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Coronavirus: Swiss Alps yearn for the sound of tourists"Hopefully George is looking down right now and saying this is a great thing that’s happening for our country" Pre… Health Organization changes advice on face masks, saying they should be worn in public to help stop spread of…
Retweeted by BBC News (World)Buffalo police riot squad quit to back officers who shoved man Who will blink first in UK-EU stand-off?
Retweeted by BBC News (World)The Duke of Cambridge reveals he's been anonymously counselling people during lockdown
Retweeted by BBC News (World)France announces it has killed leader of al-Qaeda in north Africa, Abdelmalek Droukdel, in an operation in Mali
Retweeted by BBC News (World) @awzurcher For more on the context behind the protests, the BBC’s Clive Myrie looks at the toxic mix of racism and… @awzurcher #5: Militarisation of police The protests have drawn attention to officers’ use of military equipment &… @awzurcher President Trump's decision to clear protesters and stand for photographs with a Bible at a nearby church… The Trump factor The root causes of the George Floyd protests predate the Trump presidency, but his words and a… divides attributed to structural racism have contributed to African Americans being disproportionate… - Socio-economic divides Unemployment rates in the US are higher among African Americans, who are also almost t… March, Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old emergency medical technician (EMT), was shot eight times when officers ente… February this year Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed black man, was killed while out jogging Police did not charge Gre… - George Floyd’s death did not happen in isolation On the same day, a video went viral of a white woman in New… 2014, African-American man Eric Garner was filmed being placed in a chokehold by white police officer Daniel Pan… - There are numerous examples of African Americans being killed by US law enforcement officers Recent cases inc… death of George Floyd in police custody has sparked protests across the US against racial discrimination and po…"I'm hoping that change does come." American four-time Olympic champion Michael Johnson says current protests foll…
Retweeted by BBC News (World)Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian resigns from tech firm's board and urges company to replace him with a black candi… Trump invokes George Floyd's name during White House speech, prompting Joe Biden to call the president's rem… Circle oil spill: Russian prosecutors order checks at permafrost sites McCann: What is known about the German suspect?
Retweeted by BBC News (World)Finnish minister Katri Kulmuni quits over media training row minister fired over $2m lollipop order DC mayor names plaza 'Black Lives Matter' Orthodox Church rules yoga is 'incompatible' with Christianity riots focus Australian attention on Aboriginal deaths in custody expel two Russian diplomats over hoax poison plot against Prague politicians drug hydroxychloroquine 'does not save lives' from coronavirus, trial finds
Retweeted by BBC News (World)"You have to dominate the streets" US President Donald Trump tells governors dealing with protests: "Don't be prou…“Nobody’s ever done for the black community what President Trump is doing” Donald Trump speaks after the US labou… has US history shaped today's police brutality? @CliveMyrieBBC, who's reported from the US for nearly 25 years… West sets up university fund for George Floyd’s daughter Air Force to pit combat drone against a piloted plane in July 2021 challenge PM Mark Rutte says his attitude to Black Pete - a Christmas character traditionally played by a white person…"My first day I was a bit shaken because there were so many cases" Juracy works for a body collection services in… former ambassador is on trial in Sweden, and faces a possible jail term, for the first time in modern Swedish his… becomes country with third-highest number of coronavirus deaths, surpassing Italy poorer people are more likely to catch - and to die from - coronavirus"You have to choose a side" Athletics legend Michael Johnson tells #5liveBreakfast that everyone should be outrage…
Retweeted by BBC News (World)Beijing uses US protests to hit back at Washington for supporting Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrations after 'facemask arrest' sparks protests in Mexico father 'used coronavirus lie to trick daughters' into FGM procedure says it's free of coronavirus more than a week, protesters have taken to the streets in the US following the death of George Floyd But it di… reports nearly $1bn loss due to store closures during coronavirus pandemic"I did not go to the police. I didn't even know that rape cases were to be reported to the police." In the past we…
