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UK Riots 2011

On Saturday 6th August 2011, rioting and looting took place in Tottenham high street after a peaceful protest got out of hand — Members of the community were protesting about the death of Mark Duggan, who had been shot by police three days earlier. The…

Amy Winehouse found dead

Singer Amy Winehouse was found dead at her north London home on 23rd July 2011 at 15:54. [[Roger Johnson]] broke the news to viewers on the BBC News Channel at 17:39, and [[Samantha Simmonds]] broke the news on Sky News at 17:25. Samantha also broke…

News of the World Closes

On Thursday 7th July 2011, News International announced the closure of the News of the World. The paper, which was founded in 1843, come under pressure following allegations that the newspaper hacked into the phones of missing schoolgirl Milly Dowler and the parents of Holly…