Extraordinary to see the footage of President Biden calling the Floyd family in Minnesota and their lawyer promising to change policing and tackle structural racism (without debating whether it exists).
Minnesota Attorney General reminds people later this year they expect to be bringing another case (of a police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man). This isn’t the end, it isn’t the beginning. It’s just one of many places on the journey. #georgefloydwasmurdered
Homeward bound. Almost £1k worth of covid testing for one trip (How is anyone going to afford a holiday?!) And am warned to expect hours of delays at Heathrow as they check everyone’s travel testing papers. Still - always enjoy going home.
President Biden called George Floyd’s family to express his support, saying that he was praying for the “right verdict” in Derek Chauvin's trial. He defended his decision to weigh in on an unresolved trial, saying he waited until the jury was sequestered. https://t.co/ZWPFtNw69Bhttps://t.co/6Q1yzk7y9C
"We've won football!"
Some very happy Chelsea fans celebrate, as @_JordanJBryan reports live from Stamford Bridge, that the club has announced that it intends to withdraw from the European Super League https://t.co/7yTJk7yIgq
“You say they can’t hold an illegal referendum. And you say they can’t hold a legal referendum... what on earth is the democratic process for people in Scotland if they decide they want this, to have it?”
@C4Ciaran asks Scottish Conservatives leader Douglas Ross about Indyref2. https://t.co/auaYJ5eywS
IN FULL: David Cameron's 23 April email lobbying NHSX on behalf of Lex Greensill
In it, he asks for access to nurses and doctors' data, says Hancock backs the plan and introduces him to Bill Crothers
Then says: "Lunch? Let's stay in touch!" (1/2)
Breaking: Mike Pompeo violated federal ethics rules governing the use of taxpayer-funded resources when he and his wife asked State Dept. employees to carry out tasks for their personal benefit more than 100 times, a government watchdog has determined. https://t.co/QX9i1VwOKO
"I would actually make it compulsory that all couples have counselling before marriage and counselling before divorce."
Celebrity divorce lawyer Ayesha Vardag says she would make pre-marriage counselling mandatory if she could change the world. https://t.co/2j5pizs1Ge
Brilliant news from the Woodford family today, who have been fighting so hard for a vaccine for their teenage daughter Katherine. They have all been shielding for the last year to protect her https://t.co/tNDrUt8dGY