the riots.

Politicians are the real looters

09 August 2011
The political establishment, or those bits that have returned from holiday, has lined up to condemn the riots.

Rage erupts against injustice

09 August 2011
Riots, resistance and revolutions—that has been 2011 so far.

Riots: ‘One of the most powerful expressions of anger for decades’

09 August 2011
The killing of Mark Duggan is the straw that broke the camel’s back.

More police means more trouble

09 August 2011
From the Tory right to the liberals, politicians are calling for the government to arm the police further in order to crush the rioters.

How the riots spread across Britain

09 August 2011
By Monday evening the rioting had spread outside London.

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