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Czech prime minister Andrej Babis arrives on the first day of a European Union  summit in Brussels on Thursday Photograph: Johanna Geron/AFP via Getty Images

Top Czech officials have defended the police’s handling of a case that ended in the death of a Roma man, despite calls for an independent investigatio(...)

President Joe Biden speaking about gun violence and crime prevention, at the White House in Washington. Photograph: (Doug Mills/the New York Times

US president Joe Biden pledged to crack down on violent crime, as he warned that the recent surge in gun violence in the United States could spike as (...)

 New York mayoral candidate Andrew  after visiting St Athanasius Catholic Academy in Brooklyn. Photograph: Getty Images

Crammed inside a modest store in the Bensonhurst neighbourhood of Brooklyn, a small but vocal crowd has gathered. Just after 11am, Andrew Yang enters (...)

A symbolic headstone for George Floyd at the ‘Say Their Names Cemetery’ in Minneapolis, Minnesota. File photograph: Nicholas Pfosi/Bloomberg

The Minneapolis Star Tribune won the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news reporting on Friday for its coverage of the murder of George Floyd. The prize (...)

During Martina Navratilova’s  heyday in the 1980s, the world did not have much appetite for an outspoken, openly gay woman.  Photograph: Pete Kiehart/New York Times

Martina Navratilova is sitting at a dockside restaurant in Florida, wearing worn-out jeans, a denim button-down shirt that hangs loosely at her waist (...)

Stock photo of Lake MooseLookmeguntic near Rangeley, Maine, US.  Photograph: Getty Images

The advert painted an idyllic picture of White’s Island. For $449,000 (€369,000) you could buy 143 acres of forests with sweeping views of the rugged(...)

Bill Bratton, who has led police forces in both New York City and Los Angeles, in Manhattan on Saturday. Police morale ‘has never been as low as it is right now in the 50 years I’ve been dealing with it’, he says. Photograph: Chad Batka/New York Times

US cops have never been so blue. “The morale has never been as low as it is right now in the 50 years I’ve been dealing with it,” says Bill Bratton, t(...)

Naomi Osaka wore a different mask each day to last year’s pandemic struck US Open with the names of African Americans who controversially died in the hands of the US police. Photograph: Getty Images

Getting real. Tuning in. Substance. Spirit. Sentiment that belongs less in the corporate stratosphere than a bong session with the Summer of Love Club(...)

Viola Ford Fletcher (107) about to testify  before a  judiciary sub-committee in Washington DC. She is one of three known survivors of the 1921 race massacre in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in which white mobs gunned down black people in the streets. Photograph: Stefani Reynolds/The New York Times

This week offered a moment of reflection on race relations in the US as it marked the first anniversary of the death of George Floyd. Floyd’s final wo(...)

Naomi Osaka is yet to reach the fourth round at Roland Garros, exiting in the third round on three occasions. Photograph: Koji Watanabe/Getty Images

Naomi Osaka has surprised the tennis world by declaring days before the start of the French Open that she will not conduct her mandatory media assignm(...)

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