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People, most wearing protective masks against the spread of coronavirus, march to Britain's Parliament in central London, Saturday, June 20, 2020, during a protest organised by Black Lives Matter, in the wake of the killing of George Floyd by police officers in Minneapolis, USA last month that has led to anti-racism protests in many countries calling for an end to racial injustice. Anti-racism demonstrators are holding a fourth weekend of protests across the U.K. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)

UK demonstrators hold fourth weekend of anti-racism protests

Jun. 20, 2020 1:17 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Anti-racism demonstrators held protests across the U.K. for a fourth weekend on Saturday, despite a ban on large gatherings because of the coronavirus pandemic. Demonstrations inspired by the Black Lives Matter campaign were taking place in cities including London, Manchester, Edinburgh and...

Demonstrators chant slogans during a rally at Downing Street in London, Tuesday, June 9, 2020. The rally is to commemorate George Floyd whose private funeral takes place in the US on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

London may remove statues as Floyd's death sparks change

Jun. 10, 2020 2:50 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — London's mayor announced Tuesday that more statues of imperialist figures could be removed from Britain’s streets after protesters knocked down the monument to a slave trader, as the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis continued to spark protests — and drive change —...