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The riots: One year on

Today marks a year since the police shooting of Mark Duggan, which was followed by a wave of rioting, looting and arson that spread across the country.

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One in four young people predict repeat of riots

More than one in four young people believe that the riots seen last summer could be repeated this year, a survey has found.

Scenes of the riots in London last year Credit: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

It reveals that many youngsters say boredom, copycat behaviour, peer pressure, jealousy and fears about the future caused last year's scenes of disorder and violence, and that little has changed.

About three in ten of thosequestioned also said that the sentences and punishments handed out to those whotook part in the riots were too soft.

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