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Fri 5 Jun 2020

Floyd cops had been on job four days

Floyd cops had been on job four days

Two of the cops charged with aiding and abetting murder of George Floyd were rookies - Derek Chauvin was their training officer.

‘Get your knee off our necks!’: Mourners farewell George

premium_icon ‘Get your knee off our necks!’: Mourners farewell George

Celebrities and police turned out to pay tribute to George Floyd as a judge set bail for three police officers accused of aiding and abetting his death.

‘We have brought this on ourselves’

‘We have brought this on ourselves’

A leading anthropologist has said what she thinks contributed to the coronavirus pandemic, and how we can avoid another.

Country admits it got COVID-19 wrong

Country admits it got COVID-19 wrong

Sweden steered a different coronavirus course, refusing to lock down. But its death toll is now one of the worst in Europe.

Thu 4 Jun 2020

Emirates and Etihad to resume transit flights

Emirates and Etihad to resume transit flights

The United Arab Emirates has lifted a suspension on transit air services, allowing Emirates and Etihad Airways to resume some stop-off flights.

Madeline McCann abduction and murder suspect is named

Madeline McCann abduction and murder suspect is named

The suspect in the 2007 disappearance of British girl Madeline McCann has been named by German media, as prosecutors say the child is “assumed dead”.

Spike Lee says the world's ‘in peril’ if Trump wins election

premium_icon Spike Lee says the world's ‘in peril’ if Trump wins election

His breakthrough film, Do The Right Thing, warned about racial prejudice and police brutality. Now Spike Lee says Donald Trump has to go or nothing will change.

South Korea seeks arrest of Samsung heir

South Korea seeks arrest of Samsung heir

An arrest warrant has been requested by South Korean prosecutors for Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee over a 2015 merger and alleged accounting fraud.

Former presidents condemn racial bias in America

Former presidents condemn racial bias in America

All living former presidents of the US have made statements condemning ongoing racial discrimination in the country

Mum ‘addicted’ to soft drink dies

Mum ‘addicted’ to soft drink dies

Before her death a mum-of-three would drink between two litres of Coke and 500ml to one litre of energy drinks every day.

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