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Wed 21 Apr 2021

Cop shoots girl dead on Chauvin verdict day

Cop shoots girl dead on Chauvin verdict day

A Black girl, 16, has been shot dead by a police officer in Ohio, just as the verdict in the George Floyd murder trial was handed down. WARNING: Graphic

Sick NZ worker cleaned planes to Australia

Sick NZ worker cleaned planes to Australia

The New Zealand cleaner who tested positive for COVID-19 this week also worked on planes bound for Australia, it’s been revealed.

Harry skips Queen’s b'day to return home

Harry skips Queen’s b'day to return home

Instead of waiting in the UK to celebrate his grandmother’s 95th birthday, Harry has already returned home to the US to be with Meghan Markle.

What Derek Chauvin wrote on his hand

What Derek Chauvin wrote on his hand

Here is what former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin had written on his hand before he was found guilty of George Floyd’s murder.

Mass pro-Navalny protests planned as Putin addresses Russia

Mass pro-Navalny protests planned as Putin addresses Russia

A team of medics are denied access to a penal colony hospital where the Russian opposition figure is being treated.

‘Sceptical’: Fury over Apple’s latest release

‘Sceptical’: Fury over Apple’s latest release

A sleek new device announced by Apple has prompted an icy response from a competitor company.

China to attend online climate summit: Foreign ministry

China to attend online climate summit: Foreign ministry 

China's President Xi Jinping will attend a virtual climate summit this week hosted by US President Joe Biden, the Chinese foreign ministry said Wednesday.

LeBron’s one-word tweet says it all

LeBron’s one-word tweet says it all

LeBron James and the NBA were quick to speak out as the rest of America reacted to Derek Chauvin being found guilty of George Floyd’s murder.

‘Not enough’: Joe Biden's grim message

‘Not enough’: Joe Biden's grim message

US President Joe Biden has described the conviction of former police officer Derek Chauvin as a “step forward” – but he’s not satisfied.

World reacts with shock to Floyd verdict

World reacts with shock to Floyd verdict

While many have reacted with joy to the verdict in the George Floyd murder trial, conservative commentators have expressed anger.

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