Policing is still riddled with racial disparities, say MPs – more than two decades after the Macpherson report into the Stephen Lawrence murder exposed the extent of “institutional racism” in the police.
France will double the number of police patrolling its beaches after receiving more than £50 million from the UK government to reduce the number of people trying to cross the English Channel.
In Iraq, at least 92 people have lost their lives in a devastating fire at a hospital ward treating coronavirus patients.
In South Africa, six people have been killed and more than 200 arrested as violence escalates over the jailing of former president Jacob Zuma.
Adults who have been fully vaccinated against coronavirus and children will not have to quarantine on their return from amber list countries to England from 19 July.
At least four people are confirmed to have died in Cyprus amid what one government minister called the “most destructive” forest fires in the country’s history.
More deadly consequences of climate change are being felt around the world as at least two people are dead and 19 reported missing after a mudslide crashed into rows of houses near Tokyo following torrential rainfall.
A 60 year-old man stabbed to death in the evening sunshine; and a teenager killed in his own home in the early hours of Thursday morning. Just two of the latest high-profile, violent incidents in London this summer.
The statistics on the number of deaths from knife crime are stark. Some 548 people were murdered using a knife or bladed object in 2020.
Denmark’s team doctor has confirmed Christian Eriksen – the player who collapsed during Denmark’s opening game against Finland yesterday – suffered a cardiac arrest during the match but was now stable in hospital.
The R rate, showing how rapidly Covid infections are transmitted, has risen again in England.
The Home Office acted “unlawfully” when it housed asylum seekers in “unsafe” conditions at a former barracks, the High Court has ruled.
Hundreds of Afghans who worked for the British military, mostly as interpreters, are to be allowed to settle in the UK, along with their families.
Jack Merritt was 25 when he was stabbed to death in the London Bridge terror attack, and Saskia Jones just 23. An inquest jury declared they had been unlawfully killed and a series of damning failures by police and security agencies contributed to their deaths.
An MI5 officer has told the inquest into the 2019 Fishmongers Hall terror attack, the intelligence service could not have prevented the atrocity, in which two students were killed.