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Violence continues in London as riots spread

Looting and rioting spreads across parts of London, spurred by Tottenham unrest

Violence continues in London as riots spread
A man stands next to a burnt out van after riots on Tottenham High Road on August 7, 2011 in London, England. Sunday night, police said there was more looting in north, east and south London (Getty Images)
Violence continues in London as riots spread
A fireman stands near the smouldering remains of a burnt out building after riots on Tottenham High Road on August 7, 2011 in London, England (Getty Images)
Violence continues in London as riots spread
British police arrested more than 100 people overnight in London after shops were looted and officers attacked in a second night of violence that followed some of the worst disorder seen in the capital for years (Getty Images)
Violence continues in London as riots spread
The first night of rioting began after a vigil for a 29-year-old man shot dead by police as they tried to arrest him in Tottenham Thursday. Britain's police watchdog is investigating the incident (Getty Images)
Violence continues in London as riots spread
Police stand next to a damged patrol car in Enfield on August 7, 2011 in north London, England. Police have been deployed in various areas of London after riots in north London on August 6, 2011 (Getty Images)
Violence continues in London as riots spread
Aaron Biber, 89, assesses the damage to his hairdressing salon after riots on Tottenham High Road on August 7, 2011 in London, England(Getty Images)
Violence continues in London as riots spread
Around 50 youths damaged shops in Oxford Street, one of the main shopping districts in central London. In Brixton, south London, several shops were looted and police kept the area cordoned off Monday morning (Getty Images)
Violence continues in London as riots spread
Widespread rioting and looting took place across many parts of London in the early hours of Monday morning in a reaction to earlier rioting in Tottenham in North London (Getty Images)
Violence continues in London as riots spread
Two young men are detained outside the Currys electrical store in Brixton on August 8, 2011 in London, England (Getty Images)
Violence continues in London as riots spread
Major disturbances broke out late on Saturday night in Tottenham and the surrounding area after the killing of Mark Duggan, 29 and a father-of-four, by armed police in an attempted arrest on August 4 (Getty Images)
Violence continues in London as riots spread
A young man is detained outside the Currys electrical store in Brixton on August 8, 2011 in London, England (Getty Images)
Violence continues in London as riots spread
Groups of youths attacked shops and damaged a police car in north London on Sunday as police sent in reinforcements to prevent more rioting on the scale that laid waste to another area of the capital 24 hours earlier (Getty Images)
Violence continues in London as riots spread
Scattered incidents broke out on Sunday evening in Enfield, a few miles north of the deprived London neighbourhood of Tottenham, which was hit by some of the worst riots seen in London for years on Saturday night after a protest over the fatal shooting of a man by armed police a few days earlier turned violent (Getty Images)
Violence continues in London as riots spread
Three shops were damaged, and two of them looted, in Enfield and the rear window of a police car was smashed, police said, adding that several people had been arrested (Getty Images)
Violence continues in London as riots spread
Politicians and police blamed the violence on criminal thugs but residents attributed it to local tensions and anger over hardship (Getty Images)
Violence continues in London as riots spread
A Fireman walks past the smouldering remains of a burnt out building after riots on Tottenham High Road on August 7, 2011 in London, England. Rioting broke out late last night in Tottenham and the surrounding area after the killing of Mark Duggan, 29 and a father-of-four, by armed police in an attempted arrest on August 4. (Getty Images)