It seems that rarely a week passes in London at the moment without there being a report of a stabbing or shooting involving young people. Gangs, drugs, turf wars and postcode territorial disputes are often blamed and carrying a knife for ‘self-defence’ seems to be endemic. 287 more words
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The discussion about the misrepresentation of black youth.
Channel 5 recently showcased a two-part documentary giving viewers a rare insight into street gangs in London. The documentary followed the stories of various troubled black teenagers actively involved in criminal activities whilst openly flaunting weapons (knives). 1,681 more words
The problem of gang crime and youth violence frequently dominates the modern news agenda, especially in London where there have been around 18 reported homicides related to gangs… 397 more words
There are increasing concern about a spate of armed robberies committed by what has been described as a “moped gang” against residents and visitors in the Park Hill area. 331 more words
Firstly, it was horrific to hear the news of the stabbing in Russell Square. There are media reports that the woman in her sixties was an American. 486 more words