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Riot leads to Foxconn factory closure

A brawl involving upwards of 2,000 workers has forced a unit at infamous Chinese manufacturing plant Foxconn to temporarily close. Police were called in during the early hours of Monday morning to deal with the escalating situation The New York Times reports. Several people were hospitalised and a number arrested. …

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Staff riot at Foxconn plant

The world’s largest electronics manufacturing plant descended into chaos on Monday night as male workers rioted. Foxconn’s Chengdu plant in Sichuan is the beating heart of many Western electronics products – including Xbox and Apple – but has hit the headlines in recent years due to accusations of poor working …

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Sony DADC builds bigger distribution centre

Sony DADC is building an ‘enhanced’ distribution centre in Enfield after the original was burnt down during the London riots last year. The CD and entertainment goods manufacturer and distributor will construct the building on the same site in North London, which it says will boast ‘more capacity, technology investment …

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Looters storm GAME and HMV in North London

Both GAME and HMV were amongst the dozens of retailers attacked as part of the widespread rioting that hit parts of North London this weekend. On Saturday night there was major disruption in Tottenham, with violence spreading as far as Wood Green. As part of that attack the GAME outlet …

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