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Politicians condemn Tottenham riots
David Cameron among those to denounce violence in north London, while local MP calls riots an attack on ordinary people

Andrew Sparrow, political correspondent

07, Aug, 2011 @7:12 PM

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London riots: frightened and angry, Tottenham residents seek answers
As a foreign correspondent, Peter Beaumont is used to covering conflicts in Africa, the Middle East and the Balkans, but now riots have hit his Haringey home

Peter Beaumont

13, Aug, 2011 @7:45 PM

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Riots jail sentences 'punish the poor the hardest', says Tottenham MP

David Lammy, speaking at the international book festival in Edinburgh, also backs 'compulsory civic service'

Charlotte Higgins, arts correspondent

12, Aug, 2012 @5:58 PM

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Five years after the riots, tension in Tottenham has not gone away
For five nights in 2011, London and other cities were engulfed by fire and violence. The anger persists, raising fears British streets could burn again

Mark Townsend

30, Jul, 2016 @11:05 PM

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Tottenham riots: Police 'had not anticipated' extreme violence

Met police commander Adrian Hanstock says situation in north London suburb 'escalated out of all proportion'

Sandra Laville, Paul Lewis and Caroline Davies

07, Aug, 2011 @12:18 PM

Tottenham riots: A suburb in flames | Editorial

Editorial: There is every indication, as unemployment climbs and cuts are made, that the sense of alienation will burgeon


07, Aug, 2011 @9:22 PM

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2011 riots inquiry recommendations ignored by government, says Lammy
MP for London flashpoint of 2011 riots says little has changed since unrest, with only 11 of 63 panel's proposals implemented

Vikram Dodd

29, Mar, 2013 @12:03 AM

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Tottenham riots: residents unite to rebuild community - video

Local resident Symeon Brown visits three organisations who are attempting to rebuild their community after the August 2011 riots in Tottenham, north London

Noah Payne-Frank and Symeon Brown

03, Jul, 2012 @7:00 AM

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David Lammy condemns police for failing to show up at riots meeting
Tottenham MP expresses sadness that senior officers did not attend meeting aimed at 'rebuilding relations' following unrest

Fiona Bawdon

07, Feb, 2012 @7:07 PM

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Tottenham riots: This could happen in a dozen boroughs | Dave Hill

Dave Hill: I don't know what could have been done to avoid last night's explosion of resentment and criminality. But I'm grimly confident of its potential elsewhere

Dave Hill

07, Aug, 2011 @1:17 PM