Retweeted by BBC News (World)Pakistan’s healthcare system could soon be overwhelmed by coronavirus patients, doctors warn videos of police brutality emerge during protests over the death of George Floyd study that found hydroxychloroquine increases risk of death in coronavirus patients retracted over data…"The idea that the president would take charge of the situation using the military was troubling to me," Gen Dempse… Samoan rugby team set off for an away match on 23 February They're still not quite home...“I remember George Floyd as me” Hundreds of people gather at a memorial for George Floyd, whose killing sparked a… Commission calls on all EU member countries to lift border restrictions by the end of June and allow passp… to reopen malls, restaurants and offices returns to discuss a momentous week in US history 👉Listen on @bbcsounds police seek ban on Black Lives Matter rally over coronavirus Samoa: Rugby team that set off 104 days ago still not home ex-top general rebukes Trump troops threat Floyd death: China takes a victory lap over US protests
Quiz of the Week: What did the crew name their spaceship? Nigerian women speak out over wave of violence Floyd: Five pieces of context to understand the protests's week in pictures: 29 May - 4 June 2020 Catholic statue torn down by mob rises again Rumours, fear and rising Covid deaths in Pakistan"It's time for us to stand up in George's name and say 'get your knee off our necks'" Reverend Al Sharpton deliver… Floyd: 'Pandemic of racism' led to his death, memorial told*New video* on Trump and the Republicans - and how his leadership during this crisis means that Republicans, once a…
Retweeted by BBC News (World)Read more about staying safe as restrictions are lifted: in public places When an infected person transmits the virus by shaking hands or infecting communal surf… ventilation Some research suggested a cluster of outbreaks in Guangzhou was caused by infected droplets ci… are exhaled while speaking Dr Tang says that if you can smell your colleague’s breath, you’re too close… interaction 🗣️ How long you spend face-to-face with someone can also be risky If social distancing… 🧍‍♂️❌🧍‍♀️ When someone coughs, they expel droplets Research shows that most of those evaporate or fall… returning to offices to restaurants reopening, we’ll be in closer proximity to each other than we have been fo… are starting to ease around the world, with elements of life returning to normal But what are the risks…"When I looked this time and saw marches where, in some cases, young whites outnumbered the blacks marching, I know… Gauff gave an emotional speech at a Black Lives Matter protest saying she "demands change now". Read more:…
Retweeted by BBC News (World)"George Floyd's story has been the story of black folks" Reverend Al Sharpton delivers fiery eulogy addressing rac… rest of the NBA season is set to be played at Florida's Disney World Resort. Full story:…
Retweeted by BBC News (World)The economic consequences of #Covid are being felt worldwide. We report from Vladimir Putin’s home city of St Peter…
Retweeted by BBC News (World)Jake Paul: YouTuber charged with criminal trespass and unlawful assembly 'hero' retires at 23 due to ill-health “wanted to be around him... it's amazing that he touched so many people's hearts" Philonise Floyd pays trib… George Floyd memorial scholarship fund is announced by Scott Hagan, President of North Central University in Minn… governor announces removal of Robert E Lee statue fears second wave after surge in coronavirus cases's new government has banned female genital mutilation (FGM) What must be done to ensure the practice stops,… art gallery provides winged hats to keep people socially distant man charged with murder of unarmed US black man Ahmaud Arbery used racial slur after shooting him, court hears
Retweeted by BBC News (World)Ahmaud Arbery: White man 'used racial slur' after shooting black jogger
Retweeted by BBC News (World)US poultry executives charged in chicken price-fixing plot of demonstrators in Hong Kong defy ban to attend Tiananmen Square vigil Navy veteran Michael White released by Iran, where he had been detained after visiting girlfriend in 2018
Retweeted by BBC News (World)"Hey guys, I've just re-seeded that" Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is interrupted mid press-briefing a…