George Floyd killing: US rocked by eighth night of protest and grief – live

Posted by on June 3, 2020 5:38 am
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10.38am BST

There’s no doubting the international impact of the protests over George Floyd’s killing. Last night a new mural by street artist Akse was unveiled in the Northern Quarter of England’s Manchester. Local council buildings in the area were also lit up in purple in Floyd’s memory.

10.33am BST

Several US news organisations are reporting that Tuesday night’s protests have been the calmest in days.

Clearly that is not the case in Portland and Seattle, where police have been dispersing people with force, but it may point towards a nationwide drop in confrontations.

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