The former police officer convicted with killing George Floyd could be sent to prison for decades, with the guilty verdicts being met with jubilation and sorrow across the US.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has led calls for ‘real change’ following the conviction of a white former police officer over the death of black man George Floyd in the US.
Black Americans from Missouri to Florida to Minnesota cheered, marched, hugged, waved signs and sang jubilantly in the streets after former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty over the death of George Floyd.
President Joe Biden said the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd “can be a giant step forward” for the nation in the fight against systemic racism.
A timeline of key events that began with George Floyd’s arrest on May 25, 2020, by four police officers in Minneapolis:
Former US president Barack Obama says the conviction of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin over the death of George Floyd was correct, but only one step in the fight for justice.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the black man’s neck.
Uptake of coronavirus vaccines among all ethnic minority groups has tripled since February, England’s top GP has said.
A UN group has “misrepresented” the findings of a report into racial disparities after it claimed it attempts to “normalise white supremacy”, the Government has said.
An ice skating organisation in Harlem that serves young women of colour in New York City has been finding ways to overcome the impact of the pandemic.
A controversial report into racial disparities attempts to “normalise white supremacy” and the Government should reject its findings, human rights experts from the UN have warned.
Daunte Wright’s family members joined with community leaders in calling for more serious charges against a white police officer in Mr Wright’s death, comparing her case to the murder charge brought against a black officer who killed a white woman in nearby Minneapolis.
The creative diversity chief of the BBC has suggested the TV series Luther “doesn’t feel authentic” because the lead character has few black friends and does not eat Caribbean food.
A white Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a black man during a traffic stop in Minnesota has resigned.
Matt Hancock has insisted the UK remains on track to offer a Covid-19 vaccine to all adults by the end of July.
A 49-year-old man has been charged with racially abusing West Brom midfielder Romaine Sawyers.
A 49-year-old man has been charged with racially abusing a Premier League footballer online.
Police have clashed with protesters for a second night in a Minneapolis suburb where an officer shot a black man dead during a traffic stop.
The mayor of a city in Minnesota where a black man was fatally shot during a traffic stop said the city manager had been fired.
The Talk co-host Sheryl Underwood has compared the fallout to her on-air row with Sharon Osbourne to suffering from post-traumatic stress.
The police chief in Minnesota where a black man was fatally shot during a traffic stop said he believes the officer who fired intended to use a Taser, not a handgun.
One of Britain’s leading imams has said he believes the “the tide has turned” on Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy in black and Asian communities.
Leah Williamson feels a lot of England Women players would join collective action with regard to social media if it was deemed the most effective thing to do in the effort to combat online abuse.
Tottenham have condemned “abhorrent” racist abuse directed at Son Heung-min on social media following Sunday’s 3-1 home loss to Manchester United.
Stuart Broad believes the England cricket team would be willing to “make a stand” against online abuse by joining football’s wave of social media boycotts.
Dr John Sentamu has said it is a “pity” the Duke of Edinburgh will be remembered for his gaffes, saying “behind those gaffes was an expectation of a comeback”.
Noel Clarke delivered an impassioned speech celebrating “my young black boys and girls out there” as he accepted a special award on the opening night of the Baftas.
Varying coronavirus health outcomes are the result of “intersecting forms of disadvantage”, including structural inequalities faced by certain communities, experts have said.
The chief county medical examiner who ruled George Floyd’s death was a homicide has taken the stand for former police officer Derek Chauvin’s murder trial.
A US police officer who stuffed snow into the mouth of a man being arrested for domestic violence has resigned, a police chief said during a news conference.