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Belgian Prince Fined For Breaking COVID-19 Lockdown Rules

Sky News:- A Belgian prince who broke lockdown rules when he attended a party in Spain has been fined €10,400 (£9,322), according to a Spanish government official. Prince Joachim, 28, who is the nephew of Belgium's King Philippe, tested positive for...

White House Fears Rise In Covid-19 Due To Massive Protests

BBC News:- The White House Coronavirus Task Force cautioned governors this week that the massive protests sparked by George Floyd's death could cause a rise in Covid-19 cases. "We respect the right of every American to exercise their First Amendment rights,...

US: 19 states seeing increases in new coronavirus cases

CNN: Health experts have long warned about a second peak in Covid-19, and now a rise in cases has pushed Arizona to tell its hospitals to activate emergency plans. Arizona is one of the 19 states with the trend of new...

WHO Says Coronavirus Situation ‘Worsening’ Worldwide

GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — The World Health Organization said Monday that the coronavirus pandemic situation was worsening around the globe, as it warned against complacency. The WHO said it had recorded its highest daily tally of new infections, with COVID-19 raging in...

Joe Biden: I Think Floyd Will Change The World

BBC News:- Democratic US presidential candidate Joe Biden has said the late George Floyd will "change the world." Following a private meeting with Mr Floyd's family in Houston to offer his sympathies, Mr Biden told CBS news his death was "one...

Derek Chauvin Bail Set At $1.25 Million

CNN:- Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin appeared virtually in a Minneapolis court Monday, where the Judge Jeannice Reding granted prosecutor’s motion to set unconditional bail at $1.25 million, or $1 million with conditions. Those conditions include being law-abiding, making future...

US Democrats Introduce Sweeping Legislation To Reform Police

BBC News:- US Democrats in Congress have proposed sweeping legislation to reform American police, following weeks of protests against police brutality and racism. The bill would make it easier to prosecute police for misconduct, ban chokeholds, and addresses racism. Its comes as...

Kenyan Boy Who Made Hand-Washing Machine Awarded

BBC News:- A nine-year-old Kenyan boy who made a wooden hand-washing machine to help curb the spread of coronavirus has told the BBC he is "very happy" after receiving a presidential award. "I now have two machines and I want to...

Seven People, Dog Found Shot Dead In House In U.S

Sky News:- Seven people have been found shot dead inside a house in Alabama, police have said. Officers responded to a call about a shooting in Talacuh Rd in Valhermoso Springs just before 11.30 pm on Friday. They arrived to find a...

NFL Says Players’ Protests During National Anthem Should Be Allowed

BBC News:- The National Football League has said players should be allowed to protest during the national anthem as rallies against racial discrimination continue. "We were wrong for not listening to NFL players earlier and encourage all to speak out and...

Joe Biden Formally Wins Democratic Nomination To Take On Trump

BBC News:- Joe Biden has formally won the Democratic Party nomination to take on Donald Trump in November's presidential election. He said on Twitter that he had secured the 1,991 delegates needed and would fight to "win the battle for the...

Elderly Man In Serious Condition After Incident With US Police

Sky News:- Two US police officers have been suspended without pay after a video showed them shoving a 75-year-old man to the ground. The footage emerged as protests over the killing of George Floyd continued into their tenth night. The elderly...

US Police Shoot Dead African Diplomat’s Son

BBC News:- The Gambia has demanded a "credible" investigation after the son of a diplomat was shot dead by US police. Thirty-nine-year-old Momodou Lamin Sisay was shot after a car chase in Georgia on Friday morning, according to the preliminary investigation...

Heavily Armed Extremist Movement Gains Traction In the United States

CNN:- Benjamin Ryan Teeter was at his home in Hampstead, N.C., when the call to action came. It was an alert from the heart of the raging protests in Minneapolis, posted on an online forum by a fellow member of the...

New Charges For All Four Ex-Cops In George Floyd Killing

BBC News:- New charges have been announced against all of the sacked police officers present at the death of African American George Floyd in Minneapolis. The charge against Derek Chauvin has been elevated to second-degree murder, court documents show. The other three...

Trump Says He Went To Bunker To ‘Inspect It’, Not Because Of Protests

Sky News:- Donald Trump says he went to an underground White House bunker for an "inspection", rather than for protection from protesters. The US president was taken to the facility amid demonstrations nearby on Friday, with reports at the time suggesting...

Widespread US Protests Continue But Violence Falls

BBC News:- Tens of thousands of people have demonstrated, mainly peacefully, across the United States for an eighth night following the death of African-American George Floyd in police custody. One of the biggest protests, joined by Floyd's relatives, took place in...

Nigerian Student Dies From ‘Brutal Attack’ In Church

CNN:- It should have been one of the safest places to seek refuge. Instead, Uwaila Vera Omozuwa was attacked as she studied in church, according to Nigerian police. The 22-year-old died on May 30, just days after the brutal assault...

White supremacists pose as Antifa online, call for violence

CNN: A Twitter account that tweeted a call to violence and claimed to be representing the position of "Antifa" was in fact created by a known white supremacist group, Twitter said Monday. The company removed the account. Before it emerged the...

Coronavirus: Leaked WHO Files Show China ‘Delayed Releasing Important Information’

Sky News: China delayed releasing important coronavirus information during the early days of the outbreak, according to leaked WHO documents and recordings of WHO meetings obtained by the Associated Press (AP). The delay led to frustration for officials in the World...

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