Day: May 29, 2020

Police officers who arrested George Floyd 'should face death penalty', says heartbroken brother

May 29, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates George Floyd‘s brother has said the four officers who arrested him before his death “should be given the death penalty” as he called for “justice”. Philonise Floyd spoke out amid ongoing protests after his 46-year-old brother died in police […]

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UK coronavirus LIVE: Pubs with beer gardens 'to reopen first' as Rishi Sunak to give furlough scheme update today

May 29, 2020

News › UK Groups of six will be able to meet outside from Monday Close The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Pubs with beer gardens are likely to be among the first venues in the hospitality sector to reopen when coronavirus restrictions are eased, the […]

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US wrestling coach faces backlash for defending police over George Floyd killing

May 29, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates A Washington high-school wrestling coach has come under fire after he defended tactics used by the police during George Floyd‘s fatal arrest. Dave Hollenbeck recreated the African American’s final moments in a photograph and commented that the hold is […]

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George Floyd death LATEST: Trump criticises 'total lack of leadership' as Minneapolis declares state of emergency

May 29, 2020

Police station torched Demonstrators have torched a Minneapolis police station. A city police spokesman confirmed that staff had evacuated the 3rd Precinct station, the focus of many of the protests, “in the interest of the safety of our personnel”. Live-streamed video showed the protesters then entering the building, where fire alarms blared and sprinklers ran […]

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Prince George's godfather donates £1m towards Covid-19 mental health research

May 29, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates The Duke of Westminster, one of the UK’s richest men, has donated £1m towards Oxford University‘s COVID-19 mental health research programmes. The grant will be made available through the Westminster Foundation to support the University’s Department of Psychiatry, which […]

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