Building damaged by fire in the London riots
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The aftermath of riots and the scars left behind

It will take time for some communities to return to normality after the riots in parts of England this week.

Scenes of looting and public disorder have sparked a major debate on the challenges facing our society.

However, for many of those who have lost homes or businesses, there are more immediate concerns.

The BBC's Allan Little looks at the aftermath of the riots and the impact they have had on ordinary people.

  • 12 Aug 2011
  • From the section UK
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