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  1. London Riots Turned Into Dramatic Stage Play

    3:08 pm PST 11/25/2011
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    "The Riots" features interviews with residents, police, politicians, community leaders and rioters." READ MORE

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  2. Russell Brand Pens an Essay on the London Riots

    6:45 pm PDT 08/12/2011
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    The comedic actor calls the violent protests 'sad and frightening' in a missive titled 'Big Brother isn't watching you'. READ MORE

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  3. London Riots: 25 Million Discs Destroyed in Sony Warehouse Fire

    3:35 pm PDT 08/11/2011
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    Three teenagers were arrested in connection with the blaze that affected 150 companies, including U.K.-based indies like XL and Domino, whose rosters include Adele and Arctic Monkeys. READ MORE

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  4. London Riot Footage Should Be Handed Over to Police: PM David Cameron

    7:51 am PDT 08/11/2011
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    Cameron is also considering banning suspected rioters from social media. READ MORE

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  5. London Riots: Journalists Under Attack Share Stories From the Front Lines

    10:22 am PDT 08/10/2011
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    During an interview with THR, NY Times and CNN reporters say they're using Twitter as well as mobile and satellite devices to send dispatches from the scene. READ MORE

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  6. London Riots: Image of a Woman Jumping From Burning Building Goes Viral

    2:50 pm PDT 08/09/2011
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    A WENN photographer shot the moment the woman leapt from a second floor window in the city's Surrey Street market. READ MORE

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  7. London Riots Lead to Blackberry Website Hacking

    2:14 pm PDT 08/09/2011
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    “No Blackberry you will NOT assist the police,” wrote one hacker on a Research in Motion blog. READ MORE

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  8. London Riots: British Stars Speak Out

    1:55 pm PDT 08/09/2011
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    Piers Morgan, Lily Allen and more take their countrymen to task over the mayhem afflicting the city. READ MORE

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  9. London Riots Damage Jamie Oliver's Birmingham Restaurant

    12:35 pm PDT 08/09/2011
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    The “Food Revolution” host’s Italian kitchen suffered vandalism, but was quickly restored on Tuesday. READ MORE

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  10. Bad Timing: As London Burns, U.K. Woos Hollywood Celebrities to Come Live There

    12:25 pm PDT 08/09/2011
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    England today enacts a new law whereby those who have won an Oscar, Emmy, Golden Globe or BAFTA can become British citizens quickly and bypass the country's immigration crackdown. READ MORE

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  11. London Riots: Indie Labels 'Devastated' by Sony Warehouse Blaze

    11:08 am PDT 08/09/2011
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    XL Recordings, 4AD, Beggars, Domino, Sunday's Best and Rough Trade are among the indie labels who housed their stock in the three-story building. READ MORE

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  12. London Riots: Official Calls for Blackberry Service to Be Shut Down

    9:51 am PDT 08/09/2011
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    Because BBM, which rioters are using to communicate, is not traceable by cops, PM David Lammy says it’s “one of reasons why unsophisticated criminals are outfoxing an otherwise sophisticated police force.” READ MORE

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  13. Entertainment Businesses Hit as London Rioting Hits Third Night

    6:06 am PDT 08/09/2011
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    UPDATED: Boutique Picturehouse Cinemas closes four theaters Tuesday night on advice of police; Sony CD and DVD warehouse burned to the ground. READ MORE

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  14. London Riots: Worst Civil Unrest in Memory as City Gears Up for 2012 Olympics

    3:33 am PDT 08/09/2011
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    Violent thugs seize control of the streets for the third night in a row as Olympic organizers admit security for the games is "under review" and international and local soccer matches are cancelled. READ MORE

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  15. London Riots Spark Fears for Entertainment Businesses

    11:29 am PDT 08/08/2011
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    Civil unrest dominates British news programs. READ MORE

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