Violence spreading across Britain; riots erupt in major cities

? Violence is spreading across Britain with riots erupting in several major cities. In Manchester, Birmingham and Nottingham there have been reports of fires and

LONDON - ? Violence is spreading across Britain with riots erupting in several major cities. In Manchester, Birmingham and Nottingham there have been reports of fires and looting. Thousands of extra police on the streets helped reduce the violence in London overnight. Police say they have now arrested about 1,200 people across Britain.

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