Day: May 31, 2020

Five arrested in Black Lives Matter protest over George Floyd’s death

May 31, 2020

Five people have been arrested after thousands of activists marched to the US Embassy in London amid protests against the death of George Floyd. Mr Floyd, 46, died in Minneapolis after white police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes during an arrest. The father-of-two, who was unarmed, repeatedly told […]

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Black Lives Matter protest fills Trafalgar Square over George Floyd killing

May 31, 2020

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Hundreds of activists have taken to the streets of London in protest against the death of a black man restrained by police in the US. George Floyd, 46, died after white officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on his […]

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Food For London Now faces: 'It's rewarding to see the smiles on their faces'

May 31, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Two flatmates from West London are working together to deliver vital food supplies to the most vulnerable people during the Covid-19 outbreak. Wayne Horo, 54, from Hammersmith runs his own food trends and insight consultancy called The HoroScoop. As […]

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London George Floyd protest: Hundreds of activists descend on Trafalgar Square brandishing placards

May 31, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Hundreds of activists have gathered in Trafalgar Square to protest the death of George Floyd in the US, as well as alleged police brutality in the UK. Protesters could be heard chanting “black lives matter” and “say my name, […]

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Durdle Door: Sunseekers flock to beach again ignoring police closure after injured cliff jumpers sparked mass evacuation

May 31, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Hundreds of sunseekers have flocked to Durdle Door beach again despite police declaring it closed after three cliff jumpers were left seriously injured. Crowds of sun worshippers brazenly defied orders to stay away from the Dorset beauty spot, near […]

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UK coronavirus LIVE: Strict lockdown measures will return if 'uptick' in cases amid warning Covid-19 could 'run out of control again'

May 31, 2020

Latest from around the world Saudi Arabia About 90,000 mosques reopened on Sunday for the first time in more than two months, but worshippers have been ordered to follow strict guidelines and Islam’s holiest site in Mecca remains closed to the public. The Ministry of Islamic Affairs said millions of text messages were sent to […]

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UK in 'precarious moment' with coronavirus but can't stay in lockdown forever, says Raab

May 31, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates The UK must continue lifting its coronavirus lockdown despite fears that restrictions are being eased too soon, Dominic Raab has said. Speaking on Sky News’ Sophy Ridge programme, the Foreign Secretary said that the UK “is making steady progress” […]

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Four men arrested after three stabbed in Hyde Park

May 31, 2020

Four men have been arrested over suspected stabbings at a central London park on Saturday evening. The Metropolitan Police made the arrests after three men suffered stab wounds at Hyde Park near Knightsbridge. The victims are in a stable medical condition, the force said. Officers arrived at the scene at 7.28pm along with London Ambulance […]

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