Man stabbed to death in downtown Toronto fight

A 30-year-old man was stabbing to death in St. James Town Thursday night.A large pool of blood could be seen in a driveway coming off of Wellesley Ave. E. at Ontario St. — east of Sherbourne St. — where the victim collapsed after he was attacked.Toronto Police Forensics officer Nigel Rooney was busy collecting evidence Friday in a cordoned off parkette amidst towering low-income apartments...

Saskatchewan NDP calls for inquest into death of Samwel Uko

WARNING: Video in this story contains images of sensitive nature which may not be suitable for all viewers. Discretion is advised.The Saskatchewan NDP is calling on the province for an inquest into the death of Samwel Uko, a 20-year-old B.C. resident, whose body was pulled from Wascana Lake in Regina on May 21.Uko visited the emergency room at the Regina General Hospital twice on the day he...

George Floyd death: Thousands turn out for UK anti-racism protests

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProtesters gathered in Parliament Square in LondonThousands of people have joined anti-racism demonstrations across the UK.The protests, sparked by the death of George Floyd in the US, are being held in cities including London, Manchester, Cardiff, Leicester and Sheffield.In London, protesters knelt for a minute's silence before chanting...

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...

Death and denial in Brazil’s Amazon capital

“It wasn’t COVID,” Silva’s daughter, Eliete das Graças insisted to the funerary workers. She swore her 83-year-old father had died of Alzheimer’s disease, not that sickness ravaging the city’s hospitals.But Silva, like the vast majority of those dying at home, was never tested for the new coronavirus. The doctor who signed his death certificate never saw his body before determining...

US tops 1 million cases as death toll passes Vietnam War milestone

A US destroyer hit by dozens of coronavirus cases sailed into San Diego on Tuesday for cleaning, making it the second Navy warship temporarily put out of action by the pandemic. With 63 per cent of the 300-strong crew tested, 64 sailors aboard the USS Kidd were found positive for Covid-19, the Navy said. Two were medically evacuated to the US mainland last week, and 15 others were transferred...

Coronavirus live news: global trade forecast to fall by up to a third as US sees highest one-day death toll | World news

6.48pm BST18:48 Kenya has reported seven new confirmed cases of coronavirus. The country’s ministry of health has provided all the information about the latest developments on Twitter. Ministry of Health (@MOH_Kenya) In the last 24 hours, we have tested a total of 305 samples, out of which seven people have tested positive for the Coronavirus disease. All the seven are Kenyans.#KomeshaCorona...

UK death toll rises by 439 to 5373

More than 1,200 people have died of coronavirus complications in the United States in the past day, John Hopkins University said this morning. The Baltimore-based university, which has been keeping a running tally of global coronavirus numbers, said there are at least 337,072 confirmed infections in the US with 9,633 deaths. Mainland China reported 39 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, with...

Italy reports highest daily death toll yet of 969: Live updates | News

Italy has reported the highest daily death toll of any country since the outbreak began, with 969 new deaths, bringing the total coronavirus related deaths to 9,134, among 86,498 cases.  Meanwhile, Spain has recorded 769 new deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths in the country due to the coronavirus to 4,858. In the United States, the number of coronavirus cases...

Pop Smoke hologram performs at Paris nightclub after rapper’s death

A Pop Smoke hologram appeared at a Paris club on Friday (Picture: Getty Images)Pop Smoke appeared as a hologram at a Paris nightclub this weekend in tribute to the late rapper who died last month. Club-goers at the Yard Club in the French capital got a welcome surprise on Friday when Pop Smoke’s hologram suddenly appeared on-stage. The DJ is heard hyping up the crowd before playing the...