UK Riot

Violent Clashes in Mong Kok, Hong Kong During Pro-Democracy Protests

Tom Grundy | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK
Tom Grundy

There were violent clashes, scuffles and brawls in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong last night as police deployed pepper spray and batons against pro-democracy protesters. Police say 9000 demonstrators were present and 26 people were arrested.

Umbrellas vs. Riot Shields as Hong Kong Protesters Expand Occupy Camp

Tom Grundy | Posted 14.12.2014 | UK
Tom Grundy

'Umbrella Movement' activists in Hong Kong clashed with riot police on Tuesday evening in an attempt to expand an area near the city's government headquarters currently being occupied by pro-democracy demonstrators.

The Twelfth of July: Northern Ireland's Cultural Coma

Jason A Murdock | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK Politics
Jason A Murdock

The police are covered from head to toe in jet black riot gear, the ground is covered in broken glass and the remnants of an entire twenty four hours of consumption litter the surrounding area. The streets themselves are masked with propaganda and crude sectarian graffiti.

Riot Court Hearings Continue As 16-Year-Old Charged With Ealing Murder

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.10.2011 | UK

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of Richard Bowes, who was killed in Ealing last Monday during widespread rioting and looting in Lon...

FULL TEXT: David Cameron's Statement On UK Riots

Posted 11.10.2011 | UK Politics

With permission, I would like to make a statement. First, let me thank the Speaker and Honourable Members for returning. When there are importan...

UK Riots: David Cameron To Address Parliament In Emergency Session After Police And Rain Bring Quiet Night

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 10.10.2011 | UK Politics

David Cameron will address parliament today in an emergency session called in the wake of riots across the UK. After four nights of disorder, rain ...

UK Riots: 31 Year Old And 18 Year Old Student Among Those In Court

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 10.10.2011 | UK

A primary school worker in his 30s and a student are amongst those who have already pleaded guilty to looting and rioting in courts on Wednesday. 3...

Enforcement Is Not A Long-Term Solution To Rioting

The Huffington Post | Paul Vale | Posted 09.10.2011 | UK

Confronting the problem of youth rioting is a long-term issue, says Gavin Knight, an expert on British gang violence. Speaking to The Huffington P...

Boris Johnson And Nick Clegg Heckled In Clapham Junction And Birmingham (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 09.10.2011 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson and Nick Clegg were both heckled on Tuesday as they visited riot-hit areas in London and Birmingham. London Mayor Johnson was told by...

Dina Rickman

London Riots Clear Up: The Twitter Mob Come Out After The Mob | Dina Rickman | Posted 09.10.2011 | UK

Sheva found out his shop was being looted when he saw masked youths ransacking it on Sky News. He’s owned Clarence Convenience Store in Hackney f...

Paul Vale

London Suffers Third Night Of Violence With Looting In Many Areas | Paul Vale | Posted 08.10.2011 | UK

London has suffered a third consecutive night of widespread violence and looting, while similar scenes in Birmingham, Liverpool and Bristol have resul...

Paul Vale

These Are Not Race Riots, Says Demos | Paul Vale | Posted 08.10.2011 | UK

The Tottenham riot and subsequent outbreaks of looting are not the products of racial tensions, a leading researcher has told The Huffington Post. ...

Paul Vale

A Bleak Week For The Capital | Paul Vale | Posted 08.10.2011 | UK

With the arrival of the Olympics in 2012, London was set to bask in the glow of regeneration, growth and a prosperous economy. Instead, the capita...

Tottenham Riots Spreads Sporadically

Ruwayda Mustafah | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK
Ruwayda Mustafah

Tottenham riot escalated around 11.30 on Thursday after a handful of youth burnt down two police cars and broke into local shops. Media outlets ignore...

Tottenham Riot - CCTV And Mobile Phone Footage

Twitter/TFL | Posted 06.10.2011 | UK


Riot In Tottenham After Protest At Mark Duggan's Killing By Police

PA | Posted 06.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Eight police officers are being treated in hospital following riots which broke out two days after a man was shot dead by police....