(Reuters) – Protests against racism triggered by the death of African American George Floyd have inspired art around the world, from murals in Syria and Pakistan to graffiti in Nairobi. FILE PHOTO: Pakistani truck-art painter Haider Ali, 40, gestures as he speaks with Reuters next to a mural he painted, depicting George Floyd, who died
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FILE PHOTO: Passengers wear protective face masks at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on an unusually empty Memorial Day weekend during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 23, 2020. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Transportation unveiled plans on Friday to send nearly
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a daily briefing to update on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain June 10, 2020. Pippa Fowles/10 Downing Street/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday it was “absurd and shameful” that a statue
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A social distancing sign is seen in Oxford Street, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), London, Britain, June 11, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville (Reuters) – An unpublished British government report said that black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) groups in Britain should be given targeted health advice in the event of a second wave
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Justice Secretary Robert Buckland leaves after attending a meeting to address the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, at Cabinet Office in London, Britain March 12, 2020. REUTERS/Simon Dawson (Reuters) – British courts are preparing to fast-track prosecutions for the Black Lives Matter protests, as justice secretary Robert Buckland has told magistrates
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FILE PHOTO: British Airways planes are seen parked at Bournemouth Airport, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, Bournemouth, Britain, April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Paul Childs/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – British Airways will sell at least 10 works of art that normally hang in its executive lounges, a source said, turning to pieces by
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Health Secretary Matt Hancock speaks during a daily briefing to update on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain June 11, 2020. Andrew Parsons/10 Downing Street/Handout via REUTERS LONDON (Reuters) – British health minister Matt Hancock said on Thursday people should not attend large demonstrations for public health reasons after
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FILE PHOTO: An employee stands next to Tintoretto’s painting ‘Christ washing the disciples’ feet’ as the Prado museum reopens to public under strict social distance measures, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Madrid, Spain, June 6, 2020. REUTERS/Juan Medina/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – The coronavirus lockdowns have hit the world’s museums very hard and
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a daily briefing to update on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain June 10, 2020. Pippa Fowles/10 Downing Street/Handout via REUTERS (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planning to scrap the two metres distancing rule latest by September
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FILE PHOTO: People wearing face masks shop inside the Sampheng wholesale market as Thai government eases isolation measures, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Bangkok, Thailand, June 10, 2020. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand on Thursday reported no new coronavirus infections or deaths, maintaining the total of 3,125 confirmed cases and 58 fatalities.
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FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson outside 10 Downing Street, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), London, Britain, June 10, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday the decision on the timing of the coronavirus lockdown was made on the basis of scientific evidence and
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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Some Chinese students returning to school after lockdown are grappling with familial conflict while others are stressing over how coronavirus disruptions have affected their academic performance, teachers and school counsellors say. FILE PHOTO: A thermometer and a sanitising gel are seen outside a classroom during a government-organised media tour at a high
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