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James Fields Jr  was convicted of first-degree murder for steering his car into counterprotesters at the 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville. Photograph: Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail via The New York Times

An avowed white supremacist who ploughed his car into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing a young woman, apologised to his victims on Friday before(...)

 A poster for a  memorial service for Heather Heyer, who was killed when James Fields drove  into a crowd of people protesting against a white supremacist rally. Photograph:  by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Self-described neo-Nazi James Fields, who was convicted of killing Heather Heyer by ramming his car into a crowd protesting a white-supremacist rally (...)

Flowers, candles and other items are placed in memory of Heather Heyer and for those affected by the violence at the site where a vehicle smashed into counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

A man who drove his car into a crowd of counter-protesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia has been convicted of first-degree murder for kill(...)

Protesters gather as US president Donald Trump visits the synagogue named Tree of Life in the Squirrel Hill neighbourhood of Pittsburgh on Tuesday. Photograph: Hilary Swift/The New York Times

The shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday was the worst attack on American Jews in the nation’s history. The past 18 months have also seen th(...)

 Spike Lee   at the premiere  of his new film ‘BlacKkKlansman’   in   California. “I hope that this film can give some little extra push or touch or anything to get people to register to vote.” Photograph: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

Spike Lee furrows his brow, peers across the table and asks: “How old was Kurosawa when he stopped making films?” On the spot, I don’t have an exact (...)

White supremacist Jason Kessler and members of the alt-right march to the White House on Sunday. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

After weeks of hype, white supremacists managed to muster just a couple of dozen supporters Sunday in Washington DC for the anniversary of their dead(...)

 Jason Kessler (C)  marches to the White House on the anniversary of last year’s ‘Unite the Right’ rally, in Washington, DC, US. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

The “Unite the Right 2” rally, organised to coincide with the anniversary of last year’s violence at a white supremacist march in Charlottesville, Vir(...)

Solo: A Stars Wars Story: Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian and Phoebe Waller-Bridge as L3-37

The reviews for Solo: A Star Wars Story are far more unpredictable than the mostly sickened notices for The House That Jack Built. “Dull and dutiful,”(...)

 Charlottesville victim Heather Heyer  was killed by a member of a right-wing grouping during a protest in Virginia last month. Photograph: Justin Ide/Reuters

Cork City Council has extended its sympathies to the family and friends of an anti-racism activist killed when she was mown down by a member of a righ(...)

US president Donald Trump has systematically tried to delegitimise the institutions that hold him accountable. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images

Sigh. If only President Donald Trump denounced neo-Nazis as passionately and sincerely as he castigates journalists. What could be an easier task than(...)

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