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In pictures: Riots spread in London

August 9, 2011

August 8 2011: A police officer pushes the media back during a police charge in Hackney, north London. London has seen sporadic outbreaks of looting and clashes both north and south of the river Thames. Two police cars and a large number of buildings wer???
August 8 2011: A police officer pushes the media back during a police charge in Hackney, north London.  London has seen sporadic outbreaks of looting and clashes both north and south of the river Thames. Two police cars and a large number of buildings wer???
August 9 2011: A man walks past a burning car on a street in Ealing, London. Looting by groups of hooded youths spread to Ealing in west London and Camden in the north of the British capital late on Monday, the third night of violence which police have bl???
August 9 2011: A man walks past a burning car on a street in Ealing, London. Looting by groups of hooded youths spread to Ealing in west London and Camden in the north of the British capital late on Monday, the third night of violence which police have bl???
August 8 2011: People try to kick in the window of a jewellers shop near the Bullring shopping centre in Birmingham, England, as violence spread outside London. More than 200 people have been arrested and 35 police officers injured. EPA/David Jones
August 8 2011: People try to kick in the window of a jewellers shop near the Bullring shopping centre in Birmingham, England, as violence spread outside London. More than 200 people have been arrested and 35 police officers injured. 
EPA/David Jones
August 8 2011: British riot police walks by a burning building in Croydon, London, during the third day of violence in which police have clashed with rioters in Croydon and vehicles have been set on fire in Peckham and Lewisham. EPA/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA
August 8 2011: British riot police walks by a burning building in Croydon, London, during the third day of violence in which police have clashed with rioters in Croydon and vehicles have been set on fire in Peckham and Lewisham. 
EPA/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA
August 8 2011: A policeman stands inside a looted shop in Clapham Junction, south London. Violence and looting spread across some of London's most impoverished neighborhoods on Monday, with youths setting fire to shops and vehicles, during a third day of ???
August 8 2011: A policeman stands inside a looted shop in Clapham Junction, south London. Violence and looting spread across some of London's most impoverished neighborhoods on Monday, with youths setting fire to shops and vehicles, during a third day of ???
August 9 2011: A property is on fire near Reeves Corner in Croydon, south London. A wave of violence and looting raged across London and spread to three other major British cities on Tuesday, as authorities struggled to contain the country's worst unrest ???
August 9 2011: A property is on fire near Reeves Corner in Croydon, south London. A wave of violence and looting raged across London and spread to three other major British cities on Tuesday, as authorities struggled to contain the country's worst unrest ???
August 8 2011: An injured man is treated by ambulance staff after being arrested for looting in an electronic shop, in south London. AP Photo/Simon Dawson
August 8 2011: An injured man is treated by ambulance staff after being arrested for looting in an electronic shop, in south London.
AP Photo/Simon Dawson
August 9 2011: A youth is arrested for a public order offense by British police officers following skirmishes with police in Camden Town, north London. AP Photo/David Azia
August 9 2011: A youth is arrested for a public order offense by British police officers following skirmishes with police in Camden Town, north London. 
AP Photo/David Azia
August 8 2011: British police officers are deployed during riots in Hackney, east London. AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis
August 8 2011: British police officers are deployed during riots in Hackney, east London. 
AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis
August 8 2011: A masked youth pulls a burning garbage bin set on fire by rioters in Hackney, east London. AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis
August 8 2011: A masked youth pulls a burning garbage bin set on fire by rioters in Hackney, east London. 
AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis