Protests and memorials for George Floyd

Thousands of people have gathered for more protests, as George Floyd is remembered with music and prayer. Mr Floyd’s body was returned to Fayetteville in North Carolina, the place he was born, so his loved ones could pay tribute. Meanwhile, American football bosses have admitted they should have supporters players making a stand against racial … Read more Protests and memorials for George Floyd

Veterans mark 76th anniversary of D-Day

Coronavirus restrictions have meant this year’s D-Day commemorations in Normandy have been more low-key than normal – with veterans unable to attend for the first time. But amid the COVID-19 lockdown, some have found new and inventive ways of marking the 76th anniversary of the allied invasion. To read more about this story, click here: … Read more Veterans mark 76th anniversary of D-Day

London protester: ‘People have forgotten the real reason we’re here’

A protesters at an anti-racism demonstration in central London has told Sky News of his frustration that some people have “forgotten the real reason” behind the protest. He said some individuals have been throwing bottles, and he is concerned their behaviour will “tarnish” the overall message of the demonstration – which has been mostly peaceful. … Read more London protester: ‘People have forgotten the real reason we’re here’

BREAKING: Two Buffalo police officers charged with assault

BREAKING: Two police officers in Buffalo, New York, have been charged with second-degree assault after they were filmed appearing to shove a 75-year-old man to the ground during protests over the death of George Floyd. Officers Robert McCabe and Aaron Torgalski were suspended by Buffalo Police State Department after footage of the incident on Thursday … Read more BREAKING: Two Buffalo police officers charged with assault

Coronavirus: Qatar and the 2022 World Cup

Qatar believes its preparations and construction to deliver the 2022 World Cup can continue on schedule. Its foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani told Sky News the world needs the tournament as it is “part of the cure for the world to be back together”. #Coronavirus #Qatar #WC2022 SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel … Read more Coronavirus: Qatar and the 2022 World Cup

UK government urges people not to protest due to COVID-19

The health secretary has asked Britons not to participate in ‘Black Lives Matter’ demonstrations this weekend, citing concerns about the lack of social distancing and increased transmission of COVID-19. Although protests at Hyde Park were labelled as a socially-distanced event, this proved to be impossible due to the size of crowds. Health professionals have pleaded … Read more UK government urges people not to protest due to COVID-19

The upside of the lockdown sex ban

Findings that 84% of people have not had sex with someone outside their household could offer an opportunity to tackle HIV. #coronavirus #COVID19 #UK SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and … Read more The upside of the lockdown sex ban

George Floyd: Entire police unit quits to back officers who shoved elderly man

An entire tactical unit of a US police department has resigned in support of two officers who were filmed shoving a 75-year-old protester to the ground in Buffalo. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said the video made him feel “sick” and suggested criminal charges should be pursued. It comes as Donald Trump faced backlash for … Read more George Floyd: Entire police unit quits to back officers who shoved elderly man

Coronavirus-related deaths of 91 NHS workers could be investigated

The deaths of more than 90 health and care workers look set to be investigated by the Health and Safety Executive, Sky News has learned. The HSE has received a growing number of reports of workplace deaths related to COVID-19. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like … Read more Coronavirus-related deaths of 91 NHS workers could be investigated

Coronavirus: How COVID-19 has affected death figures in England and Wales

Sky’s Thomas Moore looks at how COVID-19 has affected the overall death figures in England and Wales. #coronavirus #COVID19 #UK SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple: … Read more Coronavirus: How COVID-19 has affected death figures in England and Wales

Coronavirus: Pandemic spreads to Amazon river community devoid of medical supplies

Communities living on the banks of the Amazon with little access to medical care, struggle to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: … Read more Coronavirus: Pandemic spreads to Amazon river community devoid of medical supplies

Hancock says all people in hospitals to wear face coverings as deaths exceed 40,000

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said all hospital visitors and outpatients will have to wear face coverings as COVID-19 deaths in the UK pass 40,000. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com … Read more Hancock says all people in hospitals to wear face coverings as deaths exceed 40,000

Coronavirus: After The Pandemic – The best bits

Highlights of Sky News’ After The Pandemic series of special programmes looking at how life will be after coronavirus. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 … Read more Coronavirus: After The Pandemic – The best bits

In Full: Prince Charles on life after the pandemic

In this exclusive full-length interview, Sky News’ Rhiannon Mills speaks to the Prince of Wales about the global impact of COVID-19 and how the world can change for the better after. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews … Read more In Full: Prince Charles on life after the pandemic

Brexit: ‘No significant areas of progress’

There have been ‘no significant areas of progress’” in the UK’s negotiations with the EU over a post-Brexit trade deal, the bloc’s chief negotiator has said. Michel Barnier spoke in Brussels following the conclusion of the fourth round of talks between the EU and UK on a future relationship. UK chief negotiator David Frost agrees … Read more Brexit: ‘No significant areas of progress’