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Twitter users could be arrested for ‘inciting’ London rioting and looting

Twitter users in the United Kingdom who posted inflammatory messages encouraging others to engage in violence could be arrested, according to Scotland Yard Deputy Assistant Commissioner Stephen Kavanagh. Kavanagh told The Telegraph that officers were investigating messages posted on Twitter and would “absolutely” consider arresting users who helped incite some…

London braced for further rioting

London police on Sunday maintained an uneasy calm as night fell on the area the day after some of the capital’s worst rioting in years, sparked by the fatal shooting of a local man. As the sun set Sunday, Scotland Yard reported that youths had vandalised a police car and…