Domestic violence victims fear COVID-19 court changes will leave them in danger | ABC News

Many courts are operating remotely because of the coronavirus outbreak. Applications for bail are being dealt with by a limited number of hub courts, and domestic violence victims are worried they could be at risk if perpetrators are released. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on … Read more Domestic violence victims fear COVID-19 court changes will leave them in danger | ABC News

UK lockdown: Tourist hotspots deserted due to coronavirus

Aerial footage shows Oxford Circus, Hampton Court, Brighton Pier and other attractions across the UK practically empty due to coronavirus. Boris Johnson has placed the UK on a police-enforced lockdown with drastic new measures in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak. The Prime Minister ordered people only to leave their homes under a list of … Read more UK lockdown: Tourist hotspots deserted due to coronavirus

Perk was on the court when LeBron dominated the 2003 McDonald’s All-American game | Hoop Streams

Kendrick Perkins, Cassidy Hubbarth and Amin Elhassan go back in time to discuss when Perk shared the court with LeBron James and Chris Paul during the 2003 McDonald’s High School All-American game. The trio look at the national high school basketball scene at the time, the star studded rosters on both teams, and who Perk … Read more Perk was on the court when LeBron dominated the 2003 McDonald’s All-American game | Hoop Streams

Christchurch gunman pleads guilty to New Zealand mosque attacks that killed 51

Brenton Tarrant, 29, had previously denied 51 charges of murder, 40 of attempted murder and one of engaging in a terrorist act but changed his plea after a hurriedly arranged court hearing. Story by Emerald Maxwell. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our … Read more Christchurch gunman pleads guilty to New Zealand mosque attacks that killed 51

Bail denied | Not even COVID-19 threat can free Assange

#WikiLeaks founder Julian #Assange has been denied bail by a London court after his lawyers argued that the #Covid19 pandemic posed a serious threat to his health in light of his pre-existing conditions. Judge Vanessa Baraitser ruled that the global pandemic “does not provide grounds” for Assange’s release. MORE: https://on.rt.com/adi4 Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT … Read more Bail denied | Not even COVID-19 threat can free Assange

Coronavirus delays Russian vote on Putin staying in power – BBC News

The UK’s state funded broadcaster, BBC News told how coronavirus has delayed a Russian vote on President Putin remaining in power. Russian President Vladimir Putin has postponed a vote on constitutional change that would allow him to stay in power, because of coronavirus concerns. He said the public vote – previously due to be held … Read more Coronavirus delays Russian vote on Putin staying in power – BBC News

South Korea ‘sextortion’: ‘Telegram’ case suspect identified

The alleged operator of secret sex abuse chatrooms says he “lived the life of a devil” as he was paraded outside a South Korean court. South Korean police took the unusual step of publicly identifying the 24-year-old accused leader of an online sexual blackmail ring after the case led to a national outcry in a … Read more South Korea ‘sextortion’: ‘Telegram’ case suspect identified

Australian charged over Christchurch mosque attacks changes plea to guilty | ABC News

The Australian man accused of murdering 51 people in the terror attacks on two Christchurch mosques last year has admitted he carried out the killings. Brenton Tarrant, 29, changed his plea from not guilty to guilty on all charges in an appearance by video link in the High Court at Christchurch this morning. As well … Read more Australian charged over Christchurch mosque attacks changes plea to guilty | ABC News

Spanish medics demand protection as death toll overtakes China’s

Spanish medics facing chronic shortages in protective equipment have lobbied the Supreme Court to order the Health Ministry to provide supplies in the first instance. Spain’s 3,434 deaths from the coronavirus epidemic have now surpassed China’s at 3,285. Al Jazeera’s Paul Brennan reports on the challenges facing front line workers in Europe. – Subscribe to … Read more Spanish medics demand protection as death toll overtakes China’s

Rio’s Favela Ballerinas | Close Up

More murders happen in Brazil than in almost every other country on earth, most of them in favelas like the Alemao in Rio de Janeiro. The slum spreads over the hills west of the city’s main airport like a shabby blanket. Up to 70,000 people live here. With various drug factions fighting for control, shots … Read more Rio’s Favela Ballerinas | Close Up