Removing gang chiefs from London's streets has created a "Lord Of The Flies environment in which anything goes", a report has warned.
August 2011's riots across English cities could be repeated in the future, police fear.
Troubled families targeted after last year's riots only had a "limited" impact on disorder, a government-commissioned report has found.
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A team of Whitehall-controlled officials are to find and then intervene in the lives of Britain's most troubled families, David Cameron has announced.
Local Government Association chairman Sir Merrick Cockell comments on David Cameron's bid to intervene in the lives of the UK's 120,000 most troubled families
Prime minister David Cameron unveils plans to introduce 'troubleshooters' to tackle the UK's 120,000 troubled families
The summer's rioting were more politically based than ministers claimed at the time, extensive research out today has revealed.
Politicians' failure to listen to the real causes of this summer's riots make more disorder much more likely in the future, two academics have warned.
Britain could face more "social disturbance and dislocation" if Westminster parties continue to ignore the views of ordinary people, the director of the People's Pledge campaign has told politics.co.uk.
Police should be given the power to apply for internet videos glamorising knife crime and gang culture to be removed, a Labour MP has said.
Investigators are pledging to make "more arrests and convictions" after making their 3,000th arrest connected to August's riots in the capital.
David Cameron's promised fight-back to restore order to England's cities already seemed in danger of fracturing today.
Let's be clear: we have seen a glimpse of the breakdown of society. We are fighting the idea that might is right.