Foreign News: Glasgow's Gift

A platoon of police. bravely withstood a brick-&-umbrella charge from rioters behind the British Museum last week.

In Manchester an angry mob, tired of hurling rocks, took a leaf from the Book of Gandhi. Having rioted for the better part of an hour they squatted in the road, blocked traffic. Unlike orthodox Hindu passive resisters they were not trained to withstand baton blows. After one police charge, Manchester's unemployed began to riot again.

Glasgow, which had a stomach full of rioting fortnight ago, was quiet last week. An emollient was provided by the late Sir...

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