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#LondonRiots

# londonriots - Friday 12 August, 2011

Poll: Should governments be able to block social network users? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should governments be able to block social network users?

In the wake of this week’s violence in England and David Cameron’s Commons speech yesterday, we’re asking for your views on curtailing social network use.

# londonriots - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Cameron: "The fightback has well and truly begun"

Speaking in the Commons today, the British prime minister said the army would not be drafted in to help deal with unrest, but said police would be given extra powers.

From The42 Riots force Spurs' Premier League opener to be postponed Riots

Riots force Spurs' Premier League opener to be postponed

Ongoing unrest in Britain causes disruption to the first weekend of Premier League action.

London police raid houses over riots

Several courts sat through the night to deal with the number of arrests over the nights of rioting and looting across several English cities.

# londonriots - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Police probe: No evidence that Mark Duggan fired at officers

Ballistic tests indicate that a handgun found at the scene of Duggan’s death had NOT been fired.

BlackBerry website hacked by anti-police 'hacktivist' group

BlackBerry’s manufacturer said it would allow police to access BlackBerry Messenger posts – and got hacked in return.

Man injured in London riots dies as inquest into Mark Duggan death opens

Meanwhile, social media campaigns have been launched to target those who have been rioting and looting.