A few years ago, British politicians were denying the existence of "no go" areas in the rotting nation.
Gangs in brick attacks on buses and taxis making roads around Salford Precinct 'no-go areas'
Amy Glendinning February 07, 2012
Gangs of brick-throwing yobs are making parts of Salford no-go areas for buses and taxis after a series of terrifying attacks. Passengers were left cowering in fear after a bus was stopped in Pendleton and pelted with bricks by up to 20 balaclava-clad youths.
Story at Manchester Evening News