For four days now, London and several other cities throughout the United Kingdom have been rocked by violent riots. Scores of amateur photographers and videographers have captured the events. Watch videos and read more…
 
The riots first started in London, after a 29-year-old man was killed when police tried to arrest him on August 4. On Tuesday, police announced a second person had died in the riots; he was found shot dead in his car. On Wednesday, three more men were killed after they were hit by a vehicle in Birmingham.
 
 
1 - A young man sets fire to a store in Manchester in broad daylight.
 
 
2 - Looters steal from a young man injured during the riots.
 
Video posted on YouTube on August 8.
3 - In Hackney, London, a woman chastises young looters.
 

 
4 - A looter checks out the size on the jeans he’s just stolen from a store.
 
Image posted on Twitpic.
 
5 - Looters try to steal a flat-screen TV.
 
Video posted on YouTube on August 8.

6 - Looters throw parasols at the police. This doesn’t work too well.
 

Vidéo posted on YouTube on August 7.
 
7 - On August 9, London residents helped clean up their neighbourhoods.
 

8 - A leaflet distributed to looters gives advice on how to avoid being recognised by police on videos.
 

9 - A pub is vandalised in Peckham, south London.
 
Video posted on YouTube on August 8.
 
10 - The aftermath of a night of riots in London’s Ealing neighbourhood.
 
Video posted on YouTube on August 8.