The Guardian now says that the rioting has spread to Hackney, Peckham and Croydon, and up to Birmingham and Leeds (hope you're okay, Gary).
With all this going on where is Cameron? Under the Tuscan sun, of course. Why should he cut short his holiday? It's best to keep a safe distance when the plebes revolt, anyway. Just ask ol' Louis and that charming Marie Antoinette.
Ongoing coverage here:
Update: Cameron has decided it's time he go home. How noble. What a sacrifice and how inconvenient for him.
I'd like to add Rory's post about the police:
8 hours ago