BBC News – London riots: Before-and-after images

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BBC News – Further riots in London as violence spreads across England

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 9 August 2011 

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Rioting has spread across London on a third night of violence, with unrest flaring in other English cities.

An extra 1,700 police officers were deployed in London, where shops were looted and buildings were set alight.

Birmingham, Liverpool, Nottingham and Bristol also saw violence.

The prime minister has returned early from his holiday to discuss the unrest, which first flared on Saturday after a peaceful protest in Tottenham over the fatal shooting of a man by police.

At least 400 people have been arrested following a wave of what police have described as “copycat criminal activity” across London over the past three days, the Met Police said. More than 69 people have been charged with various offences.

Met Deputy Assistant Commissioner Steven Kavanagh said it was a “shocking and appalling morning for London to wake up to”.

“The Met was stretched beyond belief in a way that it has never experienced before,” he told BBC Breakfast.

When asked at what stage he would consider bringing in the Army, he responded by saying “all options are being considered”.

Three people were arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of attempted murder after a police officer was injured by a car in Brent, north west London, while trying to stop suspected looters….

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BBC News – London riots: Timeline and map of violence

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Rioting spread across London on a third night of violence


Birmingham, Liverpool, Nottingham and Bristol also experienced disturbances

Met Dep Ass Comm Steven Kavanagh: “Met was stretched beyond belief in a way that it has never experienced before”

The prime minister has returned early from his holiday and is due to chair an emergency Cobra meeting
Home Secretary Theresa May “will talk to police about what they need” to quell the disturbances


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