Novice (angleščina) - The Guardian

Manchester tower block residents ineligible for £1bn recladding fund
pred 20 urami in 37 minutami
Leaseholders facing huge bills are told cash does not cover work started before 11 MarchResidents of a Manchester tower block facing bills of thousands of pounds to fix dangerous cladding have been dealt “a massive blow” after finding out they are ineligible to apply for the government’s new £1bn building safety fund.The fund, which was officially launched on Tuesday, excludes remediation work that started before 11 March – the day the fund was announced as part of the spring budget. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
George Floyd: second night of US anti-racism protests – in pictures
pred 20 urami in 56 minutami
Protests over the death of George Floyd and other police killings of black people spread across the country as mayors imposed curfews and governors called in the national guard Police forcefully cracking down on protests across USUnrest comes to White HouseAs protests rage, Trump comments inflame tensionsGeorge Floyd protests – live updates Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Israeli minister apologises for police shooting of Palestinian man
pred 21 urami in 51 minutami
Benny Gantz says he shares in family’s grief after Iyad Halak was killed in JerusalemIsrael’s defence minister apologised on Sunday for the police’s fatal shooting of an unarmed, autistic Palestinian man.The shooting of Iyad Halak, 32, in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday, drew broad condemnations and revived complaints alleging excessive force by Israeli security forces. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
‘Respect our city’: tension among Detroit protesters as unrest grows after dark
pred 22 urami in 35 minutami
Some residents in city that is more than 80% African American view clashes and vandalism as work of white outsidersTensions among protesters in Detroit have broken out contrasting largely peaceful gatherings during the day with violent unrest at night as the city is among many across the US dealing with seething anger at the death of African American George Floyd at the hands of a white Minneapolis police officer.Some activists in the city have contrasted the fiery speeches but peaceful marches led by local black organizers with a violent turn of events after dark when a majority-white group of protesters have clashed with police, especially on Friday night. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Rio Tinto apologises to traditional owners after blasting 46,000-year-old Aboriginal site
pred 1 dnevom in 2 minutama
Mining giant detonated explosives at Juukan Gorge in Western Australia, destroying two ancient rock sheltersMining giant Rio Tinto has apologised to traditional owners in Western Australia’s north after destroying a significant Indigenous site dating back 46,000 years, saying it is urgently reviewing plans for other sites in the area.Rio detonated explosives in a part of the Juukan Gorge last Sunday, destroying two ancient rock shelters, which has devastated the Puutu Kunti Kurrama and Pinikura people. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
African nations fail to find coronavirus quarantine escapees
pred 1 dnevom in 35 minutami
There are more than 130,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the continentCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePolice across swathes of Africa have failed to find more than a fraction of hundreds of people who have escaped from often unsanitary and uncomfortable Covid-19 quarantine centres in recent weeks.There are more than 130,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Africa, but low levels of testing means the true total is likely to be much higher. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Is Donald Trump's love-hate relationship with Twitter on the rocks?
pred 1 dnevom, 1 uro in 35 minutami
The president’s account is a 24/7 window into his psyche, with even his rage at having his posts factchecked expressed via tweetIt has been one of the greatest love affairs in American politics. Related: Twitter taking on Trump's lies? About time too | John Naughton Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Children of former Azeri security chief acquired luxury UK properties
pred 1 dnevom, 2 urama in 6 minutami
Investigation into hacked bank files reveals £100m business empire owned by family of former Azerbaijan minister Eldar Mahmudov  A string of luxury properties, including a £17m home near Harrods, were acquired by the children of Azerbaijan’s former security chief, an investigation has revealed.Eldar Mahmudov was dismissed as national security minister by a presidential order in 2015. No official explanation was given for his removal. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Out on the 'microbeats' where police hope to reclaim London's streets from gangs
pred 1 dnevom, 2 urama in 31 minutami
Crime has fallen in lockdown, and the Met has a new strategy to take back control. The Observer goes out with the ‘violence suppression unit’ in CroydonThey are known as MBs – microbeats – small sections of London synonymous with drugs and violence. The scruffy strip of shops that lines London Road outside West Croydon station is the most notorious MB in the south London borough, itself one of the metropolis’s most violent by far.Covid-19 brought a brief hiatus to Croydon’s cycle of violence. Now signs suggest it is slowly returning. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Church welcomes back Rwandan bishop accused of defending genocide
pred 1 dnevom, 2 urama in 35 minutami
Church of England reinstates Jonathan Ruhumuliza, who left former post after Observer report on his part in 1994 atrocitiesThe Church of England has reinstated a Rwandan bishop who left his role as a parish priest in Worcestershire after he was accused of complicity in the 1994 genocide of hundreds of thousands of Tutsis.The Right Rev Jonathan Ruhumuliza, 64, left his position in the village of Hampton Lovett six years ago after the Observer reported that he was accused by human rights groups of acting as a public apologist for the genocidal government, and of being complicit in the atrocities. Ruhumuliza’s former archbishop in Rwanda called him an “errand boy” for the Hutu extremist regime. Continue reading... (The Guardian)