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Four Minneapolis officers now charged over George Floyd’s death

Prosecutors have charged a Minneapolis police officer accused of pressing his knee against George Floyd’s neck with second-degree murder, and for the first time...

German suspect identified in Madeleine McCann disappearance

A German prisoner has been identified as a suspect in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, detectives have revealed. The Metropolitan Police have not named the...

South Korea defends reopening of schools despite new surge in Covid-19 cases

South Korea’s government has defended its decision to reopen schools despite health risks posed by a resurgence in Covid-19 cases. The figure of 49 new...

Severe cyclone approaches India’s financial capital Mumbai

India’s western coast and financial capital Mumbai are braced for the first cyclone in a century as cases of coronavirus continue to surge. Police encouraged...

Trump backs away from military threat

President Donald Trump appears to have backed away from his threat to deploy troops to quell ongoing race protests, a day after threatening states...

Canada’s Trudeau pauses when asked about Trump clearing protesters

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave a lengthy pause when asked about the use of tear gas on protesters in the US, adding that...

Joe Biden sweeps seven US presidential primaries

Joe Biden scored a clean sweep of the seven US states conducting Democratic presidential primaries on Tuesday, just hours after slamming the “narcissism” of...

Tens of millions join Blackout Tuesday in solidarity with George Floyd protests

Social media feeds went dark and quiet on Tuesday as tens of millions of people showed solidarity with the black community following the death...

US patients given first dose of coronavirus antibody treatment

Patients have been given the first dose of a potential antibody treatment designed to fight coronavirus. Scientists developed the antibody in just three months after...

EU says Russia should not be readmitted to G7 summit

The European Union has joined a growing chorus of members of the Group of Seven major economic powers to insist that Russia must not...

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Keir Starmer calls on PM to urge Donald Trump to ‘respect human rights’

Keir Starmer has called on Boris Johnson to urge Donald Trump to “respect human rights and the fundamental democratic right to peaceful protest” following...

France will not hold Bastille Day parade amid Covid-19 crisis

French troops will not march on the Champs-Elysees avenue on Bastille Day this year. The French presidency says the traditional military parade will be replaced...

Johnson urges world leaders to focus ‘collective ingenuity’ on Covid-19 vaccine hunt

Boris Johnson has urged world leaders to join together and focus their “collective ingenuity” on the search for a coronavirus vaccine that is affordable...

European Central Bank increases support to countries ravaged by pandemic

The European Central Bank has boosted its pandemic emergency support programme by 600 billion euros to 1.35 trillion euros in an effort to keep...

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu slams West Bank settlers for anti-Trump remarks

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has harshly criticised Jewish West Bank settler leaders for disparaging President Donald Trump over what they perceive to be...
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