UK riots 2011: A time-line Police close to a fire near Reeves Corner, Croydon Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Archive Unrest spreads to other English cities ... summer holidays in the wake of continued disorder across the country. In Manchester, a shop is set alight and in nearby ... 08/3/2012 - 12:06 am | View Link
UK riots: Timeline of violence and looting over the last week However rioting spreads to Manchester, Birmingham, Nottingham, Wolverhampton and Gloucester. A police station in Nottingham is fire-bombed by a group of 30 to 40 men. Cars are burnt and shops looted in West Bromwich and Wolverhampton. Riots hero ... 08/12/2011 - 6:36 am | View Link
London and UK riots: live 21.00 A typically robust tweet from Great Manchester Police ... twilight court hearing held in the West Midlands. Nicolas Robinson was jailed for 6 months for stealing a £3.50 case of water during the London riots. Are the sentences being handed out ... 08/12/2011 - 12:00 am | View Link
Hundreds held as violence spreads There were ugly scenes of rioting, looting and violence in Manchester ... smashing windows and starting fires. West Midlands Police said it had made a total of 109 arrests following scenes of disorder in Birmingham, Wolverhampton and West Bromwich. 08/10/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Chaos spreads across UK BRITAIN'S worst riots in decades continued to rage ... bringing the total number arrests for violence, disorder and looting in the capital since Saturday to 768. The focus of Tuesday's violence was Manchester in northwest England, where police were driven ... 08/10/2011 - 6:00 am | View Link
UK riots 2011 | UK news | The Guardian Latest news and comment on London riots and other UK disturbances from the Guardian 10/22/2014 - 6:29 am | View Website
Manchester Evening News: Number one for news, opinion ... Most Read in News. Warning of rush hour disruption as Manchester is battered by remains of Hurricance Gonzalo; HGV driver who got truck stuck under low bridge given ... 10/22/2014 - 4:27 am | View Website
2011 England riots Between Saturday 6 August and Thursday 11 August 2011, thousands of mostly youths rioted in several London boroughs and in cities and towns across England. The ... 10/20/2014 - 11:27 pm | View Website
Statistics and Ethnicity: 2011 England Riots: Statistics ... b. Not the underskilled. The primary characteristic of the underclass, specifically 'chavs', is the absence of education, skills and training. 10/20/2014 - 9:16 am | View Website
Reading the Riots | UK news | The Guardian Data journalism reading the riots: what we know. And what we don't. What does the data tell us about the riots and what role did data journalism have in reporting the ... 10/20/2014 - 2:28 am | View Website
The political debate boiled in Lena's Salon in Rio's Cantagalo slum, as patrons argued about who should win Sunday's presidential election.
The tightest and most unpredictable presidential election since Brazil's return to democracy three decades ago is now in the hands of lower middle class voters like those debating in Lena's Salon, who represent 35 percent of the electorate and remain torn about which candidate they'll back just days before the ballot.
The optimism has surprised many, considering that since the June poll Brazil entered a technical recession and inflation jumped above the government's own ceiling target of 6.5 percent, despite attempts to lower it by imposing price controls on gasoline and electricity.
Observers said the only explanation was Rousseff's aggressive campaign to convince voters that times are still good and that she's looking out for their economic interests, whereas Neves, long hit with charges of elitism, would care only about the rich.
Eliane Cantanhede, one of Brazil's best-known political commentators who writes for the newspaper Folha de S.