My man on the ground phones from the riot to say that you wouldn't know anything was going on unless you are right in the thick of it. Mostly it's people milling around he says, which seems to concur with other reports but not the dramatic frontline tv pictures.
A placard seen in the window of a London City office this lunchtime reads: "While you're rioting we're repossessing your house."
The tower hole :-)
3 hours ago