George Floyd

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George Clooney on George Floyd: ‘There is only one way to bring lasting change – vote.’ Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP

George Clooney has called for a “systematic change” of law enforcement, criminal justice and political leadership in the United States, in an article (...)

A journalist bleeding after police fired tear gas and rubber bullets in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at the weekend. Photograph:  Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images

“I’ve never seen anything like this,” CNN anchor John Berman said, as the network broadcast the arrest of his colleagues covering protests in Minneapo(...)

Demonstrators gather in Oakland, California on Monday to protest the death of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25th. Photograph: Noah Berger/AP Photo

Cities across the US have been rocked by protests and riots in recent days, following the death of 46-year-old George Floyd in police custody aft(...)

A demonstrator walks in front of a row of military police members wearing riot gear outside the White House on Monday evening. Photograph: Jose Luis Magana/AFP via Getty Images

US president Donald Trump on Monday suggested he would use federal troops to end unrest that has erupted following the death of George Floyd, an unar(...)

President Donald Trump walks from the White House through Lafayette Park to St John’s Church. Police dispersed peaceful protesters in the park with tear gas and rubber bullets before Mr Trump walked to the church for a photo opportunity. Photograph: Patrick Semansky/AP Photo

US equities rose alongside stocks in Europe and Asia as new bouts of stimulus and positive economic signals overshadowed social unrest in America. The(...)

US president Donald Trump holds a Bible while visiting St John’s Church across from the White House after the area was cleared of people protesting the death of George Floyd June 1st, 2020, in Washington, DC. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP

Of all the images that may come to define the past few extraordinary days in American life, the vision of Donald Trump standing in front of St John’s (...)

Salthill beach during the heatwave in Galway on Monday. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Gardaí around the country reported large gatherings of people at beaches and beauty spots on the Monday bank holiday despite restrictions on movement (...)

People at a Black Lives Matter protest rally outside the US Embassy in Dublin on Monday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

In the midst of a pandemic that has already claimed more than 100,000 lives and a deep depression, the United States now finds itself convulsed by the(...)

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(...)

People at a Black Lives Matter protest on Monday outside the US embassy in Dublin following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

America was braced for further protests as an autopsy report commissioned by the family of George Floyd found that he died from asphyxiation while bei(...)

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