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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…

Post-riot London looks ‘like the Blitz’, 42 arrested

Police in London arrested dozens of people on Sunday after 26 officers were injured in the city’s worst riots in years. Rioters in Tottenham, north London, torched vehicles and buildings and looted shops in response to the fatal shooting of a local man by police. Scotland Yard said 42 people…