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) - Garden gnomes invaded Chelsea Flower Show on Monday as the prestigous horticultural event relaxed a ban on the diminutive ornaments to raise cash for charity.May 21, 2013, 4:58 am
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday told Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and other business leaders that he expected their companies to pay their taxes in exchange for b...May 21, 2013, 4:06 am
LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester City midfielder Jack Rodwell was called up to the England squad on Monday for their friendlies against Ireland and Brazil despite playing in only 11 league games all seas...May 21, 2013, 3:50 am
By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Two of the nation's biggest online food delivery businesses said they are merging in a deal that they hope will drive more orders, in more cit...May 21, 2013, 3:46 am
By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Two of the nation's biggest online food delivery businesses said they are merging in a deal that they hope will drive more orders, in more cit...May 21, 2013, 3:42 am
Lisa Carrington's bid for double Olympic gold has received a huge shot in the arm with two wins in the kayaking World Cup in the Czech Republic.May 21, 2013, 3:33 am
LONDON (Reuters) - Nationwide, Britain's biggest customer-owned financial services group, plans to issue a new form of so-called loss-absorbing debt in order to bolster its capital position. ...May 21, 2013, 3:12 am
MILAN (AFP) - Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis was in London Monday to meet Rafael Benitez in a bid to lure Chelsea's interim manager to the Serie A club, according to reports in Italy.May 21, 2013, 3:04 am
LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. singer Prince has signed a new deal with Kobalt Music Group to market and distribute his future work without giving up control over his rights, the company said on Monday. ...May 21, 2013, 2:55 am
By Andrew Osborn LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron's flagship gay marriage policy deepened a rift in his own party on Monday after many of his own MPs defied him in a sign...May 21, 2013, 2:53 am
By Claire Ruckin LONDON (Reuters) - Bankers are putting together just under 1 billion euros $1.28 billion (839.83 million pounds) in financing for a potential sale of Finnish mobile pho...May 21, 2013, 2:34 am
By Liana B. Baker (Reuters) - Deborah Turness, a former top TV news editor in Britain, will take over as NBC News president in August, at a time when it is looking to turn around the fo...May 21, 2013, 2:31 am
PARIS, France (AFP) - Defending champion Zhang Jike of China retained his men's singles title at the World Table Tennis Championships in Paris on Monday after defeating compatriot Wang Hao in the final.May 21, 2013, 2:19 am
LONDON (Reuters) - European investigators have asked top trading houses Glencore , Vitol and Gunvor to help with a probe into oil price manipulation, while not suggesting they are under ...May 21, 2013, 2:15 am
JOHANNESBURG (AFP) - Murder-accused South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius will not race this season, his agent said Monday, weeks before the Paralympian's return to court.May 21, 2013, 1:57 am
KARACHI (AFP) - The party of former Pakistani cricket hero Imran Khan secured victory in a repeat election held in one constituency of violence-plagued Karachi, election officials said Monday.May 21, 2013, 1:50 am
LONDON (AFP) - The 2012 St Leger winner Encke is among seven horses to test positive for anabolic steroids as the investigation widened into doping involving Sheikh Mohammed's Godolphin operation.May 21, 2013, 1:34 am
LONDON (AFP) - British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland on Monday insisted he won't ask Jonny Wilkinson to join the forthcoming tour to Australia unless his squad is hit by injuries.May 21, 2013, 1:19 am
LONDON (Reuters) - Two microscope slides bearing the blood of former Indian leader Mahatma Gandhi are to go on sale in London on Tuesday and are expected to fetch from 10,000 pounds to 15,000 pounds (...May 21, 2013, 1:10 am
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