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More than 1,400 suspects in court over England riots

More than 1,400 people have appeared in court in connection with the riots that spread across England's towns and cities two weeks ago, new figures show.

The latest data from the Ministry of Justice show that, of these, 157 have been convicted, 327 bailed and almost 800 remanded in custody.

During the riots, shops were looted, buildings burned and five people died.

The BBC's home affairs correspondent Tom Symonds reports.

  • 23 Aug 2011
  • From the section UK
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