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#Looting

# looting - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Indonesia clamps down on looting as earthquake and tsunami death toll tops 1,200

Almost 200,000 people are in need of urgent help.

# looting - Saturday 10 March, 2018

# looting - Monday 5 March, 2018

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.

# looting - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Eight men charged over alleged Lidl looting

One man remains in custody.

# looting - Thursday 11 January, 2018

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.

# looting - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

There's now a curfew in Houston amid reports of post-hurricane looting Cover Of Night This post contains videos

There's now a curfew in Houston amid reports of post-hurricane looting

The curfew was imposed by the city’s mayor.

# looting - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

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.”

# looting - Monday 18 August, 2014

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.

# looting - Sunday 17 August, 2014

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.

# looting - Sunday 5 January, 2014

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.

# looting - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Two dead and 300 arrested as mobs loot supermarkets in Argentina

Violence erupts as impatience grows with government of President Cristinia Kirchner.

# looting - Monday 6 August, 2012

A different view: a look back at the 2011 London riots In Pictures This post contains images

A different view: a look back at the 2011 London riots

The most powerful images of the London riots of August 2011.

# looting - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

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.

# looting - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

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.

# looting - Thursday 25 August, 2011

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.

# looting - Friday 19 August, 2011

Ivory Coast's ousted president charged with numerous crimes

Laurent Gbagbo and his wife have been charged with armed robbery, looting, embezzlement and more.

# looting - Thursday 18 August, 2011

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.

# looting - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

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.

# looting - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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.

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.

# looting - Monday 15 August, 2011

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# looting - Saturday 13 August, 2011

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.

# looting - Thursday 11 August, 2011

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.

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.

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.

# looting - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

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.

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.

In pictures: Riots spread to new cities Riots This post contains videos This post contains images

In pictures: Riots spread to new cities

Videos and photographs of last night’s violence have emerged, showing the full scale of the disorder.

# looting - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

Latest: Looting and violence continues in Manchester and Birmingham Riots This post contains videos

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.

In photos: Fire crews work through the night as rioting spreads from London Riots This post contains images

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.

# looting - Monday 8 August, 2011

Cameron cuts holiday short as violence spreads in London and Birmingham London Riots This post contains videos

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.

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.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

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.

# looting - Sunday 7 August, 2011

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.

Riots in London as protest turns violent Riots This post contains images

Riots in London as protest turns violent

A protest over the shooting dead of a local man by police turned into a riot in Tottenham, north London, last night, with cars being set on fire and shops smashed and looted.

# looting - Friday 4 March, 2011

Egypt's top archaeologist warns of looting Egypt This post contains images

Egypt's top archaeologist warns of looting

Egypt’s political upheaval has led opportunists to loot the country’s antiquity sites, says a top archeologist.

# looting - Wednesday 25 August, 2010

NEW ORLEANS POLICE officers coping with the aftermath of hurrican Katrina were told they could shoot looters, according to members of the force.

Standard procedure on the use of deadly force dictates that police officers only fire to protect themselves or others from an imminent physical threat.

However, the publications that have made the revelation say the origins of the order to shoot looters are unclear.

A special report from the New Orleans Times-Picayune and ProPublica says that the lack of clarity surrounding the order indicates the confusion about what level of force should be used by authorities in the wake of the disaster.

Eleven people were shot by police in the days following the hurricane, one of whom, 31-year-old Henry Glover, was allegedly shot and burned by police.

Five current or former officers were charged in relation to Glover’s death in July.

Four police officers have been charged with shooting dead two unarmed people, and several other federal investigations into allegations of corruption at the department are ongoing.