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23 August 2011 Last updated at 22:18 ET By Jane Wakefield Technology reporter
Sam Francis is in Loughborough Junction Brixton, where he witnessed 30 youths, faces covered, being chased into the station by two police officers.
As unrest continues in London, Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham and other areas throughout the country, the world is turning to social sites like Twitter and Facebook to find out what’s happening. YouTube is also serving as a hub for video footage of the looting, rioting and cleanup.
With each huge news story, there is a scramble, it seems, to find the icon — the single photograph that resonates deeper and more powerfully than the rest and comes to symbolize the event in the mind of readers.
Ce mardi 9 août, la presse britannique titre sur les émeutes dans le quartier de Tottenham, au nord de Londres, embrasé depuis la mort, jeudi, d’un jeune homme, victime d’un échange de tirs avec la police. The Guardian : « The battle for London », la bataille pour Londres. The Daily Mail : « The anarchy spreads », l’anarchie s’étend.
Kate & Will : The Royal Weeding
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"Now is the winter of our discount tent, made glorious by this son of Windsor." Doubtless, London will be a little busier on 29 April, as the crowds gather for the royal wedding.
Transport for London (TfL), UK’s London transport system coordinating body, is planning to allow passengers to use contactless bank or credit cards to pay for their travel. As a result, TfL is expected to provide passengers with the option of being charged for their travel directly from their bank or credit card account, by swiping their contactless bank/credit cards without entering a PIN.
3 March 2011 Last updated at 14:52 ET
Credit and debit card giant Visa last night apologised to sports fans unable to book tickets for the Olympic Games on the first day they went on sale.