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Garda representative groups have called on the Commissioner to retain the hoods for the safety of their members. file photograph: Collins

Forty six gardaí have been spit on by suspects in the two months since the Garda stopped releasing regular updates on such incidents. New figures als(...)

A makeshift memorial  in Rochester, where Daniel Prude was restrained by police officers. Photograph: Adrian Kraus/AP.

A black man died of asphyxiation after a group of US police officers put a hood over his head then pressed his face into the pavement for two minutes.(...)

Police form a human barrier against protesters in downtown Los Angeles. Photograph: Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images

The United States should use the reform process An Garda Síochána has undergone as a template for rebuilding its police forces in the wake of the imp(...)

People hold hands during a Juneteenth celebration in the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Photograph: Matthew Hatcher/Bloombe

Thousands marched through US cities on Friday in Juneteenth observances marking the abolition of slavery more than a century and a half ago, an occasi(...)

A cemetery worker digs graves in a section exclusively for Covid-19 victims at the Sao Luiz cemetery in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Thursday. Photograph: Andre Penner/AP

Coronavirus has infected more than 6.6 million people across the world and killed more than 391,000, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins Univer(...)

 Protesters demonstrate in front of Paris courthouse against police violence. Some 20,000 people defied a ban in Paris  to protest the 2016 death of a young black man in French police custody. Photograph: Michael Rubinel/AFP via Getty Images

Twenty thousand demonstrators, mostly black, average age about 25. Placards with the slogans “I can’t breathe”, and “Black Lives Matter”. Burning barr(...)

Joan Huber (53), originally from Coolcuslaugh near Killarney, Co Kerry, was found dead following an apparent murder-suicide in the Canyon Country area of the city of Reno, Nevada, US. File photograph: Google Street View

An Irish mother shot dead her husband and two teenage sons before taking her own life, US police have said. Joan Huber (53), originally from Coolcus(...)

Police outisde a home where two children were shot in Dearborn, Michigan.  Photograph: Tanya Moutzalias/AP

A toddler accidentally shot and injured two other children at a home day care facility in Michigan, US police said. Dearborn police chief Ronald Hadd(...)

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(...)

New York mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray after the funeral of police officer Miosotis Familia. Photograph: Chang W Lee/The New York Times

Donald Trump’s presence at the G20 summit and the leadership pretensions of his daughter Ivanka, who replaced him for a time at the top table, may hav(...)

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