London riots: One year later

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In this composite image (Left Photo) Firefighters battle a large fire that broke out in shops and residential properties in Croydon on August 9, 2011 in London, England. (Right Photo) The scene in Croydon, one year on from the riots. August 6th marks the one year anniversary of the England riots, over the course of four days several London boroughs, and districts of cities and towns around England suffered widespread rioting, looting and arson as thousands took to the streets. (Dan Kitwood/Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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All eyes in London might be on the Olympics, but August 6 marks a year since areas of the city were burning, with widespread rioting and looting.

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