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London riots: Scenes of looting and aftermath

Thousands of extra police are being deployed on the streets of London this evening as they try to prevent a repeat of last night's violence.

The prime minister, has warned those who left a trail of destruction right across the capital and four other cities, that they will face "the full force of the law".

Parliament is being recalled on Thursday in response to rioting in England, the prime minister has said.

Alan Little reports.

  • 09 Aug 2011
  • From the section UK
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