Stephen Lawrence investigation ‘inactive’, say Met Police | ITV News

Stephen Lawrence’s mother said she will “never” give up trying to find her son’s killers after the Metropolitan Police announced their investigation into the 18-year-old’s death was now “inactive”. In a statement, Baroness Lawrence said the Metropolitan Police had “given up” trying to find those responsible for the racist attack on her son at a … Read more Stephen Lawrence investigation ‘inactive’, say Met Police | ITV News

Coronavirus update Aug. 11: Vic. records 331 new cases, 19 more deaths & NSW 22 new cases | ABC News

Another 19 Victorians have died, and 331 cases of coronavirus have been recorded in the state in the past 24 hours. It is the same death toll as yesterday, when there were 322 cases. Premier Daniel Andrews, Health Minister Jenny Mikakos and senior bureaucrats are this morning facing a parliamentary inquiry into the Government’s response … Read more Coronavirus update Aug. 11: Vic. records 331 new cases, 19 more deaths & NSW 22 new cases | ABC News

Belarus opposition disputes leader’s landslide win – BBC News

BBC News covered the election in Belarus, describing how the opposition leader is disputing Alexander Lukashenko’s landslide victory. The main challenger to Belarus’s Alexander Lukashenko has refused to accept the autocratic president won 80% of the vote in Sunday’s election. “I consider myself the winner of this election,” Svetlana Tikhanovskaya said. A lack of scrutiny, … Read more Belarus opposition disputes leader’s landslide win – BBC News

Virtual briefing on the Humanitarian situation in Lebanon (10 August 2020)

The virtual event will provide an update on the humanitarian situation in light of the recent horrific explosions, the efforts of the United Nations and partners in support of the ongoing response and highlight gaps for urgently needed support. The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres will deliver a keynote statement during the event, which will … Read more Virtual briefing on the Humanitarian situation in Lebanon (10 August 2020)

Marsau and LaTisha Get a Special Dinner Guest | Love and Marriage: Huntsville | OWN

As LaTisha and Marsau host a dinner party for the Scott family, Marsau is caught off guard when Ms. Wanda makes an appearance. For more on #LoveandMarriageHuntsville, visit https://WatchOWN.tv/Huntsville Find OWN on TV at http://www.oprah.com/FindOWN #OWNTV #LoveandMarriageHuntsville #RealityTV SUBSCRIBE: http://bit.ly/1vqD1PN Download the Watch OWN App: http://bit.ly/2hr1nX2 About OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is the first and … Read more Marsau and LaTisha Get a Special Dinner Guest | Love and Marriage: Huntsville | OWN

The nurse who saved three premature babies during the Beirut blast | ITV News

In the pitch black and surrounded by crumbling rubble everywhere a nurse courageously managed to rescue three premature babies, amid the devastation in Beirut. It comes as at least 154 people are now known to have died in the huge blast at the city’s port – with many hundreds feared missing. Pamala Zaynoun, who was … Read more The nurse who saved three premature babies during the Beirut blast | ITV News

“Forgotten Victims: the Nazi Genocide of the Roma and the Sinti” Exhibition opening

The exhibition draws upon The Wiener Holocaust Library’s collections of material on the genocide to uncover the story of this little-known aspect of Nazi persecution. Through the stories of the victims and survivors of the Nazi campaign against the Roma, the exhibition traces the history of persecution and mass murder at the hands of the … Read more “Forgotten Victims: the Nazi Genocide of the Roma and the Sinti” Exhibition opening

How women have led the way in the coronavirus crisis

Women leaders have led the way in their response to the coronavirus crisis thanks to a range of undervalued skills. That’s the assessment of many experts, including academics Uma Kambhampati and Supriya Garikipati. “They’ve had brilliant communication skills,” said Ms Kambhampati. “With the ability to get across to their citizens that this is important and … Read more How women have led the way in the coronavirus crisis

Koalas rescued from fires in south Qld returned to bush | ABC News

With as many as 3 billion Australian animals thought to have been killed or displaced by last season’s bushfires, young koala Tin Tin is one of the lucky ones. The joey was found in a paddock at Crows Nest, north of Toowoomba in southern Queensland, last November after fires burnt more than 20,000 hectares in … Read more Koalas rescued from fires in south Qld returned to bush | ABC News

Fox: That’s life, I stand by what I say now

Ex-Brexit Party MEP, and Academy of Ideas director Claire Fox has told Sky News’ Anna Jones about why she has accepted a peerage, despite previously have written against them. Ms Fox said Boris Johnson had appointed a range of Brexiters and Remainers, but acknowledged that the overall number of peers was high. At university she … Read more Fox: That’s life, I stand by what I say now

Hong Kong postpones elections: ‘It’s the hardest decision I’ve had to make’, says Carrie Lam

Hong Kong’s government has postponed its parliamentary elections by a year. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam cited a worsening Covid-19 outbreak in the city for the decision. The elections had been due to take place in September. They will now be held in September 2021. “The announcement I have to make today is the most … Read more Hong Kong postpones elections: ‘It’s the hardest decision I’ve had to make’, says Carrie Lam

Labor says Closing the Gap targets must be backed by money, action and accountability | ABC News

Labor’s spokeswoman for Indigenous affairs, Linda Burney, says the Opposition welcomes the new Closing the Gap targets but nobody should underestimate the size of the task ahead. Ms Burney said the targets are only part of the story, and Labor remains committed to truth-telling, treaty making and a constitutionally enshrined voice to Parliament. Watch the … Read more Labor says Closing the Gap targets must be backed by money, action and accountability | ABC News