From journalist to rioter and back in under an hour.
MM reporter Andrew Nowell looks at the social, political and economic ramifications.
Fire. Riots. Looting. Police lockdown. Twenty-four hours in Manchester city centre – a timeline.
Manchester was a very peculiar place to be yesterday afternoon as everyone had the same thing on their minds: would there be trouble?
Ed Miliband helps riot and looting clean up in Manchester city centre
Ed Miliband is helping out with Manchester’s clean-up following the rioting and looting in the city last night.
Over one hundred looters and rioters are under arrest following last night’s chaos, according to Greater Manchester Police.
Rumours of plastic bullets being used in Manchester, after David Cameron sanctioned ‘everything necessary’ to deal with riots
David Cameron has sanctioned the use of plastic bullets by police in an effort to stop the riots running through Manchester and other cities.
Looting is rampant in Manchester city centre, as gangs of hooded yobs smash in shop windows and take whatever they can get their hands on.
Piccadilly Gardens has been locked down after rioters looted shops along Manchester’s central square.
MPs across Greater Manchester have slammed the rioters looting and setting fire to shops and cars in Manchester city centre and Salford.