Buildings and cars were burned by groups of rioters, shop windows were smashed and stores looted.
Police are calling for people to identify anyone involved in the rioting and community groups are organising clean-up operations in a number of areas this morning. While some people woke up to burnt-out buildings this morning, others, like Ben Schofield, watched their cars burn during the disturbances last night:
Yes – Liverpool now burning too. That’s my car on fire.