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UK riot arrests top 1,700 as talk turns to muzzling social media

Courts open through the night, police flood streets as weekend looms.

Canada's RIM dragged into U.K. headlines by rioters' use of BlackBerry Messenger

Bad publicity isn't the only problem: Company needs a credible privacy policy. And fast.

London riots: When the riots reach your doorstep

Read the reaction of co-workers at an office in North London, as reported by a former VO editor, as they receive word that looters are on their way.

UK rioters face "swift justice"

"Two people already jailed for their part in last night's disorder – swift justice," Greater Manchester Police tweeted. Reportedly, the two men have been sentenced 10 and 16 weeks for public order...

London riots bring back memories of disenfranchised British youth

What is happening on the streets looks more like a ‘Revenge of the Council Estates’ zombie flick than a Public Enemy inspired ‘Fight the Power’ protest.

Blues singer Amy Winehouse found dead at 27

Tiny soul singer with massive talent battled demons and drugs -- and lost.

Princess Diana's evening gowns fetch millions in Toronto

The late Princess Diana's dresses were sold for millions at Waddington's auction house in Toronto Thursday night. Diana's Edwardian-inspired Victor Edelstein evening gown was auctioned for a...

Dan Mangan returns to the UK

This week sees the return of Dan Mangan to the British shores. It was only a few months ago when Dan was here spending the warm, British summer nights performing in Glastonbury fields and celebrating...

Canadian singer Joel Plaskett at The Garage in London

For the month of July, Relentless Garage saw Joel Plaskett return to England for a residency of three shows to tie in with the UK release of his album Three To One. On top of that,...

Canada Day in London 2010

Canada Day in London saw popular tourists meet-up and Trafalgar Square come alive with masses of people, lots of music and Tim Horton’s food as the sun shone and the heat rose. It didn’t matter that...