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Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie Large crowds gather in London's Hyde Park for Black Lives Matter protest George Floyd

Large crowds gather in London's Hyde Park for Black Lives Matter protest

“It is very, very important that we keep control of this moment,” Star Wars actor John Boyega told the crowd.

German FA takes no action against Jadon Sancho over George Floyd protest

In a statement, the Bundesliga confirmed it would take ‘no proceedings’ against the player.

SPFL clubs to offer fans virtual season tickets when new season starts in August

It will enable fans to watch broadcasts of their club’s home games.

Whyte-Povetkin bout still on track for this summer claims Matchroom

The heavyweight showdown was originally slated for 4 July.

From TheJournal.ie New trial starts in UK to see if ibuprofen can help prevent severe breathing problems in Covid-19 patients Coronavirus

New trial starts in UK to see if ibuprofen can help prevent severe breathing problems in Covid-19 patients

The trial will focus on those who are hospitalised, not for those with mild or suspected Covid-19.

Premier League clubs given green light to organise friendlies before resumption

The league sent guidelines to the 20 teams on Tuesday outlining restrictions.

Jack Grealish ‘deeply embarrassed’ by lockdown incident

The Aston Villa captain accepts he set a poor example by agreeing to visit a friend.

From TheJournal.ie Lengthy pause from Trudeau as he's asked about use of tear gas on US protesters Canada This post contains videos

Lengthy pause from Trudeau as he's asked about use of tear gas on US protesters

Trudeau has been careful in the past not to criticise his counterpart as Canada relies on the US for 75% of exports.

Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie 'Insane idea': MPs queue and complain after being forced return to vote in the House of Commons House Of Chaos

'Insane idea': MPs queue and complain after being forced return to vote in the House of Commons

The government said it expected some ‘teething problems’ to the new voting system.

From TheJournal.ie DUP motion on abortion passed by Northern Ireland Assembly Northern Ireland

DUP motion on abortion passed by Northern Ireland Assembly

The motion doesn’t impact or change Northern Ireland’s abortion legislation.

Jubilant Dettori back in business at Kempton

No crowds, but still celebration time on winning return.

From TheJournal.ie UK report shows BAME people at higher risk of Covid-19 Coronavirus

UK report shows BAME people at higher risk of Covid-19

The study shows that black, Asian and ethnic minority people are at a higher risk of dying from Covid-19

Hasenhuttl signs new 4-year Southampton deal

The 52-year-old was appointed in December 2018 and has turned things around since a 9-0 hammering last October.

From TheJournal.ie NI parties deadlocked over whether to extend Brexit transition period Stormont

NI parties deadlocked over whether to extend Brexit transition period

The idea was backed by Sinn Féin and the Alliance Party, but opposed by the DUP and UUP.

Monday 1 June, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Tropical Storm Amanda kills 17 in El Salvador and Guatemala Central America

Tropical Storm Amanda kills 17 in El Salvador and Guatemala

El Salvador said a quarter of the rain that the country normally receives in a year fell in 70 hours.

Rodgers: 'I have relations that haven’t spoken to me since the day I left Celtic'

The Northern Irishman went from hero to villain in the eyes of many Celtic fans when he left Glasgow for Leicester last year.

From TheJournal.ie Vladimir Putin sets 1 July date for vote that could keep him in power until 2036 Putin It Out There

Vladimir Putin sets 1 July date for vote that could keep him in power until 2036

The ballot was postponed from April due to Covid-19.

Coutinho would 'definitely' consider Premier League return, says agent

The 27-year-old may be on the lookout for a new club after Bayern declined to take up an option to sign him permanently from Barcelona.

From TheJournal.ie 'You have to arrest people': Trump says state governors are ‘weak’ in face of protests George Floyd Protests

'You have to arrest people': Trump says state governors are ‘weak’ in face of protests

The president had to take refuge in a White House bunker during angry scenes outside.

Ighalo secures extension to dream Man United stay

The 30-year-old striker will remain at Old Trafford until January 2021.

