Scotland reports no new deaths for the first time since lockdown

Brazil’s government has stopped publishing a running total of coronavirus deaths and infections in an extraordinary move that critics call an attempt to hide the true toll of the disease in Latin America’s largest nation. Saturday’s move came after months of criticism from experts that Brazil’s statistics are woefully deficient, and in some cases manipulated, so it […]

George Floyd: Huge protests against racism held across US

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“Keep pushing”: Washington DC protesters on keeping the momentum going Huge peaceful rallies have taken place across the US against racism and police brutality on the 12th day of protests sparked by the death of George Floyd. Tens of thousands of people marched in Washington DC, in […]

Crown wants to fight controversial ‘extreme intoxication’ defence ruling

TORONTO — Canada’s highest court will be asked to weigh in on a ruling that reopened the door for people accused of violent crimes to argue they were so intoxicated they had lost control of what they were doing. The decision angered some women, and in a statement on Saturday a spokeswoman for Ontario Attorney […]