London's police force will be managing its Olympic policing using the same ancient software systems that contributed to the poor management of and response to the riots of 2011, and were first brought into service back in the 1980s.
Fancy moving to the hottest new eco-development in London? Thanks to the government's dwindling solar power feed-in budget, residents of the battle-scarred Pembury Estate are now luxuriating in cheap, renewable energy.
Whether the Mayans were right or not, the world is quickly going to hell in a hand basket — rioting across the globe, from the middle East to the middle of London. Be prepared to defend you and yours with the "In Case of Riot" coffee table.
It's Polish Independence Day, and like in any other country, the youngins love celebrating their country's liberty by destroying parts of it. "Youths" butted heads with (and threw things at) riot cops in Warsaw. Check out the view from above.
Lord Judge, the lord chief justice, has rejected the appeals from the two men convicted of attempting to organise riots on Facebook. The two men in their early 20s will spend the next four years at her Majesty's pleasure. [Judicery.gov.uk (PDF) via BBC]
Brave young David Knott took to the London streets to steal himself a new TV back during London's summer of discontent, despite being in a wheelchair with a broken leg. That's some impressive dedication to social unrest.