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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Looting

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# South Africa
Death toll rises to 32 in South Africa as rioting and looting continues
Riots began last week following the imprisonment of former president Jacob Zuma.
# david berney
Storm 'Emma' looter must stay on the 'straight and narrow' or else he'll be sent to prison
David Berney was high on cocaine at the time.
# Tallaght
Man sentenced to two years in prison over looting during Storm Emma
John Doyle, who was found with three packets of cigarettes at the Centra store, threw trollies in the path of gardaí as they chased him through the shop.
# rescue operations
Indonesia clamps down on looting as earthquake and tsunami death toll tops 1,200
Almost 200,000 people are in need of urgent help.
# Investigation
Gardaí track down Lidl thieves after looters post videos of themselves online
More arrests are expected soon.
# South Dublin
Lidl confirms staff members won't lose their jobs following Friday's alleged looting incident
Eight men have been charged in connection with an incident at the store.
# Lidl
Eight men charged over alleged Lidl looting
One man remains in custody.
# tunisia
Over 600 people arrested in Tunisia after three nights of widespread unrest
The latest unrest saw a provincial police station torched, Molotov cocktails hurled at police and tear gas fired.
# cover of night
There's now a curfew in Houston amid reports of post-hurricane looting
The curfew was imposed by the city’s mayor.
# protection
On patrol with the bikers scaring off looters after UK floods
“We’re big chaps, a lot of us. If people see us they’re liable to go away.”
# Riots
Two wounded by gunfire as violence ramps up in Ferguson protests
Riot police fired tear gas into the crowd and seven people have been arrested overnight.
# Racial Tensions
Ferguson to be under curfew for the second night
The US Attorney General has asked for a second autopsy on the body of Michael Brown.
# national treasure
1,000-year-old looted Celtic treasure discovered in British Museum storeroom
The brooch is believed to have been taken by Vikings over 1,000 years ago.
# Argentina
Two dead and 300 arrested as mobs loot supermarkets in Argentina
Violence erupts as impatience grows with government of President Cristinia Kirchner.
# In Pictures
A different view: a look back at the 2011 London riots
The most powerful images of the London riots of August 2011.
# UK Riots
Street gangs not to blame for UK riots, analysis shows
Most of those who joined the violence and looting were from Britain’s most deprived areas, suggesting that poverty could be at the root of problems.
# UK Riots
UK riots: Appeals of men jailed for 'encouraging disorder' rejected
Two men in their 20s who were jailed for four years each for encouraging criminal behaviour through Facebook – which never actually took place – have had their appeals rejected.
# Riots
Social network chiefs meet British government, police over riots
A spokeswoman for the Home Office said there was “no suggestion” that the sites would be closed down.
# Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast's ousted president charged with numerous crimes
Laurent Gbagbo and his wife have been charged with armed robbery, looting, embezzlement and more.
# Riots
More than one thousand people now charged in London riots probe
A significant milestone is hit amid concern about sentences being handed down for those who did and didn’t actually take part in the rioting and looting.
# Riots
David Cameron defends tough sentencing for rioters
Meanwhile, police in London say they have charged 1,000 people in relation to last week’s rioting and looting.
# Riots
London police used BlackBerry messages to foil attacks
Police were sent to areas at high risk of rioting and looting after detectives checked through the messages of handsets taken from people allegedly involved in the violence.
# Riots
Former FBI, NASA man tracks laptop thief
Greg Martin’s MacBook Pro was stolen during the London riots last week – but tracking software helped him photograph the alleged thief as they used it.
# London riots
UK man charged with robbing Malaysian student
A 20-year-old man has been charged with robbing an injured Malaysian student as he stood bleeding on the pavement during the London riots.
# Riots
Student jailed for six months for looting a case of water in London
The 23-year-old student has said he’s ashamed of his actions. He stole the water from a Lidl store in Brixton.
# Riots
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.
# Riots
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.
# Riots
Manchester Police: "If you want to commit disorder, we'll lock you up"
Police have tweeted warnings to those intent on causing violence, while there has been a small standoff between officers and a gang in London.
# Riots
First people jailed in connection with UK riots
One man had been arrested on suspicion of murder in Birmingham. One thousand people have now been arrested across the UK.
Column: 'Young girls dared each other to go and loot something'
Hayley Matthews was trapped with brick-throwing rioters as the looting spread to Salford in north-west England. She writes about her experiences.
# Riots
In pictures: Riots spread to new cities
Videos and photographs of last night’s violence have emerged, showing the full scale of the disorder.
# Riots
Latest: Looting and violence continues in Manchester and Birmingham
There are teams of riot police on the streets in London but the capital is a scene of relative calm. There have been outbreaks of violence in Manchester, Salford, Birmingham, Woverhampton and West Bromwich.
# Riots
In photos: Fire crews work through the night as rioting spreads from London
Hundreds of people have been arrested as rioting and looting spread to Liverpool, Birmingham and Bristol.
# London riots
Cameron cuts holiday short as violence spreads in London and Birmingham
Several buildings are ablaze in the Croydon area, as looting and violent clashes with police continue in parts of east and south London. The violence has also spread to Birmingham city centre.
# London riots
Latest: Violence breaks out in London for a third day
Looting and violence has now spread to Hackney in east London. At least 160 people have been arrested since trouble erupted on Saturday night.
# London's burning
Over 100 arrests in second night of London "copycat" riots
Police blame “copycat criminal activity” as over 100 are arrested following violence in Enfield, Brixton and Walthamstow.
# Tottenham
London braces for more violence as tensions continue to simmer
Riot police are reported to be heading for Tottenham amid fears of a repeat of last night’s disturbances.