George Floyd: ‘Pandemic of racism’ led to his death, memorial told

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRev Al Sharpton eulogy: 'Get your knee off our neck'A lawyer for George Floyd has told a memorial service that a "pandemic of racism" led to his death at the hands of US police officers last month.Benjamin Crump vowed "to get justice" for Mr Floyd, who died after an officer knelt on his neck for nine minutes.Hundreds attended the service...

Latest retreat by Swiss prosecutors in high profile money laundering case raises key administration of justice questions: are they up to the job?

Swiss legal authorities have been forced into a climbdown over one of the country’s highest-profile money laundering cases, an investigation focused on the alleged theft of $176 million from Russia’s Otkritie bank, writes James Wilson. It has been reported that the three defendants have been offered four and five month suspended sentences by prosecutors and a SFr3000 fine, in...