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Sat 6 Jun 2020

Jordan’s eye-watering $143m donation to end racism

Jordan’s eye-watering $143m donation to end racism

Michael Jordan continues to raise the bar with his iconic Jordan Brand committing a colossal figure in the fight against inequality.

Maddie McCann murder suspect’s horrific crimes exposed

Maddie McCann murder suspect’s horrific crimes exposed

The suspect in the disappearance of three-year-old Madeleine McCann is a convicted child sex abuser who sadistically raped an elderly woman.

This is how hard it will be to convict accused Floyd killer

This is how hard it will be to convict accused Floyd killer

The case against ex-cop Derek Chauvin might appear cut and dry, but experts say even “damning video evidence” doesn’t guarantee a conviction.

Fri 5 Jun 2020

Floyd cops had been on job four days

Floyd cops had been on job four days

Two of the cops charged with aiding and abetting murder of George Floyd were rookies - Derek Chauvin was their training officer.

‘Get your knee off our necks!’: Mourners farewell George

premium_icon ‘Get your knee off our necks!’: Mourners farewell George

Celebrities and police turned out to pay tribute to George Floyd as a judge set bail for three police officers accused of aiding and abetting his death.

‘We have brought this on ourselves’

‘We have brought this on ourselves’

A leading anthropologist has said what she thinks contributed to the coronavirus pandemic, and how we can avoid another.

Country admits it got COVID-19 wrong

Country admits it got COVID-19 wrong

Sweden steered a different coronavirus course, refusing to lock down. But its death toll is now one of the worst in Europe.

Thu 4 Jun 2020

Emirates and Etihad to resume transit flights

Emirates and Etihad to resume transit flights

The United Arab Emirates has lifted a suspension on transit air services, allowing Emirates and Etihad Airways to resume some stop-off flights.

Madeline McCann abduction and murder suspect is named

Madeline McCann abduction and murder suspect is named

The suspect in the 2007 disappearance of British girl Madeline McCann has been named by German media, as prosecutors say the child is “assumed dead”.

Spike Lee says the world's ‘in peril’ if Trump wins election

premium_icon Spike Lee says the world's ‘in peril’ if Trump wins election

His breakthrough film, Do The Right Thing, warned about racial prejudice and police brutality. Now Spike Lee says Donald Trump has to go or nothing will change.

South Korea seeks arrest of Samsung heir

South Korea seeks arrest of Samsung heir

An arrest warrant has been requested by South Korean prosecutors for Samsung Group heir Jay Y. Lee over a 2015 merger and alleged accounting fraud.

Former presidents condemn racial bias in America

Former presidents condemn racial bias in America

All living former presidents of the US have made statements condemning ongoing racial discrimination in the country

Mum ‘addicted’ to soft drink dies

Mum ‘addicted’ to soft drink dies

Before her death a mum-of-three would drink between two litres of Coke and 500ml to one litre of energy drinks every day.

Meghan’s powerful Black Lives Matter video message

Meghan’s powerful Black Lives Matter video message

Meghan Markle has addressed students from her former high school in a poignant video message on racism and the Black Lives Matter movement.

Anti-George Floyd rant sparks outrage

Anti-George Floyd rant sparks outrage

A conservative black author has dredged up George Floyd’s criminal past to declare he 'was not an amazing person' in a live video that has caused outrage.

Politician’s topless Zoom incident leaked

Politician’s topless Zoom incident leaked

A politician was in the middle of a government conference when she began to strip not realising the camera was still on.

Get paid $30K to hike and drink beer

Get paid $30K to hike and drink beer

It sounds like a job almost too good to be true. But if going for a 3500km hike while throwing back a few cold ones sounds like a dream, you may be in luck.

German prisoner suspect in Maddie’s disappearance

premium_icon German prisoner suspect in Maddie’s disappearance

Scotland Yard has identified a German man who travelled in a camper van as the prime suspect in the disappearance of three-year-old Madeleine McCann.

Donald Trump’s extraordinary claims

Donald Trump’s extraordinary claims

Donald Trump has made some extraordinary claims in a series of tweets overnight after days of violent riots and looting took hold in the US.

All four cops involved in Floyd’s death face charges

premium_icon All four cops involved in Floyd’s death face charges

The policeman who pinned George Floyd to the ground, will have charges against him escalated as three other officers involved will also face charges.

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