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Cameron: Britain Will Mend ‘Broken Society’ After Riots

Posted August 15th, 2011 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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British Prime Minister David Cameron says Britain must reverse what he calls a “moral collapse” that he blames for last week’s deadly riots. Mr. Cameron said Monday social problems festering for decades have exploded. He pledged that his coalition government would set out new policies to address them. The rioting killed five people and saw […]

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British Police Slam Decision to Hire US Riot Adviser

Posted August 13th, 2011 at 6:50 pm (UTC-5)
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British police vented their anger Saturday over Prime Minister David Cameron’s decision to hire former New York police commissioner William Bratton as an unpaid consultant to British authorities on how to curb street violence. Paul Deller of the Metropolitan Police Federation said “In Britain we police by consent… America polices by force and we do […]

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Catholic Rioters attack N. Ireland Police

Posted August 13th, 2011 at 6:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Violence broke out in Northern Ireland’s second largest city of Londonderry Saturday after a Protestant parade passed close to Catholic areas. A police spokeswoman said Irish Catholic rioters threw petrol bombs at police and hijacked and burned vehicles following the annual Apprentice Boys parade to commemorate historical events, particularly British military victories. The spokeswoman said […]

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Former NY Police Commissioner to Advise Britain on Unrest

Posted August 12th, 2011 at 8:55 pm (UTC-5)
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The office of British Prime Minister David Cameron says former New York police commissioner William Bratton has agreed to act as an unpaid consultant to British authorities on how to curb street violence. The announcement Friday follows several days of riots that erupted in London and other cities across Britain. The violence was originally touched […]

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600 Charged, Arrests Rise to 1,700 in British Riots

Posted August 12th, 2011 at 10:15 am (UTC-5)
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Police in London say they have charged almost 600 people with violence, disorder and looting after almost a week of deadly rioting in the capital and other British cities. Authorities have arrested more than 1,700 people across the country, and courts were in session throughout the night Thursday to deal with a massive backlog of […]

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British PM Unveils Anti-Riot Measures

Posted August 12th, 2011 at 12:15 am (UTC-5)
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Britain’s prime minister says he will look to the United States for solutions to gang violence, following almost a week of riots that erupted in London and other cities across Britain. David Cameron said Thursday he would seek advice from U.S. cities that have fought gangs, including Boston, Los Angeles and New York. Mr. Cameron […]

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British PM: ‘No culture of Fear;’ Promises New Measures Against Rioters

Posted August 11th, 2011 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced new measures to restore order to Britain’s streets and prevent the riots that have gripped the country for much of the past week from erupting again. Speaking at an emergency session of parliament Thursday, Mr. Cameron told lawmakers authorities are considering ordering youths to remove masks and temporarily […]

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British PM: ‘No culture of Fear,’ Promises New Measures Against Rioters

Posted August 11th, 2011 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
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British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced new measures to restore order to Britain’s streets and prevent the riots that have gripped the country for much of the past week from erupting again. Speaking at an emergency session of parliament Thursday, Mr. Cameron told lawmakers authorities are considering ordering youths to remove masks and temporarily […]

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Emergency Session of British Parliament Meets to Address Riots

Posted August 11th, 2011 at 7:30 am (UTC-5)
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British Prime Minister David Cameron says the rioting that has gripped the country for much of the past week is not about politics or protest, but is the result of a culture that “glorifies violence.” Mr. Cameron made his comments at an emergency session of parliament on Thursday. He said the British government “will not […]

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British Police Arrest Riot Suspects; Emergency Session of Parliament Meets

Posted August 11th, 2011 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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British police have begun raiding houses in London on Thursday in connection with the riots that have gripped the country for much of the past week. Deputy Assistant Commissioner Steve Kavanagh says that officers began knocking on doors to arrest people across the city in the early hours of Thursday. He says more than 100 […]

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