A demonstration against the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody that was held in New York on June 2nd, and monitored by government drones, helicopters and aircraft. Photograph: Juan Arredondo/New York Times

The Department of Homeland Security deployed helicopters, aircraft and drones over 15 cities where demonstrators gathered to protest the death of Geor(...)

US president Donald Trump makes a statement to the press in the Rose Garden about restoring “law and order” in the wake of protests at the White House. Photograph:  Somodevilla/Getty Images)

US president Donald Trump on Monday vowed to end violent protests in major cities across the nation “now,” saying that he would deploy the military if(...)

Police officers speak to demonstrators in front of the police station in Detroit, Michigan. Photograph: Seth Herald/AFP via Getty Images

A man has been shot and killed by law enforcement in Louisville, Kentucky during protests on Sunday night. It was unclear if he was protesting. Police(...)

Bourbon Street in New Orleans earlier this week. Photograph: Jonathan Bachman/Reuters

Yanti Turang, an emergency room nurse at a New Orleans hospital, walked out into the car park in full protective gear early this month to meet a woman(...)

The two-engine Piper Cheyenne crashed about one mile from the Lafayette Regional Airport. Image: Google Maps

A small plane crashed into the car park of a post office in Louisiana shortly after take-off, killing five people, authorities said. The two-engine P(...)

Tyler Holland guides his bike through the water as winds from Tropical Storm Barry push water from Lake Pontchartrain over the seawall. Photograph: David J Phillip/AP Photo

Weakened but still potent, Storm Barry inundated the Gulf Coast but appeared unlikely to deluge New Orleans as it continued its slow advance. Neverth(...)

People hold protest signs while participating in the Power to the Polls rally in Atlanta, Georgia. Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

A year after millions of women and men demonstrated in cities around the globe in an extraordinary rebuke of Donald Trump, crowds returned to the stre(...)

Food distributor Total Produce,  which spun out of Fyffes in 2007, has been on the acquisition trail of late

Total Produce, which has been busy increasing its presence in North America, has acquired a 50 per cent stake in California company The Fresh Connecti(...)

More than 500,000 protest in a Women’s March on the National Mall in Washington DC on Saturday. Photograph: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/ AFP/Getty Images

Hundreds of thousands of people took over the streets of Washington and cities across the United States a day after Donald Trump took office vowing to(...)

The view from number 10 in the Lafayette Building, Dublin

The shortage of Dublin city centre accommodation for both long and short-term rentals means that two properties, new to the market this week, are unli(...)