George Floyd: Funeral to take place as calls for police reform continue – live

Posted by on June 9, 2020 6:39 am
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Private family ceremony for Floyd due to take place in Houston on Tuesday afternoon

11.39am BST

Hi, and welcome to our US politics and protest live blog, on the day of George Floyd’s funeral. Thousands have attended his memorials in the last few days, and today there will be a final family ceremony in Houston to say farewell to the 46 year old whose death at the hands of the police on 25 May has sparked a global wave of grief and protest.

Here are some of the key stories and developments from yesterday and overnight:

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