14 Aug '11, 4am

Anger still burns in epicentre of UK riots

Anger still burns in epicentre of UK riots

LONDON: Tottenham in north London is still smouldering with anger and frustration, one week on from the unprecedented wave of rioting, arson and looting that broke out here then swept across England. Last Sunday residents of the multi-ethnic neighbourhood were assessing the scale of the damage after a night that saw running battles with riot police, homes and businesses reduced to cinders and stores smashed into. But while the clean-up continues and businesses get back to normal one week on, the tension has not dissipated. Tottenham High Road, the neighbourhood's main thoroughfare which was the scene of last Saturday's explosion of violence, remained a crime scene for a week, taped off by the police as they gathered evidence. Saturday should have seen the area streaming with football supporters for Tottenham Hotspur's match against Everton as the English Premier League sea...

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