Ken Livingstone : "The 'We are Londoners, We are One' campaign celebrates the fact that London is one of the most diverse cities in the world. It is one of the things that makes it a great city to live in and visit."
Random Acts of Reality blog : It later transpired that the beating was in part due to the 'inter-tribal' warfare that often takes to the street of London. Country 'A' hates Country 'B', and so they decide to beat each other up. The ambulance service and A&E departments along with the police are the lucky souls who get to pick up those pieces.
(Tom Reynolds blog should need no introduction - it's a great blog in its own right, and full of insights into the good and bad sides of multicultural London. He's alo got a book out.)