Looting

Stanley Mnyakama found out the father had been looking for his son for two weeks.
Residents say the town was always a ticking time bomb.
Oh, and spare a thought for the folk who have to clean up the mess. It's all got a bit 'Hunger Games'. And there were more
This weekend I watched Usain Bolt run the 100m as a VIP guest in the Olympic stadium; this time last year I was watching my home town burn in the summer riots. Had I made different choices I could have been watching the race from prison.
We have had some developments, a renewed focus on the area that may not have materialised had the riots started elsewhere. But people still harbour resentment - and perhaps we are lucky that the nation is being held aloft by the tide of the Olympics.
Nearly a million British soldiers were killed in the First World War. Is this what they died for?
I heard on the radio yesterday a young policeman describing some rioters who had attached Stanley knives to sticks to use as weapons. This is gutting and the new statistics are stomach-churning. One of the things that I remember most from those evenings last year is the fear. That crippling feeling of the unknown. How close to our homes were they going to get? Why?
Gordon Thompson, the arsonist behind the fire at the Reeves store in Croydon during the London riots, has been sentenced
Gordon Thompson, the arsonist behind the fire at the Reeves store in Croydon during the London riots, has been sentenced
A looter who started a massive fire that destroyed a 140-year-old furniture shop during last summer's riots is due to be