London Riots

WATCH: College Suspends Students After London, Ont., Riot

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.19.2012 | Canada

LONDON, Ont. - A St. Patrick's Day riot fuelled by drunken college students and punctuated by explosions into the night sky has resulted in eight stud...

U.K. Backs Off Proposal To Shut Social Media During Unrest

AP | Posted 10.25.2011 | Canada Business

LONDON (AP)—More than two weeks after riots, Britain’s government and police met social media executives Thursday to discuss how to prevent their ...

New BlackBerrys To Run Android Apps

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.24.2011 | Canada Business

Embattled BlackBerry maker Research In Motion will release cell phones next year that are compatible with Google’s Android operating system, says a ...

British PM Punishes Punks

Paul Mott | Posted 10.24.2011 | Canada
Paul Mott

Following the riots that tore through the heart of Her Majesty's realm, Cameron came out swingin'. He told the world that England wouldn't tolerate this kind of behaviour. Now, if we could only get you this side of the pond to deal with the Vancouver riot, I'm sure things would move along a little quicker.

What Really Worries Me About the London Riots

Mark Bourrie | Posted 10.17.2011 | Canada
Mark Bourrie

Taking Internet access from poor people should quell the fires of revolt. Soon, they'll respect their betters. They won't mind the bank bailouts, the crooked media that allegedly tapped people's phones, the hard-wired class structure that cuts down people with the wrong background, the wrong accent, the wrong education.

Police: Vancouver, London Riots Not Comparable

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.17.2011 | Canada

VANCOUVER - With smoke charring the skies, smashed storefronts and young testosterone-fuelled men running amok, the look and feel of neighbourhoods th...

Daniel Tencer

PHOTOS: How Western Governments Are Trying To Seize Control Of The Internet

HuffingtonPost.com | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.16.2011 | Canada Business

Since the Internet went mainstream some 15 years ago, debate has raged over the balance between privacy and the ability of governments to enforce laws...

London Riots: On the Ground in Camden Town

Katie Engelhart | Posted 10.12.2011 | Canada
Katie Engelhart

On Camden High Street in central London, residents gathered Tuesday evening on the rooftops of boarded-up buildings to await pandemonium. "I'm not scared," said George Fletcher, a small, crinkled man sitting outside the Spread Eagle pub where he works. "There's always trouble in Camden."

Social Media May Be Disrupted As Cameron Vows To Crush 'Culture Of Fear'

CP | Posted 10.11.2011 | Canada

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

Packed UK Courts Hear Tales From The Lost Generation

CP | Posted 10.10.2011 | Canada

LONDON - Each of the young rioters who clogged Britain's courthouses painted a bleak picture of a lost generation: a 15-year-old Ukrainian whose mothe...

UK Killings: 'Are You Asking For It?'

CP | Posted 10.10.2011 | Canada

BIRMINGHAM, England - With police nowhere to be seen, the Muslims of Dudley Road armed themselves with bricks and stones, clubs and cricket bats to fe...

Cameron Urges Fightback, Police Flood London, 3 Dead In Birmingham

CP | Posted 10.10.2011 | Canada

LONDON - Thousands of extra police officers flooded the streets of London on Wednesday to deter rioters, and Prime Minister David Cameron warned that ...

16,000 Police Officers Swarm London

CP | Posted 10.09.2011 | Canada

LONDON - Thousands of extra police officers flooded into London Wednesday in a bid to end Britain's worst rioting in a generation. An eerie calm preva...

RIM Faces Threats Over BlackBerry's Role In London Riots

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.09.2011 | Canada Business

Research In Motion, the Waterloo, Ontario-based maker of the BlackBerry, has found itself caught in the crossfire of the London riots, thanks to its m...

London Riots: Extraordinary Speech to Looters Goes Viral

Nat & Marie | Posted 10.09.2011 | Canada
Nat & Marie

Social media is the forum where spontaneous gems like one UK journalist's video of an impassioned speech, a voice of reason, amidst utter mayhem can get captured, posted and spread like wildfire.

London Police Order Football Clubs To Call Off Matches

CP | Posted 10.08.2011 | Canada

LONDON - Police ordered football clubs in London to postpone matches as violence and looting spread across the British capital for a third night Monda...

Rioting In Liverpool

CP | Posted 10.08.2011 | Canada

LONDON - British police say violence and looting has spread to a third city, with authorities handling outbreaks of violence in the northern city of L...

London Riot Spreads

CP | Posted 10.08.2011 | Canada

LONDON - Violence and looting spread to new areas of London on Monday -- and to a second major city -- as shops and cars were set ablaze and authoriti...

160 Arrests In London Riots

CP | Posted 10.07.2011 | Canada

LONDON - Police arrested 160 people during a weekend of riots and looting that erupted in a disadvantaged London neighbourhood just eight kilometres f...