Bail set at $1 mn for US police officer charged in Floyd death
Derek Chauvin, the 44-year-old white officer who was filmed pressing his knee on the handcuffed Floyd's neck for nearly nine minutes, made his first court appearance on Monday. Chauvin did not enter a plea and the Hennepin County District Court judge set his bail at $1 million with conditions, or $1.25 million without.
Minneapolis council vows police dismantling as protests continue
Councilors in the US city of Minneapolis pledged late Sunday to dismantle and rebuild the police department, after the death in custody of George Floyd sparked nationwide protests about racism in law enforcement, pushing the issue onto the national political agenda.
Why have the George Floyd protests gone global?
The death of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer continues to dominate the papers. As the protests go global, The Washington Post looks at why his death resonates around the world. Also, we look at the symbolism of the masks worn by protesters, which have become more than just a medical device. Finally, Donald Trump's attitude to the protesters gets scathing treatment in the illustrated press.
US protests latest: EU condemns George Floyd killing as 'abuse of power'
Protests were being held outside the White House, in New York and many major cities. Meanwhile, the EU said the killing of George Floyd was an "abuse of power." Read about how the protests unfolded here.
Mother of George Floyd's daughter makes first public comments
Roxie Washington, the mother of George Floyd's 6-year-old daughter Gianna, speaks at a press conference about Floyd's death.
Trump says death of George Floyd a 'very sad event'
US President Donald Trump says the death of George Floyd, a black man who died while an officer kneeled on his neck, is "a very, very sad event". Trump made the comments while touring the Kennedy Space Center before SpaceX's planned launch to the International Space Station, which was eventually scrubbed due to fears of a lightning strike.
African Americans face deadly endemic police violence in US
The killing of George Floyd has triggered nationwide protests in the US. But they also reflect larger frustrations with policing and the disproportionate number of African Americans killed by officers.
Anti-racism protests spread to Berlin and London
Outcry over the killing of George Floyd has gone international, with people taking to the streets Berlin and London to show solidarity with US protesters. In Germany, soccer stars wore t-shirts and knelt in support.