The US State Department is working with Australian officials to file a formal complaint against the officers who were filmed assaulting an Australian news crew outside the White House.
Sarah Blake in New York, Tamsin Rose
Pink has hit out at internet haters who slammed her for sledging the “All Lives Matter” movement, as a “deeply saddened” Michael Jordan calls for change and Aussie stars condemn death of George Floyd.
Staff writers, Reuters
Looting and race riots broke out again in cities across the US even as the family of George Floyd, whose killing sparked the unrest, pleaded for peace.
Industrial bellwether commodity copper has surged to a near three-month high as investors bet on a quick global economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
Once the envy of civilised people everywhere, the self-proclaimed leader of the free world, the United States has been exposed as sick and divided. But the hatred has been brewing for centuries.
The US Army has deployed Blackhawk choppers to fly over the top of protesters after Donald Trump warned he will deploy the military. His threat hasn’t stopped the riots as police were injured by a car that drove at them in New York.
Sarah Blake in New York, Jonathon Moran
In the ultimate sign of solidarity, New York’s police chief has calmed angry demonstrators with an incredible move as cops across the US cross protest lines.
Police have shown their full force against violent protesters in some US states, others have shown solidarity. But one photo has stunned onlookers.
Scott Morrison has thrown his support behind a 7NEWS team subject to violence from police in Washington DC overnight, saying the Government would back them if they wished to make a formal complaint.
Watch the moment police in riot gear violently set upon a 7NEWS crew covering White House protests over the police killing of George Floyd.
George Floyd’s brother has made a desperate plea for rioters to stop, after NBA great Dennis Rodman lashed their actions saying they are not “f**king animals”.
Sarah Blake, Merryn Johns, AP
A medical examiner said George Floyd’s heart stopped as police restrained him and suppressed his neck.
Military helicopters are circling Washington DC’s Chinatown district in an effort to disperse protesters. It comes after President Donald Trump vowed to deploy US military to quell violent protests.
The US police chief who fired four officers over George Floyd’s death has made a stunning admission about their conduct, as the dead black man’s family is getting their own independent autopsy. WARNING: Graphic
Sarah Blake in New York, staff reporters
Japan is considering re-opening its borders to selected countries which have low levels of coronavirus infections as proposals for a global tourism bubble are rapidly expanding.
Clare Armstrong, David Aidone, James MacSmith
Michael Jordan, Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga and Harry Styles are just some of the A-listers that have publicly backed the Black Lives Matter movement since George Floyd’s killing.
As America reaches boiling point and violent clashes between protesters and police rock the country, curfews have been put in place in at least 40 cities to try and stem the unrest. These are the cities under siege in America.
Tiffany Bakker and Sarah Blake in New York, AP
The rapper has gone a step further than many of his A-list counterparts by picking up the phone and demanding justice over George Floyd’s killing.
The protests over the police killing of George Floyd has made the basketball legend take the unusual step of commenting on politics
The scramble to jump on one of the hottest gold trades in years — by shipping bullion to New York — has sparked what may be one of the largest ever physical transfers of the metal.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has urged Australians not to “import” the violence from America when staging their own protests this week.
SpaceX has delivered two astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA, following up a historic liftoff with an equally smooth docking in yet another first for Elon Musk’s company.
Sarah Blake in New York, AP
Tense protests over the death of George Floyd and other police killings of black people have grown from New York to Los Angeles, with police cars and buildings set ablaze and injuries mounting.
A protester was shot dead and the White House placed in lockdown as rallies and race riots sparked by the brutal death of African-American man George Floyd rage across America.
Sarah Blake, James MacSmith
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