The Guardian: World News: news on page 2

Donald Trump: 'This is a great day' for George Floyd – video

Donald Trump: 'This is a great day' for George Floyd – video

Donald Trump has claimed it is a ‘great day’ for George Floyd, after the US posted better than expected job numbers. ‘Hopefully, George is looking down right now and saying: “This is a great thing
Hydroxychloroquine does not cure Covid-19, say drug trial chiefs

Hydroxychloroquine does not cure Covid-19, say drug trial chiefs

Major study of thousands of patients led by University of Oxford shows drug is ineffectiveCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageHydroxychloroquine does not work against Covid-19
Global alliance formed to counter China threat amid rising tensions

Global alliance formed to counter China threat amid rising tensions

Lawmakers from EU parliament and eight other countries create new body International cooperation is needed to protect democratic values from an increasingly assertive communist China, a new group made
Brexit: Barnier hints in talks of EU concessions on state aid rules

Brexit: Barnier hints in talks of EU concessions on state aid rules

Downing Street welcomes lastest move after week of stuttering trade negotiations Michel Barnier has signalled that he is ready to drop the EU’s most contentious demand that its rules limiting
Joe Biden says '10-15%' of Americans 'are just not very good people'

Joe Biden says '10-15%' of Americans 'are just not very good people'

Democrat also said ‘vast majority of the people are decent’ in online town hall while Trump campaign used footage to attackFormer vice-president Joe Biden has said “probably anywhere from 10% to 15%”
Munroe Bergdorf on fashion's PR problem: 'Don't use this movement to improve your public image'

Munroe Bergdorf on fashion's PR problem: 'Don't use this movement to improve your public image'

In an exclusive interview, the model and activist discusses brands’ responses to the death of George Floyd and the protests surrounding it The model and activist Munroe Bergdorf has hit out at fashion
Bentley to cut nearly a quarter of its workforce

Bentley to cut nearly a quarter of its workforce

Carmaker hopes to cut 1,000 jobs through voluntary redundancies but warns no-deal Brexit will deepen coronavirus impactBentley has confirmed it is seeking to make 1,000 job cuts through a voluntary
Malawi factories ordered to close after ignoring plastics ban

Malawi factories ordered to close after ignoring plastics ban

Activists welcome move but say government is still dragging its feet over crackdown on waste in lakes and waterwaysThe Malawian government this week ordered the closure of factories belonging to two
UK coronavirus live: Matt Hancock to lead daily briefing; infection R rate rises to between 0.7 and 1 in England

UK coronavirus live: Matt Hancock to lead daily briefing; infection R rate rises to between 0.7 and 1 in England

News updates: official death toll passes 40,000; EHRC will look into ‘long-standing, structural race inequality’; those shielding in Wales asked to stay home until mid-AugustInfection rate has risen,
Jeremy Bamber refused access to documents on Essex family murders

Jeremy Bamber refused access to documents on Essex family murders

Man convicted of 1985 killings wants to see items relating to possible discovery of second silencer Jeremy Bamber, who is serving a whole life sentence for one of Britain’s most notorious multiple
Global report: EU pledges to lift internal border controls by end of month

Global report: EU pledges to lift internal border controls by end of month

Ban on non-essential travel into EU by foreign nationals is extended until 1 JulyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe EU has pledged to lift border controls inside its
Vitamin K could help fight coronavirus, study suggests

Vitamin K could help fight coronavirus, study suggests

Scientists in Netherlands explore possible link between deficiency and Covid-19 deathsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePatients who have died or been admitted to intensive
Madeleine McCann suspect investigated over two other missing children – reports

Madeleine McCann suspect investigated over two other missing children – reports

Christian Brückner may be linked to disappearance of a five-year-old girl in Germany and six-year-old boy in PortugalGerman prosecutors are investigating whether the prime suspect in the disappearance
Astronomers warn 'wilderness' of southern night sky at risk from SpaceX satellites

Astronomers warn 'wilderness' of southern night sky at risk from SpaceX satellites

Stargazing under threat as pristine skies over New Zealand and Australia are clogged with hundreds of Starlink satellitesAstronomers in the southern hemisphere have warned that the wonders of the
Egyptian father to stand trial on charges of forced FGM of three daughters

Egyptian father to stand trial on charges of forced FGM of three daughters

Girls were allegedly told they were to have Covid-19 vaccinations but were cut by doctor after being sedatedEgypt’s public prosecutor has ordered the immediate trial of a father on charges of forcing
No D-day veterans on Normandy beaches as anniversary events cancelled

No D-day veterans on Normandy beaches as anniversary events cancelled

Official commemorations including small ceremony and flypast will be streamed onlineFor the first time in 75 years, there will be no D-day veterans on the beaches of Normandy to mark the anniversary
Covid-19 infections fell sharply in England in late May, ONS finds

Covid-19 infections fell sharply in England in late May, ONS finds

Latest data puts daily infection rate at 5,600, with 70% of those infected reporting no symptomsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCovid-19 cases have fallen significantly in
Zaghari-Ratcliffe endures further wait for Iranian decision on release

Zaghari-Ratcliffe endures further wait for Iranian decision on release

Campaigners contrast British-Iranian’s plight with return of prisoner Michael White to USNazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British-Iranian dual national detained by Iran since 2016, has been told her
Steve Priest: the outrageous Sweet bassist who presaged heavy metal

Steve Priest: the outrageous Sweet bassist who presaged heavy metal

He was cartoonish – once warned by David Bowie to tone down his makeup – and ‘built like a hod-carrier’, but Priest’s camped-up performances defined glam rockIt’s not an exact science, but British
After Rees-Mogg's debacle, I'll take my lockdown advice from Spain | John Crace

After Rees-Mogg's debacle, I'll take my lockdown advice from Spain | John Crace

I can’t rely on the UK government any more. I shopped around for more cautious guidanceThe horrifying coverage of the race protests in the US has had a personal edge as my daughter lives just three