They are seen as a less dangerous option to dog teams or riot police
Police have warned that some protesters plan to “provoke disorder” at a vigil for Mark Duggan in London this afternoon.
If deployed, it would e the first time the controversial crowd dispersal weapon has been used in mainland Britain
More than 130 people who claimed compensation following the London riots in 2011 are yet to receive a single penny, Labour has said.
Since 2005, patrol agents and CBP officers have killed some 42 people along the US-Mexican border without facing any public consequences – or any large-scale media coverage
The saga sums up the crass stupidity of authoritarian regimes, whose fear of even mild challenges leads them to endlessly create martyrs
Russia’s Supreme Court has said the ruling that jailed the feminist punk group Pussy Riot was illegal and their case should be heard again.
Assem Allam has been talking about making the change for months
Recent protests have on occasion turned violent and Hodgson admits it will be a main concern of the Three Lions's security team
A 45-year-old man today denied murdering policeman Keith Blakelock during the Broadwater Farm Estate riot 28 years ago.
Riot police used tear gas to disperse protesters outside the front of the building
Recent encounters caused Eric Randolph to modify his view of the man and his party - as it emerges that 30-year-old was holding discussions with former jihadi who has himself renounced fundamentalism
Thirteen was far from lucky for Emirates Team New Zealand as they went back to their base rueing the cruel fate of being beaten by the clock when within just a few minutes of taking the America’s Cup away from Oracle Racing USA and then suffering a penalty on the re-run and losing by over 80 seconds.
Thousands of riot police charge at teachers who have lived in a 'tent city' in Zocalo Square for many weeks
"Please don't lose the plot, Britain." An illuminated face spoke from out of the darkness in Blackout, a dystopian drama told in faux-documentary style that imagined what would happen if the nation suffered a massive power failure following a suspected cyber-attack on the national grid. But, of course, Britain was going to lose the plot, because people always end up doing so in a drama of this kind. José Saramago's Blindness gave us the most masterful example of how quickly urban society melts into chaos, desperation and savage self-survival when one crucial civilising thing is taken away for an indefinite amount of time.
Turner Prize-winning artist Anish Kapoor has urged politicians to withdraw the invitation to controversial Indian politician Narendra Modi to visit the UK and “take a principled stand”. The message comes as critics plan protests on Monday against one of the MPs that invited Mr Modi.