Tag Archive: London Riots

“Moral Collapse” Blame of UK Riots

Prime Minister David Cameron blames the riots that shook Britain over the past 10 days on a “slow-motion moral collapse … in parts of our country,” he said Monday. Cameron listed problems including… Continue reading

Facial recognition in use after London riots

LONDON (AP) — Facial recognition technology being considered for London’s 2012 Games is getting a workout in the wake of Britain’s riots, a senior police chief told The Associated Press on Thursday, with… Continue reading

Police to swamp London streets to tackle unrest

LONDON (Reuters) – Thousands of policemen prepared to deploy on London’s streets on Tuesday night to head off rioters and looters who have rampaged through parts of the British capital virtually unchecked for… Continue reading

Civil unrest shakes Syria and London

Syria: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad to “immediately end” the use of troops against civilian protesters. In a telephone call to the Syrian leader, Mr Ban also said… Continue reading