Thousands of rioters and looters have stormed across London.
The violence is increasing into the week as buildings in Croydon, Peckham and Lewisham are set ablaze, while gangs of looters roam the streets of Hackney Clapham and Camden. Rioting also broke out in the English cities of Liverpool, Birmingham and Bristol.Thousands of officers have been called in to deal with the worst unrest London has seen in years.
LONDON (AFP) - Veteran rocker Rod Stewart notched his first UK number one album for 34 years as "Time", his first LP of new material for 20 years, shot to the top of the charts.May 20, 2013, 1:52 pm
Villa Maria has received two gold medals at the prestigious International Wine Challenge in London.May 20, 2013, 1:45 pm
Rafael Benitez was over the moon with the hundreds of messages of support he received from Chelsea supporters.May 20, 2013, 1:45 pm
13 Barclays Premier League season came to a close on the weekend with all 10 fixtures being played on Sunday.May 20, 2013, 1:45 pm
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has urged his side to become a genuine Premiership contender next season.May 20, 2013, 1:45 pm
Arsene Wenger has heaped praise on his Arsenal players for the character they showed this season.May 20, 2013, 1:45 pm
Harry Redknapp says it is completely necessary that QPR make changes in order to improve across the board.May 20, 2013, 1:45 pm
Martin Jol wants to bring in a handful of new players to Fulham this summer.May 20, 2013, 1:45 pm
West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce admits he would love to sign Andy Carroll permanently.May 20, 2013, 1:45 pm
Andre Villas-Boas felt for his Tottenham players after they failed in their bid to finish in the top four this season.May 20, 2013, 1:45 pm
LONDON (AFP) - British Prime Minister David Cameron faces further dissent from within the ranks of his Conservative Party as a bill to legalise gay marriage returns to Parliament Monday.May 20, 2013, 1:33 pm
Sydney band 5 Seconds To Summer are riding high in the UK as long-time tour companions to One Direction and will return home for a five-date national tour.May 20, 2013, 12:35 pm
The real razzmatazz of the 1920's was born in Berlin where the city's theatrical traditions are still alive and blooming after World War II.May 20, 2013, 12:30 pm
A British man who cut the throats of his son and daughter fled the crime scene on roller skates.May 20, 2013, 12:21 pm
LONDON (AFP) - New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum insisted he still had faith in his batsmen after an "hour of madness" cost the team dear in a thumping first Test defeat at Lord's.May 20, 2013, 12:03 pm
Rose Matafeo and Jarred Christmas have capped off an incredible 2013 NZ International Comedy Festival by picking up the country’s most prestigious comedy awards; the Billy T Award and The FRED Award at last night’s Last Laughs hosted by the bro-mantic duo of Ben Hurley and Steve Wrigley.May 20, 2013, 12:00 pm
LONDON (AFP) - James Anderson's position as England's key bowler heading into the Ashes series with Australia was confirmed by his display in the first Test rout of New Zealand.May 20, 2013, 11:37 am
A toddler whose entire family was killed in a car crash was put in a body bag and taken to the morgue before rescuers discovered he was still aliveMay 20, 2013, 11:14 am
It's not often you get to meet your idol but Perth woman Annie Fenech was lucky enough to meet hers last week.May 20, 2013, 11:10 am
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