2 years ago today: Hackney and Brixton Riots

2 years ago today: Hackney and Brixton Riots

More photos, some previously unpublished, from the August 2011 riots. After Tottenham, riots and looting spread across London. Stretching in to the second and third days and nights, I covered the disorder on the Pembury Estate in Hackney, where several photographers...
2 years ago today: Tottenham and Enfield Riots

2 years ago today: Tottenham and Enfield Riots

Two years ago today I arrived in Tottenham at about 5am, following a night of riots. I had been awake for about 20 hours but my day was just starting. I spent the next four days photographing in London and Manchester, as disorder spread. Below are photos, some of...

A moving letter

On Saturday I covered PC David Rathband’s funeral. He was the policeman who was shot in the face and blinded by Raoul Moat in 2010. 20 months later he was found hanged in his home. I travelled to Stafford in the morning, photographed the cortège in the town and...