Water Cannon

Kay Burley's Water Cannon Question Brings Boris Interview To An Abrupt End

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK

Boris Johnson was left red-faced today after Theresa May poured cold water on his plans to allow the use of water cannon. Boris on his redundant wa...

Boris Johnson Spent £218,000 On Water Cannon, And Theresa May Just Said They Are Illegal

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Politics

Theresa May today poured cold water on the use of water cannon in mainland Britain, despite London Mayor Boris Johnson having bought three of the mach...

May Hoses Down Boris' Plan For Water Cannons

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK

Theresa May has poured cold water on Boris Johnson's plans for to arm London's police with water cannon, refusing the Mayor a licence for the £200,00...

CNN Anchor's Suggestion For Ferguson Gets The Reaction It Deserves From Her Co-Host

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK Comedy

Why not perhaps use water cannons, indeed, Rosemary Church of CNN International? They're not that bad, after all... At least her fellow anchor ...

Water Cannon Being 'Prepared For Use' In London

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Politics

Water cannon have been shipped to the UK and are being prepared for use in London despite police not yet having official permission to deploy them, Ma...

'The People's Water Cannon': London Arms Race Launched

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK

"London's has purchased three water cannon for the Met Police's armoury against austerity protesters this year. Surely it's only fair the people had o...

There's a Battle Going on for Public Space in London

Matt Hawkins | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK Politics
Matt Hawkins

As so often, changes in philosophy are working their way from the ground-up and it is the "leaders" of society that are going to have to adapt and change.

Who's Happy About Boris Getting Blasted By A Water Cannon?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has said he is looking forward to watching Boris Johnson get blasted by a water cannon, as he condemned the London Mayor for controversiall...

Boris Agrees To Be Water Cannoned

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has agreed to be blasted by a water cannon to prove they are safe, after he controversially bought three for the Metropolitan Police at ...

Boris Spends £90,000 Of Taxpayers' Money On Water Cannon - Despite Government Yet To Agree To Their Use

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK

London Mayor Boris Johnson has ordered the purchase of three water cannon - even though the Government has yet to agree they can be used. Some £90,00...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Where Was The Rabbit?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 20.03.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Thursday 20 March 2014... 1) WHERE WAS THE RABBIT? Did I miss it? Was it stuck inside the red box? ...

Jessica Elgot

Boris Buries Bad News On Budget Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK

Boris Johnson has announced he will endorse the use of a water cannon by the Metropolitan Police, prompting outcry from opponents that the Mayor used ...

GRAPHIC PIC: Man Blinded By Water Cannon Has Message For Boris

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK

Water cannons used against rioters are a "lethal weapon" and should not be introduced in London, a German pensioner blinded by one of the machines has...

Should London's Police Use Water Cannons? (GRAPHIC PICTURE)

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK

A German pensioner, blinded by a police water cannon, is set to address a public meeting in London debating the use of the cannons in Britain, after o...

Boris Is Expecting Bother This Summer

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Boris Johnson must be expecting a spot of bother soon. For the London Mayor is moving ahead plans to get the UK's largest police force water cannon...

LOOK: Fresh Clashes Erupt In Turkey

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK

Further clashes have erupted on the streets of Ankara and Istanbul as the Turkish prime minister held a huge rally in front of thousands of supporters...

Taksim Square Sealed Off By Police

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK

Istanbul's Taksim Square, the scene of restive anti-government protests, has been sealed off by police after demonstrators were ejected on Saturday ni...

PICTURED: First Rule Of Protesting, Never Get Hit By A Water Cannon

Elliot Wagland | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK

Hundreds of Turkish police clashed with protesters in Taksim Square, Istanbul on Tuesday. Rioters attacked the authorities with Molotov cocktails, ...

1,700 Arrests As Violence Continues In Turkey

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK

There have been fresh anti-government protests in Turkey, with some of the most violent clashes since the trouble started three days ago. Protester...

Police Fire Water Cannons And Tear Gas At Malaysian Protestors

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK

Malaysian demonstrators protesting against government corruption in Kuala Lumpur have had tear gas and water cannons fired at them by police, after of...

Riots Report: Police Consider Water Cannon, CS Gas And Tasers As A 'Tactical Option'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK

Water cannons, Taser stun guns and CS gas would be valuable to police forces across England and Wales in a bid to avoid a return of last summer's riot...

UK Riots: David Cameron Gives The Go Ahead To Use Water Cannon

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 10.10.2011 | UK

David Cameron has given the go-ahead for police to use water cannon on rioters, after Britain endured a fourth night of riots. "We will take every ...