QPR 'vehemently opposed' to Championship restart plan

The club says there was a lack of consultation ahead of the date being revealed.

From TheJournal.ie Hotels in Northern Ireland to reopen from 20 July, economy minister says Reopening

Hotels in Northern Ireland to reopen from 20 July, economy minister says

The 20 July date covers guesthouses, guest accommodation, B&Bs, hotels and hostels.

From TheJournal.ie Pupils begin returning to schools in England despite concerns from scientists and parents Reopening

Pupils begin returning to schools in England despite concerns from scientists and parents

It is part of a wider easing of measures that will also see groups of up to six people allowed to meet outdoors.

Sunday 31 May, 2020

England youngster grabs hat-trick as Dortmund romp to big victory

Erling Haaland missed out through injury but Jadon Sancho was clinical in front of goal in the Norwegian’s absence.

'Netflix wore off after a few weeks' - Champion jockey Murphy welcomes return of British racing

The Kerry native has three rides at Newcastle tomorrow as action gets back underway.

Premier League return driven by money and players last to be consulted, says Villa defender Mings

‘I am all for playing again because we have no other choice,’ added the England international.

Ex-Wales and Lions coach Howley reveals loss of his sister led to gambling problems

The 49-year-old was sent home from the 2019 World Cup and handed a nine-month suspension from sport.

From TheJournal.ie Protesting brutality against black people is 'right and necessary', but 'needless destruction' is not, says Joe Biden George Floyd

Protesting brutality against black people is 'right and necessary', but 'needless destruction' is not, says Joe Biden

Protests over police killings of black people reignited after George Floyd was killed during an arrest on Monday.

Saturday 30 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Minnesota calls up 1,000 more soldiers as protests sweep US following George Floyd death Black Lives Matter

Minnesota calls up 1,000 more soldiers as protests sweep US following George Floyd death

Several hundred people angrily rallied outside the White House, clashing with the secret service.

From TheJournal.ie Britain facing 'dangerous moment' as scientists join together to highlight 'huge risk' of lockdown easing Covid-19

Britain facing 'dangerous moment' as scientists join together to highlight 'huge risk' of lockdown easing

The comments came as the UK government confirmed that elite sport events would begin again next week behind closed doors.

From TheJournal.ie Forbes removes Kylie Jenner from billionaire list, accusing reality star of inflating cosmetics business value Forbes Magazine

Forbes removes Kylie Jenner from billionaire list, accusing reality star of inflating cosmetics business value

Jenner sold 51% of her Kylie Cosmetics company to Coty in a deal valued at 1.2 billion dollars last year.

Friday 29 May, 2020

Havertz scores before making way with injury as Bayer Leverkusen move up to third on Bundesliga

Havertz won it in the 54th minute when he latched onto Leon Bailey’s cute pass.

Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers reveals he and wife had coronavirus

The Foxes manager was ill in March and April.

From TheJournal.ie Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd George Floyd

Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin charged with murder of George Floyd

The arrest of Derek Chauvin comes after three days of protests.

From TheJournal.ie Greece to accept tourists from 29 countries from mid-June - but Ireland is not on the list Tourism

Greece to accept tourists from 29 countries from mid-June - but Ireland is not on the list

The Greek government imposed an early lockdown, which is credited with limiting the spread of Covid-19.

Liverpool's title-winning game among several which could be played at neutral venue

Meanwhile, the FA Cup final has been rescheduled for 1 August.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not as attractive as it was': New security law puts pressure on businesses in Hong Kong Hong Kong

'It's not as attractive as it was': New security law puts pressure on businesses in Hong Kong

Chinese leaders said the new law was needed to combat unspecified threats in the semi-autonomous region.

From TheJournal.ie National Guard deployed to Minneapolis following third night of protests over black man's death George Floyd

National Guard deployed to Minneapolis following third night of protests over black man's death

Demonstrations have been sparked by those angered at a video showing 46-year-old George Floyd’s arrest.

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