One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson has declared her intention to move a motion in the Senate calling for the recognition that ‘All Lives Matter’.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Voters encountered long lines and problems with voting machines on Tuesday during a chaotic day of in-person balloting in Georgia, the latest state to struggle to conduct elections amid the health worries of the coronavirus pandemic.
BERLIN (Reuters) – Travelling in convoy through the Chinese city of Wuhan last September, Angela Merkel called a halt. As her party crossed a bridge over the Yangtze river, the German Chancellor wanted to hear about a grand gesture by revolutionary leader Mao Zedong.
He may not even be running in this year’s US presidential election, but Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has been the third-most backed candidate since he delivered a rousing speech earlier this week.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – National Football League (NFL) Commissioner Roger Goodell said the league made mistakes in not listening to players, in a video on Friday denouncing racism in the United States amid widespread protests over police brutality against black people.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Friday celebrated a stunning U.S. employment report that showed more than 2.5 million jobs were added last month during the thick of the coronavirus pandemic, and predicted the battered economy will recover all of its lost jobs by next year.
(Reuters) – Former Vice President Joe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination on Friday, media reported, setting the stage for a challenge to President Donald Trump in the November election.
(Reuters) – Facebook (FB.O) CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Friday said he would consider changes to the policy that led the company to leave up controversial posts by President Donald Trump during recent demonstrations protesting the death of an unarmed black man while in police custody, a partial concession to critics.
The Government has advised people not to attend demonstrations of more than six people over the weekend, following the death of George Floyd.
More than 40,000 people in the UK have now died after testing positive for coronavirus. The latest figures show a daily increase of 123 hospital deaths across England, taking the UK total to 40,027. This means the UK has the highest death toll in Europe.