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Police and Thieves: Making Sense of the English Riots

Michelle Chen | Posted 10.11.2011 | World
Michelle Chen

Observers dismiss rioters as roaming bands of delinquents. Or well-organized, tech-savvy flash mobs. They're portrayed alternately as greedy opportunists or disaffected youth. Reflecting the diversity of urban Britain, they are everyone and no one. And they're just kids.

Police Use Technology Considered For Olympic Games To Identify Rioters

AP | PAISLEY DODDS and RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 10.11.2011 | World

LONDON — Facial recognition technology being considered for London's 2012 Games is getting a workout in the wake of Britain's riots, a senior po...

Naughty But Nice Rob

Angelina Refuses To Leave Rioting London

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 10.11.2011 | Celebrity

While "Twilight" beauty Kristen Stewart has fled the United Kingdom and Piers Morgan and Joel Madden weigh in on the London riots from the safety of A...

British P.M. Promises Vigorous Measures

AP/The Huffington Post | DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS | Posted 10.11.2011 | World

LONDON -- Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday promised vigorous and wide-ranging measures to restore order and prevent riots erupting again on Br...

Police Raid Rioters' Homes

AP/The Huffington Post | DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS | Posted 10.11.2011 | World

LONDON -- British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed Thursday there would be no "culture of fear" on Britain's streets, as police raided houses to rou...

London Riot Seems All Too Familiar

Turnstyle | Posted 10.10.2011 | San Francisco
Turnstyle

Originally published on Turnstylenews.com, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

Everybody Eats Where? In London, England, Bellamy's Restaurant

Mara Gibbs | Posted 10.10.2011 | Travel
Mara Gibbs

One of my most memorable meals on my recent trip to London, was eaten at Bellamy's just down the road from Berkeley Square. You will be singing like the nightingale in the famous square after you eat here.

Police Use Flickr To ID London Riot Suspects

TheNextWeb | Posted 10.10.2011 | Technology

London has been the scene of utter chaos over the past few days, and last night it hit a new peak when it seemed many parts of the UK capital were und...

WATCH: Can This Really Be A British Tourism Ad?

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.10.2011 | Travel

A £100 million advertising campaign for Britain is about to be replaced by a meme. As the UK's tourism marketing organization VisitBritain pulls i...

Iranian President Finds UN Silence On London Riots Hypocritical

AP | By NASSER KARIMI | Posted 10.10.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday urged the U.N. Security Council to take action over the rioting in Britain, arguing ...

Sneering Reactions To London Riots Begin

Posted 10.09.2011 | World

As London went into its fourth day of protests, the unrest in the English capital provided a rare opportunity to those previously criticized by the Br...

Spice Girls Musical In The Works

Posted 10.09.2011 | Arts

The Spice Girls will see their musical legacy of girl power, friendship and female identity live on in an upcoming musical. Absolutely Fabulous st...

Social Media Used To Spread Britain's Riots

AP | PAISLEY DODDS and RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 10.09.2011 | Technology

LONDON — Some of the text messages read like real-time rallying calls for rioters. "If you're down for making money, we're about to go hard in ...

Jason Linkins

If Obama's Past Statements Are Any Guide, Then He Doesn't Support Urban Rioting

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.09.2011 | Media

Were you wondering if President Barack Obama is secretly siding with London's opportunistic looters and arsonists? Probably not, because that sounds crazy... but not at National Review!

Crowdsourcing The London Clean Up

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 10.09.2011 | World

As David Cameron rushed home from his Tuscan holiday, Londoners bound together on Twitter and Facebook to start the clean up. The first person to o...

WATCH: London Mayor Heckled During Press Conference

Posted 10.09.2011 | World

Boris Johnson, the mayor of London, struggled on Tuesday to be heard over hecklers while speaking to residents and the media in Clapham Junction, an a...

Sales of Baseball Bats On Amazon UK Are Up 5,000 Percent

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 10.09.2011 | Technology

Another scary bit of news out of the United Kingdom, which has been overtaken by riots in the past three days: The sale of baseball bats via the UK br...

Confessions of a Dual Citizen

Gemma de Choisy | Posted 10.09.2011 | Travel
Gemma de Choisy

I've been flying back and forth between the UK and the States going on 15 years. I was seven -- and hipless -- the first time, scared shitless and moving to an island where the sun never shines.

London Rioters Interrupt Tourists' Dinner, Get Scared Off By Restaurant Staff

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.09.2011 | Travel

A Los Angeles couple visiting London headed out for a nice dinner at The Ledbury on Monday evening only to be served up a bit of chaos as rioters brok...

English Soccer Star Pleads For End To London Riots

AP/The Huffington Post | By ROB HARRIS | Posted 10.09.2011 | Sports

LONDON (Associated Press) -- England striker Wayne Rooney has appealed for an end to the violence and looting in London that has put Wednesday's exhib...

Photos: Third Day Of Unrest In London

Posted 10.08.2011 | World

As authorities struggled to contain the number of incidents, violence and looting marked a third day of riots in London. Unrest in the English capital...

How BlackBerry—Not Twitter—Fueled The London Riots

TechCrunch Europe | Mike Butcher | Posted 10.08.2011 | Technology

Over the weekend parts of London descended into chaos as riots and looting spread after a protest organised around the yet unexplained shooting of a m...

LOOK: The Blaze And Aftermath Of The London Riots

Posted 10.07.2011 | World

London residents woke this morning to the aftermath of the city's worst riots in years. Protestors in the Tottenham neighborhood, enraged by the de...

The Brothers Grim: Interview With Jake & Dinos Chapman

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 10.01.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

The Chapman brothers are not shy. Since first bursting onto the art scene in the early 90s with work featured in the notorious YBA exhibition, Sensati...

Everybody Eats Where? Everybody Shops Where? Everybody Lingers Where? In Richmond Upon Thames, Petersham Nurseries and Petersham House

Mara Gibbs | Posted 09.28.2011 | Travel
Mara Gibbs

On my first visit to Petersham Nurseries to eat lunch, I drew comparisons to the famous River Cafe. The visuals and flavors are intoxicating, and more importantly, it doesn't weigh you down and can actually invigorate.