Mug shots of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd. File photograph: Handout/Hennepin County Jail/AFP/Getty

Eight officers working at the jail holding a former Minneapolis police officer who was charged with murder following the death of George Floyd allege (...)

 Black Lives Matter demonstrators march during a rally on Sunday in Santee, California in the 13th day of protests since George Floyd died in Minneapolis police custody on May 25th. Photograph: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images

Minneapolis City Council has pledged to disband the city’s police department, following the death of African-American man George Floyd two weeks ago w(...)

Demonstrators over the death of George Floyd are arrested for a curfew violation in Los Angeles on  Wednesday. Photograph: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP

A former mayor of Minneapolis is blaming leaders of the local police union for fostering an “us-versus-them” culture that hinders oversight of officer(...)

A man raises his arms during a demonstration in Atlanta, Georgia on Monday against the death of George Floyd in police custody. Photograph:  Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images

The family of George Floyd, whose death in police custody in Minneapolis sparked protests across the world, has called for the four men involved in th(...)

In this file still image taken on May 25th shows Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin during the arrest of George Floyd. Photograph: Darnella Frazier/Facebook/AFP via Getty

US police officer Derek Chauvin has been charged with third degree murder and manslaughter in connection with the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis(...)

Police officer Mohamed Noor, who   fatally shot Justine Damondafter she called 911 to report what she believed to be an active sexual assault. Photograph: City of Minneapolis via AP

His hiring by the Minneapolis Police Department was hailed by the mayor as “a wonderful sign”. Hundreds of Somalis attended an event at a local mall w(...)

Mohamed Noor poses for a photo at a community event welcoming him to the Minneapolis police force in 2016. Photograph: City of Minneapolis/AP

Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull called the fatal shooting of an Australian woman by a Minneapolis police officer over the weekend “shockin(...)