(Ok -- that implies that this is just like France. Which is quite unfair.)
Armed gangs on rampage in Sydney for a second night, in apparent retaliation for racist slurs/attacks the previous day at Cronulla Beach.
Tons of coverage at the Sydney Morning Herald.
A Technorati search on the story shows that the blogosphere is taking up the anti-immigrant/anti-Muslim angle again. But let's ignore the fact that the majority of the young men involved are Lebanese, and therefore, quite as likely to be Christian as well as Muslim. (Though a search with just "Sydney Riots" gives a more balanced perspective.)
These seem to be race riots. Let's not say "intifada" at the drop of every stone, now, shall we?