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Meghan on George Floyd killing: 'the only wrong thing to say is nothing' – video

Meghan on George Floyd killing: 'the only wrong thing to say is nothing' – video

In a video for a virtual graduation ceremony at her old high school in LA, the Duchess of Sussex recalled words of advice given by a teacher when she was 15, who said to her: ‘Always remember to put
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex speaks out over George Floyd killing

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex speaks out over George Floyd killing

In graduation address for her old high school, Meghan says ‘only wrong thing to say is nothing’George Floyd protests – live coverageGeorge Floyd coverage in fullThe Duchess of Sussex has described
Car dealer Lookers cuts 1,500 jobs and closes 12 showrooms

Car dealer Lookers cuts 1,500 jobs and closes 12 showrooms

UK firm to axe almost one-in-five jobs to help save £50m as car sales slump during Covid-19 crisisCar dealership Lookers plans to cut 1,500 jobs and close 12 dealerships as it returns to selling and
Car dealer Lookers cuts 1,500 jobs and closes 12 showrooms

Car dealer Lookers cuts 1,500 jobs and closes 12 showrooms

UK firm to axe almost one-in-five jobs to help save £50m as car sales slump during Covid-19 crisisCar dealership Lookers plans to cut 1,500 jobs and close 12 dealerships as it returns to selling and
Madeleine McCann parents say focus on suspect 'potentially very significant'

Madeleine McCann parents say focus on suspect 'potentially very significant'

Spokesman says it is first time in 13 years he can recall police fixing sights on one individual The parents of Madeleine McCann believe the identification of a convicted German sex offender as the
Five reasons why it’s not a great time to book a holiday abroad

Five reasons why it’s not a great time to book a holiday abroad

From 14-day quarantines to arduous airport rules, there are many obstacles to navigateCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage“Let’s fly,” says the email to me from Ryanair. “We’ve
Defrauded of £800,000 but we're caught between the bank and the ombudsman

Defrauded of £800,000 but we're caught between the bank and the ombudsman

The bank will only pay half and the ombudsman has £150,000 limitAn elderly relative was defrauded of their life savings – over £800,000. After exhausting the complaints process with the bank, which
Sunny coverage of UK heatwaves forgets risks, say climate experts

Sunny coverage of UK heatwaves forgets risks, say climate experts

Media urged to make public aware of dangers associated with increasingly hot summersThe public is being lulled into a false sense of security about the UK’s increasingly extreme weather patterns by
Coronavirus live news: trust in governments falls across G7; Brazil looks to reopen despite record deaths

Coronavirus live news: trust in governments falls across G7; Brazil looks to reopen despite record deaths

New Zealand marks 13 days without new Covid-19 case; €130bn German package cuts VAT, offers cash grants; Mumbai introduces new restrictions after hurricaneGlobal report: Mexico and Brazil hit highest
Child and three adults injured in north-west London shooting

Child and three adults injured in north-west London shooting

Police start investigation into Harlesden attack as victims taken to hospitalA young child and three adults have been injured in a shooting in north-west London.Scotland Yard said an investigation had
Lockerbie bombing: Megrahi lawyers seek to quash conviction

Lockerbie bombing: Megrahi lawyers seek to quash conviction

Family of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi – Libyan man who has since died – lodge appeal over possible miscarriage of justice Lawyers representing the family of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, the Libyan man jailed for
'Sing his name': thousands gather in London for George Floyd protest – video

'Sing his name': thousands gather in London for George Floyd protest – video

Thousands of protesters have marched through central London in an overwhelmingly peaceful Black Lives Matter demonstration that culminated in passionate crowds gathering at the heart of Westminster.
Business secretary Alok Sharma appears unwell in House of Commons chamber – video

Business secretary Alok Sharma appears unwell in House of Commons chamber – video

Alok Sharma, the business secretary, has been tested for coronavirus after feeling unwell while delivering a statement in the Commons. Sharma appeared ill and to be sweating while he spoke about a
Prepare for 1980s-level unemployment, former chancellors warn

Prepare for 1980s-level unemployment, former chancellors warn

Hammond, Osborne and Darling say urgent measures needed to cushion post Covid-19 job lossesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThree former chancellors have warned the
Madeleine McCann: police identify German paedophile as new prime suspect

Madeleine McCann: police identify German paedophile as new prime suspect

Man in jail on another charge was living near where toddler vanished in Portugal in 2007Police have identified a German national as the new prime suspect in the investigation into the disappearance of
Pandemic is chance to reset global economy, says Prince Charles

Pandemic is chance to reset global economy, says Prince Charles

Prince of Wales unveils a five-point plan to stimulate sustainable economic growthCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe recovery from the coronavirus crisis represents an
Pandemic is chance to reset global economy, says Prince Charles

Pandemic is chance to reset global economy, says Prince Charles

Prince of Wales unveils a five-point plan to stimulate sustainable economic growthCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe recovery from the coronavirus crisis represents an
Met feared 'serious disorder' if lockdown rules were enforced at racism protest

Met feared 'serious disorder' if lockdown rules were enforced at racism protest

Scotland Yard chief Cressida Dick also calls for justice and accountability following death of George FloydCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBritain’s top officer has said
China accuses UK of gross interference over Hong Kong citizenship offer

China accuses UK of gross interference over Hong Kong citizenship offer

‘Serious representations’ made after worries offer could trigger brain drain from regionChina’s foreign ministry has accused Britain of “gross interference” in the country’s affairs after Boris
Theresa May attacks Boris Johnson over Brexit and Covid quarantine plans

Theresa May attacks Boris Johnson over Brexit and Covid quarantine plans

Former PM warns of security implications of no deal and threat to trade from travel restrictionsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTheresa May has launched a double attack on