Police officers detain a demonstrator on Gilmore Avenue near Baltimore Police Department Western District during a protest against the death of Freddie Gray in police custody. Photograph: Sait Serkan Gurbuz/Reuters.

Twelve people were arrested after a protest in the US city of Baltimore over the unexplained death of a black man in police custody. Pockets of vio(...)

A woman holds a protest sign during a rally to protest at the death of Freddie Gray, who died following an arrest by Baltimore police. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

More than 1,000 demonstrators chanting “shut it down“ marched through Baltimore on Saturday to protest the death of a black man who died after being t(...)

Chief executive Alan Walsh

One51, the environmental services and investment holding group, has an acquisition war chest of €90 million at the ready should the right investment p(...)

The casket of Walter Scott is removed from a hearse for his funeral at WORD Ministries Christian Center in Summerville, South Carolina. Photograph: David Goldman/EPA

Hundreds of mourners, including prominent South Carolina politicians, attended the funeral on Saturday of Walter Scott, an African-American father of (...)

Kieran McGill’s chain of 16 Irish pubs in the US employs: almost 700 people and has an annual turnover of $40 million

When Kieran McGill told his late mother in 1996 that he was leaving a comfortable well-paid consultancy job at a Dublin accountancy practice to start (...)

A video taken by a bystander shows the officer firing eight times as the man fled. Video still: New York Times 2:02

The South Carolina police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a black man who was running away from him has been fired and the remai(...)

Jeffrey Williams is pictured in this undated booking photo provided by the St. Louis County Police Department. Williams is the 20-year-old suspect in the shooting last week of two police officers during a protest rally in Ferguson, Missouri, has been arrested and charged with first-degree assault and gun violations, prosecutors said on March 15, 2015. Photograph: Reuters 1:16

A 20-year-old man was charged on Sunday with first-degree assault in last week’s shooting of two policemen during a protest rally in Ferguson, Missour(...)

Protesters demonstrate  across the road from  the police department in Ferguson, Missouri, on March 12th, the same day that two police officers were shot in the town. Photograph: Jim Young/Reuters

Racial anger bubbled over again in Ferguson, the troubled Missouri town plagued by violence since August, when two police officers were injured in a s(...)

US president Barack Obama appears on a television screen alongside a security guard as he talks with Jimmy Kimmel on March 12th, 2015. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images. 1:16

President Barack Obama said on Thursday that whoever shot at police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, this week were “criminals” and should be arrest(...)

Ferguson police chief Thomas Jackson. Mr Jackson has resigned after a US justice department report found widespread racially-based abuses in the police department. Photograph: Whitney Curtis/The New York Times 1:24

The police chief of Ferguson, Missouri, has resigned following a scathing US justice department report that found widespread racially-biased abuses in(...)