According to these news reports (via BBC Radio 4's PM and The Six O'clock News) a somewhat uneasy calm has come over London while trouble has spread to other communities throughout England tonight including Liverpool, Leicester and Nottingham.
Since the story is breaking and it's dawn currently in the UK (9:00 pm PDT), I thought I would run a recap of the last 24 hours as a way of catching up in case you missed anything. More will be up as the story keeps unfolding.
But for now . . .