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Communities consider motive behind riots in London

8 August 2011 Last updated at 23:20 BST

Police and communities have been considering what has fuelled the violence in London over the past 48 hours.

It started with the fatal shooting by police of a local man in Tottenham.

A member of the local community points to bad relations between the police and the black community.

Razia Iqbal has been talking to residents in North London about the underlying tensions that have come to the boil.