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The Met Police 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 14:49 Replies: 2 Views: 160
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Moved: The Met Police
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National Service 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 14:48 Replies: 4 Views: 284
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Moved: Unbelievable comments by woman in hackney to the rioters
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Calling all women in London and areas affected by riots 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 14:41 Replies: 2 Views: 871
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why be an atheist and not a humanist instead? (Pgs: 1 2) 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 14:35 Replies: 28 Views: 724
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Moved: No remorse for Mark Duggan !
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They are Ruining for all of us..... 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 14:20 Replies: 6 Views: 243
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London riots: Man, 26, shot in Croydon dies in hospital 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 14:12 Replies: 4 Views: 958
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Moved: London riots: Man, 26, shot in Croydon dies in hospital
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Can we really bring back death penalty? 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 13:47 Replies: 8 Views: 370
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London Riots : Should the London Olympics 2012 be cancelled ? 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 13:32 Replies: 18 Views: 1,099
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Are the riots just getting worse or are they coming to an end? 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 13:29 Replies: 12 Views: 1,042
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Poll: Do you approve or dissapprove of the police and government handling of the riots? (Pgs: 1 2) 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 13:26 Replies: 21 Views: 566
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Moved: Asian youths chase away rioters
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Alaa Wardi's A Capella Performances Of Arabic Hits Go Viral In Middle East 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 13:07 Replies: 5 Views: 1,112
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If only our police had the powers Russian forces have [Video] 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 12:49 Replies: 2 Views: 222
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Are the ongoing riots showing anarchy coming to London? 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 12:48 Replies: 16 Views: 858
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Why exactly are people rioting in Totenham? (Pgs: 1 2 3) 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 12:33 Replies: 50 Views: 2,697
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Someone on BlogTV looks like she's dying. Anyone from Britain wants to call the EN? 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 12:31 Replies: 0 Views: 166
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London Cleanup Campaign 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 12:27 Replies: 1 Views: 313
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The Dangerous Classes rise up.... 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 12:24 Replies: 9 Views: 505
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"Friend" Looking forward to riots here 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 12:06 Replies: 8 Views: 993
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An understanding of martial law. 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 11:53 Replies: 0 Views: 538
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3 reforms to get Britain moving growing? Agree or Disagree? (Pgs: 1 2 3) 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 11:51 Replies: 51 Views: 1,136
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People actually in London... Advice, please? 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 11:32 Replies: 12 Views: 635
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Autoglass going to make loads of money 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 11:19 Replies: 7 Views: 470
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The extremists must be loving this 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 11:16 Replies: 0 Views: 160
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Anxiang Du 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 11:12 Replies: 0 Views: 531
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Help legalise weed -- Sign a Petition 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 10:56 Replies: 2 Views: 465
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Epetitions and legalising gay marriage 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 10:48 Replies: 11 Views: 497
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What are the likely effects of the London riots on the UK economy? 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 10:35 Replies: 3 Views: 1,436
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If you are against the riots then you are a BNP supporter / closet racist (Pgs: 1 2) 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 10:27 Replies: 32 Views: 1,974
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Should The Police Have Shot At The Tottenham Rioters? (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5) 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 10:27 Replies: 98 Views: 3,877
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Should ISI be named as a terrorist organisation ? 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 9:57 Replies: 5 Views: 309
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Is yob culture particularly unique to Britain? 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 9:34 Replies: 8 Views: 747
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Satellite Finds Evidence of Antimatter Belt Around Earth 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 9:21 Replies: 0 Views: 181
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how much will these riots cost the govenment and economy??? 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 9:17 Replies: 5 Views: 1,151
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So what would you recommend the police/government/somebody does to stop the riots? (Pgs: 1 2 3 4) 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 9:10 Replies: 76 Views: 2,940
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State a fact not many people know... (Pgs: 1 2 3 4 5 ) 09-08-2011 09 Aug 2011 8:56 Replies: 427 Views: 14,957
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