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.
NEW YORK (AFP) - Thousands of New Yorkers -- including mayoral candidate Christine Quinn -- marched to protest the shooting death of a gay man in the neighborhood that was the cradle of the modern US gay rights movement.May 21, 2013, 3:37 pm
Lukas Podolski admits he is honoured to be linked with Juventus but says there is no reason to leave Arsenal this summer.May 21, 2013, 2:15 pm
Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis says the club is in a strong a position to allow manager Arsene Wenger to improve the squad.May 21, 2013, 2:15 pm
Kieran Gibbs believes Arsenal will be stronger next season after winning eight of their last 10 league matches to overhaul a seven-point deficit and claim a top-four spot.May 21, 2013, 2:15 pm
LONDON (AFP) - British Prime Minister David Cameron headed off another Conservative rebellion after the opposition Labour Party helped him see off a "wrecking amendment" which had threatened his gay marriage bill.May 21, 2013, 2:07 pm
SYDNEY (AFP) - Australian goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer feels he has done enough to deserve a new contract at Fulham, and if the London club fails to deliver he will consider offers from other Premier League sides.May 21, 2013, 2:02 pm
Plenty of bowling options for the Black Caps selectors to consider ahead of the second test against England in Leeds.May 21, 2013, 1:40 pm
Shortland Street's longest-serving cast member Michael Galvin aka Dr Chris Warner shares with us his penchant for love poems, details of his strip show past, and most memorable Shorty storyline of all time...May 21, 2013, 1:29 pm
Villa Maria wines are in elite company, with two trophy wins in the over £15 bracket at the Decanter World Wine Awards announced in London overnight.May 21, 2013, 12:47 pm
LONDON (AFP) - The 2012-13 Premier League campaign could not match its predecessor for suspense, but a host of late-season retirements and managerial changes foreshadowed seismic changes in the English game.4 minutes ago
Jose Mourinho's reign as manager of Spanish giants Real Madrid will end after three tumultuous seasons.12 minutes ago
Jose Mourinho's three-year reign in charge of Real Madrid was finally brought to an end on Monday when it was announced that the Portuguese will leave the club at the end of the season.12 minutes ago
"The race is on to become to New Zealand’s first living wage city," said Annie Newman, the National Convenor of Living Wage Aotearoa New Zealand, today.15 minutes ago
It marked the spellbinding start to the Harry Potter series of best-selling books which took the world by storm.1 hour, 28 minutes ago
WA swimmer Tommaso D'Orsogna says it is time for him to "step up" both in the pool and out of it as he looks ahead to the world championships.1 hour, 49 minutes ago
State Homie John Key's certainly been a globe trotter in his time at the top and he says it's for good reason.May 21, 2013, 9:46 am
LONDON (AFP) - Outgoing Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson heads into retirement with the Premier League manager of the year award.May 21, 2013, 9:41 am
Electric scooter maker Vmoto is likely to conduct another capital raising in order to reach profitable levels of production at its Chinese plant.May 21, 2013, 9:27 am
The former partner of businessman Craig Bond has moved to block his attempts to strike a Bankruptcy Act deal amid a row over a luxury London property worth more than $6 million.May 21, 2013, 9:25 am
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