Topic: Tony Travers
The London riots and looting this weekend were among the worst civil disturbances Britain has seen in a quarter-century. Some blamed government spending cuts for sowing unrest and weakening police.
08/08/2011 05:59 pm
London riots: Groups of masked and hooded young people looted shops, attacked police officers and set fire to vehicles in violence that has raised questions about security ahead of the 2012 Olympics and revealed pent-up anger against the city's police.
08/08/2011 10:46 am
In an age of global commerce and culture, boom cities include Shanghai, China, and Mumbai as well as Istanbul, Turkey, and São Paulo, Brazil.
11/20/2009 12:00 am
Outspoken conservative Boris Johnson leads 'Red' Ken Livingstone in the polls.
04/18/2008 01:00 am