Photos of Riots Across London and United Kingdom

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A woman jumped from a burning building during riots in Croydon, England, on Aug. 8.

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Firefighters battle a large fire that broke out in shops and residential properties in Croydon on Aug. 9.

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Prime Minister David Cameron talks to Acting Borough Commander Superintendent Jo Oakley during a visit to Croydon to view the destruction from the previous night's violence on Aug. 9. Cameron arrived back from his summer vacation and in response to the riots recalled Parliament to debate the situation on Thursday.

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Locals look at the remains of a furniture shop that was burned down in Croydon, Aug. 9.

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Local residents who volunteered to clean up following rioting, in Battersea, south London.

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A fire officer stands by the burned remains of Reeves Corner furniture store on Aug. 9 in Croydon.

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A girl looks at damage caused by looters in a pawn shop on Clapham High Street on Aug. 8.

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Riot police tackle a mob after a number of cars are set alight in Hackney, north London, on Aug. 8.

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People try to kick in the window of a jeweler's shop near the Bullring shopping center in Birmingham as violence spread outside London.

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Riot police on Clarence Road in Hackney, Aug. 8.

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Looters run from a clothing store in Peckham, Aug. 8.

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British riot police arrive in front of a burning building and burned-out car in Croydon, Aug. 8.

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A masked youth carries a toy, backdropped by a burning car and garbage bins set on fire by rioters in Hackney, east London, Aug. 8.

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A double-decker bus burns as riot police try to contain a large group of people on a main road in Tottenham, north London, on Aug. 6. Two police cars were set ablaze following a protest over the fatal shooting of a 29-year-old man in an armed standoff with officers. The patrol cars were torched as dozens gathered outside the police station on Tottenham High Road.

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Buildings burn on Tottenham High Road.