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Bigger Brother of the Day: MI5, the British intelligence agency normally tasked with hunting down terrorists, will collaborate with the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) to assist police in locating individuals suspected of using social networking services to orchestrate looting raids.

The agencies will employ their advanced technologies to track down alleged

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Help Wanted of the Day: 89-year-old Aaron Biber has been cutting hair in Tottenham for decades.

Last year, Aaron lost his wife. This year, he lost his business. Rioters ransacked his barbershop, smashed windows, and stole hairdryers. "I will probably have to close because I haven’t got insurance and I can’t afford the repairs," Aaron

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Appropriately Inappropriate Tourism Ad of the Day: The British Tourist Authority, AKA VisitBritain, has pulled its expensive, star-studded ad campaign from overseas markets in light of recent events. "They are not appropriate at this time," a spokesman told The Guardian.

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This Won't End Well of the Day: Speaking before parliament, UK PM David Cameron said he has ordered an inquiry into the possibility of banning users from social networks such as Twitter and Facebook if it is determined that they are planning to engage in criminal behavior.

"Free flow of information can be used for good. But it can also be used for ill," Cameron said. "And

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Stop The Madness of the Day: Though earlier reports indicated the UK riots may finally be dying down, this footage, filmed in Whalley Range, Manchester, proves the situation remains as volatile as ever.

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Laugh Riot of the Day: The UK's Minister for Sport Hugh Robertson says the riots aren't "some new, emerging security threat" as far as the 2012 Olympics are concerned, but this clearly unshopped image from Pure Evil begs to differ.

Below: It seems David Cameron's fightin

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