London Riots 2011

Foreign Looter Allowed To Stay In UK 'Because Of Human Rights'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.07.2013 | UK

A foreign London riots looter has been told by immigration judges that he can stay in Britain as deporting him would breach his human rights. Derri...

£200m Of Compensation For Riot Victims Is Unclaimed

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK

More than £200 million of government cash set aside for victims of the 2011 Riots remains unclaimed, a Labour MP has said. Steve Reed, the MP for ...

London Riots Good Samaritan Wins Libel Payout From Met

PA | Posted 03.05.2013 | UK

A Good Samaritan who helped vulnerable people caught up in the Hackney riots has accepted substantial undisclosed libel damages from the Metropolitan ...

Kevin Hutchinson-Foster Found Guilty Of Supplying Gun To Mark Duggan

PA | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK

Kevin Hutchinson-Foster was today found guilty at the Old Bailey of supplying a gun to Mark Duggan, whose fatal shooting by police sparked riots in Lo...

London Riot Attacker Loses Appeal

PA | Posted 12.10.2012 | UK

A teenager who carried out a "terrible" attack on a student during last year's riots has had an appeal thrown out by leading judges. Three Court of...

Jury Sworn In For Mark Duggan 'Gun Case'

PA | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK

A jury has been chosen and sworn in the trial of a man accused of passing a gun to Mark Duggan, whose fatal shooting by police last year sparked the A...

From London To Damascus Where's Best To Live?

PA | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK

Cities hit by last summer's riots have fallen down a league table of the best places in the world for living conditions, a new study has revealed. ...

Felicity A Morse

'I Am So Proud I Caught It'

HuffingtonPost.com | Felicity A Morse | Posted 04.08.2012 | UK

Photographer Amy Weston took perhaps the most iconic image of the London riots. The picture of a woman leaping from a burning flat in Croydon was spla...

Felicity A Morse

The Hackney Heroine: 'Nothing's Changed'

HuffingtonPost.com | Felicity A Morse | Posted 04.08.2012 | UK

Pauline Pearce, dubbed the 'Hackney Heroine', shot to fame after footage of her berating rioters was watched by thousands on Youtube. The 46-year-...

A Cruel and Reckless Fate: Army 2020

Richard Denny | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK
Richard Denny

Individuals that have provided years of loyal military service will have an extremely hard time accepting these upcoming redundancies and the slashing of historical traditions.

Final Offender Charged Over 2011 Riots Jailed For 14 Months

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK

The final offender charged over riots in Bristol last year has been jailed for 14 months, police said on Wednesday. Patrick Besiris was involved in...

A Reflection of Mania

Kerry Hudson | Posted 29.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Kerry Hudson

I am aware that I'm a liability when manic. Ironically the hideous lows that follow are accompanied by self-loathing which makes the reflection period a bit like watching an EastEnders' Christmas special with your eyelids staples back whilst sitting on a block of ice.

Fat Police Should Have Pay Cut, Says Met Chief

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK Politics

Police officers who fail their fitness test should be subject to disciplinary action, according to the chief of the Metropolitan Police. Speaking t...

Government Pays Out Millions To Rebuild Communities After Riots

Posted 27.03.2012 | UK

The government has refunded councils more than £10 million spent on helping communities recover from last summer's riots. In a statement to Parlia...

London Riots Trial: Seba Electronics Owner Donating Recovered Goods To Poor

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2012 | UK

The owner of an electronics shop, which was looted during last summer’s London riots, is donating recovered goods to the poor. Seba Electronics ...

Ganging Up on 'Yoof'

Dave Clements | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK
Dave Clements

While they are, if claims coming out of last week's summit are to be believed, to blame for the rise of al-Shabab in Somalia, the role of gangs in las...

'I Did It': Man Admits Starting Fire That Destroyed Family Business

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2012 | UK

Gordon Thompson has admitted starting a massive fire which destroyed a family-run furniture shop during the riots in London last summer. The 33-yea...

Alleged Arsonist Gordon Thompson 'Boasted He Set Fire to Furniture Store'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.02.2012 | UK

Gordon Thompson, accused of starting a "catastrophic" fire at a 144-year-old furniture shop, allegedly boasted about causing the blaze, which was so f...

CCTC Caught Cross-Eyed London Rioter

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK

A cross-eyed arsonist who set fire to a shop and post office during the London riots last August has been jailed for eight years, after police spotted...

Police Prepared For More Riots

PA | Posted 02.02.2012 | UK

Police in the capital are gearing up to deal with any repeat of last summer's riots, it has emerged. Measures being taken include training more off...

Paul Vale

Hackney Grocer Nearly Gave Up After August Riots

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Vale | Posted 17.02.2012 | UK

Siva Kandiah nearly gave up. On one of the first nights of unrest in Hackney, rioters broke into his shop and stole stock worth around £85,000. Once ...

Riot Convictions Have 'Changed Public Attitude To CCTV' Survey Claims

The Huffington Post UK | Olivia Williams | Posted 25.12.2011 | UK

Public support for CCTV camera surveillance has been strengthened by its role in helping to identify and prosecute rioters in England, a survey has fo...

Riots: Mark Duggan's Funeral Expected To Draw Thousands Of Mourners

PA | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK

The funeral of police shooting victim Mark Duggan is due to take place amid lingering tensions between family members and detectives. ...

The London Riots: A Survivor's Tale

Rory Woodbridge | Posted 10.10.2011 | UK Comedy
Rory Woodbridge

It's Monday morning and I'm walking to work, aware of the riots that took place at the weekend. Getting close to my local high street, Brixton, I am told the whole area has been closed; last night the violence moved south of the river and devastation ensued.

Social media: Where's the police state rhetoric when you need it?

Stephen Brewer | Posted 17.10.2011 | UK Politics
Stephen Brewer

Five years ago the press were all talk of what a police state Britain was becoming with CCTV cameras, tightened national security and identity cards. Now four year prison sentences are being handed out to young people creating events on Facebook that nobody's showing up to.