Hong Kong’s new security law – BBC News

Hong Kong’s new security law – BBC News

The UK, Australia, Canada and US have released a joint statement expressing ‘deep concern’ at a new security law for Hong Kong that has been introduced by China. The four countries say the law will ‘curtail the Hong Kong people’s liberties, and in doing so, dramatically erode Hong Kong’s autonomy and the system that made […]

Nagorno – Karabakh conflict: BBC visits Azerbaijan’s frontline – BBC News

Nagorno – Karabakh conflict: BBC visits Azerbaijan’s frontline – BBC News

Reports suggest that fighting is continuing near the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. The territory, which sits within the legally-recognised borders of Azerbaijan, is controlled by forces backed by neighbouring Armenia. Armenia says it is not directly involved in a conflict, but that is rejected by Azerbaijan. The past month has seen the worst violence there […]

CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin laughs off John Oliver’s jab

CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin laughs off John Oliver’s jab

CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin responds to “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver’s montage of Toobin’s Supreme Court analysis.

Chris Cuomo on life with Covid-19: The beast comes out at night

Chris Cuomo on life with Covid-19: The beast comes out at night

CNN’s Chris Cuomo describes what his experience has been like with the Covid-19 coronavirus. #Cuomo #CNN #News

Thousands join anti-racism demonstrations across the UK – BBC News

Thousands join anti-racism demonstrations across the UK – BBC News

Tens of thousands of people have joined anti-racism demonstrations across the UK, despite government appeals for protestors to stay at home, because of fears of spreading the coronavirus. Many taking to the streets did wear face coverings and gloves. London, Manchester, Cardiff, Leicester and Sheffield were some of the places that saw the ‘Black Lives […]

French President warns Lebanon must not “slide into chaos” – BBC News

French President warns Lebanon must not “slide into chaos” – BBC News

The French President Emmanuel Macron has warned that Lebanon must not be allowed to slide into chaos, following the devastating explosion in the capital Beirut. He was speaking at a virtual donor conference hosted with the United States. Officials say 220 people are now known to have died, with more than 7,000 injured in the […]

Second grader tests positive for Covid-19 on first day of school

Second grader tests positive for Covid-19 on first day of school

A Georgia second grader tested positive for Covid-19 after attending the first day of school, the school district told CNN. Sixes Elementary in the Cherokee County School district began in-person classes on Monday. But by Tuesday, a classroom was temporarily closed for deep cleaning and the teacher and 20 other students had been asked to […]

Thousands mourn George Floyd’s death at Houston memorial

Thousands mourn George Floyd’s death at Houston memorial

CNN’s Sara Sidner reports on the memorial in Houston, Texas, for George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was killed by Minneapolis police, prompting nationwide protests denouncing police brutality.

Student anger and frustration as thousands forced into university lockdown – BBC News

Student anger and frustration as thousands forced into university lockdown – BBC News

University students across the UK have been speaking of their fears, anger and frustration after being forced into lockdown. 1,700 students in Manchester have been told to self-isolate in their rooms on campus for 14 days after more than 100 of them contracted coronavirus. In Scotland thousands of students have been told not to go […]

Trump nominates religious conservative Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court – BBC News

Trump nominates religious conservative Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court – BBC News

President Trump has announced that he is nominating the conservative federal judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the US Supreme Court. The nomination will trigger a bitter political battle in Congress as Republicans try to have Judge Barrett confirmed by the Senate, before the Presidential and Congressional elections in November. The US Supreme Court’s […]