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    London crowds attack a German business premises in Poplar High Street in the East End of London, 1915


    London crowds attack a German business premises in Poplar High Street in the East End of London. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 1915




    Police beginning a baton charge on demonstrating strikers, 1926


    Police beginning a baton charge on demonstrating strikers at Walworth, South London during the General Strike. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 6th May 1926




    A policeman stands by a burning car, 1936


    A policeman stands by a burning car, set alight during a communist march in the East End of London. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). Circa 1936




    British policemen dismantle a barrier near Mark Lane, London, 1936


    British policemen dismantle a barrier near Mark Lane, London, to make way for a march by supporters of the leader of the British Union of Fascists Oswald Mosley. The barricade was constructed by members of the Communist Party. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 1936




    London police search a black youth in Talbot Road, Notting Hill during race riots, 1958


    London police search a black youth in Talbot Road, Notting Hill during race riots. (Photo by Knoote/Getty Images). 3rd September 1958




    A fight breaks out between anti-Fascists and supporters of Oswald Mosleys Union Movement in the forecourt of Charing Cross Station in London, 12th May 1963


    A fight breaks out between anti-Fascists and supporters of Oswald Mosleys Union Movement in the forecourt of Charing Cross Station in London, 12th May 1963. The UM members had been planning to proceed to their headquarters in Vauxhall Bridge Road on their May Day march, but the march was cancelled due to the escalating tension. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)




    Police clear away the furniture gathered by students and used to blockade Houghton street in London, 1970


    Police clear away the furniture gathered by students and used to blockade Houghton street in London. The students from the London School of Economics are protesting against the noise and speed of traffic which they claim interferes greatly with their studies. (Photo by Leonard Burt/Central Press/Getty Images). 26th November 1970




    Police make an arrest during serious riots at the Notting Hill Carnival, London, 31st August 1976


    Police make an arrest during serious riots at the Notting Hill Carnival, London, 31st August 1976. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)




    Police arresting a young black man during riots at the Notting Hill Carnival in west London, 1977


    Police arresting a young black man during riots at the Notting Hill Carnival in west London. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images). 1977




    People confronting police with riot gear at Notting Hill Carnival, west London, 1978


    People confronting police with riot gear at Notting Hill Carnival, west London. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images). 1978




    Police with riot shields during the Notting Hill Carnival, 1979


    Police with riot shields during the Notting Hill Carnival. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images). 29th August 1979




    Police officers charge on the second day of rioting in Brixton, London, 13th April 1981


    Police officers charge on the second day of rioting in Brixton, London, 13th April 1981. (Photo by David Levenson/Simon Dack/Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)




    A burned-out house and cars on the Broadwater Farm housing estate, Tottenham, London, the day after the riot of 6th October 1985


    A burned-out house and cars on the Broadwater Farm housing estate, Tottenham, London, the day after the riot of 6th October 1985. (Photo by Julian Herbert/Getty Images)




    Battle of Trafalgar, 1990




    Battle of Trafalgar, 1990




    Battle of Trafalgar, 1990


    Protestors at a demonstration against the Poll Tax, which later became a riot known as the [Battle of Trafalgar], London, 31st March 1990. (Photo by Steve Eason/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)




    Riot police clash with protesters outside the entrance to Downing Street, London, during a Reclaim The Streets demonstration, 12th April 1997


    Riot police clash with protesters outside the entrance to Downing Street, London, during a [Reclaim The Streets] demonstration, 12th April 1997. (Photo by Steve Eason/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)


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A Look Back At Lawless London


London crowds attack a German business premises in Poplar High Street in the East End of London, 1915


London crowds attack a German business premises in Poplar High Street in the East End of London. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 1915




Police beginning a baton charge on demonstrating strikers, 1926


Police beginning a baton charge on demonstrating strikers at Walworth, South London during the General Strike. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 6th May 1926




A policeman stands by a burning car, 1936


A policeman stands by a burning car, set alight during a communist march in the East End of London. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). Circa 1936




British policemen dismantle a barrier near Mark Lane, London, 1936


British policemen dismantle a barrier near Mark Lane, London, to make way for a march by supporters of the leader of the British Union of Fascists Oswald Mosley. The barricade was constructed by members of the Communist Party. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 1936




London police search a black youth in Talbot Road, Notting Hill during race riots, 1958


London police search a black youth in Talbot Road, Notting Hill during race riots. (Photo by Knoote/Getty Images). 3rd September 1958




A fight breaks out between anti-Fascists and supporters of Oswald Mosleys Union Movement in the forecourt of Charing Cross Station in London, 12th May 1963


A fight breaks out between anti-Fascists and supporters of Oswald Mosleys Union Movement in the forecourt of Charing Cross Station in London, 12th May 1963. The UM members had been planning to proceed to their headquarters in Vauxhall Bridge Road on their May Day march, but the march was cancelled due to the escalating tension. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)




Police clear away the furniture gathered by students and used to blockade Houghton street in London, 1970


Police clear away the furniture gathered by students and used to blockade Houghton street in London. The students from the London School of Economics are protesting against the noise and speed of traffic which they claim interferes greatly with their studies. (Photo by Leonard Burt/Central Press/Getty Images). 26th November 1970




Police make an arrest during serious riots at the Notting Hill Carnival, London, 31st August 1976


Police make an arrest during serious riots at the Notting Hill Carnival, London, 31st August 1976. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)




Police arresting a young black man during riots at the Notting Hill Carnival in west London, 1977


Police arresting a young black man during riots at the Notting Hill Carnival in west London. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images). 1977




People confronting police with riot gear at Notting Hill Carnival, west London, 1978


People confronting police with riot gear at Notting Hill Carnival, west London. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images). 1978




Police with riot shields during the Notting Hill Carnival, 1979


Police with riot shields during the Notting Hill Carnival. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images). 29th August 1979




Police officers charge on the second day of rioting in Brixton, London, 13th April 1981


Police officers charge on the second day of rioting in Brixton, London, 13th April 1981. (Photo by David Levenson/Simon Dack/Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)




A burned-out house and cars on the Broadwater Farm housing estate, Tottenham, London, the day after the riot of 6th October 1985


A burned-out house and cars on the Broadwater Farm housing estate, Tottenham, London, the day after the riot of 6th October 1985. (Photo by Julian Herbert/Getty Images)




Battle of Trafalgar, 1990




Battle of Trafalgar, 1990




Battle of Trafalgar, 1990


Protestors at a demonstration against the Poll Tax, which later became a riot known as the [Battle of Trafalgar], London, 31st March 1990. (Photo by Steve Eason/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)




Riot police clash with protesters outside the entrance to Downing Street, London, during a Reclaim The Streets demonstration, 12th April 1997


Riot police clash with protesters outside the entrance to Downing Street, London, during a [Reclaim The Streets] demonstration, 12th April 1997. (Photo by Steve Eason/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)


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